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New York Times, Wednesday, January 13, 1999

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0113 ( 17,963 )
Across
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Sulu portrayer, in "Star Trek" : TAKEI
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Prego competitor : RAGU
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Fakery : SHAM
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Out of whack : AMISS
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Where Qum is : IRAN
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Prefix with -gon : HEXA
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October and November? : MOSTOFFALL
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Co-fighter : ALLY
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Ogee shape : ESS
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Good time : BALL
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A whole lot : OODLES
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Hoped-for review : RAVE
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Warning at St. Andrews : FORE
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Bedouin's domain : SAHARA
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Memorable : HISTORIC
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Potters' supplies : CLAYS
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It leaves its mark on the beach : SOLE
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Ancient marketplaces : FORA
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Kind of clef : ALTO
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Didn't just shrug the shoulders : CARED
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Football Hall-of-Famer Tarkenton : FRAN
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Sea-diving area : REEF
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Topple from power : OUST
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Minotaur's land : CRETE
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Necessarily : PERFORCE
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Like this puzzle : THEMED
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Play the siren : LURE
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Not legally binding : VOID
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Yellowstone sight : WAPITI
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Lo-cal : LITE
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Brenda who sang "I'm Sorry" : LEE
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Cassini of fashion : OLEG
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When origami flourished? : DAYSOFFOLD
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Foolhardy : RASH
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All, to start with : OMNI
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Co-op contract : LEASE
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Speed unit : KNOT
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Diatribe : RANT
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Red Sea nation : YEMEN
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Unexciting : TAME
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"Famous" name : AMOS
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It's sometimes stolen : KISS
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Extreme suffix : EST
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Lines on a weather map : ISOBARS
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M-1, for one : RIFLE
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Uzbekistan's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Cowboy's date : GAL
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Set free : UNLOOSED
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Flintstone tone? : SHADEOFFRED
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Scratch pad? : HELL
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Bar on a car : AXLE
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Giant great : MAYS
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Broad bean : FAVA
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Scrap for Spot : ORT
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Bradbury as an aviator? : RAYOFFLIGHT
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___ mignon : FILET
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Line of cliffs : SCARP
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French walk : ALLEE
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Misanthrope : HATER
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Buggy power : HORSE
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Composer Ned : ROREM
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All worked up : IRATE
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Punished, schoolmaster-style : CANED
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Pesto, e.g. : SAUCE
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Restricted air lane : CORRIDOR
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For the most part : CHIEFLY
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In the open : OUT
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1939 movie canine : TOTO
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Call on : VISIT
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Have an effect : WORK
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Rock-and-roll pioneer Freed : ALAN
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Colombian money : PESO
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City between Boston and Salem : LYNN
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Potting soil : LOAM
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Different : ELSE
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First place : EDEN
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G.P.'s grp. : AMA
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Invoice amount : FEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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