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New York Times, Tuesday, August 18, 1998

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BJKQZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0818 ( 17,815 )
Across
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Leave without paying : STIFF
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Over the edge : GAGA
10
Not fooled by : ONTO
14
Group that has its own organ : CHOIR
15
"The Black Stallion" boy : ALEX
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Denunciate, with "at" : RAIL
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1958 Rosalind Russell comedy : AUNTIEMAME
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As to : INRE
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British sports cars : MGS
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Utopias : EDENS
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Dial sounds : TONES
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Plus : AND
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Like unwashed hair : OILY
25
1955 Fred Astaire/Leslie Caron musical : DADDYLONGLEGS
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Gardens amidst the sands : OASES
32
Left, at sea : APORT
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Photo ___ : OPS
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Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
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Free, as knots : UNTIE
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___ Alto, Calif. : PALO
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Mink's coat : FUR
39
Hankerings : URGES
40
Arrived : GOTIN
41
1981 Joan Crawford exposé starring Faye Dunaway : MOMMIEDEAREST
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Chops (off) : LOPS
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"She loves me ___" : NOT
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Clumps of earth : CLODS
48
Take care of : SEETO
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Verse on a vase : ODE
54
Throw a tantrum : RAGE
55
1963 film of a Chekhov classic with Laurence Olivier : UNCLEVANYA
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Word after "roger" : OVER
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Wit Mort : SAHL
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Animated Fudd : ELMER
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Caution : WARN
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"I" problems : EGOS
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Title pages? : DEEDS
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Rip-off : SCAM
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Hood : THUG
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They're charged : IONS
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Like a fiddle? : FIT
5
Hit 1990's NBC sitcom : FRIENDS
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Clue, for one : GAME
7
Money guru Greenspan : ALAN
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Precious stones : GEMS
9
Woodsman's tool : AXE
10
Cal Ripken, for one : ORIOLE
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Female butters : NANNYGOATS
12
Spare, maybe : TIRE
13
Bullfight bravos : OLES
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Whirlpool : EDDY
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Pinball foul : TILT
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Yemeni city : ADEN
24
Very nasty sort : OGRE
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It's a fact : DATUM
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Reader of heavenly signs : ASTROLOGER
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Hope of "Peyton Place" : LANGE
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Made a choice : OPTED
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Ping or zing : NOISE
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Challenge for a bowler : SPLIT
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Bumbling one : OAF
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Junior : SON
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"Exodus" author : URIS
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Dickinson or Frost, e.g. : POET
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Ballpark figures : UMPS
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Moved to the music, slangily : GROOVED
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Contemporary : MODERN
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Upfront money : ANTE
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Meal for the humble? : CROW
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Volcanic flow : LAVA
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Barely catch : SNAG
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Kind of chamber : ECHO
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Building extensions : ELLS
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Treater's words : ONME
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Changed colors : DYED
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Pairs with drums : EARS
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Take advantage of : USE
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Hearty brew : ALE

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