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New York Times, Monday, October 4, 1999

Author:
Joey Crumley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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25/31/199910/4/19990
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Joey Crumley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QW} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Crumley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1004 ( 18,227 )

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Across
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Pre-entree course : SALAD
6
___ Canaveral : CAPE
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Cheetah feature : SPOT
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Palate appendage : UVULA
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Mozart's "Il mio tesoro," e.g. : ARIA
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Soothing succulent : ALOE
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Spillane detective : MIKEHAMMER
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Completely demolish : RAZE
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Cover : OVERLIE
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Quills : SPINES
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Worked the field : TILLED
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
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"Don't get any funny ___!" : IDEAS
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Abominable Snowman : YETI
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Number after due : TRE
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Telephone attachment : CORD
35
Hercules type : HEMAN
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Popular dog's name : REX
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"Gimme ___!" (start of an Iowa State cheer) : ANI
38
Deduces : REASONS
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___ de France : ILE
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Nada : NIL
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Ohio tire city : AKRON
43
Watering holes : SPAS
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Actor Mineo : SAL
45
Tavern offering : BEER
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Like craft shows : ARTSY
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Darjeeling or oolong : TEA
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One who's been initiated : MEMBER
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Turns away : AVERTS
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Like pottery : CERAMIC
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___ of Arc : JOAN
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Grade school marching orders : SINGLEFILE
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After-hours money sources, for short : ATMS
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Shade provider : TREE
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Scrawny chicken parts : NECKS
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Musical symbol : REST
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Swami : SAGE
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Sugary snack, say : TREAT
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Kind of wrestling : SUMO
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Book before John : LUKE
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Warned : ALERTED
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Showy bloom : DAHLIA
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Oasis animal : CAMEL
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Take up weapons : ARM
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Epitome of easiness : PIE
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Obstacles for barbers : EARS
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Madras dresses : SARIS
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Flights : PLANETRIPS
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Seep : OOZE
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Golfer's bagful : TEES
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Is under the weather : AILS
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Nuisances : PAINS
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Rundown shack, e.g. : EYESORE
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Evil one : DEMON
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Ancient Aegean land : IONIA
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Precision squads : DRILLTEAMS
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Turn into leather : TAN
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Race with a baton : RELAY
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Men in Liz's past : EXES
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Trash holders : CANS
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Sheik's bevy : HAREM
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Morocco's capital : RABAT
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Barely make, with "out" : EKE
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Aerial assailant : STRAFER
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Genesis brother : ABEL
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Sublet : RERENT
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Dadaist Max : ERNST
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Former NBC newsman Frank : MCGEE
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Not fully closed : AJAR
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November exhortation : VOTE
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J.F.K. arrivals : SSTS
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Cheese lovers? : MICE
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Actress Chase : ILKA
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"___ la vie" : CEST
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Golden-ager's nest egg, for short : IRA
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A photog saves it : NEG

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