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New York Times, Monday, July 27, 1998

Word said before "time" and "place"

Author:
Steven Picus
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Picus.
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© 1998, The New York Times7/27/98 ( No. 17,793 )
Across
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Thicket : COPSE
6
Droop : SAG
9
Arguments : SPATS
14
Month of showers : APRIL
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___-haw : HEE
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Return to base after a fly ball : TAGUP
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Sentry's position : GUARDPOST
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Lyric poem : EPODE
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Superlative ending : EST
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New currency on the Continent : EURO
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Be relevant to : BEARON
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Volunteer : STEPFORWARD
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Central points : MIDSTS
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Genetic letters : RNA
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It might make you say "Aha!" : IDEA
31
"Aha!" : ISEE
34
Tour leader : GUIDE
39
Municipal building : COMMUNITYCENTER
42
Nonnational : ALIEN
43
Surf's sound : ROAR
44
Sorts : ILKS
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Lamb's mother : EWE
47
Plug's place : OUTLET
49
Quarterback option : FORWARDPASS
55
Bee house : APIARY
56
Site of Napoleon's first exile : ELBA
57
Rink surface : ICE
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Lacquer part : RESIN
61
V.I.P. protector : BODYGUARD
63
Minotaur's island : CRETE
64
French article : UNE
65
Goaded, with "on" : EGGED
66
Kind of seal : EARED
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Neighbor of Isr. : SYR
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Flamboyant : SHOWY
Down
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Hamster's home : CAGE
2
Numbered composition : OPUS
3
Kind of fall : PRAT
4
Knight, by definition : SIR
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Firstborn : ELDEST
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Water's edge : SHORE
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"The Lion and the Mouse" writer : AESOP
8
Receive : GET
9
Cheap ship accommodations : STEERAGE
10
Tree with oblong leaves : PAPAW
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Greek marketplace : AGORA
12
House style : TUDOR
13
Go on a buying spree : SPEND
18
Contributes : PUTSIN
22
"___ appétit!" : BON
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Norse love goddess : FREYA
25
Isinglass : MICA
26
Movie star : IDOL
27
Prefix with god : DEMI
28
Word said before "time" and "place" : SAME
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Fathered : SIRED
33
D.D.E.'s command in W.W. II : ETO
35
Company part : UNIT
36
"___ be a cold day..." : ITLL
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Astronaut Slayton : DEKE
38
Once, once : ERST
40
Like some income on a 1040 : UNEARNED
41
Stills and Nash partner : CROSBY
46
Twisted : WRY
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Practices : USAGES
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You can't take it seriously : FARCE
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"The Barber of Seville," e.g. : OPERA
51
Stair part : RISER
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Actor Ralph of "The Waltons" : WAITE
53
Flashy flower : PEONY
54
Birch relative : ALDER
57
"Othello" villain : IAGO
58
Airplane staff : CREW
59
Small whirlpool : EDDY
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Tour transportation : BUS
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"That's horrid!" : UGH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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