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New York Times, Sunday, July 26, 1998

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 73 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0726 ( 17,792 )
Across
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Kaiser, once : CAR
4
"Die Fledermaus" maid : ADELA
9
Irritate : RASP
13
Slow movement : ADAGIO
19
Flap : ADO
20
Biological group : GENUS
21
Inner: Prefix : ENTO
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Whalesucker : REMORA
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Gong worn on the head? : TAMTAMOSHANTER
26
Plug for a cask : SPIGOT
27
Having the biggest lip? : SMARTEST
28
Set-tos : MELEES
30
In a bit : ANON
31
"Oh, I see" : AHA
32
Ran riot : RAGED
33
Beat : THROB
35
First note at the Moulin Rouge? : CANCANOPENER
40
Contest for Atalanta : FOOTRACE
43
Wheelhouse direction : ALEE
44
Check mates : STUBS
45
Strauss opera : SALOME
47
Cambodia's Lon ___ : NOL
48
Dallas icemen : STARS
50
Baja cheer : OLE
51
Birling surface : LOG
52
Pulitzer Prize category : DRAMA
54
Rug rat : TOT
55
Fast Chinese food? : CHOPCHOPSUEY
61
Biol. subject : ANAT
62
Ingle glowers : COALS
63
Diamond flaw? : ERROR
64
What you will : ESTATE
66
Clean : DETERGE
69
Downhill gold medalist of 1994 : MOE
70
Travelers' gear : VALISES
71
Rival of Billie Jean : EVONNE
72
Kind of skirt : ALINE
74
Author Puzo : MARIO
75
Women, slangily : FEMS
76
Off-limits craziness? : NONONONSENSE
79
Flight : LAM
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___ alia : INTER
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Popular card game : UNO
85
Start of the fifth century : CDI
86
More than see : RAISE
88
"Rock 'N' Roll Is King" group : ELO
89
Prevents : ESTOPS
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Having tears : MOIST
94
Skim along : FLIT
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Crossword grid feature : SYMMETRY
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Dog pedigree? : CHOWCHOWLINE
100
"Hernando's Hideaway," e.g. : TANGO
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Go formal : DRESS
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Auto of long ago : REO
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It may be thrown into a pot : CHIT
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They make connections : WIRERS
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Nautical hanger-on : BARNACLE
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Lit up : SOUSED
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Farewell to balloting? : BYEBYEELECTION
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Where Mark Twain is buried : ELMIRA
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Director Riefenstahl : LENI
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Backgammon piece : STONE
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Fatima's spouse : ALI
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Optimally : ATBEST
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Hebrides tongue : ERSE
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Bars : SHUTS
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Vintage : OLD
Down
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Notable opening of 10/7/82 : CATS
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Fall guy? : ADAM
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Alitalia stop : ROMA
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Hercule's creator : AGATHA
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Humbles : DEMEANS
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Chimp in space : ENOS
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The hots : LUST
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Olive relative : ASH
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Weasel out : RENEGE
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Buck features : ANTLERS
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Mount : STEED
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Go (over) : PORE
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___ Nova (music style) : ARS
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Left : DEPARTED
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Key of Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3 : AMINOR
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Disco fruit? : GOGOBANANAS
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Press agent? : IRON
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Meal starter : OAT
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U.P.S. inquiry : TRACER
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"It's ___ World" ('62 sitcom) : AMANS
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Foil on the stage : STOOGE
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Renaissance fiddle : REBEC
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Opposite of heter- : HOM
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Calculate astrologically : CAST
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___-relievo : ALTO
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Straight : NEAT
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"Becket" star : OTOOLE
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Cheap magazines : PULPS
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Ground meal : FLOUR
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Partner, redundantly : COMATE
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Delights : ELATES
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To boot : ALSO
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Show disdain for : SCORN
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Tangent or secant : RATIO
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"Adam's Rib" actress : HAGEN
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Confine : HEMIN
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Home of the Black Bears : ORONO
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Exhibit vanity : PREEN
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Millennium makeup : YEARS
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Use a thurible : CENSE
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Less upfront : SLIER
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Flies in the face of : DEFIES
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With nothing left over : EVENLY
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Drummer's affliction? : TOMTOMTHUMB
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Go "poof!" : VANISH
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Tick off : ANNOY
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Continuous-play tape : LOOP
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Member of a corps : MEDIC
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Best in the regatta : OUTROW
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Garbage haulers : SCOWS
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Caron role : LILI
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Speller's phrase : ASIN
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Allocate, with "out" : METE
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Corrects the ledger : REENTERS
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In good financial shape : AFLOAT
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Brit. money : STG
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Multiplex multitude : SCREENS
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Sphagnous : MOSSY
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Gullywasher : TORRENT
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Henry James title character : MAISIE
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The Love Bug, of Disney films : HERBIE
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Señor on the Sullivan show : WENCES
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Utility room item : DRYER
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Revolver inventor : COLT
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Suffix with collect : IBLE
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1976 Kiss hit : BETH
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1966 N.L. batting champ : ALOU
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"So long!" : CIAO
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Be a couch potato : LOLL
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Arthurian lady : ENID
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Where the buoys are : SEA
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Not dis : DAT
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Lombard Street feature : ESS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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