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New York Times, Thursday, July 16, 1998

First N.H.L. player to score over 70 goals in a season

Author:
Kelly Clark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kelly Clark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {CJQ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite
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H
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A
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D
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O
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N
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P
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P
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Y
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A
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H
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A
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W
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L
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A
R
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H
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D
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D
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P
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D
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T
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A
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D
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M
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D
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G
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G
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L
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G
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© 1998, The New York Times7/16/98 ( No. 17,782 )

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1
Wore : HADON
6
Mawkish : SOPPY
11
"Uh-uh" : NAH
14
"Jane Eyre" girl : ADELE
15
When repeated, a Western city : WALLA
16
"You ___ here" : ARE
17
Part 1 of an idle query : HOWDIDAFOOL
19
Thickness : PLY
20
Hold up : DELAY
21
Fine-tuned : TWEAKED
23
Dad-blamed : DERN
25
French city in W.W. II fighting : METZ
27
Actress Merrill : DINA
28
Treasure of Montezuma : ORO
29
Query, part 2 : ANDHISMONEY
32
Declared strikes? : UMPED
34
Square : UNHIP
35
Old-time street illuminator : GASLAMP
38
Refined : GENTEEL
42
Condition : INURE
44
Swift work : ESSAY
45
Query, part 3 : GETTOGETHER
50
Nuptial or natal starter : PRE
51
It's gentle on the skin : ALOE
52
Off, as a note : SOUR
53
Almost forever : EONS
54
Stuffing ingredient : RAISINS
57
They may be stripped : GEARS
59
It's nothing : NIL
60
End of the query : TOBEGINWITH
64
From S.F. to Tahoe : ENE
65
Conjure up : EVOKE
66
Split for a church : TITHE
67
Flushed : RED
68
At the limit, with "out" : MAXED
69
High-hat : SNOOT
Down
1
"And pigs fly!" : HAH
2
Brouhaha : ADO
3
Condensation : DEWDROPS
4
Bygone : OLDEN
5
Singer Young : NEIL
6
Influenced : SWAYED
7
Klutz : OAF
8
Fainting, as from surprise : PLOTZING
9
Make rows : PLOW
10
Lockmaker of note : YALE
11
Stain guard : NAPKIN
12
Dahl of "Watch the Birdie" : ARLENE
13
The best of times : HEYDAY
18
Denounce in no uncertain terms : DAMN
22
Embraces : ADOPTS
23
Magic man Henning : DOUG
24
Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
26
Day of the wk. : THU
29
"A Bell for ___" : ADANO
30
One of every two hurricanes : SHE
31
Clementine's father, e.g. : MINER
33
Beaux mondes : ELITES
36
Puss : MUG
37
Place for a sports stringer : PRESSBOX
39
First N.H.L. player to score over 70 goals in a season : ESPOSITO
40
Net : EARN
41
Potassium and sodium hydroxides : LYES
43
Command for D.D.E. : ETO
45
Net : GARNER
46
Tennyson's "lily maid of Astolat" : ELAINE
47
Slaved : TOILED
48
Greeted warmly : HUGGED
49
"...___ saw Elba" : EREI
53
W.W. II Gen. Rommel : ERWIN
55
Twosome : ITEM
56
PBS offering : NOVA
58
Nest inhabitants : ANTS
61
Scratch (out) : EKE
62
Nonetheless, for short : THO
63
All ___ up : HET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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