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Green Eggs and Hamlet

New York Times, Sunday, May 17, 1998

Author:
David J. Kahn and Hillary B. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn
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Hillary B. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 162, Blocks: 102 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 8 This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Kahn. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

Delightful puzzle! Hillary Kahn is David Kahn's daughter.

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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0517 ( 17,722 )
Across
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Be unwarrantably bold : PRESUME
8
Occultism : CABALA
14
Modus operandi : METHOD
20
One seen at trackside : RACEGOER
22
Moonstruck : BANANAS
23
Lizard with a serrated crest : IGUANA
24
Start of an imaginary soliloquy : IDONOTLIKEMYDADSBROTHER
27
Inoffensive : MILD
28
Accepted : OKD
29
Kind of ticket : MEAL
30
Enzyme suffix : ASE
31
Part 2 of the soliloquy : POISONEDKINGWEDMYMOTHER
41
Walker's aid : CANE
42
Uris novel "___ 18" : MILA
43
Buddhist who has attained Nirvana : ARHAT
44
Sitter's charge : TOT
47
Halfwit : ASS
48
Tierra-Fuego bridge : DEL
49
Spirited meeting? : SEANCE
52
Part 3 of the soliloquy : ILETTHEMTHINKTHATIAMMAD
61
Ref's call : TIME
62
Part of many Arab names : ABOU
63
Favorite : TOAST
64
International money : EURO
65
Part 4 of the soliloquy : OOPSISTABBEDOPHELIASDAD
72
Prefix with nucleotide : TRI
73
French cleric : ABBE
74
Controversial teachings : EST
75
Promising words : IDO
76
Part of a G.I.'s address : APO
79
50's baseball nickname : KLU
81
Samantha's daughter on TV : TABITHA
85
1976 album "Olé ___" : ELO
86
Declinations : NOS
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1939 Humphrey Bogart role : DRX
88
Rattling trains : ELS
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Catch, as flies : SHAG
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Type : ILK
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Part 5 of the soliloquy : NOBODYHELPSMEINMYPLIGHT
103
To me, to Mimi : AMOI
104
Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
105
Introduction to marketing? : TELE
106
Picnic spoiler : RAIN
107
Part 6 of the soliloquy : NOWLAERTESANDIWILLFIGHT
114
Popular van Gogh painting : IRISES
115
She's a deer : DOE
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Kind of tin : PIE
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Brillo rival : SOS
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Entanglement : SKEIN
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Holds : OWNS
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Pickle place : DELI
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Part 7 of the soliloquy : SWORDSARESWITCHEDINAJAM
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Took place : WAS
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Airport feature : RAMP
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Nasser's org. : UAR
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Genoan V.I.P., once : DOGE
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End of the soliloquy : ATHEATRICALENDINGHAMIAM
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Put on ice : SHELVE
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Arbitrates : DECIDES
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Bawl out : SAILINTO
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One of the Munsters : HERMAN
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It has its ups and downs : SEESAW
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African menaces : TSETSES
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Smarten up : PRIMP
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Ham's need : RADIO
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Dangerous bacteria : ECOLI
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Lets fly : SENDS
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Actor Tognazzi : UGO
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Zinger : MOT
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Elusive one : EEL
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Word with wheel or engine : CAM
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At all : ANY
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Dog-scolding word : BAD
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"What's in ___?" : ANAME
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Put aboard : LADED
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Land around the Brahmaputra Valley : ASSAM
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Station in space : MIR
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Something to stroke : EGO
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King of song : TUT
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"Very funny!" : HAHAHA
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Quick round of tennis : ONESET
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Stunt man, e.g. : DARER
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___ la Plata : RIODE
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Obfuscate : BEDIM
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"The Birth of a Nation" grp. : KKK
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Journalist Nellie : BLY
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One ___ (ball game) : OCAT
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"I'm a Stranger Here Myself" poet : NASH
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Put on the throne : ENSEAT
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Insect nests : NIDI
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Narrow valley : GLEN
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Reach on foot : WALKTO
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"The ___ Love" : MANI
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Classical music features : THEMES
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Noted Yugoslav patriot : TITO
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Mixed dish : OLIO
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Fill-in : TEMP
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1979 exile : SHAH
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Naturalness : EASE
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Churchill contemporary : ATTLEE
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Checkup : TEST
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Second degree? : MBA
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Go ___ for : TOBAT
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When repeated, an old-fashioned cry : HUBBA
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Spinner : TOP
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"Here's ___ your eye!" : MUDIN
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Southwest land : ARADO
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Dummies : DODOS
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Grated on : IRKED
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Fatuous : SILLY
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Abate : EBB
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Theological belief : DEISM
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Long Island community : ISLIP
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Reef, maybe : ATOLL
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Oilman Kashoggi : ADNAN
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Blurb, e.g. : PROMO
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Part of a yoke : OXBOW
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Flashlight carriers : USHERS
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Definitive word : THE
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Cacao exporter : HAITI
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Veep before Ford : AGNEW
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First name in opera : KIRI
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More smooth : OILIER
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Artist with collectible lithos : ERTE
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Equivocator's forte : LIES
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Some I.B.M. products : PCS
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Tail : SHADOW
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A year in the life of St. Anselm : MLI
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Barked : YELPED
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Muzzles : GAGS
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Popular snack cracker : HIHO
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Explosives : TNTS
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Parched : ARID
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Oberhausen one : EINS
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"___ lay me down..." : NOWI
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Target of a bang-up job? : DENT
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Actress Taylor : LILI
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Sinn ___ : FEIN
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Bandage : SWATHE
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Legit : KOSHER
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Gulf war weapons : SCUDS
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Father-and-daughter actors : DERNS
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Swagger : SWASH
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Depot abbr. : ARR
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Narc activities : RAIDS
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Person with a mike : EMCEE
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1982 Michener epic : SPACE
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"Bali ___" : HAI
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Word on a ticket : ADMIT
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Teams up with : JOINS
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Type size : AGATE
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Reminders : MEMOS
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"Nightmare" street : ELM
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Kitty in "The Killers," 1946 : AVA
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Hamilton is on it : TEN
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Flower on a French shield : LIS
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Author LeShan : EDA
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Just-hired : NEW
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Rod : GAT
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Common possessive : HIS
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It has a bite and hops : ALE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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