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New York Times, Friday, January 7, 2000

Whence the line "The meek shall inherit the earth"

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 21 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 6, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 98 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 2000, The New York Times1/7/00 ( No. 18,322 )

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Across
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Six French kings : PHILIPS
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Cheese dish : RAREBIT
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Had 100 or more : RANATEMPERATURE
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One stirring up trouble for management : OUTSIDEAGITATOR
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Darts : FLITS
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City on the Aire : LEEDS
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"Grand Ole Opry" airer : TNN
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Philosophy subjects : ISMS
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Level : PLANE
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Glen Gray & the Casa ___ Orchestra : LOMA
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___ Fail (Irish coronation stone) : LIA
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House coat : PAINT
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"Le Fifre" artist : MANET
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Becomes twisted : ENTWINES
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One of the Andrews Sisters : MAXENE
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Breathless : EAGER
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Howled : BAYED
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Whence the line "The meek shall inherit the earth" : PSALMS
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Elbows on the table : MACARONI
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Way to get a job : APPLY
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Regular and long : SIZES
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Seasonal serving : NOG
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Like some muscles : ROPY
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Aquino's successor in the Philippines : RAMOS
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"Count ___" : MEIN
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Wanted letters : AKA
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Prefix with tropic : HELIO
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Prop in a Wild West show : LASSO
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Noted storyteller : GARRISONKEILLOR
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"Don't rush me!" : ONETHINGATATIME
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They may be half or full : NELSONS
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Like elbows, sometimes : SCRAPED
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There's one on most coins : PROFILE
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Arrests : HAULSIN
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Slips and such : INTIMATEAPPAREL
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Holds up : LASTS
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Reply to "That a fact?" : ITIS
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___ Xing : PED
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Ranker : SMELLIER
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College leader : REGENT
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Take for ___ : ARIDE
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So-and-sos : RATS
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In-flight announcement, for short : ETA
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Stopped talking : BUTTONEDONESLIP
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Tireless ones : IRONMEN
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Like poison ivy leaves : TERNATE
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Winners get them : PAEANS
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Philately collection : PANES
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Not so tough : LAXER
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Shorty: Var. : PIGMY
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Noted pyramid builders : MAYAS
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Beaver's nearest relative : WALLY
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Big clubs : MACES
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Antitank weapons : BAZOOKAS
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Perfect role model : PARAGON
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Washington address : SPOKANE
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Charades, basically : MIMING
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Rotten : NOISOME
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Glossed over : IGNORED
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Places of art : SALONS
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Copal or mastic : RESIN
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Mediterranean tourist destination : MALTA
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Sunshine Biscuits brand : HIHO
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Pseudologist : LIAR
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They may be civil: Abbr. : RTS
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And that's not all : ETC

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

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