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New York Times, Thursday, August 20, 1998

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0820 ( 17,817 )
Across
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Tombstone name : EARP
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Carpenter's tool : RASP
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Waits : BIDES
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Perplexed : ASEA
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Bibliographic abbr. : ETAL
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Like some bookstores : ADULT
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Pursued pure partners? : CHASEDTHECHASTE
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Kind of couplet : HEROIC
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Bolger co-star of 1939 : LAHR
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Shoe part : TOE
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Royale, of 30's autodom : REO
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Appeal (for) : SUE
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NBC prog. since 1975 : SNL
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Longed for fog to roll in? : MISSEDTHEMIST
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Without purpose : IDLY
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Pecked at : ATE
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Place for a dinette set : NOOK
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No mere spectator : DOER
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They have shoulders : ROADS
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Mandolin feature : FRET
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"Star Wars" princess : LEIA
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Maintained : RAN
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Pucks : IMPS
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Set trends in cheap jewelry? : PACEDTHEPASTE
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70's White House kid : AMY
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Mercury or Saturn, but not Mars : CAR
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Chou En-___ : LAI
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Japanese drama : NOH
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Applications : USES
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Fife player : KNOTTS
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Was successful on "What's My Line"? : GUESSEDTHEGUEST
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Really steamed : IRATE
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Grandpa Walton portrayer : GEER
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Carhop's load : TRAY
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Closed : ENDED
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Rams' ma'ams : EWES
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Your highness : SIRE
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A pop : EACH
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Queens's ___ Stadium : ASHE
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Nurture : REAR
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___ doble (Spanish dance) : PASO
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Aromatic wood : REDCEDAR
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Telecom stock listing : ATT
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Satirist Mort : SAHL
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Gratify : PLEASE
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Persian Gulf nation: Var. : BAHREIN
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Wyo. neighbor : IDA
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Drought accompaniers, often : DUSTSTORMS
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Rocker John : ELTON
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Girder material : STEEL
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Cork's country : EIRE
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Intimate : CHUM
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German king : OTTO
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Central : MID
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Second Commandment taboo : IDOL
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One nodding off : SLEEPYHEAD
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Aleppo's land : SYRIA
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Compassion : HEART
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Balkan capital : SOFIA
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Didn't hand off : KEPT
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Willy Wonka's creator : DAHL
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Air Jordans, e.g. : SNEAKERS
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Lao-___ : TSE
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Defendant : ACCUSED
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Slip (into) : EASE
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Harbor deepener : DREDGE
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Ricocheting bullet sound : PING
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1973 Rolling Stones hit : ANGIE
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Lament : MOURN
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Ragout or burgoo : STEW
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Scoreboard info : OUTS
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Actress Hatcher : TERI
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Tolstoy's "___ Fyodor Ivanovich" : TSAR
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Eye problem : STYE
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Canonized mlle. : STE
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Tee follower : HEE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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