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New York Times, Tuesday, January 26, 1999

"A Yank in the ___" (1941 war film)

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Quigley.
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© 1999, The New York Times1/26/99 ( No. 17,976 )
Across
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Airline founded in 1927 : PANAM
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Garden smoother : RAKE
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Bygone Mideast leader : SHAH
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D-Day beach : OMAHA
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"Make it quick!" : ASAP
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Showed up : CAME
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"Look who just showed up!" : SPEAKOFTHEDEVIL
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Uncle of rice fame : BEN
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Court game : ONEONONE
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Cluckhead : SAP
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Marooned motorist's need : TOW
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Scouting job : RECON
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___ Gras : MARDI
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Perpendicular to the keel : ABEAM
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"___ With a View" : AROOM
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Where cold cuts are cut : DELI
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"This ___ fair!" : ISNT
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Popular basketball shoe : CONVERSEALLSTAR
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Midleg point : KNEE
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Rudely abrupt : CURT
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Escape detection of : ELUDE
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Expire : LAPSE
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Eagle's home : AERIE
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Pitcher Hideo Nomo's birthplace : OSAKA
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Popular oil additive : STP
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"Spy vs. Spy" magazine : MAD
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Intern in the news : LEWINSKY
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Spooky sighting : UFO
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Rutgers, e.g. : STATEUNIVERSITY
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Numbskull : DOPE
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Blast from the past : OLDIE
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Drifts off : NODS
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Leave be : STET
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Thugs : GOONS
Down
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Not neg. : POS
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Sound booster : AMP
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Highland negative : NAE
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Captain of the Pequod : AHAB
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Provide (for), in a schedule : MAKETIME
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"A Yank in the ___" (1941 war film) : RAF
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Regarding : ASTO
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Actress Madeline : KAHN
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Fencer's blade : EPEE
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Public row : SCENE
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Ruinous damage : HAVOC
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Protein building block : AMINO
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Her face launched a thousand ships : HELEN
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Lennon's lady : ONO
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Quad building : DORM
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Impact sound : SMACK
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Baseball's Hank : AARON
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Lying facedown : PRONE
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Crumples into a tiny ball : WADSUP
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Peacenik : DOVE
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A round at the tavern, say : BEERS
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Delights : ELATES
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Do poorly : AIL
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Castaway's spot : ISLE
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___ und Drang : STURM
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Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
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In a corner : TREED
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Company with a dog in its logo : RCA
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Quaint children's game : LEAPFROG
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Shady route : LANE
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Sportscaster Merlin : OLSEN
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Brawl : SETTO
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O. Henry, in the literary world : AWARD
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Toys with tails : KITES
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Wed. preceder : TUE
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Brewski : SUDS
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Shoelace problem : KNOT
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Cry of pain : YIPE
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1993 peace accord city : OSLO
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November honoree : VET
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Joining words : IDO
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Food container : TIN
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"Right" : YES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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