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New York Times, Friday, November 19, 1999

"___ laughs at probabilities": Bulwer-Lytton

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 96 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times11/19/99 ( No. 18,273 )

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Across
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Refuse : FLOTSAM
8
Snub : HIGHHAT
15
Escaped : RANAWAY
16
Dramatist Jean : ANOUILH
17
Crops up : APPEARS
18
Beverage brand : SNAPPLE
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Keglers' org. : PBA
20
Ruined : BOTCHED
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Hope for laughs? : BOB
23
Pet name for José : PEPE
25
William McKinley's Ohio birthplace : NILES
26
De ___ (from the beginning) : NOVO
27
One studying en français : ELEVE
29
Four times a day, on an Rx : QID
30
Color wheel choices : TONES
31
Start off : STRIKEUP
33
Penny pinchers : MISERS
34
Football V.I.P. : LINEJUDGE
36
Duel personality : SECOND
39
Broadcasting : ONTHEAIR
43
Downsizing, so to speak : AXING
44
Singer Ocasek : RIC
45
Words with profit or phrase : TURNA
46
"___ laughs at probabilities": Bulwer-Lytton : FATE
47
Wt. of some flour sacks : TENLB
49
Dallas hoopsters : MAVS
50
Sony Music competitor : EMI
51
Bar mixer : BITTERS
53
Criminal patterns, for short : MOS
54
Way-out : BIZARRE
56
Shove off : SETSAIL
58
Hostiles : ENEMIES
59
It's a sin : AVARICE
60
Stretched to the limit : TENSEST
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Saber rattlers : MENACES
Down
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Fountain orders : FRAPPES
2
Auto safety feature : LAPBELT
3
Theoretically : ONPAPER
4
___ kwon do : TAE
5
Q-Tip : SWAB
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Two-time N.L. M.V.P., 1954 and 1965 : AARON
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Certain aura : MYSTIQUE
8
Chopped up : HASHED
9
"The Wreck of the Mary Deare" author : INNES
10
Spur : GOAD
11
Quarterback's call : HUP
12
Ilium : HIPBONE
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Here, there and everywhere : ALLOVER
14
Springsteen, to fans : THEBOSS
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Place to be taken : CLIPJOINT
24
Old Scratch : EVILONE
26
Biting midge : NOSEEUM
28
Barely making, with "out" : EKING
30
Close : TIGHT
32
Call off : END
33
Summer clock setting, in the Rockies: Abbr. : MDT
35
Familiar whiskered figure : UNCLESAM
36
Pretty sure thing : SAFEBET
37
Check out : EXAMINE
38
National : CITIZEN
40
Biblical tongue : ARAMAIC
41
Bill : INVOICE
42
Fights with, in the hills : RASSLES
44
Double-check : RETEST
47
They get their kicks : TIRES
48
Pronunciation mark : BREVE
51
Cracker topper : BRIE
52
1972 Wimbledon winner Smith : STAN
55
Short times of day : AMS
57
Mme. across the Pyrenees : SRA

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later.

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