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New York Times, Thursday, August 27, 1998

Georgia city not in its namesake county

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Henry Hook

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {Z} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times8/27/98 ( No. 17,824 )
Across
1
Redcap's burden : BAGS
5
No Westminster contender : MUTT
9
Kind of tide : NEAP
13
Condominium, e.g. : UNIT
14
"___, of golden daffodils": Wordsworth : AHOST
16
Plead for : URGE
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Prefix with marketing : TELE
18
Author Lofts : NORAH
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Exactly : TOAT
20
Ad line #1 : WAITTHERESMORE
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"...fish ___ fowl" : NOR
24
Caviar, once : ROE
25
Ad line #2 : MAKESAGREATGIFT
34
Boston Tea Party V.I.P. : ADAMS
35
Parts of cloverleafs : RAMPS
36
Margery of nursery rhymedom : DAW
37
Jam ingredient? : CAR
38
Fussbudget : BIDDY
39
VIII septupled : LVI
40
___ roll : ONA
41
One who makes dreams come true : GENIE
42
Stringent : STERN
44
Ad line #3 : NOTSOLDINSTORES
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Every last iota : ALL
48
Canal site : EAR
49
Ad line #4 : ANDIFYOUACTNOW
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Boggy area, for short : QUAG
58
Remark heard at quitting time? : UNCLE
59
Warrior of legend : AJAX
61
Loosen : UNDO
62
Served as gondolier : POLED
63
Limp watch painter : DALI
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Org. : ASSN
65
Battle the clock : RACE
66
Portraitist's medium : OILS
Down
1
Word preceding 20-Across : BUT
2
From square one : ANEW
3
Colorado feeder : GILA
4
Ms. founder : STEINEM
5
You can say that again! : MANTRA
6
"Oops!" : UHOH
7
Ignored the speed limit : TORE
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Autocrat : TSAR
9
Eggnog enhancement : NUTMEG
10
Slangy suffix : EROO
11
1934 Pulitzer winner Herbert : AGAR
12
St. ___ (vacation spot) : PETE
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It could be a group effort : THERAPY
21
Turn's partner : TOSS
22
Boozers : SOTS
25
Georgia city not in its namesake county : MACON
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Town in a 1944 novel : ADANO
27
Fort Knox unit : KARAT
28
The old nine-to-five : GRIND
29
Spoke more than once? : RADII
30
Saxony seaport : EMDEN
31
Goldbrick : IDLER
32
Star QB of Super Bowl XXXI : FAVRE
33
Doublemint figures : TWINS
38
Bankrupt : BELLYUP
41
"A good walk spoiled," said Twain : GOLF
42
P.D.Q., on "ER" : STAT
43
Transport to Oz : TORNADO
45
Broadway setting since 4/11/91 : SAIGON
46
Become an ex-member : SECEDE
49
Blue hue : AQUA
50
"The Sound of Music" extras : NUNS
51
Root beer brand : DADS
52
___ about (roughly) : ONOR
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Where Bill Walton played : UCLA
54
One of the Baldwins : ALEC
55
Santa Barbara suburb : OJAI
56
The Great ___ : WALL
60
Omicrons' predecessors : XIS

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

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