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New York Times, Saturday, June 20, 1998

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 45 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0620 ( 17,756 )

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Across
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Parentheses, e.g. : ARCS
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What partyers raise : HELL
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Part of a defense : MOAT
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Makes a bundle : BALES
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Suffix with buck : AROO
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Jason's craft : ARGO
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How Robin Hood won some contests? : BYANARROWMARGIN
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Many surgical procedures : REMOVALS
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Fuel gas : BUTANE
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Go ballistic : RAGE
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TV guides, nowadays : RATINGS
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Dyed brown? : DIDANUMBERON
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Settle down : ROOST
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Mail letters : RFD
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Poker player's declaration : IMIN
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Cobbler's tool : AWL
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Kind of nerve : SCIATIC
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Hoopla : ADO
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Power unit : WATT
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Folk rock's ___ DiFranco : ANI
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Lit : OILED
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Failed as a corn farmer? : HADANEARMISS
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Poetic analogies : SIMILES
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"Arterio-" counterpart : VENO
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Mythical character in "The Inferno" : CHARON
54
Of an orbital point : PERIGEAL
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What Frosty's friends said about him? : HESSUCHANICEGUY
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It holds a yard : MAST
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Pianist Gilels : EMIL
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Messenger of Gott : ENGEL
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Cinnabar, taconite, etc. : ORES
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Fishing boat : DORY
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Fictional surname of 1847 : EYRE
Down
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This answer, for instance : ABBR
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Zany Martha : RAYE
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Smacker : CLAM
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Married mujeres : SENORAS
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Cotton Club site : HARLEM
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Love child? : EROS
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Blue : LOW
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Annual college football award : LOMBARDI
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Popular cocktail : MARTINI
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Generous donation : ORGAN
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Winery process : AGING
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Color or coloratura variations : TONES
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They're brilliant : SAVANTS
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Certain sauce : RAGU
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Prefix with focus : AUTO
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Taken by force, old-style : REFT
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Western command : DRAW
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Part of the Corn Belt : IOWA
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Airhead : DOLT
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Egghead : BRAIN
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African country : MALI
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One 13th? : IDES
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Acceptances : NODS
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Rhythmic : CADENCED
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Claire and Balin : INAS
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Entablature top : CORNICE
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Yens : THIRSTS
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Half of a 1950's comedy team : IMOGENE
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1968-69 Pirates All-Star : ALOU
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Half-and-half : EVENLY
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Gas: Prefix : AERI
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Jerk : SCHMO
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Audio translation : IHEAR
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Tricky billiard shot : MASSE
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Match : PAIR
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Like some batters : EGGY
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Violinist Leopold : AUER
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Sparky who pitched : LYLE
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Medical provider grp. : HMO

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

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