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New York Times, Monday, March 15, 1999

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
Like stuff in the back of the fridge, maybe
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 39 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 1999, The New York Times3/15/99 ( No. 18,024 )
Across
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Cuba's Castro : FIDEL
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Amo, ___, amat (Latin exercise) : AMAS
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Fishhook's end : BARB
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Positive pole : ANODE
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70's-80's TV alien : MORK
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Theater award : OBIE
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Place in the news, 3/28/79 : THREEMILEISLAND
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Genesis son : CAIN
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Moderately slow, in music : ANDANTE
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Drink in a mug : ALE
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Helen of ___ : TROY
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Shady retreat : ARBOR
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Examiner : TESTER
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Shock : ASTOUND
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Duracell competitor : RAYOVAC
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Bandleader Brown : LES
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They're hard to walk on : FOURINCHHEELS
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Mel's Diner waitress : FLO
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Baby's room : NURSERY
42
Terriers and toy poodles, e.g. : LAPDOGS
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Marvelous, in slang : DREAMY
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Photographer Adams : ANSEL
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Air conditioner capacity, for short : BTUS
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Scot's refusal : NAE
53
Marsh plant : CATTAIL
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Speaker's spot : DAIS
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Offside setback : FIVEYARDPENALTY
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Persia, now : IRAN
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Clumsy dancer's obstacles : TOES
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Like a lot : ADORE
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Not straight : BENT
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Not ___ eye in the house : ADRY
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Legislative aides : PAGES
Down
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Big shot : FATCAT
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Fill the lungs : INHALE
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Boats with paddles : DORIES
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Genesis garden : EDEN
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Light-Horse Harry, for one : LEE
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Kind of acid : AMINO
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Like stuff in the back of the fridge, maybe : MOLDY
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Environs : AREA
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Flesh : SKIN
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"10" music : BOLERO
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Lawyers' org. : ABA
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___ Tin Tin : RIN
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Retirement locale? : BED
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Getting hitched : MARRYING
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Number on a baseball card : STAT
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Sign of weeping : TEAR
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Torero's foe : BULL
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Smallest bills : ONES
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Country rtes. : RDS
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Robert Morse Tony-winning role : TRU
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Sounds of relief : AAHS
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Amtrak posting : SCHEDULE
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Burden : ONUS
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TV hookup : VCR
36
Spanish custard : FLAN
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"Stupid me!" : OOPS
38
Blows it : ERRS
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Iris's place : EYE
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Neighbor of Ga. : FLA
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Clothed, informally : DECENT
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Oil of ___ : OLAY
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Not digital : ANALOG
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___ d' : MAITRE
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Emphatic affirmative : YESYES
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Justice Ruth ___ Ginsburg : BADER
51
Sloshed : TIPSY
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Socialite's "bye" : TATA
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Walked (on) : TROD
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Baby's first word : DADA
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Prevaricate : FIB
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Wrath : IRE
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Vehicle with sliding doors : VAN
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40 winks : NAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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