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New York Times, Monday, June 15, 1998

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QUXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0615 ( 17,751 )
Across
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Sound astonished : GASP
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"Hound Dog" man : ELVIS
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Chicken bite : PECK
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"Tell ___ My Heart" (1987 hit) : ITTO
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Nickels and dimes : COINS
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Author Hunter : EVAN
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One who runs a jail? : JOINTOWNER
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Fiddler while Rome burned : NERO
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Alpha's opposite : OMEGA
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___ school (doctor's training) : MED
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Chronic nag : SHREW
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Twisty curve : ESS
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Broach, as a subject : LEADINTO
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Toe woe : CORN
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Direct path : BEELINE
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Gas pump rating : OCTANE
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Adds to the mixture : BLENDSIN
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Undecided : TORN
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Something to believe : CREED
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"___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
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Overfrequently : TOOOFTEN
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TV's Greene and Michaels : LORNES
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Seasoned vets : OLDPROS
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Pianist Myra : HESS
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First in time : EARLIEST
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Long time : AGE
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Hardly any : SCANT
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Chicken ___ king : ALA
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Waned : EBBED
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Walk the waiting room : PACE
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Sautéing, jail-style? : STIRFRYING
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Partner of "done with" : OVER
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Poke fun at : TEASE
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Singer Adams : EDIE
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Kennedy and Turner : TEDS
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Viper : ADDER
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Views : SEES
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Army figure : GIJOE
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Parts of molecules : ATOMS
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Hogs' homes : STIES
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Ping-___ : PONG
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Environmentalist's prefix : ECO
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One at the bottom of the totem pole : LOWMAN
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Grew like ivy : VINED
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Worse than awful, foodwise : INEDIBLE
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Kazakhstan, once: Abbr. : SSR
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Jail cells? : PENHOLDERS
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Always : EVER
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Give a hoot : CARE
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Have memorized : KNOW
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Hawk's grabber : TALON
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British submachine gun : STEN
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___ Set (kid's builder) : ERECTOR
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Pokes fun at : NEEDLES
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Jail keys? : CANOPENERS
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"The doctor ___" : ISIN
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Prime time hour : NINE
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Chemical endings : ENES
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Director Preminger : OTTO
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Groovy : COOL
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Tramped (on) : TROD
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London's Big ___ : BEN
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Put back on the agenda : RESLATED
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"Animal House" grp. : FRAT
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Blender maker : OSTER
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Final transport : HEARSE
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Story of Achilles : ILIAD
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Put up with : ABIDE
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Magical wish granter : GENIE
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Noses (out) : EDGES
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TV commercial : SPOT
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Bat's home : CAVE
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Scored 100 on : ACED
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Tournament passes : BYES
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Train terminal: Abbr. : STA
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Not agin : FER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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