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New York Times, Saturday, February 27, 1999

Author:
John Scott Marrone
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Scott Marrone

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Marrone. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0227 ( 18,008 )
Across
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1977 American League M.V.P. : CAREW
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Arthur Rubinstein's birthplace : LODZ
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Payoffs : SOPS
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Rial spender : OMANI
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Daughter of James II : ANNE
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Colored part : UVEA
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Mount : GETON
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Shakespearean actor Edmund : KEAN
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Switzerland's second most populous canton : BERN
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Butte-to-Great Falls dir. : NNE
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Predicament : SPOT
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"Rats!" : OHCRUD
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Short coming? : ARR
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"The Fathers" novelist : TATE
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Ten centimes, once : SOU
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Sons of Leda : CASTORANDPOLLUX
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Farm animal : ANT
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Graze : PASTURE
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What a pageboy does : CURLSIN
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The Godhead and others : TRIUNES
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First rank : PRIMACY
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Gas: Prefix : AER
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Sons of Rhea Silvia : ROMULUSANDREMUS
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"L'Oca ___ Cairo" (Mozart opera) : DEL
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Composer Janácek : LEOS
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Expose, in verse : OPE
52
Beatrix Potter's Puddle-Duck : JEMIMA
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Student's purchase : TEXT
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Scrap : ORT
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y and z, e.g. : AXES
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Lowly one : TOAD
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Assign : ALLOT
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Writer who coined the phrase "categorical imperative" : KANT
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Like some twins : EVIL
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Make one's hair stand on end? : TEASE
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They'll never get off the ground : EMUS
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Retired racehorse, maybe : SIRE
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What a knockout! : ETHER
Down
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Product of a pot still : COGNAC
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Egyptian god of the universe : AMENRA
3
Consumer Reports employees : RATERS
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New Age music pioneer : ENO
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Site of Wake Forest University : WINSTONSALEM
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Crazy Horse, e.g. : LAKOTA
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Early afternoon time : ONETEN
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Kind of test : DNA
9
Serious Lewis Carroll topic : ZENOSPARADOX
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Hip-hop, e.g. : SUBCULTURE
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Superior to : OVER
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24-Down town where Cole Porter was born : PERU
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Smooth : SAND
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Smoke, essentially : PARTICULATES
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James Whitcomb Riley's beloved home : HOOSIERSTATE
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Some rabbis : TALMUDISTS
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Immunization letters : DPT
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___ Tha ("The King and I" role) : LUN
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North Yorkshire river : URE
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Marks, as a ballot : XES
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Heart starter : CPR
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Tail: Prefix : URO
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Flange : RIM
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Sen. Schumer represents it: Abbr. : NYS
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One of the 20 brightest stars : ALTAIR
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It may be in the groove : NEEDLE
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Jack : MOOLAH
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Revolted : UPROSE
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Irish ___ : SETTER
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Hunky-dory : JAKE
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Course concluder : EXAM
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It may help one choose sides : MENU
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Prefix with sac : OVI
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Sanction : LET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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