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New York Times, Friday, January 3, 1997

Island song a k a "Farewell to Thee"

Author:
M. Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 33 Missing: {BJQXZ} This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 1997, The New York Times1/3/97 ( No. 17,223 )
Across
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Just sit, as soup or coffee : GETCOLD
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Empire State leader : PATAKI
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Island song a k a "Farewell to Thee" : ALOHAOE
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Emulate Bobby Shaftoe : GOTOSEA
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Becomes bored with : TIRESOF
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Like Romeo and Juliet, in Act II : ELOPING
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1980's Attorney General : EDMEESE
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Takes care of : TENDSTO
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Tank carrier? : DEEPSEADIVER
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Toodle-oo : TATA
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Bugs in lines : ANTS
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Flickering : AGLIMMER
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Easily tripped up : UNWARY
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Jam-packed : CRAMMED
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Think about, at night : SLEEPON
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Mountaineer's descent : RAPPEL
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Well-schooled : LITERATE
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Prefix with scope : ENDO
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Aforementioned : SAID
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Certain mounts : SADDLEHORSES
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1988 earthquake site : ARMENIA
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Cry at a basketball arena : DEFENSE
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Ahead : LEADING
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Blow up : INFLATE
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One out? : PAROLEE
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Pussyfooted : SNEAKED
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Kitchen drawer gadget : OPENER
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Monthly since 1850 : HARPERS
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Protected, as an estate : GATED
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Skip : ELIDE
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"Careless Hands" singer, 1949 : TORME
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Aviary sound : CHEEP
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Desert dreams, perhaps : OASES
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Of doubtful morals : LOOSE
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Got the better of : DEFEATED
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Engage in bar-hopping? : POLEVAULT
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Expiate, with "for" : ATONE
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A-one : TOPDRAWER
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Without warranty : ASIS
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Fictional suit-changer : KENT
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Globe plotter : IAGO
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Boorish jokester's question : GETIT
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___ es Salaam : DAR
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Wine county : NAPA
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Race pace : TROT
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Growing room : ACRE
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Mom's mom : GRAN
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"Dragnet" org. : LAPD
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Took unfair advantage of : IMPOSEDON
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Fr. title : MME
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Alice's restaurant? : MELSDINER
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Word in society : NEE
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Fries, usually : SIDEDISH
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Count Basie's "___ Darlin'" : LIL
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"Haste makes waste," e.g. : ADAGE
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Like a crone : ANILE
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Reddish-brown : HENNA
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Submit : OFFER
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Pass twice : RELAP
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Weave in and out : SNAKE
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Aromatic chemical : ESTER
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Offspring : SEEDS
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Chow chow, maybe : ALPO
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Bring in the sheaves : REAP
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Moon feature : MARE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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