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HIDDEN ZOO

New York Times, Sunday, February 7, 1999

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 87 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: The names of 12 common animals are concealed inside some of the answers in the completed grid, reading across and down. Can you find them all?
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0207 ( 17,988 )
Across
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El ___ : GRECO
6
It helps you see plays : SLOMO
11
N.L. batting champ, 1964, '65 and '67 : CLEMENTE
19
Dish sometimes served with bacon : LIVER
20
Kind of roll : HONOR
21
House style : COLONIAL
22
Active again : UPANDAROUND
24
Way out, computerwise : ESCAPEKEY
25
Kind of strength : TENSILE
26
It won't hold water : SIEVE
28
Odd cat : ONER
29
Figure of Arthurian legend : ENID
30
Strains : TRIES
32
___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
35
La Fenice productions : OPERAS
38
Wrap : STOLE
40
Somerset Maugham's "___ Betters" : OUR
43
Raillery : WIT
45
Diner owner in "Beverly Hills 90210" : NAT
46
One of the newly rich : LOTTERYWINNER
50
Eur. nation : IRE
51
North Carolina county named for a Revolutionary War commander : ASHE
53
"A Doll's House" wife : NORA
54
Peak resort time : MIDSUMMER
56
Twos in the news : ITEMS
58
Ring-shaped : TORIC
61
___-high : ACE
62
They're done for tests : DEMOS
63
Describe : RELATE
65
Persian Gulf emirate : DUBAI
67
Cross out : REDLINE
69
Korean autos : KIAS
70
Bon mot : EPIGRAM
73
Pop's Celine ___ : DION
74
Gave a rest : SPELLED
77
"Beloved" director, 1998 : DEMME
78
Woman's shoe : WEDGIE
81
Synthetic fiber : ARNEL
82
Some TV drama sets : ERS
85
Pan-fry : SAUTE
87
Peels : RINDS
88
Much-discussed sociopolitical phenomenon : GENDERGAP
90
Like the White Rabbit : LATE
92
Movie following, maybe : CULT
93
Pennsylvania ___ : AVE
94
Legendary fashion editor : DIANAVREELAND
99
Scottish river known for its salmon fishing : DEE
100
1986-87 Mets All-Star Fernandez : SID
101
N.Y. Knicks venue : MSG
102
Some dummies : EASTS
103
Sunken ship explorers : DIVERS
105
Trading letters : NYSE
108
Raised : ERECT
110
"Hand it over!" : GIVE
111
Holidays overseas : TETS
114
Kind of manual : USERS
116
Unremarkable either way : AVERAGE
120
Settle : DETERMINE
124
Place to crouch : CATCHERSBOX
126
Member : INITIATE
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"A Passage to India" woman ___ Quested : ADELA
128
"The House of Blue Leaves" playwright : GUARE
129
Cry of disagreement : NONSENSE
130
Arrested : RANIN
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Satisfactory marks : ESSES
Down
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Superabundance : GLUT
2
Ready : RIPE
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Sen. Bayh : EVAN
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Church vessel : CENSER
5
Second, e.g. : ORDINAL
6
Scintilla : SHRED
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John of London : LOO
8
Cross to bear : ONUS
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Keep track of : MONITOR
10
Hospital figure : ORDERLY
11
Hospital amts. : CCS
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Unglued : LOCO
13
Dash : ELAN
14
Melancholiac : MOPER
15
Calendario part : ENERO
16
Suffix with neat : NIK
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___ kwon do : TAE
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Bishop of ___ ("Henry V" character) : ELY
23
Novelist Lurie : ALISON
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Width specification : EEE
27
Penthouse feature : VIEW
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Like a depth finder : SONIC
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Skinny-dipping : SWIMMINGNUDE
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Employ : HIREON
35
Walking ___ : ONAIR
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Nursery school need : PASTE
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Head of a noted clan : ETHELKENNEDY
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Went boldly : STRODE
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Destroy : TEARUP
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Anesthetized : UNDER
42
Staff positions? : RES
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Pauciloquent : TERSE
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Tad : TOT
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The Beatles' "___ Loser" : IMA
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More rubicund : RUDDIER
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Like modern messages : EMAILED
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Like a Puccini aria : MELODIC
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Not going anywhere : STALLED
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Start of a bridge declaration : IBID
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They may be rattled : CAGES
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Ship's dir. : ESE
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1996 French film "___ Vep" : IRMA
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One of eight Eng. kings : EDW
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Necklace piece : AMULET
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Some are precious : METALS
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Continuing stories : SAGAS
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Noted peripatetic conductor : PREVIN
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"Cotton-Broker's Office" artist : DEGAS
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Goof-off : IDLER
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___ Park : ESTES
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Missile stat : RANGE
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Bath installation : SPA
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Traveler's info : ETA
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Confines : RIM
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French ___ : ENDIVE
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Flashed signs : VEES
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It may be found in a pit : RACECAR
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"CHiPs" star of 70's-80's TV : ESTRADA
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Fork off : DIVERGE
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Middle of a suit? : VERSUS
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Retains : STETS
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Like "The Shining," e.g. : EERIE
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"For you there's rosemary and ___": "The Winter's Tale" : RUE
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Cartoonist Wilson : GAHAN
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Ness, for one : TMAN
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Meets : SITS
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W.W. II gun : STEN
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"___ le roi!" : ABAS
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Staple of many video games : GORE
119
Union busters? : EXES
120
Hullabaloo : DIN
121
Rock composer Brian : ENO
122
The ___ Man : TIN
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Family tree word : NEE
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Year in Antoninus Pius's reign : CLI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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