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New York Times, Friday, October 1, 1999

Author:
John Wolting
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Wolting

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Wolting. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1001 ( 18,224 )
Across
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Good thing to find a lot of : FREEPARKING
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English speaker in Africa : SIERRALEONEAN
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Perfect plot : THEGARDENOFEDEN
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Where to find a date : OASIS
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Match stopper : TKO
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Playwright Burrows : ABE
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A chorus line : ALTO
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They may crash and break : WAVES
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Have an edge against : ABUT
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One with a list : DEAN
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In the thick of : AMID
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Migrating salmon : SMOLT
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Concern of the force? : SALES
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Secret society's secret : RITUAL
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Post delivery: Abbr. : ENV
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Spicy cuisine : MEXICAN
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Batting practice aid : TEE
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Some relations : NIECES
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Familiar symbol : TOTEM
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Press ___ : CORPS
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Kind of damages : TORT
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Poet who wrote of "Sultan after Sultan with his Pomp" : OMAR
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Redondilla rhyme scheme : ABBA
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Overdue : TARDY
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Hoops Hall-of-Famer Thurmond : NATE
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Kirshner of "Mad City" : MIA
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Brown or Rice : JIM
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Split land : KOREA
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Glorifies : PUTSONAPEDESTAL
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Marvelous person? : MIRACLEWORKER
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Nero Wolfe, by birth : MONTENEGRIN
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Kind of ware : FIESTA
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Spheres : REGIONS
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They're historically significant : ERAS
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Be faulty? : ERR
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Crash site? : PAD
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It may be taken in in an inn : ALE
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Took for a time : RENTED
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Flakes : KOOKS
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Lowdown : INFO
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Preceder of some surnames : NEE
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Social butterfly : GADABOUT
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Synfuel source : SHALE
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Astronomers' subjects : NEBULAE
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Slimeball : TOAD
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Rub the wrong way : NETTLE
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Llanelli locale : WALES
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Trading letters : AMEX
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Drop-in : VISITOR
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Figure: Abbr. : AMT
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Kind of curve : SINE
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City on the Skunk : AMES
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Dog-eared : RATTY
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Put down stakes? : ENCAMP
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Its principal ore is columbite : NIOBIUM
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Word-perfect? : VERBATIM
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It may lead to an outlet : CORD
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Pro at completing schedules : CPA
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Snowboard's cousin : MONOSKI
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33-Across dish : TAMALE
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Dark brown fur : MARTEN
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Go on ___ (rampage) : ATEAR
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Not fantastic : REAL
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Dye : TINCT
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Novelist Didion : JOAN
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"From Here to Eternity" actress : KERR
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Boffo letters : SRO
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Draft, say : PEN
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Farm deliverer : EWE
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Track : DOG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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