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New York Times, Wednesday, July 29, 1998

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5430225
Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0729 ( 17,795 )
Across
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Pronouncements : DICTA
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Removes dependency (from) : WEANS
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Hydroelectric project : DAM
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Like some legal proceedings : INREM
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Serf : HELOT
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Part of a cell nucleus : RNA
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Critic's feature : SHARPTONGUE
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Summer clock setting: Abbr. : EDT
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Pacific capital : MANILA
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Recipe phrase : ONEPART
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Actress MacGraw : ALI
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Reply to a knock : ENTER
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Thick soup : PUREE
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Spring : LEAP
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Skin problem : TINEA
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Yemeni's currency : RIAL
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Not so risky : SURER
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Husband-and-wife political duo : DOLES
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Afro : NATURALHAIR
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Trial town : SALEM
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Where to get down : GEESE
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Match : BOUT
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Navigate : STEER
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Stalin's domain : USSR
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Dissolves cells : LYSES
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Collectible 50's car : EDSEL
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Govt. watchdog : EPA
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Like the majority of Basques : IBERIAN
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Murmurings : NOISES
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Iced ___ : TEA
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Exerciser's goal : FLATSTOMACH
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Item thrown in a ring : HAT
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Competitor of 13-Down : TONKA
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Jackie's predecessor : MAMIE
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Mali-to-Libya dir. : ENE
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Mother ___ (religious leader) : SETON
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Unwelcome look : SNEER
Down
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Hardly encouraging : DISMAL
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"...but I didn't ___" : INHALE
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Phrenology concerns : CRANIA
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Garr of "Mr. Mom" : TERI
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Enough : AMPLE
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Intl. disease-tracking grp. : WHO
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Still, to poets : EEN
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Veep from Tennessee : ALGORE
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Proper ___ : NOUN
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Pricey : STEEP
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More boring : DREARIER
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See 60-Down : ANDREAS
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Big name in toys : MATTEL
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Scenes : TANTRUMS
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Confines : PURLIEU
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Tower part : TIER
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Fuming : ENRAGED
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Prayer book : PSALTER
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Follower : ADHERENT
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Amerindian : UTE
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Western treaty grp. : OAS
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Revolt : NAUSEATE
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Ultra Cord jeans : LEES
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Tofu base : SOYBEAN
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Carefree : BLITHE
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Walk-up resident : TENANT
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Halvah ingredient : SESAME
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Mintage : SPECIE
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Thin slice of bacon : RASHER
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Examines, as evidence : SIFTS
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Sweater makers : LOOMS
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Burn soother : ALOE
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"___ old cowhand..." : IMAN
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Fight stopper : TKO
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With 12-Down, where the fault lies? : SAN

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

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