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New York Times, Thursday, September 10, 1998

They're usually not good with tricks

Author:
Christopher Hurt
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Christopher Hurt

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Hurt.
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© 1998, The New York Times9/10/98 ( No. 17,838 )
Across
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In ___ (undisturbed) : SITU
5
Shindig : BASH
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Acclamation : ECLAT
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___ impasse : ATAN
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Ancestor of the Q'ero Indians : INCA
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Everybody's opposite : NOONE
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Anklebones : TALI
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Punkie : GNAT
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"Fiddler on the Roof" role : TEVYE
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Nicolas Cage co-star, 1995 : ELISABETHSHUE
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Kind of derby : SOAPBOX
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Aimless : ERRANT
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"Hands off!" : HEY
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___ de León, Spain : ISLA
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Each : PER
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Direction at a scene's end : FADE
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Southern dessert : SHOOFLYPIE
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Rhône feeder : ISERE
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Family card game : UNO
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___ column (building support) : LALLY
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Tiny bankroll : SHOESTRING
44
Animation frames : CELS
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"Nightline" name : TED
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Bathroom supply : TALC
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Old English letter : EDH
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Icelandic poet ___ Sturluson : SNORRI
51
Assassination victim of 1940 : TROTSKY
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Sullivan offering, inevitably : REALLYBIGSHEW
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Long-armed zoo creature : ORANG
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Quarter-deck? : SUIT
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Playwright Connelly : MARC
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Not solid-colored : PINTO
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He sang of Alice : ARLO
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Sigmund Freud's daughter : ANNA
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"Paradise Lost" character : SATAN
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Bill site : TILL
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Capone chaser : NESS
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Fills up : SATES
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Prefix with -phile : ITALO
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Actress Shire : TALIA
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1964-65 World's Fair centerpiece : UNISPHERE
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Major-leaguers : BIGBOYS
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Take over : ANNEX
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"Beat it!" : SCAT
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"Thirty days ___ November..." : HATH
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Captivate : ENTHRALL
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Heart of Paris : COEUR
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Tomato : LOVEAPPLE
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Whatever : ANY
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Kicker's aid : TEE
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Nancy Hanks's boy : ABE
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Narcissist's love : SELF
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Sam of "The Piano" : NEILL
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They're usually not good with tricks : TREYS
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Kind of column : IONIC
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Procrastinator's promise : SOON
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Dukes : FISTS
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Pale : ASHEN
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Toilette accessory : DEODORANT
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Pitch : HURL
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Aristotle Onassis, notably : YACHTSMAN
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Gogo, in "Waiting for Godot" : ESTRAGON
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Deer's scut : TAIL
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Iron-rich tonic : GERITOL
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Follow : DOG
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___-Wreck : RENTA
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Govt. promissory note : TBILL
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Fictional gunfighter : SHANE
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Typeface extensions : KERNS
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Community orgs. : YWCAS
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Exam for college srs. : LSAT
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Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
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Photo ___ : OPS
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Its mouth is its biggest part : RIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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