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New York Times, Saturday, August 29, 1998

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FGJQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 107 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0829 ( 17,826 )
Across
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Pop music's Bananarama and Salt-N-Pepa : TRIOS
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Lighter cargo : SHIPLOAD
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"Roxanne" star : HANNAH
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Acquire : COMEINTO
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"Immaculate Conception" artist José de ___ : RIBERA
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Gallant : ROMANCER
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Annual sports event : USOPEN
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Vice : EVILNESS
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Lumberjacks : AXMEN
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Very early : WEE
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Urchins : IMPS
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Gave two aspirin, say : DOSED
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Where Mimmsie Starr got pinched, in a Cole Porter lyric : ASTORBAR
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Swindle : EUCHRE
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Hofburg Palace Chapel performers : VIENNABOYSCHOIR
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Stamp, as a document : ENSEAL
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Puff piece? : PIPESTEM
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Alternating work periods : ROTAS
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Debtor's woe : REPO
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Genealogical datum: Abbr. : REL
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Defunct def. pact : SEATO
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"You're on!" : ITSADEAL
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Jawaharlal's daughter : INDIRA
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1989 feel-good film : LEANONME
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Dance technique : TOETAP
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One with an address : KEYNOTER
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Opera set in Cyprus : OTELLO
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Millionaires in the making : AMASSERS
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They lack cutting edges : EPEES
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Drive-___ : THRU
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Last First Lady of the U.S.S.R. : RAISA
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Where work may be waiting : INBOX
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Afternoon hour : ONEPM
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Ranee's wrap : SAREE
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Paddle wheels' superseders : SCREWPROPELLERS
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Shoe sites : HOOVES
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Mib's relative : IMMIE
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Clap : PEAL
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Actor Mark ___-Baker : LINN
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Enough, for some : ONCE
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Suffixes with consul : ATES
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Gobel's "I Married a Woman" co-star : DORS
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Scipio defeated him : HANNIBAL
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Dream producer of folklore : MAB
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Mussolini moniker : DUCE
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Baron of "Der Rosenkavalier" : OCHS
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Opportunity : SHOT
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Gannon University locale : ERIE
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Covering: Suffix : DERM
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Say so : AVER
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Chinese leader? : SINO
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Kind of pilot : TEST
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Fit for service : ONEA
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Cytoplasmic molecules : RNAS
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Five-time Art Ross Trophy winner : ESPOSITO
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Poodle's cry : YIP
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Dentist's drill : REAMER
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Annuité, par exemple : RENTE
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Certain govt. issue : ENOTE
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Take ___ breath : ADEEP
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Ring reward : TITLE
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Alb coverer : ORALE
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Novelist Chase : ILKA
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Crawl (with) : TEEM
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Dionne Warwick's "I ___ Little Prayer" : SAYA
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Richards and Miller : ANNS
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Whoop-dee-___ : DOOS
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Mil. addresses : APOS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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