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New York Times, Tuesday, September 15, 1998

8-Down : Formal correspondence

Author:
Gilbert H. Ludwig
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Ludwig.
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© 1998, The New York Times9/15/98 ( No. 17,843 )
Across
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Green stuff : MOOLA
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On ___ (without assurance of payment) : SPEC
10
Fivesome on a five : PIPS
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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Spanish snack : TAPA
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Org. protecting workers : OSHA
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"Some Like It Hot" co-star : TONYCURTIS
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Innocent : NAIF
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Like a hit B'way show : SRO
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Mex. neighbor : USA
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Filler of holes : SPACKLE
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Make ___ for it : ARUN
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Mrs. Addams, to Gomez : TISH
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1990's boxing champion : OSCARDELAHOYA
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Fairly : PRETTY
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Actor Cariou : LEN
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Little worker : ANT
35
Worker's demand : RAISE
36
Bro's kin : SIS
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Housing unit : CONDO
39
Extra-play periods: Abbr. : OTS
40
Essen exclamation : ACH
41
TV cop Chris : CAGNEY
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Country star who sang "Roses in the Snow" : EMMYLOUHARRIS
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"Othello" role : IAGO
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Level, in taxes : BRACKET
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Columnist Marilyn ___ Savant : VOS
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Triangular sail : JIB
55
Music genre since the 50's : ROCK
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Onetime winner of all the awards in this puzzle's theme : RITAMORENO
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Privy to : INON
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Intensely hot : FIERY
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Treat for Little Miss Muffet : WHEY
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Taj Mahal city : AGRA
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Ruffled : FAZED
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They may be left at one's doorstep : MATS
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Whiff : ODOR
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"Curses!" : OHNO
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Actress Myrna : LOY
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On target : ACCURATE
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Leave high and dry : STRAND
7
Frisk, with "down" : PAT
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Formal correspondence : EPISTLES
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Sea north of Iran : CASPIAN
10
Blanket wrap : PONCHO
11
Writer Dinesen : ISAK
12
Rizzuto or Collins : PHIL
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Protected : SAFE
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Great deal of interest : USURY
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Blonde shade : ASH
24
Takes steps : ACTS
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Take to the soapbox : ORATE
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Earthquake : SEISM
28
Friend of Job : ELIHU
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One-named New Age musician : YANNI
30
Aconcagua and environs : ANDES
31
Old hand : PRO
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Trifle : TOY
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Darting : SCOOTING
37
Hauls away : CARTSOFF
38
Grimm figure : OGRE
40
Camus's birthplace : ALGERIA
41
Rebound shot : CAROM
43
It's a knockout : MICKEY
44
Jabber : YAK
45
Castro's capital : HAVANA
48
Suds : BREW
49
"Portnoy's Complaint" author : ROTH
50
Bit of a spread : ACRE
52
Minced oath : JEEZ
53
Start of a legal memo : INRE
54
"Cheers" bartender Woody ___ : BOYD
57
Rocky peak : TOR
58
Estuary : RIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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