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PROVERBIAL CONFLICTS

New York Times, Sunday, January 3, 1999

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0103 ( 17,953 )
Across
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They're seen at going-away parties : TEARS
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Cuba or Mallorca : ISLA
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It may be dominant : TRAIT
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Word of possibility : MAY
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Jacques's pen pals, maybe : AMIES
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Envelope closer : CLASP
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1945 newsmaking site : YALTA
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Some Latin, for lovers : AMO
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An eye for an eye, but also... : TURNTHEOTHERCHEEK
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Avian chatterer : JAY
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Kind of prof. : ASST
28
Cannes cleric : ABBE
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Little hoppers : ROOS
30
Long woven scarf : REBOZO
32
Verdi's "Caro nome," e.g. : ARIA
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Theater souvenir : STUB
35
Works of 103-Down : SATIRES
36
Good things come in small packages, but also... : THEBIGGERTHEBETTER
42
When doubled, a Washington city : WALLA
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___-eyed : SLOE
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Comet, e.g. : REINDEER
48
UFO crew : ALIENS
50
Took off : FLED
52
Moravian, e.g. : SLAV
53
1959 pop/folk hit : MTA
54
"___ had it!" : IVE
55
Two's company, three's a crowd, but also... : THEMORETHEMERRIER
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Title role for Jodie Foster : NELL
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N.C.A.A.'s Cavaliers : UVA
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Narrow way : RIA
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Mount : HORSE
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The squeaky wheel gets the grease, but also... : SILENCEISGOLDEN
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Intangible qualities : AURAS
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Set the pace : LED
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Last names separator : NEE
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Crafty : ARCH
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Don't judge a book by its cover, but also... : CLOTHESMAKETHEMAN
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"Have some" : EAT
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Mekong native : LAO
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Kind of cloth : LOIN
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Per ___ : DIEM
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Lake Michigan port : RACINE
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Old-fashioned : UNMODERN
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Like earnings in some reports : FLAT
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Ones getting a licking? : CONES
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Do unto others as you would have others do unto you, but also... : NICEGUYSFINISHLAST
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Tolerates : ACCEPTS
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Farm females : SOWS
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Do, say : NOTE
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Screen blinker : CURSOR
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Foreign attire : SARI
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Kind of center : ARTS
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Parts of a military defense : SAMS
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Temper : IRE
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He who hesitates is lost, but also... : LOOKBEFOREYOULEAP
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Snort : NIP
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Big flop : EDSEL
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Lady's beau : TRAMP
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Ice station attire : PARKA
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Figured out : GOT
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Not so nice : SEEDY
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Choice word : ELSE
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Faint : SWOON
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Going away statement : TATA
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Easily tamed birds : EMUS
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Affectation : AIRS
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Like an attractive apartment : RENTABLE
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Euroflier : SST
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First aid equipment : ICEBAGS
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Pig : SLOB
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Delayed : LATE
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Lucky tip? : ASH
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Tommy Lee Jones portrayal, 1994 : TYCOBB
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Encouraging sounds : RAHS
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Bass ___ : ALE
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Like most cable news programs : ITERATIVE
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Break : TAKETEN
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Kind of party : MAJOR
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Blow away : AMAZE
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They can sleep while you watch : YOYOS
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Australian port : PERTH
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Reagan Secretary of State : HAIG
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Rake : ROUE
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Shuttlecock : BIRD
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Gleeful : RIANT
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Wrangler's concern : STEER
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Miff : STEAM
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The Finn man : TWAIN
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Bisect : HALVE
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First name in architecture : ELIEL
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Jenna of TV's "Dharma and Greg" : ELFMAN
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Hershey brand : ROLO
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Contemporary of Agatha : ERLE
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Gulf leader : EMIR
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Part of French "to be" : ETES
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Unusually excellent : RARE
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Rebbe's locale : SHUL
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Put down : DERIDED
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Chase flies : SHAG
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Joanne Woodward Oscar-winning role : EVE
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Carol contraction : TIS
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Letters in a line score : RHE
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Gossipy Barrett : RONA
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Professional school hurdle: Abbr. : LSAT
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Sorta: Suffix : ISH
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Kinsmen : CLAN
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"A rat!" : EEK
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Like a certain band : ONEMAN
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Polish sci-fi author : LEM
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Valuable : DEAR
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First Amendment lobbyists, for short : ACLU
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___ Bator : ULAN
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Latitude : ROOM
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María Cristina, for one : REINA
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Beats badly : CANES
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1950's trial : HTEST
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What juice comes out of : ELECTRODE
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Tender spots : SORES
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Merciless one : MING
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Spats : TIFFS
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Port opening : HELI
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"Stille ___" (Christmas carol) : NACHT
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Side order : COLESLAW
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Till fill : ONES
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Radio antennas : DIPOLES
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Attic pic : TINTYPE
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With convenience : USABLY
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Days of old : YORE
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"A Modest Proposal" writer : SWIFT
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Two-star : SOSO
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Serving well : ACING
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Cabinet item : CURIO
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Inched : CREPT
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TV listings : SKED
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Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Sleep phenomena : REMS
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Designed for flight : AERO
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Certain shark : MAKO
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Farm team : SPAN
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Sugar suffix : OSE
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Tramload : ORE
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Raises : UPS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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