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New York Times, Saturday, August 15, 1998

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0815 ( 17,812 )
Across
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Random : HITORMISS
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Capital just west of 0 degrees longitude : ACCRA
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Like some educations : IVYLEAGUE
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Kind of battery : SOLAR
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Fit : MAKESENSE
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Drained : SPENT
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A quarter of four : ONE
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Evening event : SOIREE
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"___ said..." : ASI
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Spars : MASTS
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Is offensive, in a way : REEKS
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Handled : RAN
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Whitewash : HIDE
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___ Peres (St. Louis suburb) : DES
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First-rate : ACE
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Betray, in a way : TWOTIME
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Signs : INKS
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Dictionary features : CROSSREFERENCES
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Harness part : HAME
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Took a particular direction : TRENDED
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Shih Ching composition : ODE
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Certain edit. of the Bible : STD
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Parisian possessive : AMOI
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TV Chihuahua : REN
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Restaurant supplies : TRAYS
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Three-time Super Bowl-winning coach Bill : WALSH
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Young followers? : UNS
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Confesses : OWNSUP
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Skater Midori : ITO
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Where some buns are made : SALON
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Super, e.g. : CARETAKER
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___ Berliner, inventor of the microphone : EMILE
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Makeup supplies : EYELINERS
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Keep out : DEBAR
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Has no worries : RESTSEASY
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Sign glimpsed on televised games : HIMOM
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The Trump who wrote "For Love Alone" : IVANA
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Small fry : TYKES
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Rousing cheer : OLE
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Legal item : RES
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Old-time actress Murray and others : MAES
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Self-dismissive remark : IGNOREME
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"___ Darlin'" (1958 hit) : SUSIE
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Fume : SEERED
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Evaluate : ASSESS
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Lift, so to speak : COP
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Right of passage : CLEARANCE
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Went through vigorously : RANSACKED
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Pretension : ARTINESS
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Squeeze (out) : EKE
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"___ Calloways" (1965 Disney film) : THOSE
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Poses : SITS
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Movie V.I.P.: Abbr. : DIR
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It may be registered : TRADENAME
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"The Feminine Mystique" subject : WOMENSLIB
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Pond denizen : EFT
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Kind of rubber : INDIA
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Said together : CHORUSED
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Evidence of changes : ERASURES
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Radiation unit : REM
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Adequate, once : ENOW
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Rioter, perhaps : STONER
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Cleveland-based high-tech co. : TRW
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Companion of Cupid : DANCER
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Belgian composer Eugène ___ : YSAYE
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Simile phrase : LIKEA
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Hip attachments? : STERS
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Merry-go-round figure, to a child : HORSY
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Pound : PELT
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Suffix with Cray- : OLA
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"___ a pity" : TIS
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Chemical ending : ANE

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

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