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New York Times, Tuesday, September 8, 1998

Home of the Bears and the Bulls: Abbr.

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 13 for Ms. Salomon.
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© 1998, The New York Times9/8/98 ( No. 17,836 )
Across
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Volcano flow : LAVA
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Kind of drum or fiddle : BASS
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Halloween disguises : MASKS
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Passing notice : OBIT
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Get sore : ACHE
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Tatum or Ryan : ONEAL
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Makeup brand : COVERGIRL
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Join forces : UNITE
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French farewell : ADIEU
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March of ___ : DIMES
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Nada : ZIP
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Ran first : LED
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Accountant's software : SPREADSHEET
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Porterhouse or T-bone : STEAK
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Many a Melville setting, with "the" : SEA
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They may be served with a twist : MARTINIS
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Pork cut : LOIN
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Like some pre-Columbian culture : AZTECAN
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Golden attribute? : SILENCE
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Filmdom's Joel or Ethan : COEN
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Removes gently : EASESOUT
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Home of the Bears and the Bulls: Abbr. : CHI
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Exhibit annoying satisfaction : GLOAT
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Silky-haired dog : AFGHANHOUND
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Pvt.'s boss : SGT
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Little piggy? : TOE
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Skater Hamilton : SCOTT
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Wedding seater : USHER
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Full of chutzpah : BRASH
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End-of-filming gala : WRAPPARTY
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See eye to eye : AGREE
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Bit of Italian bread? : LIRA
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Verne's captain : NEMO
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Exams : TESTS
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1974 Sutherland/Gould spoof : SPYS
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Broadway star Verdon : GWEN
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The slo-o-o-ow train : LOCAL
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Dwelling : ABODE
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Lively, as an imagination : VIVID
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Grocery tote : BAG
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Harmful precipitation : ACIDRAIN
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Screams : SHRIEKS
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Alabama march city : SELMA
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Puddinglike dessert : MOUSSE
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___ Arbor, Mich. : ANN
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Take by force : SEIZE
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Couric of "Today" : KATIE
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"George Washington ___ here" : SLEPT
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Rural : RUSTIC
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Asner and Begley : EDS
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Baseball's Tony or Alejandro : PENA
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Most hearty : HALEST
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Horrid smell : STENCH
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Computer that doesn't use Windows : MAC
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___ dye (chemical coloring) : AZO
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Way to go: Abbr. : RTE
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Mrs. Lennon : ONO
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Hosp. section : ICU
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After-tax amount : NET
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Healthful : SALUTARY
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"Time ___ My Side" (Stones hit) : ISON
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Precede, with "to" : LEADUP
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Swellhead's journey? : EGOTRIP
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Corned beef dishes : HASHES
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Co. abbr. : INC
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Chance for a hit : ATBAT
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Smithy : FORGE
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First, second, reverse, etc. : GEARS
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Bays, in a way : HOWLS
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Chronic nag : SHREW
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"___ to the Church on Time" : GETME
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Don at the tailor's : TRYON
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Crooned : SANG
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Put in rollers : SET
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Mas' mates : PAS

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

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