New York Times, Tuesday, February 9, 1999

Author: Janet R. Bender
Editor: Will Shortz
Janet R. Bender
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {AIJOQUXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: Only one vowel is used in the entire grid. It appears 78 times.
1
B
2
E
3
G
4
S
5
E
6
W
7
E
8
S
9
E
10
L
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W
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E
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S
14
E
T
R
E
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B
E
R
T
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F
E
R
D
E
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R
E
E
D
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B
E
N
E
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F
E
E
D
S
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G
R
E
E
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N
S
K
E
E
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P
E
R
S
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E
N
C
R
E
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P
E
T
25
T
26
S
27
E
28
N
E
E
29
R
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E
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E
32
F
33
P
E
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G
L
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G
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E
V
E
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E
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D
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L
E
S
E
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W
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E
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R
N
E
R
K
L
E
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M
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P
E
R
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R
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E
L
E
C
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E
D
E
R
L
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D
E
S
E
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E
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D
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S
M
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E
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E
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T
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S
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S
E
E
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V
E
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T
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B
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E
S
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T
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C
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R
E
M
E
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D
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E
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M
E
N
T
H
E
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D
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E
T
E
R
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N
E
V
E
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T
H
E
E
66
E
V
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N
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67
S
L
E
W
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R
E
E
L
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C
E
D
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E
L
L
S
71
E
R
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E
© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Does a standard dog trick : BEGS
5. Flock members : EWES
9. Actor Cary of "Twister" : ELWES
14. To be, in Toulon : ETRE
15. Ernie's "Sesame Street" pal : BERT
16. ___-lance (pit viper) : FERDE
17. Kind of instrument : REED
18. The "B" of N.B. : BENE
19. Nourishes : FEEDS
20. Country club employees : GREENSKEEPERS
23. Ink for une plume : ENCRE
24. Sulky state : PET
25. Lao-___ : TSE
28. Originally named : NEE
29. Coral formation : REEF
33. Long John Silver, e.g. : PEGLEG
35. Ironed : EVENED
37. ___-majesté : LESE
38. Col. Klink player on "Hogan's Heroes" : WERNERKLEMPERER
43. Certain util. : ELEC
44. Channel swimmer Gertrude : EDERLE
45. Remove the pits from : DESEED
48. Capt. Hook's companion : SMEE
49. Martians, e.g. : ETS
52. Glimpse : SEE
53. Animal doc : VET
55. Assail : BESET
57. Peppermint liqueur : CREMEDEMENTHE
62. Hinder : DETER
64. Actress Campbell : NEVE
65. "God shed His grace on ___" : THEE
66. News subject : EVENT
67. Large number : SLEW
68. Projector load : REEL
69. Gives up : CEDES
70. They're seven positions after today's theme : ELLS
71. Scots Gaelic : ERSE
1. "Murphy Brown" star : BERGEN
2. Timeless, to a poet : ETERNE
3. Where Zeus was worshiped : GREECE
4. Passover meal : SEDER
5. Recedes : EBBS
6. Time span : WEEK
7. Sea eagle : ERNE
8. Brew : STEEP
9. Decadent : EFFETE
10. Playboy's gaze : LEER
11. Hulk Hogan, for one : WRESTLER
12. Hall-of-Famer Roush : EDD
13. His or her, in France : SES
21. Audacity : NERVE
22. Energy : PEP
26. Late ruler Mobotu ___ Seko : SESE
27. River through Bavaria : EGER
30. Poetic contraction : EER
31. Three-time speed skating gold medalist Karin : ENKE
32. Circus impresario Irvin and others : FELDS
34. Mirth : GLEE
35. Suffix with exist : ENCE
36. Consider : DEEM
38. Joins in holy matrimony : WEDS
39. Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
40. Completely excised, in surgery : RESECTED
41. G.I. chow in Desert Storm : MRE
42. Military academy freshman : PLEBE
46. Turns inside out : EVERTS
47. Rep. foe : DEM
49. Book after Nehemiah : ESTHER
50. Giggles : TEHEES
51. TV's "Remington ___" : STEELE
54. High-strung : TENSE
56. ___ nous : ENTRE
58. Actress Russo : RENE
59. Place for a farmer? : DELL
60. Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
61. British stables : MEWS
62. Jan. preceder : DEC
63. Night before : EVE

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