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New York Times, Tuesday, December 14, 1999

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Chisholm

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1214 ( 18,298 )
Across
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Georgia ___ : TECH
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Seven-time A.L. batting champ Rod : CAREW
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Architect of St. Paul's Cathedral : WREN
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Monster : OGRE
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Plus end : ANODE
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Mortgage consideration : RATE
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Christo, notably : WRAPARTIST
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Concerning : INRE
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___ Percé (Western tribe) : NEZ
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Postal workers have them: Abbr. : RTES
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Very uneven : RAGGED
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Shipboard functionary : STEWARD
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Part of beauty pageant attire : SASH
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Stat for 5-Across : RBI
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Certain sneakers : HIGHTOPS
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Interstate hauler : SEMI
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It sometimes thickens : PLOT
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Impede legally : ESTOP
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Factory : PLANT
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"What Kind of Fool ___" (1962 hit) : AMI
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Part of a subway entrance : STILE
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Friend in a sombrero : AMIGO
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Kind of room : MENS
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Pre-owned : USED
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I.R.A. renewal : ROLLOVER
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Little toymaker : ELF
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New Haven collegians : ELIS
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Cold symptom : SNIFFLE
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Result of ironing : CREASE
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Couple : DUAD
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___ Alamos : LOS
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It's rounded up in a roundup : HERD
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Take train stations by force? : WRESTSTOPS
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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Giving goosebumps : EERIE
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Carpet layer's calculation : AREA
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"D" : POOR
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Hans Christian Andersen and others : DANES
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Slothful : LAZY
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Villages : TOWNS
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Protected bird : EGRET
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Beanie Babies, e.g. : CRAZE
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With it, in the 50's : HEP
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Travel on a road : CARTRIP
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Chipped in : ANTED
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18 Louises : ROIS
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CBS's Bradley and others : EDS
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Symbol of limpness : WETRAG
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Airplane wings, propellers, etc. : WRIGHTSTUFF
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Phoned : RANG
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To be, in Toulouse : ETRE
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Penury : NEED
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___-Israeli relations : ARAB
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"Angela's ___" : ASHES
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Laundry cycle supervisor? : WRINGLEADER
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Protester's ploy : SITIN
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Quite a hit : HOMER
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Inventor Elisha : OTIS
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Tent support : POLE
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Went 80, say : SPED
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Box : SPAR
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Ticklish fellow : ELMO
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Armor of interlinked rings : MAIL
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Disables : LAMES
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Factory things : TOOLS
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Deliberative bodies : SENATES
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Watched : VIEWED
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Eye parts : LIDS
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"If You Knew ___" (Eddie Cantor favorite) : SUSIE
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Fauna's partner : FLORA
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Golf pro Nancy : LOPEZ
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Emerson work : ESSAY
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Golf shot : CHIP
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It's NE of Tahoe : RENO
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Therefore : ERGO
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Hollywood's Bruce or Laura : DERN
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Actor Stephen : REA
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Jazz guitarist ___ Farlow : TAL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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