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New York Times, Saturday, February 19, 2000

"How to Make an American Quilt" author Whitney ___

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 117 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times2/19/00 ( No. 18,365 )
Across
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Part of a severe weather forecast : STORMTRACK
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Brown family member : ECRU
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Person from Santa Cruz or San José : COSTARICAN
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Part of a comparison : THAN
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Religious body : EPISCOPATE
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Is a bother : NAGS
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Big inits. in news : NPR
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Saw : EYED
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Spirit : WRAITH
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Swiss Nobelist Ducommun : ELIE
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Mideast title of respect : REBBE
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Big D.C. lobby : NRA
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Opening word? : SESAME
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Actress Marsh and others : MAES
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This might be given some latitude : MAP
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Triage category : SICKEST
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Seminole War officer for whom a county was named : DADE
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"Shut up!" : SILENCE
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Like many lab slides : STAINED
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___ nitrate (stimulant) : AMYL
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Most slippery : EELIEST
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Emergency administration : CPR
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Actress Revere of "National Velvet" : ANNE
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Fall figures : RAKERS
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Trombonist Winding : KAI
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Diamond datum : STEAL
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Loads : ALOT
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Comparatively vivid : RICHER
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Fix : REDO
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Propel, in a way : OAR
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Bit of Mozart's art : ARIA
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1977 hit for the Babys : ISNTITTIME
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"___ Si Bon" (1950's song) : CEST
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Virgin's-bowers, e.g. : CLEMATISES
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Collectible illustrator : ERTE
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Kickers, say : SORELOSERS
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Shots on lots : SCENES
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Push over : TOPPLE
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Father of Horus : OSIRIS
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Activists' concerns: Abbr. : RTS
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Ceremonial staff : MACE
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Site of Russell Sage College : TROY
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More ready : RIPER
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Where Plato taught : ACADEME
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Spiteful gossip : CAT
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Was aware that doing something was bad : KNEWBETTER
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Where Hephaestus worked, in myth : ETNA
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Part of a surveying team : CHAINMAN
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Fashion industry, slangily : RAGTRADE
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Amorphous : UNSHAPED
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___ publica : RES
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Studio purchase : EASEL
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Boris Godunov singers : BASSI
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Timer abbr. : MIN
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Cranks : ECCENTRICS
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New England city on the Ashuelot River : KEENE
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Super Bowl XX winning coach : DITKA
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Picnic event : SACKRACE
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It only makes things worse : IMPAIRER
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Troubador : LYRICIST
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Al Jolson's real first name : ASA
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Tyro : LEARNER
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
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Kay Thompson creation : ELOISE
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Ranger : ROAMER
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Beat : STRESS
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Helper's words : LETME
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Not fancy at all : HATE
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Tuner : DIAL
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"How to Make an American Quilt" author Whitney ___ : OTTO
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___-pitch : SLO
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Poetic contraction : TIS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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