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New York Times, Saturday, December 18, 1999

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.4792161
Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 91 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1218 ( 18,302 )
Across
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Put down : DISPARAGED
11
Spot announcements? : ARFS
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She lived in a "kingdom by the sea" : ANNABELLEE
16
Walk way? : GAIT
17
Capitol fliers : STATEFLAGS
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Audrey Hepburn's real first name : EDDA
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It may be taken in a shuttle : HOP
20
No good deed : SIN
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Harder to make out, maybe : TINIER
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Enter, in a way : INPUT
26
Kind of diet : SCARSDALE
28
Inspirational subject of a William Gibson play : KELLER
30
Altruism's antithesis : EGOMANIA
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Conceptualize : IDEATE
32
Kind of ink : SOY
33
Moppet : TOT
34
Bar request : NEAT
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"Red Corner" star : GERE
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P.D. call : APB
42
Low-___ : RES
44
Afrika Korps commander : ROMMEL
48
It's a first : PREMIERE
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Kenyan's neighbor : SOMALI
52
Carnation, e.g. : PERENNIAL
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Grammy winner for "Time out of Mind" : DYLAN
55
Chewed out : REAMED
56
Mauna ___ : LOA
58
With 59A, Go to work on : DIG
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See 58A : INTO
60
In poetry, when she passed, "it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music" : EVANGELINE
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Merlin, for one : SEER
65
Four-wheel drive introduced in 1970 : RANGEROVER
66
Whirl : EDDY
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It may keep you on the beam : STEADINESS
Down
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African pullover : DASHIKI
2
Performed a canticle, e.g. : INTONED
3
Popular beverage : SNAPPLE
4
Way to stand : PAT
5
White House nickname : ABE
6
They may stop the fighting : REFS
7
"___ well" : ALLIS
8
Some are stolen : GLANCES
9
Sleep research tool, briefly : EEG
10
Tin cans, so to speak : DESTROYERS
11
Things to do : AGENDA
12
Beaming : RADIANT
13
Opera subtitled "Wedded Love" : FIDELIO
14
Eye : STAREAT
22
Ending of beliefs : ISM
24
___-Ude (Trans-Siberian Railroad city) : ULAN
25
What a logical Parisian uses : TETE
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In a swivet : AGOG
29
Some bumps on the road : REARENDERS
35
Michael's "Mr. Mom" co-star : TERI
37
Cross : ROOD
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Kind of nomination : EMMY
39
Inform : APPRISE
40
Primped : PREENED
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Raked over the coals : BERATED
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Shipping route : SEALANE
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___ Islands, in the Indian Ocean : MALDIVE
46
Famed New York eatery : ELAINES
47
Keeps the host up, perhaps : LINGERS
49
Quiz show expertise : MEMORY
50
Kin of -like : INE
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It's heard at day's end : LONGA
57
Middle-___ : AGED
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Liquor store? : VAT
62
Verdi's "___ tu" : ERI
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Contemporary of Bela : LON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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