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New York Times, Tuesday, June 23, 1998

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 84 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0623 ( 17,759 )
Across
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Automobile pioneer : OLDS
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Baby's affliction : COLIC
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Sailing maneuver : TACK
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Pub missile : DART
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"Is that ___?" ("Really?") : AFACT
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Precollege, briefly : ELHI
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Military attire : DRESSBLUES
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Iranian money : RIAL
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Reggae relative : SKA
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Yarn maker : LIAR
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Troutlike fish : SMELT
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Plants with small, fragrant flowers : MOUNTAINPINKS
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Kind of lantern : CHINESE
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Playwright O'Casey : SEAN
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Masters and Jonson, e.g. : POETS
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Pellet propeller : AIRRIFLE
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Jerk : ASS
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___ the good : ALLTO
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Sportscaster Berman : LEN
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One of the Virgin Islands : STTHOMAS
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On the ___ (not working) : FRITZ
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Sign : OMEN
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Go along with : AGREETO
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Leafy dish : COLLARDGREENS
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Willow twig : OSIER
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One of the "back 40" : ACRE
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Motorists' org. : AAA
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"Scat, cat!" : SHOO
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Breakfast side dish : HASHBROWNS
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Computer list : MENU
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Cow of note : ELSIE
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Anniversary, e.g. : DATE
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Kiln : OAST
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Check writer : PAYER
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Potato features : EYES
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Lotto info : ODDS
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Escapade : LARK
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Most marvelous : DREAMIEST
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Ave. crossers : STS
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Mountain retreats : CABINS
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Recently : OFLATE
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Actress San Giacomo : LAURA
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Diamonds, to a yegg : ICE
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Pennies: Abbr. : CTS
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End points : TERMINI
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1979 sci-fi classic : ALIEN
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Classroom supply : CHALK
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Glasgow garb : KILTS
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Turns sharply : SLUES
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Fight, but not for real : SPAR
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It borders four Great Lakes: Abbr. : ONT
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"___ me?" : ISIT
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Pianist Peter : NERO
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Calculating types : CPAS
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Welcomer : HOST
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Capp and Capone : ALS
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Takes to the air : FLIESAWAY
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Riga native : LETT
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Auto maker Ferrari : ENZO
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New World abbr. : AMER
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Get, as a job : LAND
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Finish putting : HOLEOUT
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Bridge expert Sharif : OMAR
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Less restrained : FREER
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Cartoon canine : REN
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Comic strip redhead : ARCHIE
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Big name in baby food : GERBER
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Kramer of "Seinfeld" : COSMO
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Actor Milo : OSHEA
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Club members since 1917 : LIONS
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Given to gabbing : GASSY
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What's required to be "in" : ANTE
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"___ Death" (Grieg work) : ASES
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Wise : HEP
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It goes before carte, but not horse : ALA
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Keats creation : ODE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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