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New York Times, Saturday, October 23, 1999

Author:
Frank Longo and Brendan Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
9010/29/199412/31/20092
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140137142922
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1.48403
Frank Longo
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1838/7/19964/28/201916
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365152018482615
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1.635213
Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Longo. This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1023 ( 18,246 )

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Across
1
Unwanted office transmission : JUNKFAX
8
Scandalous 1865 Manet painting : OLYMPIA
15
Like most covered bridges : ONELANE
16
Superlatively stupid : DIMMEST
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Noted gatekeeper : STPETER
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At sixes and sevens : INAMESS
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Have trouble standing : HATE
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Canner's activity : AXING
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Champagne designation : BRUT
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Trendy meat : EMU
24
1856 political novel : DRED
25
Words repeated in the "Sailor's Song" : TOSEA
26
Parmesan grinder : DENTE
28
Cartoon set in Colorado : SOUTHPARK
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Advantage preceder : DEUCE
33
Film director Mira : NAIR
34
Chinese sage K'ung Fu-___ : TSE
35
Thomas Nast target : BOSSTWEED
38
Comedienne Margaret : CHO
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Seesaw : ROCK
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Make a new hole : REDIG
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Long way to go? : LIMOUSINE
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Brake, e.g. : PEDAL
50
Crosswise : ABEAM
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City west of the Provo River : OREM
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Suffix in scandal names : OLA
54
Cannonade : PELT
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Babes in the woods : FAWNS
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Hardly a blabbermouth : CLAM
58
He's out of stocks and bonds : FREEMAN
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Establisher of Japan's Heisei era : AKIHITO
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Not straying : ONTRACK
63
Web surfer : NETIZEN
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It borders Antarctica : ROSSSEA
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Words between "not" and "not" : IREPEAT
Down
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Wasn't serious : JOSHED
2
Not pettish? : UNTAMED
3
Great Dark Spot locale : NEPTUNE
4
"Fish Magic" painter : KLEE
5
It may be burned : FAT
6
At hand, once : ANEAR
7
Ancient invader of Greece : XERXES
8
Sleipnir's rider : ODIN
9
Diminutive suffix : LING
10
Vocalist Sumac : YMA
11
1997 #1 hit with a nonsense chorus : MMMBOP
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Eyes, in a way : PEERSAT
13
Publishers : ISSUERS
14
On the line : ATSTAKE
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What a shrug might mean : IDONTKNOW
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Good form : DECORUM
25
School day's end, often : THREEPM
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It has a certain ring to it : TUB
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Flint grp. : UAW
30
Rank : TIER
32
Those, to José : ESOS
36
Geol., e.g. : SCI
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"Crusade in Europe" author: Abbr. : DDE
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Applaud : CLAPFOR
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___-English : HIBERNO
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Folded food : OMELETS
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Revere : IDOLIZE
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Pygmalion brought her to life : GALATEA
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Wayne's world? : OATERS
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Verdi opera : ERNANI
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"Sanford and Son" son : LAMONT
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Gravelly ridge : ESKER
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Model's asset : FACE
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"Lonely Boy" singer : ANKA
57
China problem : CHIP
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More, in México : MAS
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Ore name suffix : ITE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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