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New York Times, Thursday, November 18, 1999

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1118 ( 18,272 )
Across
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Statements : DICTA
6
Matching : SAME
10
See 2-Down : CUBE
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Felt (for) : ACHED
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Small animals, often : PREY
16
Bank roll : ONES
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Boldly oppose : BEARD
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Fine-tune : HONE
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Not have peace of mind : FRET
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Been effective : PROVENUSEFUL
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College setting : SEMINAR
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Goal-oriented : TELIC
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Elgar's "King ___" : OLAF
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Almost done : NEARTHEEND
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Manhattan address abbr. : NYNY
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Pro ___ : BONO
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___ gratia (by the grace of God) : DEI
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Names hidden in 20-, 28-, 46- and 54-Across : PLANETS
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Kind of center : REC
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River from the Bernese Alps : AARE
42
"Dancing Queen" group : ABBA
46
Oscar nominee for "Lawrence of Arabia" : OMARSHARIF
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Combatant in Kosovo : SERB
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Villain for Rocky and Bullwinkle : BORIS
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They may be picked : GUITARS
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Plays : TAKESATURNAT
58
A short rest, in actors' lingo : FIVE
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Joyful dance : HORA
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"That's it!" : BINGO
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Wild hog : BOAR
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In a while : ANON
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The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
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Sights near highway exits : INNS
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"___ Job" (1958 hit) : GETA
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Faked out, in ice hockey : DEKED
Down
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Small application : DAB
2
With 10-Across, treatment for a swelling : ICE
3
Johnny Appleseed's last name : CHAPMAN
4
Scare : TERRIFY
5
Extension : ADDON
6
Area : SPHERE
7
Elvis's middle name : ARON
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Computer offering : MENU
9
Appraises : EYES
10
Shade of brown : COFFEE
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Completely white, as paper : UNRULED
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Quickest route : BEELINE
13
Guinness ending : EST
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Hauler : VAN
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Spirit of a group : ETHOS
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Junior, usually : SON
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Tarzan portrayer : ELY
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Fifth-century date : CDI
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Baseball's Doubleday : ABNER
30
Caviar : ROE
31
It's found in sticks : TNT
35
Out : PASSE
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___-di-dah : LAH
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Notre Dame's Parseghian : ARA
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Clear the register, maybe : ROB
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Cause of laughter or tears : EMOTION
40
Desert crosser : CARAVAN
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"Silk Stockings" star : ASTAIRE
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Unconventional sort : BEATNIK
44
"It's cold!" : BRR
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Situps strengthen them : ABS
47
___ Island (prison site) : RIKERS
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Arboreal lizard : IGUANA
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Lassie's coat : FUR
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Not on good terms (with) : INBAD
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Carpet type : SHAG
56
First-rate : AONE
57
Track pace : TROT
58
Org. with many agts. : FBI
61
"No kidding!" : GEE
62
Word with hand or hat : OLD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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