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New York Times, Monday, May 25, 1998

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Will Shortz
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William Canine

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Canine. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0525 ( 17,730 )
Across
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Essence : PITH
5
Fable finale : MORAL
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___ facto : IPSO
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London district : SOHO
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Fruit container : CRATE
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See 47-Across : FUNK
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1944 Oscar-winning song by Bing Crosby : SWINGINGONASTAR
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Jobs to do : TASKS
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Radiant : AGLOW
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Inflation-fighting W.W. II org. : OPA
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Vote of support : YEA
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Actor Gibson : MEL
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Years and years : EON
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Oats for horses, say : FEED
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Hotel capacity : BEDS
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Commence : START
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Pie ___ mode : ALA
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Start of a counting-out rhyme : EENY
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Like some Jewish delis : KOSHER
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Berlin's home: Abbr. : GER
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Court divider : NET
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Like 10-watt bulbs : DIM
39
Friend in France : AMI
40
Not give up an argument : INSIST
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Spy's writing : CODE
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Litter member : PUP
44
Japanese camera : NIKON
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Middle ears? : COBS
46
Church niche : APSE
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With 16-Across, depressed : INA
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Doc bloc : AMA
49
Wield : PLY
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Sure-footed work animal : ASS
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Send, as money : REMIT
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Send elsewhere : REFER
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1951 hit with music by former Veep Dawes : ITSALLINTHEGAME
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Christmastime : NOEL
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Go fishing : ANGLE
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Tiptop : ACME
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Soviet news agency : TASS
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They're counted at meetings : NOSES
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See 45-Down : REAL
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"Hey there!" : PSST
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Hawkeye State : IOWA
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1937 Benny Goodman hit : THISYEARSKISSES
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Reacted like a taxi driver? : HONKED
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Sprint rival : MCI
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Embellish : ORNAMENT
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Tattered : RAGGEDY
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The Marshall Islands, e.g. : ATOLLS
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Jay who has Monday night "Headlines" : LENO
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Conditions : IFS
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1960 song from "Bye Bye Birdie" : PUTONAHAPPYFACE
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Polaroid : SNAP
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Gumbo plant : OKRA
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Fed. property overseer : GSA
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Stunning : AWESOME
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Extra-play periods, for short : OTS
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Dickens thief : FAGIN
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1983 Nicholas Gage book : ELENI
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Red vegetable : BEET
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Tale-spinning Uncle : REMUS
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Rubbish : TRIPE
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Tangle up : ENSNARL
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Youngsters : KIDS
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Fight (with) : DOBATTLE
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Charged particle : ION
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___ and goings : COMINGS
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With 65-Across, a Spanish highway : CAMINO
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Sour brew : ALEGAR
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___-Raphaelite : PRE
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"It ___ pretty!" : AINT
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Portico : STOA
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Verve : ELAN
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Austen heroine : EMMA
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Stagger : REEL
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Smith and Gore : ALS
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"For ___ a jolly..." : HES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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