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New York Times, Tuesday, March 2, 1999

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 38 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0302 ( 18,011 )
Across
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Parachute ___ : JUMP
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"Animal House" party wear : TOGA
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Ham it up : EMOTE
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In midvoyage, maybe : ASEA
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"___ restless as a willow..." (1945 movie lyric) : IMAS
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Morocco's capital : RABAT
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Have on : WEAR
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Fissure : RIFT
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Ready for anything : ALERT
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Sage advice, part 1 : IFATFIRSTYOU
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Got fresh with : SASSED
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Pennsylvania city : ERIE
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"___, two, three, four..." : HUP
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Wide shoe specification : EEE
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One making picks and pans : CRITIC
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The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
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Bills and coins : CASH
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Aborted mission words : NOGO
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Sage advice, part 2 : DONTSUCCEEDDONT
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Not masc. or fem. : NEUT
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Uncomplaining servant : ROBOT
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Sandwich meat : SALAMI
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___ Tomé (island on the Equator) : SAO
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Exist : ARE
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Thingy : ITEM
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Abba's home country : SWEDEN
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Sage advice, part 3 : TRYSKYDIVING
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Lasso : RIATA
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Thrilled : GLAD
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Jodie Foster's alma mater : YALE
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Inquired : ASKED
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Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Say the paternoster : PRAY
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Pasta sauce with basil : PESTO
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Lairs : DENS
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Test proctor's declaration : TIME
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Leno's got a big one : JAW
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Exploit : USE
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___ culpa : MEA
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It was liberated in August 1944 : PARIS
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Rant : TIRADE
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Skip over : OMIT
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Faux pas : GAFFE
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Moving : ASTIR
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Pencil topper : ERASER
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Soda fountain choice : MALT
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Follow the rules : OBEY
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Starch source : TARO
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"___, Brute?" : ETTU
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Seems : FEELS
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Nouveau ___ : RICHE
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Ray-Bans, e.g. : SHADES
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The dawn : AURORA
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Kind of cord : SPINAL
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Behold, in old Rome : ECCE
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___-European : INDO
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"Tsk, tsk" : TOOBAD
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Tune out : IGNORE
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Actor Joseph of "Citizen Kane" : COTTEN
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Songstress James : ETTA
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Prefix with pressure : ACU
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Where movies are made : SETS
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Togetherness : UNITY
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Go under for the third time : DROWN
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Gilbert and Sullivan emperor : MIKADO
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Digressions : ASIDES
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Bordered : EDGED
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A thousand, in France : MILLE
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Pharaoh's land : EGYPT
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Police sting : TRAP
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Get up : RISE
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Beasts of burden : YAKS
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Editor's direction : STET
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Stuck on oneself : VAIN
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Mr. Onassis : ARI
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Leave in a hurry : LAM
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CBS symbol : EYE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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