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New York Times, Saturday, August 8, 1998

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0808 ( 17,805 )
Across
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Portraitist displayed in Independence Hall : PEALE
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Atlanta's main drag : PEACHTREE
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"American Me" star, 1992 : OLMOS
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Movie with the character Alvy Singer : ANNIEHALL
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Grieves : WEEPS
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Old : LONGLIVED
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Aperture : HOLE
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Profits : TAKE
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Charity money-raiser : DRIVE
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Org. banned from 1960 to 1990 : ANC
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Bad humorist's question : GETIT
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Seven-time Emmy winner : ASNER
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Stopped momentarily : TOOKAREST
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Arm from overseas : STEN
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Becomes a name : ARRIVES
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Computer add-on : ESE
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Site of a 1598 edict : NANTES
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Historic place on the Dead Sea : MASADA
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Vet's memory, perhaps : NAM
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Forceful : DYNAMIC
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Prefix with 39-Across : AERO
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90's band with the hit "I Will Buy You a New Life" : EVERCLEAR
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Kentucky Derby favorite : JULEP
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"Crooning" author John Gregory ___ : DUNNE
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Mo preceder : SLO
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Take for ___ : ARIDE
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Rick's love : ILSA
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Some charts : PIES
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Fictional hero known as the Man of Bronze : DOCSAVAGE
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Is slow-paced : PLODS
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It opened in 1825 : ERIECANAL
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Kind of knife : BOWIE
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Common temp work : DATAENTRY
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Periods of time : SPANS
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Indian chief also known as Wa-hun-sen-a-cawh : POWHATAN
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Early actress Duse : ELEONORA
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Hard red grain : AMELCORN
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Easy run : LOPE
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Twisty curve : ESS
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Roofs of a kind : PALATES
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Tiny-capped mushrooms : ENOKIS
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One of TV's Mouseketeers : ANNETTE
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Smoke : CIG
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Raised one's spirits, perhaps? : HELDASEANCE
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Craving : THIRST
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Stream site : RAVINE
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Big roll : ELEVEN
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Like some statesmen : ELDER
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Mother ___ : TERESA
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Hounded : GAVENOPEACE
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Model, originally : KIT
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Izmir's former name : SMYRNA
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Girl of song : SAL
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Billy Sunday's birthplace : AMESIOWA
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Telephoned headquarters, say : DIALEDIN
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1 to 57 herein : ACROSSES
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Third degree of a musical scale : MEDIANT
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How some places are populated : DENSELY
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Meteorological event : AURORA
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Bring to the surface : ELICIT
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It had a big part in the Bible : REDSEA
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Common : VULGAR
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World-weary : JADED
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Sit (down) : PLOP
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Lead : VAN
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Big broadcast inits. : PBS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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