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New York Times, Thursday, September 17, 1998

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0917 ( 17,845 )
Across
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Unguent : BALM
5
A prisoner may enter one : PLEA
9
Russia's Sea of ___ : AZOV
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Omnium-gatherum : OLIO
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___ grudge (harbored resentment) : HELDA
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Slayton of Apollo 18 : DEKE
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Thrashes : LAMS
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Perfectionist's aim : IDEAL
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Progress impeder : SNAG
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Fear an English philosopher's family? : DREADLOCKES
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40's war agcy. : OPA
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"___ believe it!" : IDONT
25
1972 Broadway debut : PIPPIN
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1965 Peace Prize recipient : UNICEF
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Showily enthusiastic : RAHRAH
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Seoul soldier : ROK
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Latin conjugation word : AMAT
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Gradually remove : ERODE
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Peace of mind : ATARAXY
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Anthology : OMNIBUS
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Like a sleeping bag : LINED
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Sofer of soaps : RENA
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Suffix with guitar : IST
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Dundee design : TARTAN
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Take turns : ROTATE
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Massage parlor offering : OILRUB
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Year in Marcus Aurelius's reign : CLXVI
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Pulitzer-winning writer Akins : ZOE
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English philosopher not yet arrived? : MOORETOCOME
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White chip, often : ANTE
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Michael of "Flashdance" : NOURI
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Hayworth's royal hubby : KHAN
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Convoy components : RIGS
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Derby Stakes site : EPSOM
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Chisholm Trail town : ENID
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C.O.N.T.R.O.L. enemy : KAOS
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Eyelid problem : STYE
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Puts on : DONS
Down
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Barefaced : BOLD
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Banned spray : ALAR
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Greenish : LIME
4
Subway tunnel art, maybe : MOSAIC
5
Communication from an Alexandrian philosopher? : PHILOFAX
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Gave false hopes : LEDON
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Sophocles subject : ELECTRA
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One of the Aleutians : ADAK
9
Spots : ADS
10
Fear of an ancient Greek philosopher? : ZENOPHOBIA
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Rain forest ruminant : OKAPI
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Non-meat-eater : VEGAN
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Beth's preceder : ALEPH
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W.W. II gen. : DDE
22
Mythical bird-woman : SIREN
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___ passu (equably) : PARI
27
Orsk's river : URAL
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"Don't look at me!" : NOTI
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Declaration about unhanding a German philosopher? : IKANTLETGO
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Heaps : ATON
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Hess who was a dame : MYRA
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Composition of some clouds : DUST
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Borgia in-law : ESTE
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Caboose : REAR
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Tight as ___ : ADRUM
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Era of a German philosopher? : MARXTIME
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Overlay, in a way : ENCRUST
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Delmonico alternative : TBONE
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Ab ___ (from day one) : OVO
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Teed off : TICKED
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___ National Forest, Ark. : OZARK
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Conquest of Croesus : IONIA
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"Quo Vadis?" director Mervyn : LEROY
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Cry over spilled milk : OOPS
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"That's awful!" : OHNO
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Kind of a drag : MAIN
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Bounds : ENDS
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River's path, possibly : ESS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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