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New York Times, Tuesday, September 1, 1998

Author:
Gene Newman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gene Newman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0901 ( 17,829 )
Across
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Book jacket part : FLAP
5
Admonition to Fido : STAY
9
Preserves, as pork : SALTS
14
Lawn care product : LIME
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Feel the ___ : URGE
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Send via cyberspace : EMAIL
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At the summit of : ATOP
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"Dirty" game : POOL
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Bad, as weather : NASTY
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Composer on a spree? : SHOPPINGLISZT
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Nairobi native : KENYAN
24
Land, as a fish : REELIN
27
Baubles : GEWGAWS
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Grp. with a lot of pull? : ADA
32
1973 World Series stadium : SHEA
35
Crucifix inscription : INRI
36
Hilo feast : LUAU
37
Disguise oneself as a composer? : HAYDNPLAINSIGHT
40
Mont Blanc's locale : ALPS
41
Utah ski spot : ALTA
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She loved Narcissus : ECHO
43
British suffix with American : ISE
44
Quadrennial candidate Harold : STASSEN
46
Pesto seasoning : GARLIC
48
Taoism founder : LAOTSE
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Composer's personal attendant? : BACHSCRATCHER
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Baby deliverer : STORK
59
Raindrop sound : PLOP
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Robin Cook novel : COMA
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Find the value of x : SOLVE
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Points (at) : AIMS
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"Redemption" author : URIS
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Dirty political tactic : SMEAR
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Wear a long face : MOPE
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Wine choice : ROSE
Down
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Back pocket liquor bottle : FLASK
2
Loose-limbed : LITHE
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"___ for the Misbegotten" (O'Neill play) : AMOON
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Full of energy : PEPPY
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On one's back : SUPINE
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1982 Disney film : TRON
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Bug-eyed : AGOG
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Cheerleader's cheer : YELL
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Has a hunch : SENSES
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Stun : AMAZE
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Ultimate satisfaction, in a way : LASTLAUGH
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Small bird : TIT
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Like a fox : SLY
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Polytheistic : PAGAN
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Professor Corey : IRWIN
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State with a panhandle : IDAHO
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Seagoing: Abbr. : NAUT
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Novelist Cather : WILLA
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Flying pests : GNATS
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Puccini pieces : ARIAS
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Tortilla chip topper : SALSA
33
"I could eat a horse," e.g. : HYPERBOLE
34
Asner and Bradley : EDS
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Driver's need: Abbr. : LIC
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Secretary of State under Reagan : HAIG
38
Flat fixer : PATCH
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French legislature : SENAT
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More disgusted : SICKER
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Pass by : ELAPSE
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Caterpillar or grub : LARVA
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Come about : OCCUR
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From top to bottom, informally : THORO
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Teamsters' wheels : SEMIS
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Wipe out : ERASE
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W.W. II fare : SPAM
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Award for Saatchi & Saatchi : CLIO
56
Frolic : ROMP
57
Snaky sound : SSS
58
Mr. Turkey : TOM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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