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New York Times, Saturday, December 9, 2000

Noted novel in the guise of a posthumously published memoir

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Berry.
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© 2000, The New York Times12/9/00 ( No. 18,659 )

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Across
1
Project : STICKOUT
9
Noted novel in the guise of a posthumously published memoir : LOLITA
15
Sitting room? : HENHOUSE
16
Old-time actress Rich and others : IRENES
17
Finnic language : ESTONIAN
18
Bibliographical listings : TITLES
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Rings : TORI
20
Square space in a frieze : METOPE
21
They fix everything : PANACEAS
25
Jagged : UNEVEN
26
Huntress who married Hippomenes : ATALANTA
27
Mime's venue : STREET
28
Declare up or down : VOTE
29
Supports a foundation : DONATES
31
Prior to : ERE
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Cuddled : FONDLED
33
Theater sign : SRO
36
Screen behind a church altar : REREDOS
37
Movies, informally : FLIX
38
"Murder Must Advertise" writer : SAYERS
41
Western herd : ANTELOPE
43
School recital : PLEDGE
44
Grant : BESTOWON
45
Old-fashioned warning : ALARUM
46
Two residents of the Old Man's beard, in a Lear verse : OWLS
47
"Porgy" author ___ Heyward : DUBOSE
48
Protect, in a way : LAMINATE
52
An inventor of the microphone : EDISON
53
French confections : PRALINES
54
Substitute scepter-wielder : REGENT
55
Least ruffled : SERENEST
Down
1
Wolf or devil preceder : SHE
2
Person with an estate : TESTATOR
3
Speak with gravity : INTONATE
4
Bach piece : CHORALE
5
Canon rival : KONICA
6
Non alternative? : OUI
7
TV's ___ Network : USA
8
It's an honor : TEN
9
Important trials : LITMUSTESTS
10
Fixed : ORIENTED
11
Magazine feature : LETTERS
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Dreamy-eyed : INLOVE
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Omaha home : TEEPEE
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Ratification : ASSENT
21
Surface : PAVE
22
Star athlete's plum : ENDORSEMENT
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When some people go to bed : ATONE
24
Pacific Coast food fish : SANDDAB
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Peerlessly : ALONE
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Scottie ___, James Stewart's role in "Vertigo" : FERGUSON
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Rightmost side : SLOWLANE
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Zingers : RIPOSTES
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The yoke's on them : OXEN
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Symbol of love : REDROSE
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Delivered by air : FLOWNIN
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Gardener, at times : SPADER
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Refer : ALLUDE
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Size mentioned in a fish story : YEABIG
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Ballet company V.I.P. : ETOILE
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Records that may be broken : LPS
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Unit of land : ARE
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Dirty : MAR
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Shakespearean suffix : EST

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

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