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New York Times, Friday, September 4, 1998

World's fourth-largest inland body of water

Author:
Hugh Davis
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Hugh Davis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Davis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times9/4/98 ( No. 17,832 )
Across
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Tchotchke : TRINKET
8
The so-called "Tenth Muse" : SAPPHO
14
War's mount, in the Apocalypse : REDHORSE
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Bright northern star : ALTAIR
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Cages : ENCLOSES
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Congo tributary : UBANGI
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"Give ___ break!" : MEA
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Cultural prose and poetry : LETTERS
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Words to masseuses : AHS
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Bugbear : OGRE
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Dobbin might pull one : SHAY
26
"Me too" response : ECHO
27
Caused : LEDTO
29
Some Caltech grads : EES
30
Follow the reaper : GLEAN
31
Hero/poet of Gaelic legend : OSSIAN
33
Quiet spots : RETREATS
35
Open-fronted jacket : ETON
37
Like some church matters : LAIC
38
Accumulated : GARNERED
42
"You ___!" : BETCHA
46
"Reversal of Fortune" star : IRONS
47
Antiprohibition : WET
49
Slave's response : GROAN
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Handle : NAME
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Movie princess : LEIA
52
Mass booklet : ORDO
53
Bug : FLU
54
Slicker : OILSKIN
57
"Awesome!" : RAD
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___ of Langerhans (pancreatic parts) : ISLETS
60
Bulldog's quality : TENACITY
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Person with a cause : ZEALOT
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Registered : SIGNEDIN
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Laurel and Hardy, e.g. : ZANIES
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Recent delivery : NEONATE
Down
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Organ effect : TREMOLO
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Cops out : RENEGES
3
Bouncer's requests : IDCARDS
4
Lady Byng Trophy org. : NHL
5
Leader of the Gang, in 70's-80's music : KOOL
6
Language spoken in Stornoway : ERSE
7
African scourge : TSETSE
8
Cousin of the needlefish : SAURY
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Clergyman's closetful : ALBS
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Sp. simoleon : PTA
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It'll cure what ails you : PANACEA
12
Snub : HIGHHAT
13
Devout petitions : ORISONS
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Feast of Lots book : ESTHER
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Masking frame, in photography : EASEL
24
Saint-___ (Loire's capital) : ETIENNE
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Dynamic beginning? : ELECTRO
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"Bellefleur" author : OATES
30
"Anitra's Dance" composer : GRIEG
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Easter preceder : NOR
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Restaurant pickup : TAB
36
Stair post : NEWEL
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Mixologist's concoction : GINFIZZ
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World's fourth-largest inland body of water : ARALSEA
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"Star Trek" alien : ROMULAN
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Jefferson and Voltaire, for two : DEISTS
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Contest for El Cordobés : CORRIDA
44
Scrapped : HADATIT
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Pain-relieving : ANODYNE
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Attend, as a movie : TAKEIN
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Leans : LISTS
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Plains Indian : OTOE
55
1953 Pulitzer winner for Drama : INGE
56
Prefix with second : NANO
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Bush or Taft : ELI
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The 1900's, e.g.: Abbr. : CEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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