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CUES

New York Times, Sunday, November 7, 1999

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 86 Missing: {X} Scrabble average: 1.78 This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1107 ( 18,261 )
Across
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Wild place? : WEST
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Here, elsewhere : ICI
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Zimbabwe's capital : HARARE
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Plow puller : TEAM
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Doozy : ONER
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Narrow margin of victory : NOSE
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They may come from Qom : IRANIS
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Big Indian : RAJA
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Dull routine : ROTE
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"Good Stykeeping" award? : SQUEALOFAPPROVAL
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Garlicky dish : SCAMPI
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Princess of Nintendo games : ZELDA
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Three-time Wimbledon winner : EVERT
31
Report from a Pamplona beer bash? : THEBASQUESARELOADED
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Relative of a mandolin : LUTE
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Some are wicked : LAMPS
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Financial backer : ANGEL
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Simps' syllables : DUHS
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Shoot for : AIMAT
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Humped ox : ZEBU
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Gem symbolizing the soul : SCARAB
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Kind of jacket : MAO
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Biblical particle? : NOAHSQUARK
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Fumbles for words : HAWS
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Popular analgesic : ALEVE
59
"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Set free : UNTIE
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Chew the rag : YAK
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Burst into laughter : BROKEUP
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Franklin and Jefferson, for two : DEISTS
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Understudies for a star of "The Piano"? : PAQUINRELIEVERS
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Nickers? : RAZORS
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Bring back to life, in a way : ZOMBIFY
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Whup : TAN
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Oppenheimer development : ABOMB
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Elhi orgs. : PTAS
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Timex competitor : CASIO
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Kachina doll carver : HOPI
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Containers of gourmet ice cream? : FINEQUARTS
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Application blank info : AGE
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Scottish ___ : GAELIC
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Souvenir buys : TEES
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Coarse-grained : CRASS
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Fast time? : LENT
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Symbol of authority : BADGE
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Pizzeria order : SLICE
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Not up : ABED
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Feeling ill, simply put? : QUEASYASONETWOTHREE
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Divert : AMUSE
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Silly : APISH
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Regulars' requests : USUALS
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Uneasy feeling regarding have-nots? : QUALMSFORTHEPOOR
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Thumbs-down reactions : NOES
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Complex division : UNIT
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The Sandwich Islands, today : HAWAII
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Georgia Senator until 1997 : NUNN
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Yellowfin, e.g. : TUNA
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The King of Egypt sings in it : AIDA
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91-Across ender : EASTER
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Véronique, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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Cut down : SLAY
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Defeat : WORST
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Methuselah's father : ENOCH
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Stiff hairs : SETAE
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Terrified ones : TREMBLERS
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Be firm : INSIST
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Rimsky-Korsakov's "Le ___ d'Or" : COQ
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Maker of the Amigo S.U.V. : ISUZU
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Poet Doolittle : HILDA
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Thundering : AROAR
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The "so few" of 1940: Abbr. : RAF
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It makes men mean : ANA
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Shred : RIP
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Second sight : ESP
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Lucky strike : TROVE
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Like some roofs : EAVED
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Cracked open : AJAR
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Oast filler : MALT
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Extra-wide : EEEE
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Unser Jr. and Sr. : ALS
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McCarthy's quarry : REDS
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Comedian Poundstone : PAULA
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Logician's abbr. : QED
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"Middlemarch" author : ELIOT
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Priests : LAMAS
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City named for an Indian tribe : OMAHA
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Classified listings: Abbr. : APTS
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Far from ruddy : ASHY
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March Madness org. : NCAA
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Stare, like a tourist : GAWK
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Oscar-winning actress Miyoshi : UMEKI
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Sanctuary : HAVEN
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Frère's sibling : SOEUR
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Singer DiFranco : ANI
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Pueblo builders : ZUNIS
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Diner sign : EATS
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Jolly old chap : BRIT
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Instruments from 119-Across : UKES
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Root beer brand : BARQS
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Express doubt about : QUERY
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Rock's Reed : LOU
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Sauce style : BARBQ
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Kind of dispenser : PEZ
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Clear, in a way : DEFOG
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Apples, e.g. : POMES
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Townie : LOCAL
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Pol's concern : IMAGE
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"Barnaby Jones" actor : EBSEN
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Numeral in a Uris title : VII
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Slew : RAFT
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Anne Nichols hero : ABIE
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Stop listening, with "out" : ZONE
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Related : TOLD
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Eat like ___ : APIG
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"Great shot!" : NICE
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Romeo's rival : PARIS
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Wrist-radio wearer : TRACY
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Befuddled : ATSEA
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Onetime lottery org. : SSS
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Recruits, in a way : HEADHUNTS
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Troy Aikman's alma mater : UCLA
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Encourages : ABETS
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Espied, to Tweety : TAW
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Appear : SEEM
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"The ___ Identity" (Ludlum novel) : BOURNE
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Actor Dennis : QUAID
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Court org. : USLTA
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"Socrate" composer : SATIE
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Biblical land of riches : OPHIR
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Never, in Nuremberg : NIE
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Nascar broadcaster : ESPN
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Big bills : THOUS
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"Le Bestiaire" artist Dufy : RAOUL
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"Uncle Vanya" woman : ELENA
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Blue-book filler : ESSAY
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Light hue : AQUA
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Certain bond, for short : MUNI
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Any ship : SHE
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Regulatory org. since 1958 : FAA
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Injection reactions, maybe : OWS
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Maze runner : RAT
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Where Windsor is: Abbr. : ONT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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