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New York Times, Friday, September 25, 1998

Author:
Mark Blakeburn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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58/6/19919/25/19980
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Mark Blakeburn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJWXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Blakeburn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0925 ( 17,853 )
Across
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Did a Little bit : APED
5
Streamliner segment : BAGGAGECAR
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Rex's sleuth : NERO
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Beryl variety : AQUAMARINE
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Kit Carson's home : TAOS
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They may have designs on you : TATTOOISTS
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Little on the end? : ETTE
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23-Across ingredient : BEER
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E.R. A.S.A.P. : STAT
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___ sunt (poetic motif) : UBI
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Pub quaff : SHANDY
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Word used before now : ERE
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Pennsylvania's ___ Mountains : POCONO
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Like farmland : ACRED
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Social butterfly : GADABOUT
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Movers' inventory : VANS
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The Virginia and the Monitor, e.g. : IRONSIDES
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Irate reaction : RISE
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Opens, e.g. : TOURNEYS
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Breeds : SORTS
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"Another Time" poet and family : AUDENS
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Journal addendum? : ESE
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STP target : SLUDGE
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Conciliatory gift : SOP
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Precipitate : RASH
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Portrayer of WKRP's Jennifer : LONI
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Part of P.R. : RICO
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Turning away : ALIENATING
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AOL logo, e.g. : ICON
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Having a foot fault? : PIGEONTOED
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Tattled : SANG
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They may be done on a beam : HANDSTANDS
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Scrape site : KNEE
Down
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Dealer's directive : ANTEUP
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Fertilizer source : PEATBOG
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A nice word for dirt? : EROTICA
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Capsule contents : DOSE
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Swinger's club : BAT
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Mideast's Gulf of ___ : AQABA
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"___ Tag!" : GUTEN
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Like heaven's entrance : GATED
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"The Cat and the Curmudgeon" author : AMORY
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Auditing agcy. : GAO
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Discordia's Greek counterpart : ERIS
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Well : CISTERN
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Southern Hemisphere supergiant : ANTARES
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Ready to play again : RESTED
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Gets game : SNARES
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"Rolling stone" : HOBO
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Wordsworth, for one : ODIST
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Way to go : AVENUE
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Sized up : CASED
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N.Y. neighbor : ONT
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Private club, for short? : USO
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English war god : TIU
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Aerodynamic force : DRAG
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Patron saint of Palermo : ROSALIA
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Defeatist declaration : IRESIGN
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Non-defeatist declaration : YESICAN
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Italian ice alternative : SNOCONE
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Part of an angelic host : SERAPH
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Kind of cake : SPONGE
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Way of looking at things : SLANT
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"Little" girl of old comics : LOTTA
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Student ___ : UNION
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Made it through crunch time? : DINED
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Observe : HEED
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Underwriter's concern : RISK
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Our, in Orléans : NOS
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Mdse. : GDS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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