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New York Times, Tuesday, June 30, 1998

Author:
Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Arthur S. Verdesca

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Verdesca. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0630 ( 17,766 )
Across
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Arctic dweller : LAPP
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Cuneiform stroke : WEDGE
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"Pronto!" : ASAP
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Treaty signer : ALLY
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About the line of rotation : AXIAL
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200-meter, e.g. : RACE
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Onetime feminine ideal : HOURGLASSFIGURE
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Big chunk of a drug company's budget : RESEARCH
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Golf's ___ Cup : RYDER
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Same old, same old : RUT
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Release money : BAIL
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Strait of Dover port : CALAIS
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Novelty singing feature : FALSETTO
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Modern surveillance tool : AWACS
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Actress Winslet : KATE
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Certain theater, for short : REP
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1941 Lillian Hellman play : WATCHONTHERHINE
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Barely make, with "out" : EKE
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Wine sediment : LEES
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Big name in stationery : EATON
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Insane : DERANGED
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Incenses : ANGERS
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Filly, e.g. : FOAL
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"What's more..." : AND
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___ Park, N.J. : MENLO
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Sun circler : ASTEROID
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Anthony Burgess thriller, with "A" : CLOCKWORKORANGE
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Et ___ : ALII
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Foreign : ALIEN
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Nonplus : STOP
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Emperor in "Quo Vadis?" : NERO
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Primed : READY
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After-dinner drink : PORT
Down
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Cowardly Lion portrayer : LAHR
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Cream ingredient : ALOE
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"Not only that..." : PLUS
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Combustible pile : PYRE
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Bewhiskered creature : WALRUS
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On the money : EXACT
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Menu offering : DISH
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Xenon, for one : GAS
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Pixie : ELF
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Having a diamond-shaped pattern : ARGYLE
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50's-60's Mideast king : SAUD
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A lot of lot : ACRE
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Equal : PEER
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Showy : GARISH
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Showy flower : IRIS
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Spa : BATHS
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On the sheltered side : ALEE
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Sounded crowlike : CAWED
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Suffering from insomnia : AWAKE
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Subsequently : LATER
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N.C. State's athletic org. : ACC
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Doomed : FATED
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Stale : TRITE
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Drift : TENOR
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Uncaps : OPENS
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Prepare to be knighted : KNEEL
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Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
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Provide : RENDER
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Witch : HAG
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1955 merger : AFLCIO
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Out-of-the-way place : NOOK
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"Friends, Romans, countrymen" orator : ANTONY
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Begged : ASKED
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Shoemaker Thom : MCAN
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Lui's partner : ELLE
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Film ___ : NOIR
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Song for Carmen : ARIA
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Hoof smoother : RASP
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Aware of : ONTO
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Helicopter pioneer Sikorsky : IGOR
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Educ. or H.U.D., e.g. : DEPT
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Gulf ___ : WAR
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Ring cheer : OLE

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

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