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New York Times, Friday, October 8, 1999

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 35 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1008 ( 18,231 )
Across
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Afraid of being shot : CAMERASHY
10
Bruce Springsteen affiliation : ASCAP
15
Skin tone : ALABASTER
16
Tantara : BLARE
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Home economics : DOMESTICSCIENCE
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Raison d'être of many annual conventions : STARTREK
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People person? : EDITOR
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Where to spend a kip : LAOS
22
Thomas Gibson's sitcom title role : GREG
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Recipient of a stop order? : THIEF
26
Lead-in for house or wife : ALE
27
"___ to Hold" (1943 musical romance) : HERS
31
Clock watcher's wait, seemingly : EON
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Blessing : APPROBATION
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ZIP codes: Abbr. : NOS
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Dustup : RHUBARB
38
Prefix with tone : DUO
39
Billy Joel, self-referentially : THEPIANOMAN
41
Feelings : EGO
42
Shakespearean verb : HATH
43
A.T.M. mfr. : NCR
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Source of ornamental plumes : EGRET
46
Stucco backing : LATH
48
Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
50
Shell alternative : SUNOCO
53
"The Mothers-in-Law" star : EVEARDEN
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It's 4.28 light years away : PROXIMACENTAURI
59
Like cornstalks : EARED
60
Self publisher : CONDENAST
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One may have a ring : CLASS
62
Takes a load off the back : UNSADDLES
Down
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Untrustworthy types : CADS
2
Scores : ALOT
3
Peggy Wood's title role on 50's TV : MAMA
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Glenn Miller protégé Ray : EBERLE
5
Believer in Africa as the Promised Land : RASTAFARI
6
Nolan Ryan, notably : ASTRO
7
Bachelor pads, stereotypically : STIES
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"Gosh darn!" : HECK
9
31-Across divs. : YRS
10
Stand : ABIDE
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Dexterity : SLEIGHT
12
Pessimist's word : CANT
13
"Giovanna d'___" (Verdi opera) : ARCO
14
One may exert pressure : PEER
18
Thought originators : CEREBRA
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Twilight, old-style : GLOAM
23
States' rights Amendment : TENTH
24
Stir : HOOHA
25
Cartographic closeup : INSET
26
Shady place : ARBOR
28
Relative of a goldeneye : EIDER
29
Compact stuff : ROUGE
30
High-hatter : SNOOT
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Illusory : PHANTOM
34
Right or left : PUNCH
35
Gave up : ABNEGATED
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Wild sweet william and moss pink : PHLOXES
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W.W. II rifle : GARAND
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Niacin and vitamin C : ACIDS
48
Roasters : OVENS
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___ hand : LENDA
50
Small detail? : SPEC
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It flows for 1,575 miles : URAL
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Myrna played her : NORA
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H.S. class : ECON
54
Kind of income : DUAL
55
Highland tongue : ERSE
56
Coll. hoops competitions : NITS
58
Prefix with puncture : ACU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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