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Getting A-Long

New York Times, Sunday, September 13, 1998

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 46 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0913 ( 17,841 )
Across
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Like gazpacho : COLD
5
"Pronto!" : ASAP
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Put : LAID
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Kindergarten lesson : ABCS
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Actress Cheri of "S.N.L." : OTERI
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Clouted : SMOTE
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Cubemaker Rubik : ERNO
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College appointment : DEAN
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Food for thought? : BRAINMUFFIN
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Fair : SOSO
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Ares' mother : HERA
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Comparable to a pancake : ASFLAT
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Pain killer? : ACHESMURDERER
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Bakery product : TART
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Kind of jet : LEAR
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Sprang : AROSE
33
Plea for a TV cop? : LACEYCOMEHOME
40
Clio hopefuls : ADMEN
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Lead for a Lab : ODOR
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Ryan known as "The Ryan Express" : NOLAN
44
Short cut : SNIP
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Blacken : TAR
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Tanked (up) : GASSED
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Where they tell off-color prayers before meals? : BLUEGRACESTATE
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Elect : OPT
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Ribs : TEASES
58
Half of the "Rich Girl" duo, in 70's pop : OATES
59
Snake, for one : APOD
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Salted away : STASHED
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Famed reproach : ETTU
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Springs : STEMS
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Julia Child using miso, e.g.? : WOMANWITHAPASTE
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Actress Swenson and others : INGAS
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"___ be in England" : OHTO
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About which : WHEREOF
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Short wave? : PERM
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Semidiameters : RADII
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Donahue of "Get a Life" : ELINOR
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Year in Vigilius's papacy : DLI
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Wit in need of washing? : STAINEDUPCOMIC
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Junta, say : REGIME
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Faulkner title start : ASI
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They precede kisses : IDOS
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"Ivan IV" composer : BIZET
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Son of Judah : ONAN
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Army refusal : NOSIR
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Do well as a temptress? : BAITATHOUSAND
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One of the King Sisters : ALYCE
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Lunks : APES
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Eloise's ilk : IMPS
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What one used to do in Kremlin heat? : BAKEINTHEUSSR
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Bribe, informally : GREASE
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"Oliver!" choreographer White : ONNA
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Picnic pest, in this puzzle? : AINT
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Balding lion's lament? : THETHINMANE
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Windows picture : ICON
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Neolith, e.g. : TOOL
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Whopper creators : LIARS
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Overall stuff : DENIM
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Permits : LETS
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"My treat" : ONME
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Kind of child : ONLY
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Make over : REDO
Down
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Part of an ear : COB
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___ cosa (something else) : OTRA
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Gamboling places : LEAS
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"Up on the Roof" singers, with "the" : DRIFTERS
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Bowling alley inits. : AMF
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Remote post? : SOFA
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Suffix with symptom : ATIC
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See 104-Down : PENH
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Tenant : LESSEE
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Reason to ask "What's cookin'?" : AROMA
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Piece of The Rock : INSURANCE
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Start with step or stop : DOOR
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Stick : ADHERE
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Result of a video viewer's spill? : BEERONTAPE
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Worries : CARES
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Catch : SNARE
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Do parquetry : INLAY
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Bank robber Willie : SUTTON
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Singer Almond or actor Singer : MARC
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Hard wood : ELM
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Extinguishes : DAMPS
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Things like Audi's rings : LOGOS
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Customize : ADAPT
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Spain's ___ Brava : COSTA
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Swarms : MOBS
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Popular fashion magazine : ELLE
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Holstein abode : HAUS
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Sum of the parts : ONE
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Stops running : DIES
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Waited (for) until long after dark : SATUP
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Bit : ATOM
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Merlot, Médoc, etc. : REDS
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Belief system : ETHOS
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Judge : DEEM
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Ancient Germanic invader : GOTH
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Idaho, slangily : TATER
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Town that's home to Ohio Northern University : ADA
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Honored Hindu : SWAMI
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Mil. arena abroad : ETO
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Difficult situation : NODUS
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Kind of stitch : WHIP
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Suffix meaning inflamed : ITIC
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Botanical beard : AWN
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Restaurateur Toots : SHOR
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Itself, in a Latin phrase : IPSA
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New Jersey hoopsters : NETS
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Bad photo of a shoelace problem? : GRAINYKNOT
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Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
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"___ River" : OLMAN
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Ogre : FIEND
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Commercial prefix meaning "convenient to use" : REDI
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Worship : ADORATION
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Release : EMIT
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One of Judy Garland's girls : LIZA
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Rapper in "Tank Girl" : ICET
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Japanese-American : NISEI
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It goes around the middle : OBI
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Light and filmy : GOSSAMER
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Chicken choices : THIGHS
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Large amounts : OCEANS
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Popular car, again : BEETLE
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Tempe sch. : ASU
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TV actor Katz : OMRI
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Flip : UPEND
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Bubbling : ABOIL
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Thrusting weapon : LANCE
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With 8-Down, Asian capital : PHNOM
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Peace-keeping grp. : NATO
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Town on the Vire : STLO
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Hebrew letter : SHIN
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Touchable : REAL
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Compos mentis : SANE
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Lady in Arthurian legend : ENID
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Assay : TRY
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Funnyman Philips : EMO

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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