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New York Times, Tuesday, July 14, 1998

What to wear when one goes beddy-bye

Author:
Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Hamel.
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© 1998, The New York Times7/14/98 ( No. 17,780 )
Across
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Legally impedes : ESTOPS
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May school event, often : PROM
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Like 1, 3 or 7 : ODD
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Filled with the old school spirit : RAHRAH
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The last Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
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By way of : VIA
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Spreading tree : ELM
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Legal offense : CRIME
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Main bloodline : AORTA
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Hair division : PART
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Pharmaceutical-approving org. : FDA
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Cut dramatically : SLASH
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Not quite closed : AJAR
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Life force, in Eastern philosophy : CHI
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Luke's mentor, in "Star Wars" : YODA
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Bombastic : GASSY
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Bunny's tail : SCUT
40
When repeated, a dance : CHA
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Bulging earthenware vessel : OLLA
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Legal setting : COURT
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Toward the tiller : AFT
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Meadow murmurs : BAAS
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Jellied dish : ASPIC
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Young seal : WHELP
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Sign of success : SRO
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Little ___, 60's singer : EVA
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Disney's "___ of the South" : SONG
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Runoff point : RAVINE
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Actress Susan : DEY
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Tarzan's home : TREE
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Canine covering : ENAMEL
Down
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Highlands tongue : ERSE
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Political comic Mort : SAHL
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Relative of Geo. and Robt. : THOM
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Hart Trophy winner, 1970-72 : ORR
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1987 Wimbledon winner : PATCASH
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Steinhauer of the L.P.G.A. : SHERRI
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Sonnet, e.g. : POEM
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Teased mercilessly : RODE
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Switch settings : ONS
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El toro's opponent : MATADOR
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Completed : OVER
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Weight loss plan : DIET
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Spreadsheet numbers : DATA
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Silents star Naldi : NITA
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Speckled horse : ROAN
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Leaning Tower's city : PISA
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Come apart at the seams : FRAY
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Course in which to study Freud : PSYCH
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Wahine's welcome : ALOHA
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Kind of beacon : RADAR
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Like Fran Drescher's voice : NASAL
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What to wear when one goes beddy-bye : PJS
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Come to pass : OCCUR
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"Star Trek" lieutenant : UHURA
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___-gritty : NITTY
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Overabundance : GLUT
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The whole enchilada : ALL
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Drunkards : SOTS
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Thrown away : OFFCAST
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Johnny Appleseed's real surname : CHAPMAN
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Seriously wound : MAIM
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"Yeah, sure!" : IBET
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Aplenty : GALORE
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Like some cheddar cheese : AGED
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P.G.A. Masters champion Ballesteros : SEVE
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Talk in church : PRAY
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Go downhill : WANE
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Bigger than the both of us : HUGE
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Fat-free, as milk : SKIM
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Russo of "In the Line of Fire" : RENE
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Hurler Hershiser : OREL
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Neither's partner : NOR
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Gardner of "The Barefoot Contessa" : AVA

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

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