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New York Times, Thursday, November 25, 1999

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1125 ( 18,279 )
Across
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Jobs, so to speak : HATS
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Any ship : SHE
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Rattle : FAZE
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Manhattan Project scientist : UREY
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Gripe : MOAN
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Gulf ship : OILER
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See 22-Down : LENS
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American, e.g. : AIRCARRIER
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A capital Nobel Prize novelist? : ANATOLEPARIS
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Shape-changing protozoan : AMEBA
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Standup bit : GAG
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"Can ___ dreaming?" : IBE
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A capital N.B.A. legend? : MICHAELAMMAN
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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Apprentice : CUB
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Implied : MEANT
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A capital Oscar-winning actor? : HAVANAGOODINGJR
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African virus : EBOLA
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Revolutionary leader : MAO
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Want ad abbr. : EOE
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A capital English stage actress? : TBILISIBROWN
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First ___ : AID
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Bird of myth : ROC
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Drench : DOUSE
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A capital movie outlaw? : JOSEYCARDIFF
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Physically fit : ABLEBODIED
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Just lying around : IDLE
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New Zealand native : MAORI
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New stock issuances, for short : IPOS
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Pants part : SEAT
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Smoker's purchase : PACK
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Big inits. in computer games : NES
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"Ciao" : TATA
Down
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Waikiki wiggle : HULA
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Where some people come to blows : ARENA
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Coffee break time, perhaps : TENAM
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Modus operandi : SYSTEM
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Silk, in Strasbourg : SOIE
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Plucked item : HARP
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Confine : ENCAGE
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Mountain covering : FIRS
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Champ of 10/30/74 : ALI
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End of a series : ZEE
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Drop the ball : ERR
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Malaysia's Strait of ___ : MALACCA
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Work for a folder : ORIGAMI
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Uzbekistan's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Eastern sash : OBI
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It's seen through a 15-Across : IMAGE
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It may be picked in the country : BANJO
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Warm hello : HUG
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Result of the Manhattan Project : ABOMB
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Door sign : MEN
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Fraternity letter : THETA
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Temple prayer : RABBI
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Go wide of : AVOID
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The aggregate : ALL
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Capital near a game reserve : NAIROBI
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Blade site : OAR
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Gizmos : DOODADS
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Fair : SOSO
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Stranded during the winter, say : ICEDIN
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Flagship station of the old Mutual Broadcasting System : WOR
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Hardly the modest type : NUDIST
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Where to start playing an LP : SIDEA
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Beethoven's "Concerto No. 5 in ___ major" : EFLAT
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Schlemiel : JERK
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"Holy cow!" : YIPE
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Business V.I.P.'s : CEOS
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Greek cheese : FETA
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Sound booster : AMP
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Sound from the fold : BAA
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___ cit. (footnote abbr.) : LOC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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