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New York Times, Friday, May 15, 1998

When repeated twice, Olive Oyl's measurements

Author:
John Wolting
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Wolting

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Wolting. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times5/15/98 ( No. 17,720 )

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Across
1
Village in Isaac Bashevis Singer stories : SHTETL
7
Chickadees, e.g. : TITMICE
14
Lens cover? : CORNEA
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Mexican dance music : MARIACHI
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With enthusiasm : AVIDLY
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"Green Eyes" singer Helen, in 40's music : OCONNELL
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42-Across's claim to fame : REVELATIONS
20
Weal's opposite : WOE
21
Sterile : ARID
22
Redolent rub-ons : BALMS
23
Wrapper weight : TARE
24
Quasi-educational grp. : BSA
25
Jazz pianist Chick : COREA
26
Colossus : TITAN
27
Natural ladle : GOURD
28
Scene of confusion : BABEL
29
Country singer Stuart : MARTY
30
Plastic alternative : PAPER
31
Pouts : MOUES
32
Assailed : BESET
33
Heartsease : PANSY
34
Deliver dinner : CATER
35
Mom-and-pop org.? : PTA
38
It's carried on the shoulders : ONUS
39
"___ et Magistra" (John XXIII encyclical) : MATER
40
Astor's inventory : FURS
41
Uncommunicative : MUM
42
Forward-looking man? : NOSTRADAMUS
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Brasserie order : OMELETTE
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Picked locks? : TOUPEE
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When repeated twice, Olive Oyl's measurements : NINETEEN
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Cyclotron inventor ___ Lawrence : ERNEST
49
Certifies : ATTESTS
50
Savvy : SMARTS
Down
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Ancient amulet : SCARAB
2
Lingers watchfully : HOVERS
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Grist for "Jeopardy!" : TRIVIA
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Broke off : ENDED
5
Order : TELL
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Sluggards : LAYABOUTS
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Port on Commencement Bay : TACOMA
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Legholds? : IRONS
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Pantry items : TINS
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Staff : MAN
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Restaurant freebie : ICEWATER
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___ hydrate (knockout drops) : CHLORAL
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Actress Atkins : EILEEN
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Churned about : MOILED
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Dawdle : TARRY
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Yak's home : TIBET
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Pavin of the links : COREY
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Fall (off) : TAPER
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Magnetic induction unit : GAUSS
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Payment standards : BASERATES
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Significant stone : MONUMENT
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Die (out) : PETER
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Emancipate : MANUMIT
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Wooden reinforcing strip : BATTEN
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City near Los Angeles : POMONA
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Social strata : CASTES
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Heart, essentially : PUMPER
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Like best friends : TRUEST
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Ledger column : ASSETS
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Bach composition : MOTET
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"Sleeping Beauty" fairy : FAUNA
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Clearwing catchers : NETS
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Brown building : DORM
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"Clockers" director : LEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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