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New York Times, Tuesday, September 22, 1998

"___ won't be afraid" ("Stand by Me" lyric)

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times9/22/98 ( No. 17,850 )
Across
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Part of P.T.A.: Abbr. : ASSN
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Make sense : ADDUP
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St. Thomas or St. Martin : ISLE
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It's hard for some people to carry : TUNE
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Dough : MOOLA
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N.Y. Met or L.A. Dodger, e.g. : NLER
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White's dessert? : BROWNBETTY
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Fly high : SOAR
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Ho hello : ALOHA
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Dried up : SERE
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There's no free ride on these hwys. : TPKS
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Key task? : TYPING
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Fable fellow : AESOP
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"Row, Row, Row Your Boat" and others : ROUNDS
30
Check for fit : TRYON
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Prepare for a rainy day : SAVE
36
Bud's buddy : LOU
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Disco spinner : DEEJAY
38
Prop in slapstick : PIE
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Carrey's snack food? : SLIMJIM
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Mine find : ORE
42
Shows flexibility, in a way : ADAPTS
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Hit like Holyfield : BOX
45
Numero uno : BEST
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Free-for-all : MELEE
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Western howler : COYOTE
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Blender maker : OSTER
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Like Joe Average : NORMAL
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From pillar to ___ : POST
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Televises : AIRS
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Bid the bed adieu : ARISE
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___ in a blue moon : ONCE
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Sawyer's beef? : STEAKDIANE
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Sharif of "Doctor Zhivago" : OMAR
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Leg bone : TIBIA
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Life-or-death matter: Abbr. : EMER
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The lady's : HERS
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Like snakeskin : SCALY
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Madams' men : SIRS
Down
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Trip to the plate : ATBAT
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Rude and sullen : SURLY
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Be a busybody : SNOOP
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Recently employed worker : NEWHIRE
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Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB
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Bucks' mates : DOES
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Fuss over, with "on" : DOTE
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Extremists : ULTRAS
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Check casher : PAYEE
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Coming up : INSTORE
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Pesci's sandwich? : SLOPPYJOE
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Faucet failure : LEAK
13
Screws up : ERRS
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Billionth: Prefix : NANO
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Patsies : GULLS
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Stern's opposite : STEM
28
"___ won't be afraid" ("Stand by Me" lyric) : NOI
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Flying elephant : DUMBO
31
They fit in locks : OARS
32
Nikita's "no" : NYET
33
Junk E-mail : SPAM
34
Glorified gofer : AIDE
35
Wilde's entree? : VEALOSCAR
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Popular pencil brand : DIXON
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Let it be, editorially : STET
40
Newborn child, for one : JOY
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Bothers à la baby brother : PESTERS
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They may be black and blue : BERRIES
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Siskel or Ebert : CRITIC
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Warty-skinned critter : TOAD
50
Bridge positions : EASTS
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Home of the N.B.A. Heat : MIAMI
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"Lou Grant" star : ASNER
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Salacious looks : LEERS
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Christopher Robin's pal : POOH
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Treater's words : ONME
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Singer McEntire : REBA
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Go yachting : SAIL
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Mary ___ of cosmetics : KAY

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