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New York Times, Tuesday, October 5, 1999

With 32-Across, Best Picture nominee of 1979

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 44 for Ms. Spadaccini.
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© 1999, The New York Times10/5/99 ( No. 18,228 )
Across
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Special home installations : SPAS
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After dusk : DARK
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Boot out : EJECT
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Aquarium : TANK
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Black : EBON
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With 32-Across, Best Picture nominee of 1979 : NORMA
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Young Ron Howard role : OPIE
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___ Strauss & Co. : LEVI
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Negative sort of person : CYNIC
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Broadway show about a gang war at Macy's? : WESTSIDESTORE
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Standing : ERECT
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Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
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Angel's topper : HALO
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Western timber tree : REDFIR
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See 16-Across : RAE
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Actress Taylor of "The Nanny" : RENEE
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German "a" : EINE
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Broadway show about a "chewsy" cowgirl? : ANNIEGETYOURGUM
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Bowl over : STUN
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Aroma : SCENT
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Look in (on) : SPY
46
"Nonsense!" : PIFFLE
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Mix up : STIR
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1996 Leonardo DiCaprio role : ROMEO
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Social class : CASTE
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Broadway show about an old Chinese gent? : MANOFLAMANCHU
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"The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
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Peru's capital : LIMA
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Singer Vikki : CARR
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The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
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___ plaisir : AVEC
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Sandwich cookie : OREO
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Fine's partner : DANDY
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Teller's stack : TENS
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5-Down loaves : RYES
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Vermont ski resort : STOWE
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Mill output : PAPER
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Licoricelike flavor : ANISE
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Drawing : SKETCH
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Supermarket section : DELI
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Under the covers : ABED
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Gads about : ROVES
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Jewish turnover : KNISH
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"One more time!" : ENCORE
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One who "borrows" a car : JOYRIDER
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Marine eagle : ERNE
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Roman 901 : CMI
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Tic-___-toe : TAC
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Gaze : STARE
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Street material : TAR
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Journey part : LEG
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Teller's stack : ONES
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Pudding ingredients : FIGS
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___ to one's ears : INUP
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Big name in fine wines : REMY
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Grate : RASP
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Voting "no" : ANTI
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Plenty, informally : ENUF
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Yadda-yadda-yadda... : ETC
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Peepers : EYES
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Like some night vision : INFRARED
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Can. province : ONT
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New York city : UTICA
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Godforsaken : LONELY
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Comic Philips : EMO
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Resentment : RANCOR
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Key of Beethoven's Sonata No. 26 : EFLAT
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Martini staple : OLIVE
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À la King : SCARY
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DEF, on a phone : THREE
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New money on the Continent : EUROS
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Central : MAIN
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"You said it!" : AMEN
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PC alternatives : MACS
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Pop : DAD
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Pitcher's stat. : ERA

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