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New York Times, Tuesday, January 12, 1999

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQY} This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0112 ( 17,962 )
Across
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Nabisco cracker : RITZ
5
Respond to seeing red? : STOP
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Central highway : AORTA
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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Not taped : LIVE
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Former : PRIOR
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Summon Warsaw citizens? : FLAGPOLES
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Hint of color : TINGE
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Opposite of masc. : FEM
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F.B.I. workers : AGENTS
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The I's have them : EGOS
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Mileage testing grp. : EPA
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Undercover operation : STING
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Small change for a Brit : TUPPENCE
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Unimagined : ACTUAL
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Broadcast studio sign : ONAIR
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Any hit by Elvis : OLDIE
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Hubbub : ADO
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Artificial locks : WIG
40
Summon the elected? : CALLINS
42
Hit on the knuckles : RAP
43
Sorbonne summer : ETE
44
Bottle capacity : LITER
45
Common nest locale : HEDGE
47
Fine point : DETAIL
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Under pressure : STRESSED
51
___ Nile : UPPER
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Opponent of D.D.E. : AES
54
Songstress Vikki : CARR
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Dressed, so to speak : DECENT
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Trendy : HOT
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Talk a blue streak : RUNON
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Summon actress Sharon? : HAILSTONE
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___ football (indoor sport) : ARENA
67
Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
68
"A Clockwork Orange" hooligan : ALEX
69
Cattail's locale : MARSH
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Made a bubble, in a way : BLEW
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Crème de la crème : BEST
Down
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Jazz phrase : RIFF
2
Goofing off : IDLE
3
Broncos or Chargers : TEAM
4
Veer suddenly : ZAG
5
Campaign ad feature : SLOGAN
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Scrabble piece : TILE
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Broiling locale : OVEN
8
Pains in the neck : PESTS
9
To the point : APT
10
The East : ORIENT
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Summon Michael Jordan and John Stockton? : RINGGUARDS
12
Take-out words : TOGO
13
War god : ARES
18
Office fastener : PAPERCLIP
22
Gravy spot : STAIN
24
Prefix with center : EPI
26
Glaciers : ICESHEETS
27
Like illegally parked cars, sometimes : TOWED
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Get together : UNITE
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Summon a cable magnate? : PAGETURNER
30
Derby prospect : COLT
31
French fashion magazines : ELLES
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"Waste not, want not," e.g. : ADAGE
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Ran : LOPED
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Malicious gossip : DIRT
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Was bedbound : AILED
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Snaky letter : ESS
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Chefs' wear : APRONS
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Was almost out of inventory : RANLOW
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Get-well site : REHAB
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Study late : CRAM
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Ambiance : AURA
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Baseball's Yastrzemski : CARL
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German article : EINE
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Links target : HOLE
60
Washington bills : ONES
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Student's book : TEXT
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"No dice" : NAH
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Bill : TAB

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

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