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New York Times, Friday, July 10, 1998

Ancient land between the Arno and Tiber

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times7/10/98 ( No. 17,776 )
Across
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MTV alternative : VHONE
6
Ice holders : CHESTS
12
"Talking Straight" author : IACOCCA
15
Drop-off center, of sorts : DAYCARE
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Hot : ONAROLL
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Bad : IMMORAL
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Golfer Hinkle : LON
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"Saul and David" composer Carl : NIELSEN
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One might find it boring : AWL
22
Tolstoy hero : IVAN
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Typical beginning : PROTO
25
Pas ___ (gentle ballet step) : ALLE
26
Carried chair : SEDAN
28
Seesaw necessity : TWO
29
Emulate Snidely Whiplash : SNEER
30
Globetrot : TRAVEL
32
Construction workers : ERECTERS
34
Priestly robes : ALBS
36
Hatcher of "Lois & Clark" : TERI
37
Group with the #1 album "Vitalogy" : PEARLJAM
41
Young raptor : EAGLET
45
Ledger line : ENTRY
46
M.P.H. : VEL
48
Many times before? : MULTI
49
Perry's creator : ERLE
50
Part of R.W.E. : WALDO
52
One to build on? : ACRE
53
Big inits. in camping : KOA
54
Engaging : WINSOME
56
1950 film "___ Very Own" : OUR
57
Minute Maid competitor : SUNKIST
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The Eve of mythology : PANDORA
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Arrays : ATTIRES
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More than sweet : ANGELIC
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Like a span of oxen : TEAMED
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Man behind the wheel : SAJAK
Down
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One who takes a bow : VIOLIST
2
Queen Victoria's house : HANOVER
3
Strains at SkyDome : OCANADA
4
"___ gloom of night..." : NOR
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Course with charts: Abbr. : ECON
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Small part : CAMEO
7
Service break? : HYMN
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Prefix with -cide : ECO
9
Big name in cakes : SARALEE
10
Shrimp boat, e.g. : TRAWLER
11
Shopkeepers : SELLERS
13
Kind of joint : CLIP
14
Tornado siren, e.g. : ALERT
15
Misrepresent : DISTORT
20
"Oxford Blues" star, 1984 : LOWE
23
Historical kingdom in the Pyrenees : NAVARRE
25
Island Columbus reached in 1493 : ANTIGUA
27
Literature Nobelist Sachs : NELLY
29
Take a powder : SCRAM
31
Great Society inits. : LBJ
33
Shoe store stamp : EEE
35
Pundits : SAVANTS
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Views furtively : PEEKSAT
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Coming : ENROUTE
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Where Shannon Miller won gold : ATLANTA
40
Sitcom eatery : MELS
42
Grammy winner for "Hey Lover" : LLCOOLJ
43
Ancient land between the Arno and Tiber : ETRURIA
44
Clothes closet accessory : TIERACK
47
Parkinsonism treatment : LDOPA
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Got hip, with "up" : WISED
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Qabus bin Said's domain : OMAN
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Race's end : WIRE
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M.I.T. grads: Abbr. : ENGS
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Kipling novel : KIM
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Bust makers, for short : DEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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