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New York Times, Monday, October 18, 1999

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Karen Riekert
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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Karen Riekert

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXY} This is puzzle # 36 for Ms. Salomon. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Riekert. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1018 ( 18,241 )

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Across
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Play parts : ACTS
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Atty. Gen. Janet : RENO
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Greek column style : IONIC
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___ & Chandon (champagne) : MOET
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With, en français : AVEC
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Onetime Trump : IVANA
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Prince Charles's top : POLOSHIRT
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Exploding stars : NOVAS
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Bowler's 7-10, e.g. : SPLIT
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Sends to a certain fate : DOOMS
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Likely : APT
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Actor's minimum wage : SCALE
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Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
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Hurry : HIE
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Chinese Chairman : MAO
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Steffi Graf's footwear : TENNISSHOES
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Out-of-doors, as dining : ALFRESCO
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Absorbed, as a loss : ATE
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She said "I do" : WIFE
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New Year's ___ : EVE
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Tear down : RAZE
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Old gray mare, say : NAG
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Ushered : ESCORTED
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Cal Ripkin's lid : BASEBALLCAP
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Gridders' scores : TDS
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McClanahan of "The Golden Girls" : RUE
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Place to recuperate : SPA
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Combat zone : ARENA
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Height: Abbr. : ALT
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Name on a children's book : AESOP
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"Casablanca" cafe : RICKS
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Birth-related : NATAL
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Picabo Street's outerwear : SKIJACKET
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Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
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Roughly : ORSO
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It's rounded up in a roundup : HERD
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Sen. Thurmond : STROM
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"___ here" ("Ditto") : SAME
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Goofs up : ERRS
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Stereo parts : AMPS
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City dwelling : COOP
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Chews out : TELLSOFF
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Impassive : STOIC
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Cheerleader's cry : RAH
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Prosecutor's presentation : EVIDENCE
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Roman "fiddler" : NERO
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Squids' relatives : OCTOPI
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"Really! It's MY treat!" : IINSIST
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Ab ___ (from the beginning) : OVO
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Arizona Indian : NAVAHO
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Where to find baked blackbirds : INAPIE
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Social classes : CASTES
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Senator's constituency : STATE
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Phoenix neighbor : MESA
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___ États-Unis : LES
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Paw's mate : MAW
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MacGraw of "Love Story" : ALI
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Steinbeck work : NOVEL
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Frau's counterpart : HERR
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Philosopher Descartes : RENE
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Avoidance of reality : ESCAPISM
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Assailant : ATTACKER
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A's opposite, in England : ZED
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Begley and Bradley : EDS
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King David's wayward son : ABSALOM
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Stare with lax jaw : GAPE
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Mustang or Lynx : CAR
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"Carmen," e.g. : OPERA
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Ranches and corporations have them : BRANDS
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Café ___ : AULAIT
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Irish canine : SETTER
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Rodeo ropes : LASSOS
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Specialty : NICHE
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Gumbo staple : OKRA
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Brynner's co-star in "The King and I" : KERR
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Norms: Abbr. : STDS
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Back from now : AGO
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Coffee, slangily : JOE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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