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New York Times, Friday, February 26, 1999

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0226 ( 18,007 )
Across
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Big name in beer : PABST
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"Cooperstown" star, 1993 : ARKIN
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Tooth dr.'s org. : ADA
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Be taken with : ADORE
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Pico de ___ (12,000-foot volcano on the Canary Islands) : TEIDE
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Snaps : PIX
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Kidneylike : RENAL
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Master manipulator : OSTEOPATH
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___ vapeur (steamed) : ALA
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Cap : LIMIT
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Pigeonhole : NICHE
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Earth movers : LANDSLIDES
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"___ Team" : THEA
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"___ With a Z" (1972 Emmy-winning show) : LIZA
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Extended operatic solo : SCENA
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Drove : HERD
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"Gunsmoke" Doc : ADAMS
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Like high-strung horses : SNORTY
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Letters in some ratings : XES
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Literally, "traveling companion" : SPUTNIK
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Relief provider? : MAP
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Small-time : TWOBIT
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Watch name since 1894 : OMEGA
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1997 Philip Kerr best-selling mystery : ESAU
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Fighter of the Sioux : OMAHA
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Teen ___ : IDOL
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This may be hard to date : NERD
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16th-century Italian composer, subject of a 1917 German opera : PALESTRINA
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Former insider : EXCON
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Gardener, at times : RAKER
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Year Martial died : CIV
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Middle weight? : SPARETIRE
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Floor : AMAZE
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One way to ship : COD
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Mead base : HONEY
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Kitchen utensil : PARER
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Suffix with Capri : OTE
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Think pieces? : IDEAS
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Starting points : SEEDS
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Difference in apparent direction, in astronomy : PARALLAX
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City NE of Kangaroo Island : ADELAIDE
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Windfalls : BONANZAS
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Overseas title: Abbr. : SRA
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Goes public : TELLS
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1950's cold war development : ATOMICSUBMARINE
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Living room? : RESIDENTIALAREA
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1921 hit piano tune : KITTENONTHEKEYS
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Suffix with sulf- : IDE
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Hardly drab : NEON
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Kind of helicopter : APACHE
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State : DITHER
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Helve attachment : AXHEAD
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Concise : PITHY
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Parisian pronoun : ILS
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Water gate : DAM
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Part of it is draped over the shoulder : SARI
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Hurricane hdg. : SSW
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Ring letters : TKO
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Lowdown : POOP
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What a portion of all wages goes for : MEDICARE
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Sweated : AGONIZED
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Conferences : PALAVERS
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House of two Henrys : TUDOR
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Successor to Salyut 7 : MIR
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Violinist Georges : ENESCO
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Bombshell, so to speak : SEXPOT
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Game keeper? : ARCADE
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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Game keepers? : TRAPS
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Classic soft drink : NEHI
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"___ und Verklärung" (Richard Strauss opus) : TOD
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Pearl Bailey's middle name : MAE

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

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