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New York Times, Friday, August 21, 1998

Author:
Noah Dephoure
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Noah Dephoure

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVWXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Dephoure. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0821 ( 17,818 )
Across
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Bygone title : TSAR
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1982 World Cup site : SPAIN
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"___ date!" : ITSA
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Year in Trajan's reign : ANNO
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Bloodline : AORTA
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Turner and others : NATS
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Bargain establishment : CONSIGNMENTSHOP
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Like new tires : TREADED
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It may be dry : MARTINI
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Auto pioneer Benz : KARL
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Fast stopper : EATER
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Creed, essentially : BELIEFS
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Shore leave? : EBBTIDE
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It may be on a roll : OLEO
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"Night Watch" writer Fletcher : LUCILLE
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Kind of trip : LSD
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Break : HOLIDAY
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Resort in the Ardennes : SPA
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Less lean : PORKIER
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Bona fide : REAL
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Tropical headgear : PANAMAS
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It may be timed : RELEASE
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To love, in Livorno : AMARE
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White House's ___ Room : EAST
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Sallies forth : SORTIES
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McDonald's supply : KETCHUP
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Bargain establishment : SECONDHANDSTORE
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Like some piano keys : EBON
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Versatile athlete Sanders : DEION
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Mesabi Range yield : ORES
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Beam intensely : LASE
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Crimean resort : YALTA
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Break : REST
Down
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Mediator's skill : TACT
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Face mask attachments : SNORKELS
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Tempered : ANNEALED
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Port on the Paraná : ROSARIO
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Solomonlike : SAGE
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Limnologist's study : POND
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Heater or repeater : ARM
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Twosome : ITEM
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"Peter Pan" dog : NANA
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Tuition classification : INSTATE
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Destination of the Bounty : TAHITI
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Lit : STONED
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Dream : ASPIRE
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Wait at the light : IDLE
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Like a poorly mixed recording, maybe : TREBLY
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7' 7" center Manute ___ : BOL
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Botanist's specialty : FLORA
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Displays displeasure : SULKS
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Sea duck : EIDER
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Proclaim noisily : BLARE
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Year in Trajan's reign : CII
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Pinpoint, with "on" : HOMEIN
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Clam digs? : SEASHORE
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Grazes : PASTURES
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Pale ___ : ALE
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Series opener : PARTONE
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Pile : REACTOR
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Slew : PASSEL
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Slide presentation? : AMOEBA
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Undercover cops : NARCOS
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Cry of concurrence : LETS
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Vortex : EDDY
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It seats 55,601 : SHEA
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Complicated problem : KNOT
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"The Simpsons" schoolteacher Krabappel : EDNA
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Plague : PEST
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Plague : AIL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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