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At the Diner

New York Times, Sunday, June 28, 1998

Hollywood autobiography subtitled "My Story"

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Piscop.
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© 1998, The New York Times6/28/98 ( No. 17,764 )
Across
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Conduct, in a way : CHAIR
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Innocent : LAMB
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Pasta or potato, to an athlete : CARB
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Saint in Italy : PAOLO
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Showy flower : CALLA
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Daminozide, commercially : ALAR
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'Hood : AREA
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Edit, as a soundtrack : REDUB
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The exterminator ordered ___ : SHOOFLYPIE
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The horologist ordered ___ : MINUTERICE
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Em, for example : AUNTIE
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Song word after "Aba" : DABA
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Cell division process : MITOSIS
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Introduction to physics? : ASTRO
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Disinfest : DERAT
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Blue book filler : TESTEE
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Razor-billed bird : AUK
40
Stampeders : HERD
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Gray wolf : LOBO
43
Pantry pest : ANT
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The inept furniture mover ordered ___ : CHIPPEDBEEF
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The wild pitcher ordered ___ : BEANSALAD
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Illegal parker's worry : TOWER
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Petitions : ENTREATS
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Liszt's "La Campanella," e.g. : ETUDE
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Old shoe polish brand : SHINOLA
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Discloses : SAYS
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Withdraws, with "out" : OPTS
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Beneficiary of nepotism: Abbr. : REL
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Evening event : MOONSET
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Rival of Helena : ESTEE
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Domino, e.g. : TILE
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The real estate agent ordered ___ : HOMEFRIES
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The comedian ordered ___ : CORNBREAD
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Politico Bayh : EVAN
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Cremona craftsman : AMATI
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River crosser, perhaps : TRESTLE
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Campaign feature, maybe : MUD
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Hardly a blabbermouth : CLAM
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Pump, e.g. : SHOE
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1962 Paul Anka hit : ESOBESO
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"The Last Command" locale : ALAMO
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Giggled : TITTERED
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Longer in the tooth : OLDER
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The used-car dealer ordered ___ : LEMONSOLE
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The mama's boy ordered ___ : CODDLEDEGGS
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Initials since 1933 : TVA
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Whence the Magi, with "the" : EAST
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Port of Egypt : SAID
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"Hoo" preceder : YOO
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More cluttered : BUSIER
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Fore-and-after : SLOOP
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Like some questions : YESNO
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Showstoppers? : ENCORES
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One of TV's Mavericks : BRET
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Vacillate : SEESAW
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The panhandler ordered ___ : SPONGECAKE
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The munitions expert ordered ___ : SHELLSTEAK
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Crow's home : TEPEE
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Ham's punctuation : OVER
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Bit of fast food : TACO
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Land : TERRA
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He was a real dummy : SNERD
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Channels : WAYS
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Pack : STOW
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Like smokestacks : SOOTY
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Office dupes, for short : CCS
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Result of a crack? : HAHA
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Diamond family name : ALOU
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Actress Massey : ILONA
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Whole bunch : RAFTS
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Like some coifs : LAYERED
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Climber's challenge : ALP
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Duster : MAID
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Scratch : BREAD
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Sporty car : CAMARO
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"Exodus" role : ARI
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Nickelodeon cartoon character : REN
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Toto's creator : BAUM
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Masks : PRETENSES
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Balloon or dirigible : AEROSTAT
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Milton, for one : ODIST
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Saint ___ (Florida county) : LUCIE
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Having made substantial gains? : OBESE
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Flexible : LITHE
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Two-stage missile : TITAN
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Place for bats? : BELFRY
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Kill ___ killed : ORBE
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"SOS" singers : ABBA
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Directly opposed : TOETOTOE
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"Hamlet" quintet : ACTS
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Unsettling comment from a pilot : UHOH
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Apteryx australis : KIWI
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Slowest on the uptake : DENSEST
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Scribes : PENMEN
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Smoking gun : PROOF
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"L'___ c'est moi" : ETAT
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Slander : ASPERSE
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"Foreign Affairs" author Alison : LURIE
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___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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Took out : DELED
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Oahu-to-Maui dir. : ESE
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Major defense contractor : LORAL
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Lively : ANIMATO
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Caterpillar constructions : TENTS
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Navigation units : SEAMILES
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Diatribes : SCREEDS
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Raise again...and again : TREBLE
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Pertaining to 73-Down : HEMAL
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Seed structure : OVULE
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Word of politeness : MADAM
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Hospital supply : BLOOD
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Professional suffix : IST
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Ring fighter : TORO
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Reached the vanishing point : CONVERGED
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Bully : HECTOR
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Wired : EDGY
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Utah state flower : SEGO
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Give or take : ORSO
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Gesturer : MOTIONER
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Cousin of a canvasback : TEAL
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Time of decision : DDAY
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Goa garment : SAREE
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Tries not to attract attention : LIESLOW
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Car bomb? : EDSEL
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Gets serious, with "up" : SOBERS
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Vanquishes : BESTS
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Let out : UNPEN
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Halitosis fighter : SCOPE
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Younger siblings, traditionally : PESTS
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Crows' homes : NESTS
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Prefix with -pathy : OSTEO
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Square-ended vessel : SCOW
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The "id" in "id est" : THAT
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Sleekly designed : AERO
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Flaw : WART
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Hollywood autobiography subtitled "My Story" : AVA
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Bit of Florida : KEY
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Nonpolluting : ECO
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El adjoiner : KAY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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