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New York Times, Monday, July 13, 1998

Author:
Bill Ballard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bill Ballard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Ballard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0713 ( 17,779 )
Across
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More than dislike : ABHOR
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Big name in computer games : SEGA
10
Fish from Dover : SOLE
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Be loud, as a radio : BLARE
15
Cawer : CROW
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Let ___ a secret : INON
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Write without a single mistake : BELETTERPERFECT
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Cosmonauts, by definition : RUSSIANS
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Perfume essence : ATTAR
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Phone no. at the office : EXT
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Letters starting naval carrier names : USS
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With 28-Down, a university in Dixie : OLE
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Cass Elliot was one of them : MAMAS
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Watering holes : SPAS
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Kimono sashes : OBIS
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1961 Best Actor Maximilian : SCHELL
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British rule in colonial India : RAJ
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Not play it safe : PUSHTHEENVELOPE
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Ave. crossers : STS
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NaI, e.g., chemically : IODIDE
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Poems of praise : ODES
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Look surreptitiously : PEEK
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Search : QUEST
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Prefix with cycle : UNI
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6-pt. scores : TDS
49
Sigma follower : TAU
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Spotted pony : PINTO
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Sunrise and sunset locales : HORIZONS
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O.K. : STAMPOFAPPROVAL
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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First number in season records : WINS
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French pupil : ELEVE
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High schooler : TEEN
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Like custards : EGGY
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Called one's bluff : DARED
Down
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Shortened form, in shortened form : ABBR
2
___ cheese dressing : BLEU
3
Dutch artist Frans : HALS
4
Mined metals : ORES
5
Knots again : RETIES
6
Bloodhound's trail : SCENT
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Goofs : ERRS
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Opposition for Dems. : GOP
9
Wonderment : AWE
10
Refine, as flour : SIFT
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"And ___ grow on" : ONETO
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Hometown-related : LOCAL
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___ nous : ENTRE
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I.R.S.'s share : TAX
19
Grapple (with), colloquially : RASSLE
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Overturn : UPEND
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Soothing ointment : SALVE
26
Swabs : MOPS
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Adjoin : ABUT
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See 25-Across : MISS
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Baseball wood : ASH
30
Valentino title role, with "the" : SHEIK
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Covered the foot : SHOED
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Yields : CEDES
34
Went on horseback : RODE
35
King Kong and others : APES
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It's said with a poke in the ribs : JEST
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First-rate : TIPTOP
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Cardinals great Brock : LOU
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In sets of 24 sheets : QUIRED
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Come-from-behind victory : UPSET
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Saltpeter: Brit. : NITRE
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Silly : INANE
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She said "I 'spect I growed" : TOPSY
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Dadaism founder : ARP
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Govt. agents : TMEN
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Be suspended : HANG
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French novelist Émile : ZOLA
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"Roger, ___ and out!" : OVER
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Central church area : NAVE
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Winter toy : SLED
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Be indebted to : OWE
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Not worth a ___ : FIG

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

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