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New York Times, Friday, October 22, 1999

Point ___ (southernmost point in continental Europe)

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QXYZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times10/22/99 ( No. 18,245 )
Across
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Giving-up point : ENDOFONESTETHER
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Provides means of escape : LEAVESALOOPHOLE
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People at a special showing : INVITEDAUDIENCE
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Saint-Germain's river : SEINE
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Spring mo. : APR
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Turn : SPOIL
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PC site : DESK
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Like Chianti : SEC
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Certain no. : ORD
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Grate expectations? : ASH
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Blanket : OVERALL
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Buddy : CHUM
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X-ray spec : RAD
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Kind of pen : POISON
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Fast time : RAMADAN
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A person may be taken in by taking it : PLACEBO
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Old trail destination : OREGON
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Trial and tribulation : WOE
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Boy armed with bows and arrows : EROS
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43-Across and others : DEITIES
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Fork in the road : VEE
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Govt. money dispenser since 1946 : SSA
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41-Across borderer: Abbr. : CAL
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It's a wrap : SARI
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Hot stuff : CHILI
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Initials in 19th-century lit. : RLS
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Folk music accompaniment : BANJO
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Thin ice, e.g. : POTENTIALDANGER
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Boer War participant : ORANGEFREESTATE
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Delivery persons' info : STREETADDRESSES
Down
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Site of the ancient Olympic games : ELIS
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Bird named for its call : NENE
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"Political Discourses" author : DAVIDHUME
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Sheepish : OVINE
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Rolls out the red carpet for : FETES
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Suffix with verb : OSE
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Big zero : NADA
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Rolled by : ELAPSED
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Less enthused : SOURER
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Strauss's "___ und Verklärung" : TOD
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Certain Protestant: Abbr. : EPIS
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Sting operation? : THEPOLICE
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Roll out the red carpet for : HONOR
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1961 Charlton Heston role : ELCID
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Casting requirement? : REEL
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Of a sacred text : KORANIC
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Unprotected from the sun : CAPLESS
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Common prefix with phobia : ACRO
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___-Pei (dog) : SHAR
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Moving sight : VAN
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Cambridge University college : MAGDALENE
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Acting for : SERVINGAS
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Concerto instrument : OBOE
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Scents organ : NOSE
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Female antelope : DOE
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"MS. Found in a Bottle" writer : POE
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Heavyweight champ before Dempsey : WILLARD
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Point ___ (southernmost point in continental Europe) : TARIFA
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Brusque : SHORT
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Long-necked instrument : SITAR
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Take down a peg : ABASE
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Philippics : RANTS
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Nav. ratings : CPOS
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"Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff" novelist : INGE
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Inuit's item : SLED
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Leap at the ballet : JETE
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Metal containers : ORES
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Asian occasion : TET
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Austrian article : DER

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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