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New York Times, Thursday, July 30, 1998

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJVZ} This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0730 ( 17,796 )
Across
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Pieces of two-pieces : BRAS
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Some whistle blowers : REFS
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Bomb ___ : SQUAD
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Abundant : LUSH
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Checkup : EXAM
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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Analogy words : ISTO
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Conn of "Grease" : DIDI
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Antidiscrimination grp. since 1909 : NAACP
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T. S. Eliot work : THEWASTELAND
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N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Elroy : HIRSCH
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Deep green : EMERALD
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Nav. rank : ENS
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Familia members : TIAS
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Kind of apartment : STUDIO
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"McTeague" novelist Frank : NORRIS
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Beyond : PAST
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Early Clark Gable film, with "The" : PAINTEDDESERT
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Grammy winner Cohn : MARC
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Like most mail : SEALED
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First elected Congresswoman Jeannette : RANKIN
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Distort, as survey results : SKEW
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Endorsed : OKD
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Herculean athletes : IRONMEN
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Stinkpot : MEANIE
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Eugene O'Neill's only comedy : AHWILDERNESS
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1836 battle site : ALAMO
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Mawkish sentiment : CORN
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California's ___ Valley : SIMI
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Plant tissue : XYLEM
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Computer menu option : EDIT
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River of Hesse : EDER
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This might give you a flat : LEASE
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Sales force : REPS
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Hourly fee, e.g. : RATE
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Hardly thinking : BLITHE
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Storm, as a building : RUSHIN
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Long-stemmed flowers : ASTERS
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Exhibits : SHOWS
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Garibaldi adherent in revolutionary Italy : REDSHIRT
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Turnpike feature : EXIT
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Get lighter : FADE
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Show one's pearly whites : SMILE
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Italian ___ : SONNET
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Mammal, usually : QUADRUPED
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Actress Hagen : UTA
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Basketball's path : ARC
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Bank acct. entry : DEP
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Respond to, as information : ACTON
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Radio settings : AMS
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Sixth Jewish month : ADAR
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Wish ___ : LIST
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Initial follower : DOT
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Son of Zeus : ARES
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They may be chosen : SIDES
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Ricky and Lucy, e.g. : NICKNAMES
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Wounded Knee locale: Abbr. : SDAK
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"I Kid You Not" autobiographer : PAAR
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Flower through Florence : ARNO
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Weather : ELEMENTS
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Drainage system : SEWER
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Scanner, for short : MRI
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Words after "Honey" : IMHOME
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"What's ___?" : NEW
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One of the Iroquois : ONEIDA
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Fate : KISMET
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Want : DESIRE
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More refined : NICER
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Goose genus : ANSER
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Vein : LODE
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Persistently annoying sound : DRIP
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Rock's ___ Rose : AXL
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Bleaching agent : LYE
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Cookbook phrase : ALA

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

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