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New York Times, Tuesday, January 19, 1999

Author:
Kelly Clark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kelly Clark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0119 ( 17,969 )
Across
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Penniless : BROKE
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Frank of the Mothers of Invention : ZAPPA
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Pharmaceuticals overseer, for short : FDA
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Whose 1961 record Mark McGwire beat : MARIS
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Hägar the Horrible's dog : SNERT
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___ Lingus : AER
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Part 1 of a song parody : WHENTHATEEL
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___ tai : MAI
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Funny old guy : GEEZER
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Bog : MIRE
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Hilarious jokes : GASSERS
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Book after Job : PSALMS
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"Put a lid ___!" : ONIT
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Song parody, part 2 : BATSANEYE
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Cuban coins : PESOS
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"I don't believe it!" : OHNO
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Song parody, part 3 : WINKRIGHTBACK
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Tiny bit : IOTA
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Tartish plums : SLOES
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Song parody, part 4 : DONTBESHY
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Spy's secret : CODE
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Kvetch : GROUSE
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Stalemate : IMPASSE
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Pleasant tune : LILT
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Clean the hands before dinner : WASHUP
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A Gardner : AVA
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End of the song parody : THATSAMORAY
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Singer Shannon : DEL
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Jack of "The Great Dictator" : OAKIE
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It's positively electric : ANODE
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Time in history : ERA
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Stimulates : WHETS
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Attach a patch : SEWON
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Maker of the 5-Series : BMW
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"Yay!" : RAH
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Dig it : ORE
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Jamaica's capital : KINGSTON
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"Terminal Bliss" actress Chandler : ESTEE
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A Gabor : ZSAZSA
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Upfront amount : ANTE
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Equal : PEER
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Start with school : PRE
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Pac.'s counterpart : ATL
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Zoological classification : FAMILY
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"Stars above!" : DEARME
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Bold, impatient type, astrologically : ARIES
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Ginseng, e.g. : HERB
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West of Hollywood : MAE
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Republican : GOP
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Once more : ANEW
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Enthusiastic reply in Mexico : SISI
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Gasp : PANT
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Snooty types : SNOBS
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Attire at fraternity blasts : TOGAS
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"Be still!" : SHH
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Burlesque bits : SKITS
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After-bath cover : ROBE
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Resident: Suffix : ITE
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1931 convictee : ALCAPONE
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Talks amorously : COOS
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Shoes introduced by the United States Rubber Co. : KEDS
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Match in poker : SEE
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Golf club : DRIVER
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"How luxurious!" : OOLALA
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Screwball : NUT
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Snake sounds : HISSES
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Jewish youth org. : YMHA
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Forest clearing : GLADE
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Big cats : PUMAS
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Boat follower : WAKE
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Arguing : ATIT
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Pull along : TOW
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"That'll show 'em!" : HAH
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It's one thing after another : ROW
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Stir : ADO
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Hankering : YEN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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