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New York Times, Wednesday, October 27, 1999

Author:
Chris Sallade
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chris Sallade

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 42 Missing: {BJKQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sallade. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1027 ( 18,250 )

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Across
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States : AVERS
6
Lawyers make it : CASE
10
Quarrel : SPAT
14
Kosher : LEGIT
15
Last word in the New Testament : AMEN
16
Olio : HASH
17
See 22-Down : LEGGEDRACE
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Old Phillips 66 rival : ESSO
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All over the counter, say : SPILT
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Sacred place : ALTAR
22
Elizabethan pronoun : THOU
25
See 22-Down : POINTPLAY
28
Chips in : HELPS
30
Sphere : AREA
31
"Norma ___" : RAE
32
Meathead's father-in-law : ARCHIE
36
Like a very rare day in hell : COLD
40
Victorian ___ : ERA
41
See 22-Down : WHEELER
43
Eng. defender : RAF
44
Sicilian spouter : ETNA
46
Oil city of west Texas : ODESSA
47
"___ my brother's keeper?" : AMI
48
Florida's Miami-___ County : DADE
50
Swimming pool site, sometimes : MOTEL
52
See 22-Down : PIECESUIT
57
Salon job : PERM
58
Search blindly : GROPE
59
Cleo of jazz : LAINE
61
"___ it the truth!" : AINT
62
See 22-Down : RINGCIRCUS
67
Dirty : SOIL
68
"Bye!" : CIAO
69
Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
70
Entreat : PRAY
71
Goes on TV : AIRS
72
"___ Fell Out of Heaven" (1936 hit) : ASTAR
Down
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Totality : ALL
2
Neck design : VEE
3
It may be coddled : EGG
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Hastily puts together : RIGSUP
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___ aerobics : STEP
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Monte ___ : CARLO
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Valuable violin : AMATI
8
Jiffy : SEC
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From Okla. City to Tulsa : ENE
10
Finish, of a sort : SHELLAC
11
Ziti or orzo : PASTA
12
Examine : ASSAY
13
Thunderous one? : THOR
18
Chip's partner : DIP
21
Simian : APE
22
Word that precedes six other answers in this puzzle : THREE
23
The Tin Woodsman's quest : HEART
24
City on the Allegheny River : OLEAN
26
Manicurists' jobs : NAILS
27
Walnuts and others : TREES
29
Dated : SAW
33
___ Island Red : RHODE
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Gives up : CEDES
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Part of a giggle : HEE
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Speak : ORATE
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Not so believable : LAMER
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See 22-Down : DFILM
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Hit hard : RAM
45
With skill : ADEPTLY
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Sampras specialty : ACE
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Met production responsibilities? : OPERAS
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Rap sheet listing : PRIOR
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Aegean region : IONIA
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Opposite of radial : ULNAR
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Villainous Shakespearean roles : IAGOS
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Spasm : TIC
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Exhibit shock : GASP
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Ship of Columbus : NINA
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Big TV maker : RCA
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Sequel's sequel : III
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Camp sight : COT
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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What to call a baronet : SIR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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