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New York Times, Saturday, June 13, 1998

1846 novel set on an island of cannibals

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 114 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times6/13/98 ( No. 17,749 )
Across
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Begin with a Nobel : MENACHEM
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Italian marble city : MASSA
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Kind of surgery : OPENHEART
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Taking turns? : AREEL
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With reserve : DISTANTLY
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Demolish : TOTAL
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Aretha's partner in a 1989 pop hit : ELTON
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Dine : SUP
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Stockpile : AMASS
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Screwball : LOON
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Put through a sieve : RICED
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Pit passage : ADIT
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Cabinet Dept. : AGR
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Over the top : BONKERS
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Drillers' org. : ADA
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L.A.'s ___ Museum : GETTY
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Kind of seal : EASTER
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Hurried, musically : AGITATO
36
Auto shop supplies : FILTERS
37
Poe poem : LENORE
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Red Sea republic : SUDAN
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Neighbor of Scorpius : ARA
40
Spoke "We-e-ell"? : DRAWLED
42
White House monogram : HCH
45
Plastic alternative : CASH
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Common sense? : SMELL
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Hacking tool : BOLO
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Caper : ANTIC
51
Highland John : IAN
52
Wearing less : BARER
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Dogie catcher : RIATA
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Leader in national affairs : STATESMAN
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After-class aide : TUTOR
57
Whole note : SEMIBREVE
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Correct : EMEND
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Withdrew formally : REPEALED
Down
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Classic car : MODELA
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Postscript : EPILOG
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Trojan War figure : NESTOR
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"Goldengirl" star, 1979 : ANTON
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"Sky Dragon" detective : CHAN
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Party member : HEN
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Erodes : EATSINTO
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1943 Cary Grant title role : MRLUCKY
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Spydom name : MATA
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Kitchen enticer : AROMA
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Make wedding plans : SETADATE
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Shore dweller : SEASIDER
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Athletic elite : ALLSTARS
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1846 novel set on an island of cannibals : TYPEE
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No-good blokes : ROTTERS
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December spinner : DREIDEL
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Garfield feature : BEARD
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Leaves for lunch? : SALAD
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Onetime Camaro rival : GTO
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Bus term. : STN
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One way to order : ALACARTE
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Cranesbill : GERANIUM
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Perturbed : INASTATE
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Application request : FULLNAME
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Place for a letter : SWEATER
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Not right : AMISS
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Spam maker : HORMEL
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Stick or split : CLEAVE
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Bull-like : HORNED
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Try to pick up : HITON
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Iraqi port : BASRA
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Jack, for one : CARD
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Daniels of early films : BEBE
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End : TIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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