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New York Times, Wednesday, April 8, 1998

Author:
Nancy S. Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy S. Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {BWXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 49 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0408 ( 17,683 )
Across
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Sporty Mazda : MIATA
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Name for a colleen : ERIN
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Actor Johnny : DEPP
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Tannenbaum topper : ANGEL
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"Tell ___ lies" : MENO
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Lamb alias : ELIA
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1981 drama starring Treat Williams : PRINCEOFTHECITY
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D.C. dignitary : SEN
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Prelim : INTRO
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Slip cover? : DRESS
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"___ jolly swagman..." ("Waltzing Matilda" start) : ONCEA
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Soul, in Soissons : AME
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Spenser opus : THEFAERIEQUEENE
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It's right in the atlas : EAST
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It may be proper : NOUN
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Frequent Powell co-star : LOY
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Dalloway or Doubtfire : MRS
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XXX drink, in the comics : ALE
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Singing the blues : SAD
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___ Lilly and Co. : ELI
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Princess tormentor : PEA
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Kind of dancer : GOGO
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Arabian Sea nation : OMAN
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Tennyson's 12-poem series : IDYLLSOFTHEKING
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Shoebox letters : EEE
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Isn't insensitive : FEELS
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"Bulletproof" actor Henry : SILVA
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Photographer Cartier-Bresson : HENRI
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Scheming : SLY
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Expressionistic O'Neill play : THEEMPERORJONES
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A driver may change one : LANE
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Goatish glance : LEER
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Get out of bed : ARISE
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Bookie's quote : ODDS
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Auto pioneer : OLDS
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Overexcited : HYPER
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They may provide relief : MAPS
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Apropos of : INRE
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Opposed to, in Dogpatch : AGIN
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Rare gymnastics score : TEN
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Handel opera : ALCINA
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Ham : EMOTER
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Chorus : REFRAIN
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Gung-ho about : INTO
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Japanese drama : NOH
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Authoritative order : DECREE
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Writer Wiesel : ELIE
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Orchestra areas : PITS
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Is beneficial : PAYS
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Suffix with differ : ENCE
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Onetime Secretary of State Muskie : EDMUND
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Frequently, poetically : OFT
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Blue hue : AQUA
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Adagio and allegro : TEMPI
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Ran fast, in England : HARED
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16-Across work : ESSAY
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Aurora's Greek counterpart : EOS
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Varnish resin : ELEMI
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Pitcher Ryan : NOLAN
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Gawking at : EYING
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Radiant : AGLEAM
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Meet one's Waterloo : LOSE
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Narcissist's problem : EGO
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Bid : OFFERED
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Endorses : OKS
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Some banks : LEVEES
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Barbershop quartet members : TENORS
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Munich Mr. : HERR
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Mendelssohn oratorio : ELIJAH
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Normandy battle site : STLO
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"___ no idea!" : IHAD
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Play the pawnbroker : LEND
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Bread end : HEEL
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Use shears : SNIP
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___-majesté : LESE
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River of Flanders : YSER
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Arafat's grp. : PLO
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"Kid" of jazz : ORY

Answer summary: 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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