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New York Times, Monday, July 20, 1998

Author:
Mary E. Brindamour
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mary E. Brindamour

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 82, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Brindamour.
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© 1998, The New York Times7/20/98 ( No. 17,786 )
Across
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"___ Marner" : SILAS
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Plopped (down) : SAT
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Luxurious : LUSH
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To any degree : ATALL
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The Beatles' "___ Love You" : PSI
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French income : RENTE
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Prickly plants : CACTI
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"Gotcha!" : AHA
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Terminator : ENDER
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Train car / Strips again : SLEEPER
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Hooks back up / Winder : RELOOPS
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Chess's ___ Lopez opening : RUY
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Early baby word : DADA
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Time in history : ERA
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Tennis's Sampras : PETE
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Did a no-no / Comics pest : SINNED
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Treaty : PACT
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Some paintings : OILS
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Ace plus one : DEUCE
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Above : OVER
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What each word of six or more letters in this puzzle does : FLIPS
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Kind of talk : IDLE
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Bo of "10" : DEREK
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60's singer Sands : EVIE
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Pencil filler : LEAD
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Writer Hubbard / Grow threefold : ELBERT
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Sicilian peak : ETNA
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Blvds. : STS
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Profess : AVER
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Opposite of a ques. : ANS
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Security guard / ID at a party : GATEMAN
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No-goodnik / Patches, as a sweater : STINKER
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Thunderstruck : INAWE
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Without further ___ : ADO
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Tropical fruit : MANGO
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Dead duck : GONER
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Fish off Nova Scotia : COD
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Vicinities : AREAS
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Squid defenses : INKS
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US Airways competitor : TWA
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West Yorkshire city : LEEDS
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Pouches : SACS
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Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Shoestring : LACE
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Do tailoring on : ALTER
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Boo-boo / Students : SLIPUP
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Work out in a ring : SPAR
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Shade of blond : ASH
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Pageant crown : TIARA
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Carson's successor : LENO
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Loosen : UNDO
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Dance bit : STEP
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For the woman : HERS
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Newly placed / Telephoner : RELAID
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___ newt (witch's ingredient) : EYEOF
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Sullivan and Harris : EDS
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Bring to the door / Hugely unpopular : DELIVER
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Lyric poem : EPODE
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"Boléro" composer : RAVEL
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Sour : ACERB
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Scrabble piece : TILE
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Simon or Diamond : NEIL
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Art subjects : NUDES
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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Scout's good works : DEEDS
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Genealogy display : TREE
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Roasting rod : SPIT
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French legislature : SENAT
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"Seinfeld" guy / Comment : KRAMER
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Southern power provider: Abbr. : TVA
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"20 Questions" category / Layer : ANIMAL
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Put into effect : ENACT
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Entangle : SNARE
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1958 musical : GIGI
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"Mr. X" : ANON
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Desert Storm vehicle : TANK
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She sheep : EWES
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Fizzy drink : SODA
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On bended ___ : KNEE
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"Holy moly!" : EGAD
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Supreme Diana : ROSS
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___ Jones : DOW

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