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New York Times, Monday, February 8, 1999

"We earn our wings every day" airline

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins (1909-97)
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 203 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times2/8/99 ( No. 17,989 )
Across
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England's ___ Downs : EPSOM
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Secluded vale : GLEN
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German philosopher Immanuel : KANT
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Summa cum ___ : LAUDE
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Lifesaver, say : HERO
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Hand cream ingredient : ALOE
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Tootsie : SWEETHEART
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One of Columbus's ships : NINA
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Implore : ENTREAT
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Pathetically inept person : SADSACK
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Baptism, e.g. : RITE
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Places for camels to drink : OASES
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Two quarters : HALF
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Kick-around shoes : LOAFERS
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Florida city : OCALA
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Sellout shows, for short : SROS
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Building wing : ELL
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Occasion for roses : STVALENTINESDAY
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Suffix with Canton : ESE
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Country way : LANE
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Sign by a free sample : TRYME
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Bullfighters : TOREROS
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Nile vipers : ASPS
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Underway : AFOOT
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March tourney sponsor : NCAA
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Way of thinking : MINDSET
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Compel obedience to : ENFORCE
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Love note : BILLETDOUX
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Space on a schedule : SLOT
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Margarine : OLEO
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Delivery person's path : ROUTE
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Insect's home : NEST
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Comic Johnson and others : ARTES
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Otherwise : ELSE
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One on the way to a promotion? : PAWN
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Bird feeder food : SUET
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River to the Baltic : ODER
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Olympics measure : METER
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Area needing urban renewal : GHETTO
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Meadow : LEA
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Misses the mark : ERRS
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___ care in the world : NOTA
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Topeka's home : KANSAS
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Spy's name, possibly : ALIAS
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Time being : NONCE
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Shipbuilding woods : TEAKS
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Salute with enthusiasm : HAIL
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English county known for sheep : DORSET
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"We earn our wings every day" airline : EASTERN
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Fire truck attachment : HOSE
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Book after John : ACTS
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Wash : LAVE
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Neighbor of Ga. : FLA
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Thurs. follower : FRI
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Long, long time : EON
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Apportions : ALLOTS
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Ice cream brand : EDYS
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Den light : LAMP
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Caustic materials : LYES
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Order of corn : EAR
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SSW's opposite : NNE
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Mme., in Spain : SRA
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Until now : TODATE
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Cousin of a leopard : OCELOT
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Playing with a full deck : SANE
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Stockpile : AMASS
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Colt's counterpart : FILLY
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Burger topper : ONION
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Media workers' union : AFTRA
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Black : EBON
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Easy-to-clean floor : TILE
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Scent : ODOR
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Win in a runaway : ROUT
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Baby-faced : CUTE
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Partners who called it quits : EXES
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"___ Misérables" : LES

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