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New York Times, Saturday, January 9, 1999

His last film was "Pocketful of Miracles"

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 37 Missing: {HJQXZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Estes.
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© 1999, The New York Times1/9/99 ( No. 17,959 )

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Across
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Very visible point : ACME
5
Rough : RUDE
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Set up : FRAME
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Pitman : COALMINER
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Photographer Siskind : AARON
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Full of hedges : TENTATIVE
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Kind of airship : RIGID
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Like phrase book entries : IDIOMATIC
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Exercises : USES
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Uncertifiable? : SANE
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Person with a J.D. : ATT
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Lorillard brand : KENT
24
Tolerate : BROOK
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Do a slow burn : STEW
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Bad move : MISPLAY
33
Iceberg alternative : ROMAINE
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V-E Day celebrants : ALLIES
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Not bought, perhaps : RENTED
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Enters quietly : SLIPSIN
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There may be a gap between them : GENDERS
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One-named pop/R.&B. singer : SADE
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His last film was "Pocketful of Miracles" : CAPRA
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Fink : TELL
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Cole Porter's "___ Clown" : BEA
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First ___ : DIBS
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Jay Gould railroad : ERIE
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Personified : INCARNATE
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Zoologists' study : FAUNA
55
Sail at the America's Cup : SPINNAKER
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Lands in water : ISLES
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One with big arms : CANNONEER
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They'll get you down : GEESE
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"Freaks" star Baclanova : OLGA
60
Coastal raptors : ERNS
Down
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Intermission preceder : ACTI
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Subjects of old Playboy pictorials : COEDS
3
Furbies, e.g., in 1998 : MANIA
4
Country yodeler ___ Britt : ELTON
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Title woman in a Beatles song : RITA
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Whole : UNITARY
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He played a twin in "Twins" : DEVITO
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Kind of set : ERECTOR
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Fuad's successor: Var. : FARUK
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Make a commotion : RAISESAND
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Valuable silver ore : ARGENTITE
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Mailroom device : MOISTENER
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It may be living or dead : END
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Jerry Herman musical : MAME
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No-frills : BASIC
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Perennial trouble spot : KOREA
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Makes one : WEDS
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Large-scale : MASS
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Nervous : ILLATEASE
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Old tool for working on logs : SLIDERULE
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Crude carriers : PIPELINES
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Baxter of the swing era : LES
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Door word : MEN
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LifeSavers producer : NABISCO
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Adorning : GRACING
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Foreign correspondent, perhaps : PENPAL
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Paper for a pad : LEASE
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Noted Joseph Wiseman role : DRNO
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Daffy : INANE
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Doughnut? : BAKER
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"Serenade" painter : STEEN
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Grandma Moses' first name : ANNA
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Is guilty of a 28-Across : ERRS
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Whit : FIG

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

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