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New York Times, Monday, November 29, 1999

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Chisholm

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1129 ( 18,283 )
Across
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Nuisance : PEST
5
Play segments : ACTS
9
First name of six U.S. presidents : JAMES
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
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Campbell's product : SOUP
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"Don Giovanni," for example : OPERA
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One of Columbus's fleet : NINA
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Mannheim Mr. : HERR
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Lawn sprinkler output : SPRAY
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Breakfast course #1 : TOASTEDBAGEL
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Scatter : STREW
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4%, say, on a bank acct. : INT
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At a distance : AFAR
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Breakfast course #2 : ORANGEJUICE
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Fellow : CHAP
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Order at the Pig & Whistle : ALE
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Ornament : ADORN
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___ stone (hieroglyphics key) : ROSETTA
41
Empress to Napoleon III : EUGENIE
43
Also known as : ALIAS
44
Frequently, in poetry : OFT
45
Florida's Miami-___ County : DADE
46
Breakfast course #3 : BLACKCOFFEE
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
51
Terrier's cry : ARF
52
Siesta taker : DOZER
57
Breakfast course #4 : TODAYSPUZZLE
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Authenticated : VALID
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Occasions to serve crumpets : TEAS
65
Elevator pioneer : OTIS
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F.B.I. datum : CRIME
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Corn units : EARS
68
Observe : NOTE
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Less green : RIPER
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"Phooey!" : DRAT
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Fencing sword : EPEE
Down
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One-third of a three-piece suit : PANTS
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Poet T. S. ___ : ELIOT
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Antisub device : SONAR
4
Make fun of : TEASE
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'75 Wimbledon champ : ASHE
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Like most colleges today : COED
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Power station equipment : TURBINE
8
Leaped : SPRANG
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"No way, ___!" : JOSE
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Acclaimed : APPLAUDED
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French sea : MER
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Old NOW cause : ERA
13
Recite : SAY
21
Lowest VHF channel : TWO
22
Communications conglomerate : GTE
26
'90s singer Apple : FIONA
27
Sharp-tasting : ACRID
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Actress Zellweger of "Jerry Maguire" : RENEE
30
Squealer : RAT
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Fla. neighbor : ALA
32
English sports car, for short : JAG
33
Curmudgeons : CRABS
34
Christmas greenery : HOLLY
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___ flu : ASIAN
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Postwar period : PEACETIME
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"For shame!" : TSK
41
Gee preceder : EFF
42
Southwest Indian : UTE
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Bad season, perhaps : OFFYEAR
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Bounder : CAD
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Speechified : ORATED
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Web site address ending : EDU
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Composition of an endangered layer : OZONE
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"Legs" rock trio : ZZTOP
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Choice : ELITE
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Watch again : RESEE
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Frankfurt's river : ODER
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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"Hey, there!" : PSST
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Home film player : VCR
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Jackie's second : ARI
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A boxer might have a fat one : LIP

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

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