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New York Times, Thursday, September 3, 1998

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 78 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0903 ( 17,831 )

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Across
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It may be staged : ACT
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Get ready to drive : GASUP
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Precious instrument, for short : STRAD
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Bill's partner : COO
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Come alive (to) : AWAKE
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Facility west of Schiller Park : OHARE
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Post-op stop, maybe: Abbr. : ICU
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Cashier for air force heroes? : PAYEROFACES
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Printers' marks sometimes called obelisks : DAGGERS
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Thin plate : LAMINA
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"Evita" role : CHE
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Of the old school : DATED
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Two-word airline name : ELAL
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Symbols of industry : LOGOS
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"Pipe down!" : HUSH
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Subway, e.g.: Abbr. : SYST
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One that got away : ELUDER
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Acetylsalicylic acid and cotton? : BAYERESSENTIALS
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Uncovered? : BALD
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Number two of eight : DANCER
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Not keep straight : WARP
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Goldbrick : LOAF
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Ginsberg and Kerouac, e.g. : BEATS
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Concluded : OVER
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Theatrical Tharp : TWYLA
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Cereal no. : RDA
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Sharp cheese : ROMANO
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How many complaints are made : IRATELY
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Snake charmer's patter? : SWAYERWORDS
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1985 movie "Izzy and ___" : MOE
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They follow "Roll 'em!" : TAKES
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Chips in? : ANTES
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___ nutshell : INA
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Racing vehicles : SLEDS
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___ a clue (doesn't know) : HASNT
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Ireland's ___ Lingus : AER
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Word with rock or rain : ACID
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Classic drink : COCACOLA
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Plug-ugly : TOUGHGUY
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Yawn : GAPE
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Blue ribbon or gold star : AWARD
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Opens up for examination, in a way : SAYSAH
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Plucked instrument : UKE
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Apiece : PER
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Coin-losing site : SOFA
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Henley Regatta site : THAMES
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In a risqué fashion : RACILY
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Spheres for debates : ARENAS
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Make potable, perhaps : DESALT
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Warhorse : OLDHAND
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It may be lined with quartz : GEODE
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Time to vote : TUESDAY
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Renaissance name of fame : ESTE
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Med. country : LEB
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Certain Balkan : SERB
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One with lots to offer : REALTOR
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Use a knife or fork : STAB
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Snaillike : SLOW
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Unmoving : INERT
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Collegedom : ACADEMIA
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Not to mention : LETALONE
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Some name suffixes : SRS
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Gets the better of : WORSTS
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Statement of belief : AVOWAL
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Updated model : REMAKE
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Hoped (for) : PRAYED
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Teases : FLIRTS
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"As You Like It" setting : ARDEN
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Famed loch : NESS
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___ prof. : ASST
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Junior, for one : YEAR
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Half a trumpet's sound : WAH
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___ high : ONA

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

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