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New York Times, Wednesday, September 9, 1998

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0909 ( 17,837 )
Across
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Theatrical hit, in slang : BOFF
5
Wild party : BLAST
10
Bound along : LOPE
14
Word with slide or home : RULE
15
Ninth-inning excitement, maybe : RALLY
16
Tel ___ : AVIV
17
Antiquing agent : AGER
18
How the euphoric walk? : ONAIR
19
Barn accessory : VANE
20
Start of a Ralph Waldo Emerson quote : THEREWARDOFA
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Spread about : STREWN
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It may be living or dead : END
25
Unlock, poetically : OPE
28
Minolta competitor : RICOH
31
Hearing problem? : EARWAX
33
"Greetings" org. : SSS
36
Charles and Ephron : NORAS
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Prefix with nuke or freeze : ANTI
39
Middle of the quote : THINGWELLDONEIS
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Ambience : AURA
44
Fictional reporter Brenda : STARR
45
Part of E-mail addresses : DOT
46
Pool parties? : STENOS
49
Lawn mower's path : SWATH
51
Biddy : HEN
52
Squeal : RAT
54
Uncredited authors : GHOSTS
58
End of the quote : TOHAVEDONEIT
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Easing of tensions : THAW
64
Sidekick : AMIGO
65
"Blondie" character : CORA
66
Flightless bird : KIWI
67
Take up again : RENEW
68
Politico Long : HUEY
69
Foreboding : OMEN
70
Deck out : ADORN
71
Reo maker : OLDS
Down
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Kindergarten disrupters : BRATS
2
Word of obligation : OUGHT
3
One on the lam : FLEER
4
Actor Mel or Jose : FERRER
5
Critter in a kids' rhyme : BROWNCOW
6
An ex of Artie : LANA
7
Winged : ALAR
8
Playground sight : SLIDE
9
Old Northern Ireland county : TYRONE
10
Soap brand : LAVA
11
In vitro items : OVA
12
Mat coup : PIN
13
Adam's rib, so to speak : EVE
21
"Dallas" family name : EWING
22
Public health org. : FDA
25
Held title to : OWNED
26
Barbecue spot : PATIO
27
Be real : EXIST
29
Loads from lodes : ORES
30
Quashes : HALTS
32
Amscrayed : RAN
33
Squirrel away : STASH
34
"On the Beach" author : SHUTE
35
Lorelei, e.g. : SIREN
37
Side order at KFC : SLAW
40
One of the Bobbseys : NAN
41
Be a dead weight on : DRAGDOWN
42
Garden products brand : ORTHO
47
Spanish gold : ORO
48
1943 Bogart film : SAHARA
50
Big chief : HONCHO
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Busted, in a way : TAMED
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City near Inchon : SEOUL
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Bushed : TIRED
57
Collar stiffeners : STAYS
58
Like some beds : TWIN
59
"In ___ veritas" : VINO
60
Elbe tributary : EGER
61
Ref's ruling : TKO
62
That guy : HIM
63
Wow : AWE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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