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MY KINDA PUZZLE

New York Times, Sunday, October 10, 1999

World's longest wooden roller coaster, located in Cincinnati

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 57 for Ms. Allis.
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© 1999, The New York Times10/10/99 ( No. 18,233 )
Across
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Out : ASLEEP
7
Greeting from Pooh : HALLO
12
Accumulation : STACK
17
Ventilating slat : LOUVER
18
Neighbor of Turkey : ARMENIA
21
___ Belt (constellation feature) : ORIONS
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Good fight, in old Rome? : BONACONTENTION
25
Teller of secrets, in a saying : BIRDIE
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Hockey's Mikita : STAN
27
Diplomatic trait : TACT
28
Smash really bad : TOTAL
30
They give sum help? : ABACI
31
Costing a fish two fins? : TOTHETUNATENBUCKS
34
Anesthetic, once : COCAINE
38
Hotel room fixtures, for short : ACS
39
He hides in kids' books : WALDO
40
Taken ___ : ABACK
41
This, to Luis : ESTE
43
Gumption : SPINE
45
Classic prefix : NEO
48
"Oops!" to a paramecium? : HOWCILIAME
51
Trunk with a chest : TORSO
52
Author O'Brien : EDNA
53
Digs of twigs : NEST
54
Regarding : INRE
55
The Flintstones' pet : DINO
56
Holiday music : BLUES
57
Biblical food fight? : MANNAWAR
59
Know-it-all : WISEACRE
62
"Tom Jones" script writer John ___ : OSBORNE
66
Fix firmly : RIVET
68
Basic shelters : LEANTOS
69
World's longest wooden roller coaster, located in Cincinnati : THEBEAST
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What a citizen like Galileo had? : PISAMIND
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Did lining : RULED
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Feature of some winds : REED
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Express regret : MOAN
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Squire : BEAU
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Word on some Procter and Gamble lotions : OLAY
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He "spoke" for Bergen : SNERD
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Cutups at a record company? : DECCACARDS
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Parked oneself : SAT
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Fixes firmly : GLUES
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"The other white meat" : PORK
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Certain thallophytes : ALGAE
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Seed scar : HILUM
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Whack : BOP
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Rescuers : SAVIORS
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Cadillac driven by Monica's interviewer? : THEBARBARASEVILLE
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Covered for court : ROBED
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Hightail it : SCOOT
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One's own, for a starter : IDIO
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Unprofessional, slangily : BUSH
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Edgar and Hugo, e.g. : AWARDS
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Unusual brass polish? : TUBATOOTHPASTE
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Social surroundings : MILIEU
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Coastal town crier : SEAGULL
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Parenthetical lines : ASIDES
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Twisty-horned antelope : ELAND
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Some stars : BETAS
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Ones sticking their necks out to entertain? : SITARS
Down
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Celebrants' wear : ALBS
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Grate stuff : SOOT
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Selene's counterpart : LUNA
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Hunter a k a Ed McBain : EVAN
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U.S. trading partner, formerly : EEC
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A hydrogen atom has one : PROTON
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Get cracking, in a way : HATCH
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Mountain crest : ARETE
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K-O filler : LMN
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Moolah : LETTUCE
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Whopper toppers : ONIONS
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Cry with catches : SOB
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Subject to court proceedings : TRIABLE
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1997 basketball film : AIRBUD
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Musicians' behavior, in the end? : CODACONDUCT
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New York hoopster : KNICK
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Speck : IOTA
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Pre-med course: Abbr. : ANAT
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Cinco follower : SEIS
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Celtics' Archibald : NATE
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Olympics athlete Carl : LEWIS
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Polynesian carving : TIKI
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British poet laureate Nahum : TATE
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Prefix with second : NANO
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Songwriter Sammy : CAHN
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Shawm descendant : OBOE
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Raven sounds : CAWS
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C.D., for one : ACCT
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Deserve : EARN
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Slide specimen : SMEAR
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Word ending many company names : SON
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Stem : PROW
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When Plácido Domingo was born : ENERO
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Welcome sites : OASES
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Laura who plays Dr. Weaver on "ER" : INNES
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Verve : ELAN
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Saul's successor : DAVID
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Indian valuable : BEAD
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He was more than a neigh-sayer : MRED
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Dried, maybe : WIPED
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Of a pelvic bone : ILIAC
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Cathartic drug : SENNA
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Others at the Alhambra : OTROS
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N.F.L. coach Don : SHULA
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An obese Lugosi? : BELATHEBALL
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Mind : OBEY
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Animal handler : TAMER
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Lemur's hangout : TREE
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Imitation : MOCK
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Voiced pauses : ERS
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Java neighbor : BALI
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"Tantum ___" (part of a Eucharist hymn) : ERGO
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Purim's month : ADAR
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Applications : USES
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Aspersion : SLUR
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Ices, perhaps : NUMBS
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Know-nothing : DOPE
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"B.C." abode : CAVE
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Cheer : GLADDEN
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It's saved by E-mail : POSTAGE
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James Michener narrative : IBERIA
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Thick-trunked tree : BAOBAB
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Skirt feature : SLIT
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Ho's hi's : ALOHAS
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Streetcar : TRAM
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Mandel of "St. Elsewhere" : HOWIE
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Takes steps : ACTS
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Libertine : ROUE
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String quartet member : VIOLA
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Teen faves : IDOLS
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Entice : BAIT
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Abbr. on egg cartons : USDA
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Spin tail? : STER
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Pianist Dame Myra : HESS
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Nord's oppostie : SUD
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Scolding syllable : TUT
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Phenomenon such as ESP : PSI

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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