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New York Times, Thursday, June 11, 1998

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0611 ( 17,747 )
Across
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Poly-sci subjects : ISMS
5
Overshadow : DWARF
10
Costner's role in "The Untouchables" : NESS
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Skip : OMIT
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Symbol of thinness : WAFER
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Like some singing : ALTO
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Six-foot vis-à-vis five-foot : TALLER
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Administer : ENFORCE
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Beside oneself? : CLONED
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Beset : ASSAILED
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Exit : EGRESS
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Big name in gyms : GOLDS
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Expensive eggs? : ROE
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A growing concern? : FUNGUS
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Give a hand : AID
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Operate : ACT
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End of a list of names : ETAL
34
Botch : MISDO
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War stat. : MIA
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Group with a hint to this puzzle's theme : THREEMUSKETEERS
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Middling mark : CEE
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Acclaim : KUDOS
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Make out : NECK
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Abbr. in a marathon time : HRS
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"When ___ Love" (Van Halen hit) : ITS
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French books : LIVRES
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Cable inits. : TNT
49
Thrill : ELATE
51
Dummy : STOOGE
54
Flying body? : FUSELAGE
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Lincolnesque : HONEST
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Familiar political promises : REFORMS
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Aloud : ORALLY
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Comic Johnson : ARTE
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First name in beauty : ESTEE
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Squint (at) : PEER
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Site of a W.W. I Allied victory : YSER
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They have bar signs : RESTS
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"Smooth Operator" chanteuse : SADE
Down
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Scintilla : IOTA
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Shirt sizes : SMALLS
3
Architect ___ van der Rohe : MIES
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Opposite of lead : STRAGGLE
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Lives : DWELLS
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Dwindled : WANED
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Provides : AFFORDS
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Boombox button abbr. : REC
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Something for nothing : FREERIDE
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Bead material : NACRE
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Woman of Paris : ELLE
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Things on rings : STONES
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Covers the earth : SODS
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Marker : IOU
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Noted object of a wait : GODOT
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Order to Fido : FETCH
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King Arthur's father : UTHER
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Nostrils : NARES
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Shows curiosity : ASKS
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Mideast chief : AMEER
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Lurer of sailors, in myth : CIRCE
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Assignments : TASKS
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Mucks : MUDS
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Prefix with thermal : ISO
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Making (out) : EKING
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One who can hardly be made out : MUTTERER
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Wraps up : ENVELOPS
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Sweethearts : LASSES
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Suffix in rock names : ITE
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Bellhop, at times : TOTER
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Attempts : EFFORTS
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Director Sidney : LUMET
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Old-fashioned conveyance : SHAY
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Xerox products : TONERS
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Specialty, so to speak : AREA
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Vexed : GALLED
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Jane who stayed at Thornfield : EYRE
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Vane dir. : ESE

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

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