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New York Times, Monday, August 31, 1998

Rock group with the 1994 #1 album "Monster"

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FQV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times8/31/98 ( No. 17,828 )
Across
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Moistureless : ARID
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Feeling for the unfortunate : PITY
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Onetime late-night host Jack : PAAR
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Provide with a new soundtrack : REDUB
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Nabisco favorite : OREO
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Wheel rod : AXLE
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Ice cream flavor #1 : COOKIESANDCREAM
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Vulgarity : SLEAZE
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___ Lee cakes : SARA
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Neither masc. nor fem. : NEUT
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"Too many cooks spoil the broth," e.g. : ADAGE
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Ice cream flavor #2 : BLACKRASPBERRY
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Model airplane wood : BALSA
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Team at Shea : METS
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Massachusetts' Cape ___ : COD
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Ad-___ (improvises) : LIBS
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Mocks : JAPES
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Sewing case : ETUI
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Brew : ALE
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Grab hold of : TAKE
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$1.09 a dozen, say : PRICE
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Ice cream flavor #3 : HEATHBARCRUNCH
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Mister, in México : SENOR
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Argue (with) : SPAR
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Faddish 90's collectibles : POGS
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Cause for a blessing? : SNEEZE
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Ice cream flavor #4 : PEPPERMINTSTICK
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Merle Haggard's "___ From Muskogee" : OKIE
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G.M. or MG product : AUTO
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Safe investment, informally : TNOTE
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Gardener's problem : WEED
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Keep, as cargo : STOW
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Any day now : ANON
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Comet's path : ARC
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20's-30's cars : REOS
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Someone who's looked up to : IDOL
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North Carolina school : DUKE
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Charlatan : POSEUR
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Lyricist Gershwin : IRA
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Change for a twenty : TENS
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"Star Wars" sage : YODA
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Independence Day event : PARADE
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Pink-slip : AXE
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Pie ___ mode : ALA
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Rock group with the 1994 #1 album "Monster" : REM
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Environmental activist Jagger : BIANCA
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Book before Daniel: Abbr. : EZEK
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Shelled critters : CRABS
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Fools (with) : TAMPERS
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Frigid : ARCTIC
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Chronic complainer : GROUCH
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Singer Gormé : EYDIE
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Person who holds property in trust : BAILEE
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Popular catalogue company : LLBEAN
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Buffoon : ASS
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"Do you get it?" : SEE
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A TD is worth 6 of these : PTS
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Down-in-the-dumps feeling, with "the" : BLAHS
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Boxer's punch : JAB
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Wanted poster abbr. : AKA
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Directional suffix : ERN
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Spasm of pain : THROE
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Least tainted : PUREST
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Made a better offer than : TOPPED
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"Strangers and Brothers" novelist : CPSNOW
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Throw a tantrum : RANT
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Mardi ___ : GRAS
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Porn : SMUT
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Sicilian spouter : ETNA
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Jerusalem's Mount ___ : ZION
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Opposite of endo- : ECTO
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Comic book punch sound : POW
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Make (out) : EKE
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Item for Little Jack Horner : PIE
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Judge Lance ___ : ITO
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Barbie's beau : KEN

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

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