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New York Times, Tuesday, October 12, 1999

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1012 ( 18,235 )
Across
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Idaho, e.g. : TATER
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Calcutta dress : SARI
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Alain's girlfriend : AMIE
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Accustom : INURE
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Caddie's offering : IRON
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Bad luck cause : JINX
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Single year's record : ANNAL
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Cuts, as branches : LOPS
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
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Be mildly surprising, to an egotist? : RAISESOMEIBROWS
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Trip up a mountain : ASCENT
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Wine city near Turin : ASTI
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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Still in the womb : UNBORN
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Office transmittal : MEMO
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Iran's ___ Shah Pahlavi : REZA
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Lively French dance : GIGUE
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Long-lost friend, to an egotist? : ASIGHTFORSOREIS
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Carpet fiber : ISTLE
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Altimeter units : FEET
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Job for a body shop : DENT
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More than dislike : DETEST
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... _ _ _ ... : SOS
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Ocean prowlers : SUBS
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Pursued : CHASED
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With surprising speed, to an egotist? : INTHEBLINKOFANI
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___ Clinic : MAYO
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Kismet : FATE
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Longest river in Europe : VOLGA
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Fuse units : AMPS
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"Trinity" author : URIS
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Prolific writer on calculus : EULER
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Swim contest : MEET
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Word with contact or zoom : LENS
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With subterfuge : SLYLY
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Princess' headgear : TIARA
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Magnani and Christie : ANNAS
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Part of a military uniform : TUNIC
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Make blank : ERASE
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Give in : RELENT
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Round building : SILO
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It may be picked up in a tobacco shop : AROMA
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Items in bell towers : ROPES
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Undisturbed : INSITU
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Open a bit : AJAR
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Actor O'Shea : MILO
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"___ pronounce..." : INOW
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Divorcées : EXES
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Skittish move : START
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Evening fare at some churches : BINGO
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Newsman Greenfield : JEFF
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Wren or hen : BIRD
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Double curve : OGEE
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Havoc : RUIN
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Habitat for 28-Down : NEST
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Motel employee : MAID
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Start of North Carolina's motto : ESSE
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Hand holder : MITT
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Eye up and down : OGLE
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Playwright Akins : ZOE
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God of war : ARES
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1946 Literature Nobelist : HESSE
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Nasdaq offering : STOCK
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Bath water quantity : TUBFUL
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Elbows : SHOVES
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Trumpet emanation : BLARE
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1960's protest : SITIN
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Run ___ of : AFOUL
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Rand of fan dancing fame : SALLY
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Broadway conductor Lehman ___ : ENGEL
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"Dear" book : DIARY
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Shi'ite leader : IMAM
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Be specific about : NAME
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Key in : TYPE
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Virus's target : HOST
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Loch of Scotland : NESS

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

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