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New York Times, Thursday, May 28, 1998

Author:
Patrick Jordan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Jordan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {CQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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"Love handles" : FLAB
5
Leave helpless with laughter : SLAY
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Cornwall, for one : SHIRE
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Cabin spot : LAKE
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Give an edge to : HONE
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Throw a party for, say : HONOR
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With 29-, 46- and 59-Across, welcome after-dinner words : OURGUESTSPEAKER
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Pizarro's quest : ORO
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Priceless? : FREE
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Careless : LAX
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Indiscriminate : RANDOM
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Boozehound : SOT
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Former French coin : SOU
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See 17-Across : ISAMANWHOHAS
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"___ voltaje!" (Spanish warning) : ALTO
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Reply to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
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Clear : ERASE
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Kind of loser : BORN
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1983 Indy 500 winner Tom : SNEVA
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State : AVER
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The way of all flesh? : AGING
44
Burr-Hamilton event : DUEL
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Hardy heroine : TESS
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See 17-Across : TOBEONAPLANE
49
Amarillo-to-Dallas dir. : ESE
50
"Whew!" : BOY
51
Sketch from scratch : REDRAW
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Ring king : ALI
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V.I.P. vehicle : LIMO
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Chopper : AXE
59
See 17-Across : INTHIRTYMINUTES
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Half a 60's-70's TV duo : ROWAN
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France's Savoy ___ : ALPS
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Expensively finished : GILT
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Radio features : KNOBS
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"Surely you ___!" : JEST
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One of the Cartwright boys : HOSS
Down
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Absolutely astound : FLOOR
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Author ___ Ingalls Wilder : LAURA
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Headquarters for Ohio Edison : AKRON
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Panhandle : BEG
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Some W.W. II tanks : SHERMANS
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Waste : LOSE
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It's a start : ANTE
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"You betcha!" : YES
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Put away, in a way : SHEATHE
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Major prank : HOAX
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Publicity, so to speak : INK
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Fish eggs : ROE
13
Slip : ERR
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Abduction sites, supposedly : UFOS
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Winter truck accessory : PLOW
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Quint's name : DIONNE
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Whimper : SNIVEL
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Get rid of a shadow : SHAVE
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Travelers' stopovers : OASES
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Computerphiles : USERS
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When repeated, a Mamas and the Papas hit : MONDAY
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Enjoyed immensely : ATEUP
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Became a figure of speech? : ORATED
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Diminish : ABATE
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Corporate symbols : LOGOS
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Extended family : TRIBE
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Chicken Little, e.g. : ALARMIST
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Mischievous sprites : GOBLINS
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Film genre : NOIR
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Eye-catching sign : NEON
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Relationship : RATIO
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Figure skating leaps : AXELS
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Adam and Mae : WESTS
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King in I Kings : AHAB
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Singer Lovett : LYLE
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Rascals : IMPS
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Get one's goat : IRK
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Québec vote : NON
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Couple : TWO
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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Terse "review" : UGH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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