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New York Times, Saturday, September 26, 1998

New York and ___ Railroad, started in 1832

Author:
Jerry Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Ferguson.
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© 1998, The New York Times9/26/98 ( No. 17,854 )
Across
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Annual P.G.A. Tour event : SKINSGAME
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Hosiery material : LISLE
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Long hours : NINETOSIX
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Beeweed, e.g. : ASTER
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One who goes for the gold? : ALCHEMIST
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City in northeast Texas : PLANO
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Like cornrows : PLAITED
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Some teas : BLENDS
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Raccoon : TREEBEAR
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Irritates : CHAFES
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Cold developments : REDNOSES
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___ in on (moved toward) : HOMED
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Yellow-belly : FRAIDYCAT
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New York and ___ Railroad, started in 1832 : ERIE
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Germ ___ (chromosome locale) : PLASM
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Museo displays : ARTE
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Decorator's canful : WALLPAINT
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Knight sight? : PLUME
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Wasn't decisive : SEESAWED
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Pretended to be : SEEMED
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Enterprise, e.g. : STARSHIP
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Torturer : SADIST
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Journeyman's teacher : ARTISAN
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"Don Carlos" princess : EBOLI
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Participate (in) : HAVEAROLE
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White poplar : ABELE
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Alley availability : OPENLANES
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St. ___ Falls, Mich. : MARYS
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Marathoner's woe, maybe : SOREKNEES
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It may be cold : SNAP
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Extinguish : KILL
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Manco Capac, e.g. : INCA
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RC Cola brand : NEHI
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Marked for inclusion : STETTED
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Tediously stupid persons, in slang : GOMERS
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"Love Me Do" vis-à-vis "P.S. I Love You" : ASIDE
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Musical notes : MIS
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Certain phone no. : EXT
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Deer herding area : LAPLAND
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Lake Superior attraction : ISLEROYALE
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Cartoonist Drake : STAN
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Have an interest in interest : LEND
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Piccadilly Circus statue : EROS
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Obscure : BEDIM
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Legman's list : ERRANDS
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Antichrist, in Revelation, with "the" : BEAST
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Has a plug : CHEWS
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Dike, Eunomia and Irene : HORAE
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Miss by ___ : AMILE
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Is mildly embarrassed : FEELSSILLY
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Rugby formation : SCRUM
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Wonderland phrase : EATME
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Knight mare? : STEED
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Ace : FLIER
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Handle roughly : PAWAT
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Pushovers : PATSIES
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Certain motivator : PEPTALK
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Nadia Boulanger's "La ___" : SIRENE
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"The Dolly Sisters" co-star : HAVER
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Petticoat junction? : SEAM
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Coptic bishop's title : ABBA
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Hardly a side-liner : DOER
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1979 revolution site : IRAN
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Loudness unit : SONE
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Nautical adverb : ALEE
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Dull finish? : NESS
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Xmas sounds : HOS
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V-mail address : APO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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