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New York Times, Thursday, October 14, 1999

They'll take care of everything

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. DiPietro.
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© 1999, The New York Times10/14/99 ( No. 18,237 )
Across
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Believe in : ACCEPT
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Telephone bill splitter : ROOMMATE
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Scratch : MOOLAH
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Forced to flee : UPROOTED
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Places for recruiters : BUSINESSSCHOOLS
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Not req. : OPT
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Asian caregiver : AMAH
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Diarist Frank : ANNE
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Brain ___ : SCAN
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Trouble : AIL
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The American way? : FREEENTERPRISE
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Vital carrier : AORTA
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Bitters : ALES
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Crack the whip at, maybe : TAME
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Result of a squeeze, for short : RBI
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Humbugged : SCAMMED
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Kings' org. : NBA
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Like a kangaroo court : MOCK
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Suitable for serving : ONEA
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Point ___ National Seashore : REYES
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Much-discussed 1998 document : THESTARRREPORT
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The Carolinas' ___ Dee River : PEE
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Down Under bird : KIWI
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Dentist's request : BITE
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Hopi reservation sight : MESA
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Former intelligence org. : OSS
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Cause a big public disturbance : SETOFFFIREWORKS
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Makes over : REBUILDS
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Make hand over fist : RAKEIN
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Lookouts, sometimes : ABETTORS
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Cyberspace V.I.P.'s : SYSOPS
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Early pulpit : AMBO
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Stunning success : COUP
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Penalty : COST
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Lilly of pharmaceuticals : ELI
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They'll take care of everything : PANACEAS
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Jack Albertson TV role : THEMAN
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Send by FedEx : RUSH
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Mother of Jupiter : OPS
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Mythical monster : ORC
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Goat's yield : MOHAIR
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Like a romantic evening, maybe : MOONLIT
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Immensely : ATON
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Prefix with type : TELE
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Trib. workers : EDS
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City east of Long Beach : SANTAANA
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Nicely situated : SET
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Church niche : APSE
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Kind of team : FARM
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NASA exploring tool : ROBOT
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Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
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Borden bull : ELMER
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Opinion giver : REMARKER
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Mitsubishi competitor : SANYO
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It's got spark : EMBER
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Certain all-star team : EAST
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Sheep shelter : COTE
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Recoiled : DREWAWAY
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Barred : KEPTOUT
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It may be left of center : EPI
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Deem appropriate : SEEFIT
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Stair parts : RISERS
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English channel, with "the" : BEEB
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"Let ___" : ITBE
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Overshoot, say : MISS
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Nabisco brand : OREO
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Record problem : SKIP
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ID's, of sorts : SSNS
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Madrid Mrs. : SRA
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Mrs. Andy Capp : FLO
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Yalta monogram : FDR
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Sanctions : OKS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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