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New York Times, Tuesday, August 4, 1998

Author:
Janet R. Bender
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janet R. Bender

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 13 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0804 ( 17,801 )
Across
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Swiss peaks : ALPS
5
Sea that's really a lake : ARAL
9
Morley of CBS : SAFER
14
Tip seller : TOUT
15
Paying passenger : FARE
16
Florida city : OCALA
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Poe writing : TALE
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Washington suburb : CHEVYCHASE
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Mythical strongman : ATLAS
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Family girl : NIECE
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A few coins, in slang : CHUMPCHANGE
26
Tempe sch. : ASU
29
Cool, once : HEP
30
Mil. address : APO
31
Botanist Mendel : GREGOR
33
Perfumes : AROMAS
36
Like higher-priced beef : LEAN
37
You can't enjoy this if you've lost your marbles : CHINESECHECKERS
42
Ages and ages : AEON
43
Dorm room staple : STEREO
44
Crackpot : MANIAC
47
Was first : LED
48
Ring org. : WBA
51
Martians and such : ETS
52
Detective with a large family : CHARLIECHAN
56
Check (out) : SCOPE
57
Sturm und ___ : DRANG
58
Dog restraint : CHOKECHAIN
63
Choir voice : ALTO
64
Poisoned, for instance : DIDIN
65
Wee, in brief : ITSY
66
Ardor : ZEAL
67
All tuckered out : SPENT
68
Female V.I.P. : DAME
69
Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
Down
1
Glue (to) : ATTACH
2
Detest : LOATHE
3
Pilot's maneuver : PULLUP
4
Kind of cleaning : STEAM
5
Steelers' org. : AFC
6
Stadium cheer : RAH
7
Venue for 48-Across : ARENA
8
"Deathtrap" playwright : LEVIN
9
World Cup game : SOCCER
10
Pine (for) : ACHE
11
Org. that keeps an eye on pilots : FAA
12
Golfer Ernie : ELS
13
Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
19
Safecracker : YEGG
21
Bowler's feat : SPARE
24
Naval noncoms : CPOS
25
Realtors' sales : HOMES
26
Pulitzer winner James : AGEE
27
Catch the wind under one's wings : SOAR
28
Cemetery sights : URNS
32
Nevada county or its seat : ELKO
33
Years, to Caesar : ANNI
34
Do something : ACT
35
Beach souvenir : SHELL
37
Arrived : CAME
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Greenhouse effect? : HEAT
39
Physics particles : IONS
40
"...___ saw Elba" : EREI
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Gave up : CEDED
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One way to identify a foreigner : ACCENT
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Fudge ingredient: Abbr. : CHOC
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Capt. Ahab or his ship : WHALER
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Big name in paperback publishing : BANTAM
50
Neighbor of Zambia : ANGOLA
53
Plant pest : APHID
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Gaucho's rope : REATA
55
Mania : CRAZE
56
Trapper's offering : SKIN
58
Modern records : CDS
59
Turning point? : HIP
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Keats's "___ to Psyche" : ODE
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Political subject : ISM
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"Bill ___, The Science Guy" : NYE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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