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New York Times, Friday, November 12, 1999

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FV} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1112 ( 18,266 )
Across
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Morning time : TENAM
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Stressed, in more ways than one? : PASTTENSE
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Phrase repeated in Ecclesiastes : ATIME
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Not behind : INTHELEAD
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Kind of sentence : RUNON
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Elvis was known for them : GYRATIONS
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Fine-tunes : ADJUSTS
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Rockies tribe : UTES
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One may be warranted : SEARCH
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Oil units: Abbr. : QTS
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They're broken up : EXES
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Sage, for one : HERB
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Office no. : EXT
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Went off the beam? : LOSTONESBALANCE
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Opening of McDonald's restaurants abroad, e.g. : AMERICANIZATION
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Savings for senior trips? : RETIREMENTPLANS
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It's protected in South Africa : GNU
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1966 A.L. Rookie of the Year : AGEE
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Interest of armchair athletes : ESPN
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100 qintars : LEK
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Attack, like a bear : CLAWAT
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Outstanding : OWED
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Malign : ASPERSE
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Bill Russell's was retired : NUMBERSIX
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Olympic figure skater Slutskaya : IRINA
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Early NASA effort : APOLLOONE
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Fertilizer ingredient : NITER
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Transported, as gas : PIPELINED
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They deal in futures : SEERS
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Gogol's "___ Bulba" : TARAS
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One of 12 by Debussy : ETUDE
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Old Japanese mercenary : NINJA
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Affaire de coeur : AMOUR
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Unlikely place for a soprano : MENSCHOIR
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Pen pals? : PIGS
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Whatever : ANY
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Car bar : STRUT
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"___ enough!" : THATS
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French noodle? : TETE
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"Beloved" actress Kimberly : ELISE
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Liberal leader? : NEO
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Japanese name tag : SAN
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They improve the quality of Life: Abbr. : EDS
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After that : THENCE
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Post-snap ploy, briefly : QBSNEAK
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Seat of Greene County, Ohio : XENIA
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One whose sentence is complete : EXCON
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British guns : STENS
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Set of sheets? : REAM
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Cyclopean : LARGE
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Straws in the wind : OMENS
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Establish : SETUP
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Part of TNT : TRI
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___ cherry : BING
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Anáhuac residents : AZTECS
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Blazer attachments : LAPELPINS
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Part of A.S.T.: Abbr. : ATL
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Like Brutus : NOBLE
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Playwright Jones : LEROI
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Pelé's real first name : EDSON
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Home with a view : AERIE
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Dash off : WRITE
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Ed of Hollywood : ASNER
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Streamers? : TEARS
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Drawing place : WELL
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Let go : AXED
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Time out? : NAP
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Inits. in news : UPI
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Dry ___ : MOP
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Suffix with nectar : INE

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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