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New York Times, Wednesday, February 3, 1999

Part 1 of a quip by the writer named in the circled letters

Author:
Glenn E. Sykes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Glenn E. Sykes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQYZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Sykes.
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© 1999, The New York Times2/3/99 ( No. 17,984 )

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Across
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Open-mouthed : AGAPE
6
Jacket part : SNAP
10
Den : NEST
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Allied : SIDED
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+ or - : POLE
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Riding the waves : ASEA
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Coin of Stockholm : KRONA
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___ impasse : ATAN
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Hunting target : STAG
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Part 1 of a quip by the writer named in the circled letters : ADRAMACRITICIS
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Born : NEE
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No longer secret : SEEN
25
1950's White House name : MAMIE
27
"Jeopardy!" host : TREBEK
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Place to view a Goya : PRADO
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Is responsible for : SEESTO
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Midmorning : TEN
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Part 2 of the quip : AMANWHOLEAVES
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"Alice" waitress : FLO
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First in a line of cars : HEARSE
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Sprites : ELVES
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Bordering : NEXTTO
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Actress Dianne : WIEST
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Balm ingredient : ALOE
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"___ the ramparts..." : OER
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End of the quip : NOTURNUNSTONED
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All there : SANE
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In olden times : ONCE
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River through Switzerland : RHINE
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Adenauer nickname, with "Der" : ALTE
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Film director Peter : WEIR
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Put into the ground : INTER
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Grab, slangily : GLOM
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Former spouses : EXES
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Gadabouts : GOERS
Down
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Obliquely : ASKANT
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Steel beam : GIRDER
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Actress Renée : ADOREE
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Former Transportation Secretary Federico : PENA
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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"Star Trek" setting : SPACE
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___ Dame : NOTRE
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Acteur Delon : ALAIN
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Shut (up) : PENT
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Daytona 500 organization : NASCAR
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Body shop figure : ESTIMATE
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Shores : SEASIDES
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Cry before "You're it!" : TAG
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Crookedly : ASKEW
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Mischief-maker : IMP
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Centuries and centuries : EON
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Troop grp. : BSA
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Poetic contraction : EEN
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Library sound : SHH
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Italy's bottom : TOE
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Ending with pay : OLA
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Generally : ALLINALL
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Approach, as the next item of business : MOVEONTO
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Fish-eating eagles : ERNES
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
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Bother : VEX
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Small number : FEW
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Respect : ESTEEM
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Actor Erwin : STU
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This evenin' : TONITE
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High schooler : TEENER
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They may be marching : ORDERS
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Not the main building : ANNEX
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One of the Arnazes : LUCIE
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Humdingers : ONERS
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T. ___ Price of finance : ROWE
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Math course : TRIG
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"Oops!" : OHNO
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Wane : SAG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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