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New York Times, Saturday, October 2, 1999

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQXYZ} This is puzzle # 110 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1002 ( 18,225 )
Across
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Finds, informally : SCARESUP
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Interruption cause, maybe : PAGER
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Solo : ALLALONE
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Cricket violation : NOBALL
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Traction aids : BATHMATS
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God represented in mummy wrappings : OSIRIS
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Remain : LIE
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Teller : SNITCH
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Once, once : ERST
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Goes off : ERRS
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Qaddafi, for one : DESPOT
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Only Super Bowl won by the Jets : III
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___ Park : ESTES
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Five-time Iditarod winner Rick : SWENSON
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Start over : REOPEN
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1963 Ray Charles hit : NOONE
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Whale's location? : THAR
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W.W. II battle site, for short : IWO
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Some servers : URNS
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Farsi speaker : IRANI
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Nuke, maybe : REWARM
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1993 Peace Prize co-winner : MANDELA
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Passing : DEATH
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Dog with a curled tail : PUG
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Mus. direction : RITARD
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Lounge : LOAF
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Burke of "Burke's Law" : AMOS
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Rejected : VETOED
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They pass through tubes : OVA
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Excoriate : SAVAGE
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Projects : RADIATES
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Edberg of tennis : STEFAN
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Vented repressed feelings : ACTEDOUT
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Like most owls : EARED
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Times for shooting stars : PHOTOOPS
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Black : SABLE
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Eau ___ : CLAIRE
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Makes fit : ALTERS
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"Well done!" : RAH
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"The moan of doves in immemorial ___": Tennyson : ELMS
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Stinker : SOANDSO
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Free : UNTIE
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Annoyances : PESTS
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Dropoff points: Abbr. : POS
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Anne Nichols hero : ABIE
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Outpost group : GARRISON
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Speakers' shortcuts : ELISIONS
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"Goosebumps" series author : RLSTINE
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Ever, in dialect : NOHOW
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"Strangers and Brothers" novelist : CPSNOW
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Hair piece : STRAND
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Staying power? : TENURE
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More fantastic : EERIER
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Standard : NORMAL
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Plagiarist : PIRATE
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One in a flock : EWE
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Shocks : TRAUMATA
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Toot follower : HANGOVER
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Standoff : IMPASSE
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Supplemented : ADDEDTO
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Energize : LIVEN
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Overly : TOOTOO
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Escort, as to one's flat : HAVEUP
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"It's ___!" (cry in a police drama) : ATRAP
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Kind of motel : ROACH
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Religious observances : FASTS
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Reliable : SAFE
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Losing proposition? : DIET
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Not stay at home : GAD
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Rumpus : ADO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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