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New York Times, Monday, September 28, 1998

Author:
Robert Dillman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert Dillman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Dillman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0928 ( 17,856 )
Across
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The "A" of N.E.A. : ARTS
5
Vittles : GRUB
9
Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
14
Cookout in Honolulu : LUAU
15
Convenience : EASE
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Hangman's ___ : NOOSE
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Snapshots : PICS
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Perfectly draftable : ONEA
19
1966 movie or song : ALFIE
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Judge's query to a jury : ONTHEFIRSTCOUNT
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Army div. : INF
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Confucian path : TAO
25
Muhammad ___ : ALI
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Apothecary's weight : DRAM
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Sparkly rock : GNEISS
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Nothin' : NADA
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"___ Coming" (1969 hit) : ELIS
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Prom, say : DANCE
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Jury's reply to the judge : GUILTYASCHARGED
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Irregularly edged : EROSE
45
Word to a fly : SHOO
46
Pioneering 70's video game : PONG
47
___ Cranston (the Shadow, of old radio) : LAMONT
49
Shoemaker's tools : AWLS
51
Golf ball prop : TEE
52
It lacks refinement : ORE
54
___ Abner : LIL
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Judge's comment to the spectators : ORDERINTHECOURT
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Actress Adams and others : MAUDS
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Live wire, so to speak : DOER
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Nile queen, informally : CLEO
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Gladiator's battleground : ARENA
69
More than a goblin : OGRE
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German philosopher : KANT
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"Stop worrying!" : RELAX
72
Prison area : WARD
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Within: Prefix : ENTO
Down
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Brand for Bowser : ALPO
2
Make a mess of : RUIN
3
Diplomat's forte : TACT
4
Fish food? : SUSHI
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Tale spinner Chaucer : GEOFFREY
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Rajah's mate : RANI
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Druggie : USER
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Admirer of Beauty : BEAST
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Tight wrapper? : ANACONDA
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Unassisted : SOLO
11
Bean curd : TOFU
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X ___ xylophone : ASIN
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Shade of red : BEET
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Stop : END
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Dog's ID : TAG
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Broadway backer : ANGEL
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Classic 1944 mystery film : LAURA
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"Going to the dogs," e.g. : IDIOM
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"Oh, woe!" : ALAS
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Baryshnikov, to friends : MISHA
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Marshal Wyatt : EARP
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Gold bar : INGOT
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Public spat : SCENE
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Marsh plant : SEDGE
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"Not only that..." : ALSO
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Garbage boat : SCOW
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Jazz combo instrument : TENORSAX
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Yelled : HOLLERED
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Prefix with chloride : TRI
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Urge to attack, with "on" : SIC
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Provide with funds : ENDOW
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English philosopher : LOCKE
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"The Rubáiyát" poet : OMAR
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Stamp designation : RARE
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Hamilton's last act : DUEL
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___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
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Costume for Claudius : TOGA
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Mister, in Münster : HERR
62
___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
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Monthly money : RENT
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Dog in Oz : TOTO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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