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New York Times, Wednesday, November 17, 1999

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1117 ( 18,271 )
Across
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Unimaginative rhyme scheme : ABAB
5
"___ Dei" : AGNUS
10
Apple quantity : PECK
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"Star Trek" navigator : SULU
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Masked creatures : COONS
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Others, in lists : ALII
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Revered Sioux chief : CRAZYHORSE
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In ___ (occurring naturally) : VIVO
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Lodge : INN
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Kind of blitz : MEDIA
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Some soft drinks : NEHIS
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Composer Albéniz : ISAAC
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Mel Blanc spoke for him : DAFFYDUCK
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Distance unit in duels : PACE
29
Baseball card stat : ERA
30
Church recess : APSE
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Was printed : RAN
35
Play opener : ACTONE
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Singer known for song parodies : WEIRDALYANKOVIC
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Like some Bedouins : LIBYAN
44
Old tree-planting org. : CCC
45
Baseballer Martinez : TINO
46
Flag thrower : REF
48
A lo-o-ong time : EONS
50
Hall-of-Fame pitcher with the 30's Cardinals : DIZZYDEAN
55
Words of dismay : OYVEY
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"___ and his money..." : AFOOL
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Bishop's topper : MITRE
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Singer Sumac : YMA
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Swiss city : BERN
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Classic character on "The Eddie Cantor Radio Show" : MADRUSSIAN
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Spanish infant : BEBE
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Novelist Lesage : ALAIN
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Getting ___ years : ONIN
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Relative of 55-Across : ALAS
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English coppers : PENCE
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Appropriately named fruit : UGLI
Down
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Computer acronym : ASCII
2
Rope injuries : BURNS
3
TV's "The George & ___ Show" : ALANA
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Sawyer of the comics : BUZ
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Yen : ACHE
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Lot : GOODDEAL
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Irrigation apparatus : NORIA
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Risky : UNSAFE
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Vane dir. : SSE
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Like most roads : PAVED
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Philanthropist Yale : ELIHU
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Kind of duty : CIVIC
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Place to post notices : KIOSK
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Gym site : YMCA
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City on the Hudson : NYACK
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Mimicking behavior : APERY
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1930's-70's despot : FRANCO
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Stretched : CRANED
30
Tapered tool : AWL
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Kennedy Library architect : PEI
32
Bro, for one : SIB
34
Gotham: Abbr. : NYC
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Hotsy-___ : TOTSY
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Duct opening? : OVI
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"Delta of Venus" author : NIN
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Environmental prefix : ECO
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Actress Hannah : DARYL
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Lacking a middle : ACENTRIC
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Egg producer : FEMALE
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Vetoes : NOES
50
Part of a Flintstone yell : DABBA
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Sondheim's "___ Pretty" : IFEEL
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1964 Quinn role : ZORBA
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Areas : ZONES
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Actor Quinn : AIDAN
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In contention : VYING
57
Modern letters : EMAIL
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New Age musician : YANNI
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Ancient symbol : RUNE
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Navigator's aid : MAP
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Worthless coin : SOU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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