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New York Times, Tuesday, July 21, 1998

Author:
Hugh Davis
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Hugh Davis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Davis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0721 ( 17,787 )

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Across
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Artist Chagall : MARC
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Words to live by : DOGMA
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Kind of liquor : MALT
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Coloratura's piece : ARIA
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Units to be subdivided : ACRES
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___ vera : ALOE
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Water source : WELL
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Financial wherewithal : MEANS
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Storm : RAGE
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Supermarket tabloid subject #1 : ALIENABDUCTION
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Fifty-fifty : EVEN
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Hosp. procedure : MRI
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Like marble : VEINED
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Like Charlie Chan : ORIENTAL
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Research facility: Abbr. : INST
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Policy position : STAND
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Gardner of "Show Boat" : AVA
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Supermarket tabloid subject #2 : CELEBRITYGOSSIP
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Coach Parseghian : ARA
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Exudes : OOZES
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"Stat!" : ASAP
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Romeo : ROMANCER
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Cars that are in the shop a lot : LEMONS
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Hate grp. : KKK
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Donaldson and others : SAMS
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Supermarket tabloid subject #3 : ELVISSIGHTINGS
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Appear ahead : LOOM
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It starts with Genesis : TORAH
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Mideast carrier : ELAL
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Tulip planting : BULB
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Sans company : ALONE
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Rhody, in an old song : AUNT
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Concerning : ASTO
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More green : RAWER
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Lockbox document : DEED
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Gullet : MAW
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Geometrician's figuring : AREA
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Brook : RILL
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Hot, in Jalisco : CALIENTE
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"Out, ___ spot!": Lady Macbeth : DAMNED
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Continental divide? : OCEAN
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Snag : GRAB
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Darn : MEND
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Not checking to make sure : ASSUMING
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1990's Fox sitcom : MARTIN
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Nike's swoosh, for one : LOGO
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Popular youth magazine : TEEN
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Woman in a garden : EVE
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Words to live by : CREDO
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Goldsmith's "The ___ of Wakefield" : VICAR
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Start of a new año : ENERO
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Faith of five million Americans : ISLAM
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Playful animal : OTTER
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Beams : RAYS
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Renaissance Italian poet : TASSO
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Birdlike : AVIAN
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Reindeer herders : LAPPS
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Judge, with "up" : SIZE
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Knocks on the noggin : BONKS
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Elton John or Mick Jagger : ROCKSTAR
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Three-time Masters champ : SAMSNEAD
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Like some arms : AKIMBO
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Soap (up) : LATHER
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Record label inits. : EMI
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Classic 1953 western : SHANE
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Isle of exile : ELBA
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Reed and Costello : LOUS
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Electric unit : VOLT
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Seat of Allen County, Kan. : IOLA
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Sprout : GROW
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Collagist's need : GLUE
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Sensible : SANE
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Inc., abroad : LTD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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