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New York Times, Saturday, August 1, 1998

Classic film with the role of Captain America

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJVZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times8/1/98 ( No. 17,798 )
Across
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Bungles : SCREWSUP
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Ogre : BEAST
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Insulation ingredient : URETHANE
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Lion : ROARER
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Like a door after a raid : BUSTEDIN
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Not beyond the line : ONSIDE
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Link : RELATION
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Very soon now : ANYDAY
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Commercial suffix with Movi- : OLA
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Charlotte-to-Raleigh dir. : ENE
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Virtues : MERITS
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Financially stable : SET
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Env. contents, sometimes : MSS
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Not large : PETITE
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"You ___ Lucky Star" (1935 #1 hit) : AREMY
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Exclamation said with a shake : BRR
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Prefix that's the opposite of eu- : DYS
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Bow : ACQUIESCE
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Call (for) : ASK
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Leading figure in Italy : UNO
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Father of Paris : PRIAM
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Gushed : SPEWED
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Big inits. in camping : BSA
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"Up up and away" co. : TWA
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Judicial no-nos : BIASES
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1967 Monkees song : SHE
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Variety of whale : SEI
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Concentrating : INTENT
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TV adjustment : CONTRAST
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Hockey Hall-of-Famer Marcel : DIONNE
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Numbers person : OPERATOR
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Fresh : UNUSED
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Have the possibility of going to jail : FACETIME
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Martyr to Nero : PETER
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Oil source : FLAXSEED
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Secretly : SUBROSA
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Not so nice : CRUELER
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Fix the roof : RESLATE
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James who sang "Mystery Lady" : ETTA
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Sharpen : WHET
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Actress Frost and others : SADIES
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"Local" groups : UNIONS
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Trattoria offering : PENNE
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Article of apparel with a tie : BONNET
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Classic film with the role of Captain America : EASYRIDER
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Desert state : ARIDITY
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Settles : SEDATES
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Half sixes : TREYS
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Nomads : ROAMERS
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Mushroom: Prefix : MYC
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___-Columbian : PRE
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Tally, so to speak : MAKESENSE
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Prospective employer's request : BIO
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Hunted : QUESTED
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German link : UND
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Many a business school grad : CPA
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Dumb : ASININE
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Said quickly : SPATOUT
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Declaration before going into overtime : ITSATIE
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Dazzling : AWESOME
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Busing overseer : MAITRED
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Rolling Stone founder Jann : WENNER
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Infamous 1984 gas leak site : BHOPAL
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"Phaedra" playwright : SENECA
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Raise the cost of : BIDUP
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Knock, with "at" : SCOFF
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Big museum attraction : TREX
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Word of disappointment : RATS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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