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New York Times, Tuesday, November 23, 1999

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1123 ( 18,277 )
Across
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Best ___ (most excellent) : OFALL
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Entreaty : PLEA
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One of the Three B's : BACH
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Boom box : RADIO
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Deli breads : RYES
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Canyon comeback : ECHO
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Rookie pianists' duet : CHOPSTICKS
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Get a move on : STIR
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Infomercials, e.g. : ADS
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Fork feature : TINE
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N.F.L. no-nos : FOULS
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Fruity, flaky dessert : MINCEMEATPIE
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Breakfast nook : DINETTE
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Allies' foe in W.W. II : AXIS
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Bright thought : IDEA
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Leprechaun's land : ERIN
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Krazy critter of the comics : KAT
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Theme of this puzzle : BLENDERSETTINGS
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Singer-songwriter Barrett : SYD
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Study of the body: Abbr. : ANAT
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Stunning triumph : COUP
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Like a bug in a rug : SNUG
44
Adds on : ANNEXES
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Jerry Garcia's band, with "the" : GRATEFULDEAD
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Wranglers alternative : LEVIS
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Respond to a bore : YAWN
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Toothed tool : SAW
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Current with : UPON
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Seam finisher : WHIPSTITCH
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Estrada of "CHiPs" : ERIK
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Poverty : WANT
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Sworn ___ : ENEMY
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Pinhead : DODO
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Dome covers? : WIGS
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Fills : SATES
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Saudi Arabian king : FAHD
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Tempests in teapots : ADOS
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Bit of insolence : LIP
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Went ballistic : LOSTIT
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One who hopes to succeed? : PRINCE
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French school : LYCEE
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"A rat!" : EEK
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Dummkopf : ASS
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Intoxicates : BESOTS
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Malfunction : ACTUP
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Some like it hot : CHILI
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Gymnastics apparatus : HORSE
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Hair colorer : TINT
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Barely visible : FAINT
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Nasty : MEAN
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Foal's mother : MARE
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Lighted sign over a door : EXIT
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Claim-staker's claim : DIBS
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One way to stand by : IDLY
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Poverty : NEED
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N.Y. winter hours : EST
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Fort ___ (gold site) : KNOX
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Fluish feeling : AGUE
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Sugar servings: Abbr. : TSPS
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Copenhageners : DANES
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Adequate, informally : ENUF
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Prego rival : RAGU
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Topped a torte : ICED
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Well lit? : STINKO
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Changes with the times : ADAPTS
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Part of CNN : NEWS
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1598 edict city : NANTES
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Stuck (on) : GLUED
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Copy, briefly : REPRO
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Steer clear of : AVOID
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Telling tales : LYING
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Leave in : STET
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High point : ACME
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Kids' questions : WHYS
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Internet letters : WWW
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"Bali ___" : HAI
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One ___ million : INA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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