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New York Times, Monday, February 15, 1999

Spanish hero played on film by Charlton Heston

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times2/15/99 ( No. 17,996 )
Across
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Pedicurists work on them : TOES
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Ship's front : PROW
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Old Venetian magistrates : DOGES
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Cutlass or 98, for short : OLDS
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Give the slip : ELUDE
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Sarcastic remark : WISECRACK
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Neighbor of Nigeria : BENIN
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New Year's ___ : EVE
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Mystique : AURA
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Devastated : RUINED
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Backslide, medically : RELAPSE
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Imagination : FANCY
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Questionnaire response : FEEDBACK
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Soak (up) : SOP
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Bid : OFFER
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Falsehoods : LIES
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Lawyers' org. : ABA
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Select a winner in a sweepstakes : DRAW
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Base before home : THIRD
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Person whose name begins "Mc-," often : SCOT
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___ Moines : DES
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Elvis's middle name : ARON
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"Land ___!" : SAKES
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Word between ready and go : SET
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Hike : BACKPACK
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Pickup, e.g. : TRUCK
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Stockpiled : AMASSED
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Equality : PARITY
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Epithet : SLUR
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Actor Wallach : ELI
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Precise : EXACT
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Title character in 1970's cult films : BILLYJACK
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Corner : NICHE
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Skin softener : ALOE
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End in ___ : ATIE
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Propositioned : ASKED
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Civil wrong : TORT
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Mount Olympus dwellers : GODS
Down
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Radio station facility : TOWER
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Martini item : OLIVE
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Ford flop : EDSEL
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Opposite NNW : SSE
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Leaf through : PERUSE
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Brought up : REARED
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Moo goo gai pan pan : WOK
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Exposes, as a false claim : DEBUNKS
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Kind of acid : OLEIC
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Grain holder on a farm : GUNNYSACK
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Chanteuse Adams : EDIE
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Dispatch : SEND
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Prank : CAPER
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Competed at Daytona : RACED
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Not many : AFEW
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Blond : FAIR
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Go on and off, as a light : BLINK
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Hand-held musical instrument : OBOE
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Butter servings : PATS
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"What are the ___...?" : ODDS
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Gratis : FREE
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Accelerated path to success : FASTTRACK
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"Dick ___" : TRACY
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Leave at a pawnshop : HOCK
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___ Fifth Avenue : SAKS
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Bordered on : ABUTTED
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Creepy : SCARY
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Whiteness : PALLOR
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Lucky charm : AMULET
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Nouveau ___ : RICHE
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Old defense pact : SEATO
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Spanish hero played on film by Charlton Heston : ELCID
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Dutch sights : DIKES
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Ex-Secretary Federico : PENA
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Allies' foe : AXIS
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Farm building : SILO
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Stand at the plate : BAT
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Binge : JAG

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