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New York Times, Tuesday, May 12, 1998

Language written in Persian-Arabic letters

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 29 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times5/12/98 ( No. 17,717 )
Across
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"Candida" playwright : SHAW
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Sings like Tormé : SCATS
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Extensive : VAST
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Entire: Prefix : HOLO
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"La Campagne de Rome" artist : COROT
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Aware of : ONTO
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Utah city : OREM
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Stop on ___ (halt abruptly) : ADIME
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They can be Horatian : ODES
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Slot machines : ONEARMEDBANDITS
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40 winks : NAP
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Scooby-___ (cartoon dog) : DOO
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Authorized : LICIT
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Carrier to Oslo : SAS
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Cavaradossi's love, in opera : TOSCA
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Sale items, for short : IRRS
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I.R.S. visits : AUDITS
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Globe : ORB
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Chris Evert specialty : TWOHANDEDVOLLEY
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___ Bravo : RIO
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They're in a stable environment : STALLS
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Baseball's Mel and others : OTTS
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The blahs : ENNUI
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Born : NEE
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Wall climbers : IVIES
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Org. that called 60's strikes : SDS
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Niger-to-Libya dir. : NNE
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Picnic event : THREELEGGEDRACE
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Works in the garden : HOES
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Race tracks : OVALS
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Wall Street optimist : BULL
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Language written in Persian-Arabic letters : URDU
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Engendered : BEGOT
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Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
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["You don't mean...!"] : GASP
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Generous helpings : SLABS
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Orangeish vegetables : YAMS
Down
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"Begone!" : SHOO
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Honker : HORN
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Toward one side of a ship : ALEE
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Effeminate : WOMANISH
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Little rascal : SCAMP
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Secret language : CODE
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Saharan : ARID
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Taj Mahal, e.g. : TOMB
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Lieu : STEAD
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Kind of doll : VOODOO
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"The King ___" : ANDI
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Copy editor's marking : STET
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Chuck : TOSS
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One who blabs : RAT
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"___ fast!" ("Hey!") : NOTSO
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Unit of petrol : LITRE
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Professor Corey : IRWIN
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Sing softly : CROON
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Khartoum's land : SUDAN
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Fred's light-footed sister : ADELE
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Move laterally : SIDLE
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Conductor who studied under Bartók : SOLTI
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Big olive oil exporter : CRETE
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Great depression : ABYSS
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Farm worker? : ANT
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Boob tubes : TVS
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"All kidding ___..." : ASIDE
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Beau : LOVERBOY
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Exhausts : USESUP
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Neither Rep. nor Dem. : IND
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Unkempt ones : SLOBS
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Homes on high : NESTS
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Hoodlum : THUG
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Wedding dance : HORA
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Scarlet and crimson : REDS
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Stuntmeister Knievel : EVEL
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Baby talk : GAGA
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Goo unit : GLOB
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New Ageish glow : AURA
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Skelton's Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
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Additions : ELLS

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