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New York Times, Tuesday, November 9, 1999

26-Across : Not go according to plan?

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 1999, The New York Times11/9/99 ( No. 18,263 )
Across
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Funny Fannie : FLAGG
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Mordant Mort : SAHL
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Taj Mahal city : AGRA
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Ancient land near Lydia : IONIA
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Gus Kahn song "The ___ Love" : ONEI
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Ooze : SEEP
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"Knots Landing" co-star : JOANVANARK
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"Livin' La Vida ___" (Ricky Martin hit) : LOCA
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Rate affected by the Fed: Abbr. : INT
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Schnozz ending : OLA
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Exits : DEPARTS
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High lights : STARS
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Not go according to plan? : WINGIT
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Premieres : DEBUTS
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It will knock you out : OPIATE
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Concur : AGREE
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Shift, e.g. : DRESS
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Scoundrel : RAT
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Deposits : LAYS
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"A Journey to the Center of the Earth" writer : VERNE
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Rum-soaked cake : BABA
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Gilbert and Sullivan princess : IDA
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Speed ___ : DEMON
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Monteverdi opera : ORFEO
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Straight's partner : NARROW
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Fife player : KNOTTS
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Waterloo : DEFEAT
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Bar orders : SHOTS
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Warned : ALERTED
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"Wonderful!" : OOH
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Johnny ___ : REB
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"Look!" in La Mancha : MIRA
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Theme of this puzzle : BOATPEOPLE
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Good thing to have in a storm : PORT
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Some TV's : RCAS
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Greedy person's demand : GIMME
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Eye problem : STYE
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Grayish : ASHY
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Pitcher Gregg ___ : OLSON
Down
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So-called "crossroads of the South Pacific" : FIJI
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Nutcase : LOON
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Med school subj. : ANAT
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Tonic's go-with : GIN
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Old French dance : GAVOTTE
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Source of waves at sea : SONAR
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Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
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Stampeding group : HERD
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Ditto : LIKEWISE
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Obliquely : ASLANT
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"Bolero" star, 1934 : GEORGERAFT
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Prefix with linear : RECTI
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Woman with ___ : APAST
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"Poor me!" : ALAS
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Zadora and Lindstrom : PIAS
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Takes to court : SUES
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Woes : SORROWS
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Picasso contemporary : DALI
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"Omigosh!" : EGAD
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Roxy Music lead singer : BRYANFERRY
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The Big Apple's ___ Station : PENN
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Music sampler : DEMO
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Help in crime : ABET
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Southwestern resort : TAOS
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Bone in a column : VERTEBRA
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Warner ___ : BROS
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"Shoot!" : DRAT
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Busy : ONTHEGO
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Freshen : AERATE
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Surgeon General with a beard : KOOP
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Moistens : DAMPS
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"The Mill on the Floss" author : ELIOT
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___-totsy : HOTSY
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Shrinks, e.g. : DOCS
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Record speeds, for short : RPMS
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"Tickle me" doll : ELMO
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"___ there, done that" : BEEN
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"Wonderful!" : AAH
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Furnace fuel : OIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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