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New York Times, Saturday, October 30, 1999

Role for which Warner Baxter won a 1930 Oscar

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 112 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times10/30/99 ( No. 18,253 )
Across
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Slightly : JUSTABIT
9
River horses : HIPPOS
15
Newly out? : ONPAROLE
16
Like many library catalogues : ONLINE
17
Quack, for one : BIRDCALL
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Rugged : UNEVEN
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Perry underling : LOIS
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False come-ons : SELLS
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Bounce : BOOT
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Que. neighbor : ONT
24
Narrow passage : STRAIT
25
Valle del Bove locale : ETNA
26
Fly of the genus Glossina : TSETSE
28
Ref's call : TKO
29
Cut : MOW
30
"Tell me more" : ANDTHEN
32
Scene of Jesus' first miracle : CANA
33
Deals : PACTS
36
Thousandth of a yen : RIN
37
"The more ___ the less virtue": Thoreau : MONEY
38
Spunky princess : LEIA
39
Wailer : BANSHEE
41
Fool : ASS
42
School subj. : ENG
43
One of the Windsors : ANDREW
47
"Only When I Laugh" actor James : COCO
49
Stored food : ACORNS
51
Party time : EVE
52
Phrase often following dollar amounts : APOP
53
1992 Literature Nobelist Walcott : DEREK
54
Falklands war participant : BRIT
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Divided suit : BIKINI
57
"Sesame Street" character : THECOUNT
59
Singer Kazan : LAINIE
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Steps before battle? : WARDANCE
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Evoke good feelings about : ENDEAR
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Fanatical : OBSESSED
Down
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Odds and ends, in business : JOBLOT
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Management concerns : UNIONS
3
Old British roadster : SPRITE
4
Kids : TADS
5
Bend : ARC
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Vaunted : BOASTED
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Not so well : ILLER
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Astronauts' contact : HOUSTON
10
Weekend getaway site : INN
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Academy attendee : PLEBE
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Court position : PIVOTMAN
13
Confrontation : ONEONONE
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Dismissed : SENTAWAY
21
Opposite of contrasts : LIKENS
24
Some ID's : SSNS
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"Later" : TATA
31
Séance phenomenon : TRANCE
32
Mixed : COED
33
Forgiving : PLACABLE
34
Moralistic : AESOPIAN
35
Role for which Warner Baxter won a 1930 Oscar : CISCOKID
37
Department store department : MENS
39
Smaller and more glittering : BEADIER
40
Itches : HANKERS
44
Cost-cutting network strategy : RERUNS
45
Show : EVINCE
46
Hosed : WETTED
48
Reckon : OPINE
50
Old building made new again : REHAB
54
Scarves : BOAS
56
Actress Long : NIA
58
Alphabetical sequence : CDE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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