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Labor Daze

New York Times, Sunday, May 24, 1998

Author:
Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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1.52700
Harvey Estes
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0524 ( 17,729 )
Across
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Like some Swift writing : IRONIC
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Gallery event : ARTSALE
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"My Cup Runneth Over" singer, 1967 : EDAMES
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Zane Grey classic : NEVADA
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Blows the joint : BEATSIT
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Egghead : SAVANT
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Fence builder's job? : RAISETHESTAKES
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Storied raider : APACHE
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Writer Ferber : EDNA
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Minds, with "to" : LISTENS
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Green hole : CUP
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Chinese dynasty when Jesus lived : HAN
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Roots may need this : DYE
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El ___ : CID
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Bygone music genre : DISCO
35
Giving the once-over : EYING
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Architect's job? : MAKEAGRANDENTRANCE
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Winner's look : SMILE
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Least bit of concern : HOOT
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Pre-Columbian Peruvian : INCA
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Strip : PEEL
47
Singer profiled in "Sweet Dreams" : CLINE
48
Unit of 97-Across : FOOT
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Push to the limit : TAX
50
Ends of letters, briefly : PSS
51
Steeple musician's job? : RINGBELLFORSERVICE
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"What Kind of Fool ___" : AMI
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Authority, metaphorically : ROD
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Like an empty ship at sea : EERIE
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Judge's cry : ORDER
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Ball park licensee : VENDOR
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Fliers with narrow waists : WASPS
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Cinch : ENSURE
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Singed parts, usually : EDGES
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Kind of drum : SNARE
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Chaney, the Man of a Thousand Faces : LON
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"Fancy that!" : GEE
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Sculptor's job? : CHIPOFFTHEOLDBLOCK
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Shoe color : TAN
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Drive : URGE
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Puts to flight : ROUTS
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Runners' location : SLED
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Rock projection : CRAG
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It's fit to be tried : DEMO
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Leaves : PARTS
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Politician's job? : TAKETHEMONEYANDRUN
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1970 hit "Hitchin' ___" : ARIDE
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Poet's concern : METER
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It's not free of charge : ION
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Natl. Popcorn Poppin' Month : OCT
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Time div. : MIN
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Main ingredient in a Monte Carlo : RYE
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Like some pitches : SIDEARM
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Tudor queen : MARY
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Bear : ENDURE
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Feather packer's job? : GETDOWNTOCASES
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Sen. Gaylord ___, who originated Earth Day : NELSON
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Make more precipitous : STEEPEN
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___ Park, N.Y. : TUXEDO
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They're driven in droves : STEERS
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Some TV spots : TEASERS
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One with a light workload? : EDISON
Down
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Barbara Stanwyck film "Woman ___" : INRED
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Word before "go" : READY
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Just like ewe? : OVINE
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Mercury org. : NASA
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Chemical suffix : IDE
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Stealthy : CATLIKE
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Fortas and Lincoln : ABES
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Cessation : REST
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Poet laureate of 1692 : TATE
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Maintain, as attention : STANDAT
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Warmly welcomes, perhaps : ASKSIN
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"Fairy tale" : LIE
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Alien force, briefly : ETS
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Isaac's eldest : ESAU
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Decked out : DAPPER
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Gardner of "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" : AVA
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Automatons : MACHINES
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Magnifies : ENHANCES
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Manager of five straight World Series champions : STENGEL
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Screen : HIDE
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Like some lenses : CONCAVE
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Best-selling author Carr : CALEB
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Reagan prog. : SDI
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Middle: Prefix : CENTRI
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Chatterboxes : YAPPERS
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Like some vases : MING
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"Grab ___!" : AHOLD
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Clinker : GOOF
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Photo process : ROTO
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Hack : TAXI
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Covered with goo : SLIMED
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Potential space colony activity : MINING
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Want : CRAVE
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Andy Capp's wife : FLO
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Make muffs : ERR
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VCR button : RESET
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Kind of I.R.A. : SEP
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Hosp. hot spots : ERS
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Bamboozle : CON
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Bench locale : DUGOUT
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Builds : ERECTS
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Offends olfactorily : REEKS
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Put in plaintext : DECODED
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City in Kyrgyzstan : OSH
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Servicewoman, acronymically : WAF
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"Speak!" response : ARF
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Exterior lineman : END
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"Puh-lease!" : SPAREME
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Generic : NONAME
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Access the Web : LOGON
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Rousing cheer : OLE
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Longing : ITCH
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Long in politics : HUEY
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Bombeck of "At Wit's End" : ERMA
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Oscillograph inventor Karl : BRAUN
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Forsaken : LORN
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Mozart solo feature : CLARINET
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Arouse again : REKINDLE
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Pollen bearers : STAMENS
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Snagged : GOT
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Disrespects : DERIDES
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Ballyhoo : PROMOTE
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Guerrilla's campaign : TERROR
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Lipton rival : NESTEA
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Lowdown : DIRT
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Spring locales : OASES
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Belief : CREDO
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One catching his opponent's ear? : TYSON
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Longs : YENS
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Blockhead : DOPE
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Classical decorative object : EWER
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Landers and others : ANNS
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Start of something big : MAXI
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Purpose : USE
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Clock std. : GST
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Time for les vacances : ETE
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Something to chew on : CUD

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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