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New York Times, Thursday, February 11, 1999

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.582184
Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 51 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0211 ( 17,992 )
Across
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Engrossed : RAPT
5
Pooch originally from Wales : CORGI
10
"J'accuse" penner : ZOLA
14
Limerick land : EIRE
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To ___ (perfectly) : ATURN
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Nephew of Abel : ENOS
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Handle many deer carelessly? : DROPALOTOFBUCKS
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Agnes and Cecil B. : DEMILLES
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Go ballistic : LOSEIT
22
Blockheads : DODOS
23
Garfield's owner : JON
24
Criticize singer Johnny? : PUTDOWNCASH
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With 43-Across, use bubble gum? : BLOW
35
Teems : POURS
36
Cookie in stacking contests : OREO
37
Physics Nobelist Isidor : RABI
38
One Knight : TED
39
Hand (out) : DOLE
40
Constant : EVEN
41
Attack : SETAT
43
See 31-Across : AWAD
44
Prepare a Time Inc. magazine? : LAYOUTMONEY
47
Foot, in zoology : PES
48
Appointed : NAMED
52
"___ fideles..." : ADESTE
56
Nacre sources : ABALONES
59
Transfer hay? : FORKOVERABUNDLE
61
Prefix with knock or lock : ANTI
62
Be superior : EXCEL
63
Cooer : DOVE
64
Clarinet part : REED
65
Future fern : SPORE
66
Dolly and others : EWES
Down
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Fred's portrayer on "Sanford" : REDD
2
Broadcast : AIRED
3
Spot broadcast, often : PROMO
4
Halfhearted : TEPID
5
Telephones : CALLSUP
6
Missouri Indian relative : OTOE
7
Tracks in mud : RUTS
8
Miracle-___ (plant food brand) : GRO
9
Affluxes : INFLOWS
10
Olympian ruler : ZEUS
11
In the past : ONCE
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Mischievous Norse god : LOKI
13
Entourage part: Abbr. : ASST
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In an unbalanced way : ALOP
19
Beethoven's birthplace : BONN
23
Noted athletic retiree of 1999 : JORDAN
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Pole images : TOTEMS
26
Caused by : DUETO
27
Musical wrap-up : CODA
28
In line : AROW
29
Ward of TV's "Sisters" : SELA
30
Readied some beds : HOED
31
Songwriter Jacques : BREL
32
Stromboli output : LAVA
33
Mind : OBEY
34
Lush, perhaps : WINO
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Works as a longshoreman : STEEVES
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Having some merit : TENABLE
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Words before speed or snuff : UPTO
46
Korea Bay feeder : YALU
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Parisian daily, with "Le" : MONDE
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Set up financially : ENDOW
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Search (into) : DELVE
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Yon : AFAR
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Completed : DONE
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Art Deco designer : ERTE
55
Winter fender-bender cause : SKID
56
With a bow, to Stern : ARCO
57
Boxer Max : BAER
58
Gets the picture : SEES
60
Food pkg. abbr. : EXP

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

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