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New York Times, Monday, March 1, 1999

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {VZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0301 ( 18,010 )

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Across
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Places to pitch tents : CAMPS
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BMW rival : AUDI
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Dr. Pepper, for one : SODA
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Dress fold : PLEAT
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Restaurateur Toots : SHOR
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Golf or tennis championship : OPEN
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Designer Oscar de la ___ : RENTA
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Slugger Sammy : SOSA
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For fear that : LEST
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Deeply hurt : CUTTOTHEQUICK
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Nope's counterpart : YUP
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Force : DINT
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D.D.E.'s 1952 and '56 opponent : AES
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Award for a good student : STAR
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Scorch : SCATHE
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Blunder : FLUB
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Neighbor of Pakistan : IRAN
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Buenos ___ : AIRES
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Visa alternative : AMERICANEXPRESS
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Skylark, for one : SEDAN
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___ fide : BONA
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Simplicity : EASE
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What the fashion-savvy watch for : TRENDS
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Cry at the doctor's office : NEXT
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Home for cubs : DEN
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Goes out, as a fire : DIES
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"Am ___ time?" : ION
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Gulliver's creator : JONATHANSWIFT
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Russian parliament : DUMA
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Scarlett's home : TARA
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Pungent : ACRID
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Man with a spare rib? : ADAM
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Prepare for publication : EDIT
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River through Lyons : RHONE
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Exhausted, with "in" : DONE
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Not bogus : REAL
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"The Rehearsal" painter : DEGAS
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Paramedic's work, in brief : CPR
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One of the Baldwins : ALEC
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Computer's option list : MENU
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Raw quarter-pounder : PATTY
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Word with symbol or seeker : STATUS
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Mgr.'s aide : ASST
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Apprehension expression : UHOH
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Administered medicine to : DOSED
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Invaders of Kuwait, 1990 : IRAQIS
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Game in which players famously cheat : SOLITAIRE
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Oil cartel : OPEC
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Work space : DESK
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Hill resident : ANT
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Some nerve : OPTIC
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Flip one's lid? : UNCAP
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Make ___ buck : AFAST
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Fictional Gantry : ELMER
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Soft leather : SUEDE
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Spirited horse : ARAB
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Talked and talked and talked : RANON
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Auto tire necessity : TREAD
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Novelist Hermann : HESSE
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Ruhr industrial center : ESSEN
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Subject of a trademark : BRANDNAME
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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Neighbor of Pakistan : INDIA
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Horizontal line on a graph : XAXIS
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Hunting dog : SETTER
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Facing : TOWARD
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Sun protection : SHADE
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Recess for a statuette : NICHE
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Black belt's activity : JUDO
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Muscat is its capital : OMAN
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Diva's song : ARIA
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Part of N.F.L.: Abbr. : NATL
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Budweiser ad creature : FROG
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Actress Louise : TINA
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June honoree : DAD
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___ Plaines, Ill. : DES

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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