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New York Times, Tuesday, August 25, 1998

Author:
Randy Sowell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randy Sowell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {WZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0825 ( 17,822 )
Across
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Web surfer's need : MODEM
6
Gulf war foe : IRAQ
10
Moola : GELT
14
Levi's "Christ Stopped at ___" : EBOLI
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In ___ (undisturbed) : SITU
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Iris's place : UVEA
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"Eat hearty!" : DIGIN
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Play opener : ACTI
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Puppies' plaints : YIPS
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Clotheshorses : FASHIONPLATES
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106, to Caesar : CVI
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Bit : TAD
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Booby trap : SNARE
27
Harsh conditions : RIGORS
29
See 33-Across : FONDA
32
Earthy hue : OCHRE
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With 29-Across, "Barbarella" star : JANE
34
___ Na Na : SHA
37
Signal receivers : SATELLITEDISHES
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Soon-to-be grads: Abbr. : SRS
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Noted lithographer : IVES
43
Finland, to the Finns : SUOMI
44
Rocky rival Apollo ___ : CREED
46
Tar pits locale : LABREA
47
Put on, as glue : APPLY
50
Tinker or Evers or Chance : CUB
51
C & W channel : TNN
52
Common tabloid topics : FLYINGSAUCERS
57
Artificial bait : LURE
58
Led Zeppelin's genre : ROCK
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Grinned from ear to ear : LITUP
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"Right on!" : AMEN
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Shot, e.g. : AMMO
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Relaxed : LOOSE
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Sermon passage : TEXT
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Suds : BEER
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Colorado ski resort : ASPEN
Down
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Club ___ : MED
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"Shogun" apparel : OBI
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Sopwith Camel/Fokker clashes : DOGFIGHTS
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Lamb's "Essays of ___" : ELIA
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Old-time trouper : MINSTREL
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"Why? Because ___ so!" : ISAID
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"Little Caesar" role : RICO
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Envelope abbr. : ATTN
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Witty remark : QUIP
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Neighbor of Suriname : GUYANA
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Title role for Madonna : EVITA
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Shunned one : LEPER
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Café au lait holder : TASSE
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Owns : HAS
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"Acid" : LSD
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Antivampire aid : CROSS
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"The ___ of Wakefield" : VICAR
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Change from a krone : ORE
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Ill-___ (doomed) : FATED
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Wallet wad : ONES
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Beatty of "Deliverance" : NED
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Nonsense talk : JIVE
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Rizzuto or Reese : SHORTSTOP
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Macho types : HEMEN
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Like most Turks : ASIAN
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"The check is in the mail," perhaps : LIE
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Backer of Columbus : ISABELLA
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Long sandwich : SUB
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Grisham title, with "The" : CLIENT
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Painter Rembrandt van ___ : RYN
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Capt. Jean-___ Picard : LUC
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Key above G : AFLAT
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Old-fashioned pen : PLUME
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Heat-resistant glass : PYREX
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"My Fair Lady" director George : CUKOR
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Snatch : GRAB
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A few : SOME
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Zenith : ACME
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Guadalquivir et al. : RIOS
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Take advantage of : USE
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Parker or Waterman : PEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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