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New York Times, Thursday, July 2, 1998

Author:
Pat M. Hugel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Pat M. Hugel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Hugel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0702 ( 17,768 )
Across
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"The Balcony" playwright : GENET
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Cries of aversion : UGHS
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One of the finest : COP
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Asseveration : AVOWAL
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Santa's coat? : SOOT
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Lilac or lemon, e.g. : HUE
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Kipling's "The ___ of the Species" : FEMALE
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One available in Ávila : SENORITA
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Hero of many old dime novels : FRANKMERRIWELL
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Tikkanen of hockey : ESA
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___ Miguel : SAN
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Kind of days : SALAD
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"Spartacus" setting : ROME
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Socials : TEAS
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Japanese soup : MISO
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Poe classic : THERAVEN
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Schedule letters : ETA
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Make cry : REDUCETOTEARS
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J.F.K.'s U.N. ambassador : AES
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Shepherd, of a sort : PREACHER
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Shelter grp. : SPCA
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Racketeer's org.? : USTA
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John Paul, e.g., to the Italians : PAPA
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Reeves of "Chain Reaction" : KEANU
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One that brings in the bucks? : DOE
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Dystopian 1920 play : RUR
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N.B.A. All-Star : ALONZOMOURNING
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Light horse-drawn carriage : STANHOPE
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High-hat : SNOOTY
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43-Across offering : PET
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Like many orgs. : INTL
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Prickly plant : TEASEL
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"What ___ you saying?" : ARE
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One of the Durbeyfields : TESS
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Brace, with "up" : SHORE
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Movie worker : GAFFER
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Exceedingly : EVERSO
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Polite refusal : NOMAAM
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McGregor of "Trainspotting" : EWAN
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Squeals : TALKS
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Former G.D.R. ally : USSR
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Attendee : GOER
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"___ soit qui mal y pense" : HONI
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Shelves, maybe : STOWS
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Less amicable : CHILLIER
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Survives : OUTLASTS
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Shell game item : PEA
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Champagne Tony of golf : LEMA
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Stationer's order : REAM
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Menu heading : ENTREES
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1950 film noir thriller : DOA
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Schedule board abbr. : ETD
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Bother badly : EATAT
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Popular salad ingredient : AVOCADO
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Dickens's ___ Pecksniff : SETH
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March syllable : HUP
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Tannish : ECRU
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Part of an extended name : NEE
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Twice-convicted felon : REPEATER
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Snowball : ESCALATE
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Artist in the Cercle et Carré group : ARP
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"Don't ___!" : ASK
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Prolific poet? : ANON
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Songlike : ARIOSO
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Boat propeller, of a sort : PUNTER
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Like some socks : ARGYLE
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Missed, as a target : UNHIT
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Depose : OUST
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Cousins of ospreys : ERNES
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Belt : ZONE
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Gets off the fence, so to speak : OPTS
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Sitcom diner : MELS
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Ham's father : NOAH
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Place for sweaters : SPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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