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New York Times, Monday, July 6, 1998

Author:
Sheldon Benardo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sheldon Benardo

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Benardo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0706 ( 17,772 )
Across
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Presidential caucus state : IOWA
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Relax : REST
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"The ___ Ranger" : LONE
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Some of it is junk : MAIL
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Go ___ detail : INTO
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Rescued : SAVED
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French 101 infinitive : ETRE
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Croaker : FROG
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Revise : AMEND
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1986 Newman/Cruise movie : THECOLOROFMONEY
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Site of a ship's controls : HELM
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Debtor's note : IOU
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One-named comedian with a talk show : SINBAD
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Chaos : ANARCHY
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Like a stadium crowd : AROAR
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Stewpot : OLLA
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___ Grande : RIO
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Cynical foreign policy : DOLLARDIPLOMACY
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Earnings on a bank acct. : INT
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Lemon and lime drinks : ADES
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Commie : PINKO
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Sites of lashes : EYELIDS
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Pressure : STRESS
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"Are you a man ___ mouse?" : ORA
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Landlocked African country : MALI
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Fiddler's refrain : IFIWEREARICHMAN
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Up and about : RISEN
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TV's talking horse : MRED
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Comfort : EASE
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Fred's dancing partner : ADELE
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Not yours : MINE
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Cake finisher : ICER
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Carol : NOEL
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Picnic invaders : ANTS
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Library byword : READ
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"___ a man with seven wives" : IMET
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Sworn word : OATH
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Telegram : WIRE
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Actor Guinness : ALEC
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Ransacked : RIFLED
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Register, as for a course : ENROL
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Tempest : STORM
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Like some restaurant orders : TOGO
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Hope/Crosby co-star Dorothy : LAMOUR
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Kiln : OVEN
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State bird of Hawaii : NENE
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Whirlpool : EDDY
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Pago Pago's land : SAMOA
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John who wrote "Butterfield 8" : OHARA
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Last : FINAL
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"Sexy" lady of Beatles song : SADIE
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Certain humor : IRONY
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Actor Nick : NOLTE
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___ Harbour, Fla. : BAL
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Swiss heights : ALPS
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Construction site sight : CRANE
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Rubes : HICKS
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They're used in walking the dog : YOYOS
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Bettor's stat : ODDS
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Golf position : LIE
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Traffic tool : RADAR
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Kind of nerve : OPTIC
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Russian space station : MIR
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Massachusetts city : LOWELL
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"Goodnight" girl of song : IRENE
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Playground equipment : SLIDES
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California county : MARIN
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"___ You Glad You're You?" (1945 hit) : ARENT
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Persia, today : IRAN
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Pooch's name : FIDO
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"Gotcha" : ISEE
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Austen heroine : EMMA
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Legatee : HEIR
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Riot spray : MACE
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Sailing : ASEA
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Uncool sort : NERD

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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