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New York Times, Friday, June 12, 1998

36-Down : Site of a 1990's U.N. action

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FKQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Gaffney.
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© 1998, The New York Times6/12/98 ( No. 17,748 )
Across
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First of four Chuck Noll championships : SUPERBOWLIX
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The Beatles' "___ Mine" : IME
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Delta shelter of 1978 : ANIMALHOUSE
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Present location? : BOX
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Possible police charge : RESISTINGARREST
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Remaining silent, at times : TACT
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Kind of story : SOB
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"Cobwebs From an Empty Skull" humorist : BIERCE
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Cardio : heart :: ___ : ear : OTO
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The people's choice : ELECTION
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Workout number : REPS
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Glorify : EXTOL
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Big name in cartography : RAND
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Last's correlative : NOTLEAST
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Paige of stage and screen : JANIS
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With 34-Across, like some women's shoes : OPEN
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See 33-Across : TOED
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Baseball card deals : SWAPS
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Some new parents : ADOPTERS
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___ law, in physics : OHMS
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One who's full of praise : ODIST
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"And ___ bed": Pepys : SOTO
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Lens with a crescent-shaped section : MENISCUS
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Great ball of fire : SUN
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In order : ARIGHT
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Unexpectedly come (by) : POP
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Part of seawater : NACL
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Proto-helicopter designer : LEONARDODAVINCI
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Relative of "Mac-" : IBN
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Unpredictable sort : LOOSECANNON
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Bards' affirmations : AYS
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Modern medicine tablet feature : TIMERELEASE
Down
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Tailor, humorously : SARTOR
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Like leftovers : UNEATEN
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Onetime Sinatra impersonator : PISCOPO
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Utter : EMIT
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Dorm overseers, for short : RAS
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Diner orders : BLTS
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Home to Columbus : OHIO
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Was successful in Vegas : WONBETS
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Blockhead : LUG
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Actress Sanford of "The Jeffersons" : ISABEL
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Having a dry environment : XERIC
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Basque or Catalan : IBERIAN
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40's-50's world pool champ Willie : MOSCONI
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Holds out : EXTENDS
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Gets rid of a new team acquisition, say : RETRADES
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Jackpot games : LOTTOS
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Corner feature : STOPSIGN
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Bigfoot specification? : EEE
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"Where blossomed many an incense-bearing tree": Coleridge : XANADU
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Records that may be broken : LPS
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Black shade : JET
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Pick : OPT
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Site of a 1990's U.N. action : SOMALIA
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Repeated word in a contract : WHEREBY
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Embryonic membranes : AMNIONS
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Incline (to) : DISPOSE
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Toto's 1982 Record of the Year : ROSANNA
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Wall materials : STUCCOS
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Old import tax : OCTROI
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Surfing the Web : ONLINE
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Ten Commandments word : SHALT
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Germany's Frankfurt an der ___ : ODER
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Clip : PACE
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Excellent-plus rating : NINE
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Suffix with czar : DOM
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___-de-Marne, France : VAL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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