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New York Times, Wednesday, August 5, 1998

Author:
Patrick Jordan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Jordan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0805 ( 17,802 )
Across
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Big sugar exporter : FIJI
5
Find repugnant : ABHOR
10
Hiking locale : PATH
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___ about (approximately) : ONOR
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Playground feature : SLIDE
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Quick reply, say : ECHO
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Start of a quip : ACHEAPUSEDCARIS
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Chesspiece : MAN
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Luau souvenirs : LEIS
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Cut off : ALONE
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Cropped photos? : PICS
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Kind of throat : STREP
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Part 2 of the quip : PROOFTHATIT
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Naval inits. : HMS
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Run out : LAPSE
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Cuts off : LOPS
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Alley ___ : OOP
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Provide with a hideout, perhaps : ABET
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Breaks up, in a way : PLOWS
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Skilled : ABLE
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007's creator Fleming : IAN
41
___ Clinic : MAYO
42
Afghan or Thai : ASIAN
43
Like one in a series : NTH
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Part 3 of the quip : ISOFTENHARD
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Locale in western London : ACTON
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Fringe : EDGE
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Sitcom pioneer Desi : ARNAZ
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Nicolas of "Con Air" : CAGE
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Humorous fellow : WAG
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End of the quip : TODRIVEABARGAIN
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Doomsayer's sign : OMEN
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Knot-tying site : ALTAR
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Gumbo vegetable : OKRA
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Assembled : MADE
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Thick-soled shoes : CLOGS
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Top-quality : BEST
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Shaver's purchase : FOAM
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One in an old empire : INCA
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Facilities : JOHN
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Dander : IRE
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Facet : ASPECT
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Like robins' eggs : BLUISH
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Greeting for the villain : HISS
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Wordsworth work : ODE
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Sunburned : RED
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"Positive Thinking" proponent : PEALE
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Woe for a high-wire walker : ACROPHOBIA
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Dilute : THIN
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Firefighter's handful : HOSE
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"Get ___!" (90's catch phrase) : ALIFE
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Grocery sights : CARTS
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Assignment : POST
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Put into the hold : STOW
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Loses verticality : TIPS
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No-frills : PLAIN
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Capital on the African coast : RABAT
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Generous : OPENHANDED
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Distant : ALOOF
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Grinder : MOLAR
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Devote, as time : SPEND
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El ___, Tex. : PASO
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City northeast of St.-Étienne : LYON
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Tennis legend Arthur : ASHE
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Actress Gaynor : MITZI
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Inflame : ANGER
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Item attached to a string : TEABAG
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Mystery writers' awards : EDGARS
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Judy of "Laugh-In" : CARNE
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Elemental particle : ATOM
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Ancient capital : ROMA
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Censor of 51-Down : CATO
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Stir : WAKE
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Superciliousness : AIRS
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Small buzzer : GNAT
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Hoover, e.g., informally : VAC
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Add-on : ELL
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Tar : GOB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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