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New York Times, Thursday, April 9, 1998

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Betty Jorgensen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 77 for Ms. Jorgensen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0409 ( 17,684 )

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Across
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Reiner of TV : CARL
5
Coin collector? : SOFA
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Subject for an insurance company : LOSS
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"A Death in the Family" author : AGEE
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One of the Donald's exes : MARLA
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Bell ringer : AVON
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Mine car : TRAM
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Make ___ of (embarrass) : AFOOL
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Permission to go : VISA
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Start of a quip by 52-Down : ADOORSWHATADOG
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___ King Cole : NAT
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Powerful person : NABOB
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Stalemate : IMPASSE
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Relating to a battery terminal : ANODAL
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Helpful information : LEAD
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Beginning with frost or press : PERMA
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Neighbor of Ida. : ORE
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Middle of the quip : ISPERPETUALLYON
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Actress Hagen : UTA
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Spheres : AREAS
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Blithe spirit : ELAN
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Sick, to Simone : MALADE
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Maine town with a navy yard : KITTERY
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Catch by the neck : LASSO
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Party label : DEM
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End of the quip : THEWRONGSIDEOF
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Dance for a luau : HULA
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Copland ballet : RODEO
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Sanction : OKAY
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Gateway to Paris : ORLY
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Staffordshire river : TRENT
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"Mitla Pass" author : URIS
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A.A.A. suggestions : RTES
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Goals : ENDS
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Exaggerated, as a story : TALL
Down
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Jazzman : CAT
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Indian tourist site : AGRA
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Deciphered : READ
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Kind of stand : LEMONADE
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Common sense : SMARTS
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Churls : OAFS
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Upside-down smile : FROWN
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Honolulu's ___ Tower : ALOHA
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Decorative water bowl : LAVABO
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"Ars amatoria" poet : OVID
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Fair : SOSO
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Catch : SNAG
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The Crimson Tide : ALABAMA
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Western Hemisphere assoc. : OAS
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Having melodic harmony : TONAL
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Ancient Troy : ILIUM
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Hostess Perle : MESTA
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Word with bull or cross : PAPAL
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Olympics equipment : EPEE
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Holmes's creator : DOYLE
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Like a stadium after a homer : AROAR
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The kid in "The Heartbreak Kid" : LENNY
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Fraternity letter : ETA
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Twice-baked bread : RUSK
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Speeder's downfall : RADAR
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Job for the mailroom : PRESORT
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Cry accompanying frantic pounding : LETMEOUT
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Irving Berlin classic : ALWAYS
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___ delight (solitaire game) : IDIOTS
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Koppel of "Nightline" : TED
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Zzzz : SNORE
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Humorist Nash : OGDEN
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Red-bearded god : THOR
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Offended : HURT
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Female in France : ELLE
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Excite : SEND
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Soup pods : OKRA
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Go kaput : FAIL
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Initials in fashion : YSL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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