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New York Times, Monday, August 10, 1998

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0810 ( 17,807 )

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Across
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"Spare" items at a barbecue : RIBS
5
Popular athletic shoes : AVIAS
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Bullets and such : AMMO
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Melville tale : OMOO
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Beatle with a beat : RINGO
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Many a Seattle weather forecast : RAIN
17
Classic pickup line #1 : YOURPLACEORMINE
20
"Six Days, Seven Nights" co-star : ANNEHECHE
21
Early night, to a poet : EEN
22
Permit: Abbr. : LIC
23
Prefix with -metric : ISO
24
Heavy hammer : SLEDGE
27
Proofreader's mark : STET
29
Not glossy, as a photo : MATTE
32
Captain Morgan's drink : RUM
33
"Norma ___" : RAE
36
Dish served under glass : PHEASANT
38
Classic pickup line #2 : WHATSYOURSIGN
41
Geometric measurement : DIAMETER
42
What Yahoo! searches, with "the" : NET
43
Whichever : ANY
44
___-off coupon : CENTS
46
Mets stadium : SHEA
50
Directs (to) : REFERS
52
Ecol. watchdog : EPA
55
The "I" in T.G.I.F. : ITS
56
Prefix with skeleton : EXO
57
Numbers usually in parentheses : AREACODES
60
Classic pickup line #3 : HAVEWEMETBEFORE
63
Pitcher : EWER
64
Genesis woman and namesakes : LEAHS
65
Allen of "Candid Camera" : FUNT
66
Smart-mouthed : PERT
67
Cove : INLET
68
Fr. holy women : STES
Down
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Kansas City team : ROYALS
2
"Consider it done" : IMONIT
3
Dribble : BOUNCE
4
Achy : SORE
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City where van Gogh painted : ARLES
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Broadcasting giant : VIACOM
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Ruler unit : INCH
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Poet and novelist James : AGEE
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Michigan's ___ Canals : SOO
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Napoléon led one : ARMEE
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Wisconsin Avenue, in Georgetown : MAINDRAG
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Opposite of max. : MIN
13
Washington's bill : ONE
18
___ Beta Kappa : PHI
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Let go of : RELEASE
24
Uncompromising : STERN
25
"Peter ___" of 50's-60's TV : GUNN
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Ambulance driver, for short : EMT
28
Car on rails : TRAM
30
To the left, to sailors : APORT
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Fri. preceder : THU
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Suffered humiliation : ATECROW
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___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
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Takes a chair : SITS
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Soave, e.g. : WINE
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Spring woe : HAYFEVER
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Liking : YEN
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Flag-waving org. : DAR
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Churn : SEETHE
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Went into seclusion : HIDOUT
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Endless, poetically : ETERNE
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Liabilities' opposites : ASSETS
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Put forth, as effort : EXERT
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___ Blue Ribbon : PABST
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Smashing point? : ACE
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"You said it, brother!" : AMEN
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Sincere : REAL
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Murders, slangily : OFFS
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Cool, once : HEP
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Wonderment : AWE
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___ Lilly and Company : ELI

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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