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New York Times, Saturday, November 27, 1999

Aircraft designer Douglas of Douglas Aircraft

Author:
Patrick D. Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times11/27/99 ( No. 18,281 )

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Across
1
Explorer Vasco Núñez de ___ : BALBOA
7
Part of a loading zone, maybe : RAMP
11
Up in arms : FURIOUS
12
Word of parting : ADIOS
14
Melbourne is its capital : VICTORIA
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Warner-Lambert product : ZANTAC
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Kind of price : ASKING
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Noted buffalo hunters : NEZPERCE
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Won't meet : SHUNS
21
Waited : SAT
22
Cave-dweller : TROLL
23
Book marks : TYPE
24
Whimpered : PULED
26
Crossjack, e.g. : SAIL
27
Noted TV debut of 9/8/66 : STARTREK
30
Calypso offshoot : SKA
31
Anonymous work, often : POISONPENLETTER
35
That girl in "That Girl" : ANN
36
"O curse of ___!": Othello : MARRIAGE
37
Hunger : ITCH
39
Like some mouthwashes : MINTY
40
How workaholics often work : LATE
44
Billing matters : ROLES
46
"Something just crossed my mind..." : SAY
47
Beg off : DEMUR
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Homer, e.g. : EPICPOET
50
"Guys and Dolls" locale : HAVANA
51
Aircraft designer Douglas of Douglas Aircraft : DONALD
52
Details : ITEMIZES
54
Rank : FETID
55
File destroyers : VIRUSES
56
Installs : SETS
57
Took off (with) : ELOPED
Down
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Advice for a gloomy Gus : BUCKUP
2
Highbrowism : ARTINESS
3
Roman Colosseum sights : LIONS
4
Wimbledon champ for five years straight : BORG
5
Nice response : OUI
6
"You might also consider..." : ASANALTERNATIVE
7
Tease : RAZZ
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Fight extinction, maybe : ADAPT
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Lightheaded people? : MINERS
10
Sunday entree : POTROAST
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Suspicious : FISHY
13
Resembling a spore : SACLIKE
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Wide-ranging : VAST
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Last position : CELLAR
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All the time in the world : ETERNITY
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Party line? : SURPRISE
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Clipper name : PANAM
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Airport worry : DELAY
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Barnyard male : TOM
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Powder site : KEG
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Like waltzers : PAIRED
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Handily handling : ONTOPOF
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Banks : INCLINES
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Air : TELEVISE
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Witchcraft goddess, in Greek myth : HECATE
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Blown away : AMAZED
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Whistlers' whistles : TUNES
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Postwar period and others : ERAS
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Thieves' arrangement : SPLIT
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Obstruct : DAMUP
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Factor in decision-making : ODDS
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Achilles, e.g. : HERO
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Up to,informally : TIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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