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New York Times, Wednesday, July 15, 1998

How most goods must be ordered by mail: Abbr.

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Hartman.
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© 1998, The New York Times7/15/98 ( No. 17,781 )

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Across
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Stamp apparatus : INKER
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Macbeth, for one : THANE
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Grp. concerned with genealogy : DAR
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Fencing action : LUNGE
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Mirage, maybe : OASIS
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Do, so to speak : APE
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Maces? : KNIGHTCLUBS
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How most goods must be ordered by mail: Abbr. : PPD
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Ivan and Nicholas : TSARS
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Tom Jones's love, in "Tom Jones" : SOPHIA
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Milk dispenser : COW
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Grayish-tan : BEIGE
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___ empty stomach : ONAN
29
Saharan : ARID
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Be an A-one scout? : KNOWTALENT
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Doles (out) : METES
36
What turns 19 into 21? : DEUCE
37
Office messages : POSTITS
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Kind of shock : STICKER
44
Spain's Princess ___ : ELENA
46
"The Divine Comedy" poet : DANTE
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Patrick Ewing and Walt Frazier? : KNICKNAMES
52
Animated character : TOON
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Clara, e.g., on "Bewitched" : AUNT
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Linguini, for instance : PASTA
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It does blowups : TNT
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Some guitars : BASSES
60
Feature of many letters : SERIF
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Latish lunchtime : ONE
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Toured Great Britain extensively? : KNEWENGLAND
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When Thanksgiving is celebrated in Can. : OCT
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Taken for granted : GIVEN
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Wickerwork twig : OSIER
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Parisian possessive : MES
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Ohio, e.g. : STATE
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Belated : TARDY
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Type : ILK
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Resident of St. Mary's : NUN
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Clever seamstresses? : KNITWITS
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___ Benedict : EGGS
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"Get clean" program : REHAB
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Alarm : TOCSIN
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"2001" computer : HAL
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Tempe sch. : ASU
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Penpoints : NIBS
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Classic gas brand : ESSO
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Nymph loved by Apollo : DAPHNE
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Ancient Rome's ___ Way : APPIAN
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Household pest : REDANT
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Schlepp : TREK
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Skunk : POLECAT
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___ David : CAMP
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Nabisco treat : OREO
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Word on all U.S. coins : GOD
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Flock members : EWES
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Picks up : DETECTS
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Egyptian boy king : TUT
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LSD : ACID
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Lingerie material : SILK
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Gymnast's goal : TEN
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Fastener : SNAP
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Rope-tying exhibition? : KNOTFAIR
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Harrow's rival : ETON
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Monthly check : RENT
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Dr.'s org. : AMA
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Bomb sound : KABOOM
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Subtlety : NUANCE
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Map features : INSETS
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Ancient Palestinian : ESSENE
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Submachine gun : STEN
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Lingo : ARGOT
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E.R. helps : EKGS
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Tiff : SNIT
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Ingrid's role in "Casablanca" : ILSA
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Perón of Argentina : EVA
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Like April weather : WET
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Nancy Drew's boyfriend : NED
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Not like April weather : DRY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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