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New York Times, Wednesday, June 17, 1998

Grp. advocating tough liquor laws

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQWXZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 1998, The New York Times6/17/98 ( No. 17,753 )
Across
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Take five : REST
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Engineers' schools, for short : TECHS
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Neighbor of Sudan : CHAD
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"If ___ I should leave..." : EVER
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Musical key : AFLAT
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Freight car hopper : HOBO
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Thackeray novel : VANITYFAIR
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Plunders : ROBS
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Pristine : UNSOILED
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Like some bank checking : NOFEE
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Quito-to-Rio dir. : ESE
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Sprout : TOT
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Early offspring : CAIN
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Newspaper bigwigs : BUREAUCHIEFS
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Copyists : APERS
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Test for a college sr. : GRE
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Clip chaser : CLOP
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Russian river : LENA
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Ethical standards : MORES
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Kind of land : LALA
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Vittles : EATS
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Information from tree rings : AGE
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Uses a darning egg : MENDS
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Lowbrow talk-show guest, maybe : CROSSDRESSER
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Remain : BIDE
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Phone stand item : PAD
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Peanut butter brand : JIF
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Suggest : GETAT
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North Dakota neighbor : MANITOBA
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Mathematician Turing : ALAN
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Symbol of virility : HAIRYCHEST
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Glue : BIND
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Lover : ROMEO
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Drinks at the Pink Pig, say : ALES
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Is looking tired : SAGS
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Goes downhill : SLEDS
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"This ___ laughing matter!" : ISNO
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Casino show : REVUE
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Olympian Janet : EVANS
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Intuit : SENSE
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Beethoven's "Archduke ___" : TRIO
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Fortensky's ex : TAYLOR
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Decadent : EFFETE
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Attired : CLAD
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"Bali ___" : HAI
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The Bosporus, e.g.: Abbr. : STR
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Biographer : CHRONICLER
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Hard thing to walk on? : HOOF
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French cleric : ABBE
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Two tablets, maybe : DOSE
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___ Andronicus : TITUS
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Wellness org. : NIH
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Treat successfully : CURE
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Some 120 m.p.h. serves : ACES
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They toot their own horns : BRASSBANDS
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Get to yes : AGREE
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Verve : ELAN
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Do origami : FOLD
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Bath add-ons : SPAS
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60's British P.M. Douglas-Home : ALEC
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Fruit cooked in cream and sugar : PEAR
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Within: Prefix : ENTO
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Grp. advocating tough liquor laws : MADD
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Brute : OGRE
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Emergency worker : MEDIC
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Order to Fido : SIT
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Let off : SPARED
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Some VCR's : SANYOS
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Actor Grey and others : JOELS
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Dramatist Henrik : IBSEN
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1980 DeLuise film : FATSO
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Talks one's ear off : GABS
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Lamb alias : ELIA
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Ersatz juice : TANG
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He's not one to talk : MIME
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Spicy cuisine : THAI
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Time divs. : HRS
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Chat room inits. : AOL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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