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New York Times, Wednesday, July 22, 1998

Author:
Mark Elliot Skolsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Elliot Skolsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Skolsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0722 ( 17,788 )
Across
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Regal showing : POMP
5
Arp's art : DADA
9
Kind of gun : RADAR
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Bahraini bigwig : AMIR
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Long-legged wader : IBIS
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Soft palate projection : UVULA
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Crucifix inscription : INRI
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Grasslands : LEAS
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Quiche Lorraine ingredient : BACON
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Like Richard I : LIONHEARTED
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Place for powder : KEG
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Tony-winning actress Grimes : TAMMY
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Do : COIF
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Flamethrower fuel : NAPALM
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Dinghy or wherry : ROWBOAT
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"Put ___ on it!" : ALID
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Anent : ASTO
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The end of one's rope, maybe : NOOSE
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Joplin composition : RAG
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Lloyd Webber's "___ of Love" : ASPECTS
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Poisonous: Prefix : TOX
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Give a shellacking : CREAM
44
Additionally : ALSO
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With 66-Across, "Romeo is Bleeding" star : LENA
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Puffy people? : SMOKERS
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Kind of voyage : MAIDEN
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Hoopster Archibald : NATE
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Leaf's breathing orifice : STOMA
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Cockpit abbr. : ALT
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Like some schemes : HAREBRAINED
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Spacious : ROOMY
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Humpbacked helper : IGOR
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Missile housing : SILO
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Smart guys : ALECS
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___-war bird (predatory flier) : MANO
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See 45-Across : OLIN
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Not speaking to : MADAT
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Bushel and a peck : SLEW
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Undiluted : NEAT
Down
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Gardener's equipment : PAIL
2
Former Atlanta arena : OMNI
3
Joan of art : MIRO
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Pitch on paper : PRINTAD
5
Sophie's "choice" and others : DILEMMAS
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Perpendicular to the keel : ABEAM
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Bedside book : DIARY
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Gal Fri. : ASST
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Steam bath followers : RUBDOWNS
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She married Mickey, Artie and Frank : AVA
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Like Chaplin's walk : DUCKFOOTED
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Skin soother : ALOE
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Went off, in a way : RANG
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Shakespearean prince : HAL
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Author Umberto : ECO
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Nigerian tribesman : IBO
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They're always looking for deals : NARCS
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Burglar's bane : ALARM
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Like many a Rockwell kid : PIGEONTOED
30
Enormous birds of myth : ROCS
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Together : ASONE
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Ross Perot, e.g. : TEXAN
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Places to get 9-Down : SPAS
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___ Avivian : TEL
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February birthstone : AMETHYST
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Procrastinator's word : TOMORROW
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Dossier letters : AKA
45
Go-between : LIAISON
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"Bad Behaviour" star Stephen : REA
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Doc bloc : AMA
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"Love Story" author : SEGAL
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Butchery selection : TBONE
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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"Whatever ___ Wants" (1955 song) : LOLA
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What swish shots miss : RIMS
57
Shade of green : NILE
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Lamb's pen name : ELIA
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Word of warning : DONT
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Former name of Universal Studios : MCA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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