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New York Times, Wednesday, August 26, 1998

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKVX} Scrabble average: 1.88 This is puzzle # 228 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0826 ( 17,823 )
Across
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One who plays for a living : PRO
4
Cry out : BLEAT
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Set up, in a way : FRAME
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Fled or bled : RAN
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Kind of appliance : LARGE
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Horne and Olin : LENAS
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Appointment book abbr. : OCT
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Tear-jerker? : ONION
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Stars, in Kansas' motto : ASTRA
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First-rate : WHIZBANG
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Legal claim : DROIT
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They're good for the long haul : SEMIS
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"Golly!" : GEEWHIZ
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Item on a table: Abbr. : ELEM
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Sports shocker : UPSET
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Wind dir. : ENE
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Rival of Steffi : MONICA
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"The Millionairess" star : LOREN
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Annually aired classic : THEWIZARDOFOZ
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Third Bond portrayer : MOORE
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Buffoonery : ANTICS
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Have : OWN
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"Sharp Dressed Man" band : ZZTOP
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Man, for one : ISLE
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The entertainment industry : SHOWBIZ
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TV studio sign : ONAIR
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Part of T.S.E. : ELIOT
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"The $64,000 Question," e.g. : QUIZSHOW
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Eulogizes : LAUDS
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Fielding practice ball : FUNGO
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Singer DiFranco : ANI
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Runs in neutral : IDLES
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Harmful gas : RADON
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Stimpy's TV pal : REN
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Loan shark's offense : USURY
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Be sweet on : ADORE
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The racing Unsers : ALS
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Presley's "G.I. Blues" co-star : PROWSE
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"Silent Spring" author Carson : RACHEL
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Promptly : ONTIME
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Splotches : BLOBS
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Turner or Wood : LANA
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Shamrock land : ERIN
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Awestruck : AGOG
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Bedtime, for some : TEN
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Alerting light : FLARE
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Go to seed again? : RESOW
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Lucky Jim, for one : ANTIHERO
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1994 Wimbledon winner Conchita : MARTINEZ
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Tikkanen of hockey : ESA
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Longtime baseball manager Don : ZIMMER
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N.Y.P.D. title : DET
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Fine-tune for : GEARTO
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Buddhist discipline : ZEN
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Prefix with flow : UNI
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Flair : PIZAZZ
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Meager : SCANT
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Have chits out : OWE
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___ cit. (footnote abbr.) : LOC
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"...covers a multitude ___" : OFSINS
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Blonds : TOWHEADS
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Iolani Palace site : HONOLULU
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Fondue, for one : DIP
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Wks. and wks. : MOS
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Bad mark? : ZIT
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Much of Niger : SAHARA
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Train name : LIONEL
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Actor Stu and kin : ERWINS
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Dentist's directive : WIDER
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Heifer's handle : BOSSY
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Earth protector : OZONE
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Stereo alternative : QUAD
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Take apart : UNDO
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Borodin's "Prince ___" : IGOR
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Brooklyn sch. : LIU
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Man who's taken a vow : FRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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