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New York Times, Thursday, March 25, 1999

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQW} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0325 ( 18,034 )
Across
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Natl. Adopt-a-Dog Month : OCT
4
Concert gear : AMPS
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Knickerbockers : PANTS
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Malted drink that's not a malted : ALE
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Experiences losses : DIETS
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Budget alternative : ALAMO
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U.S. 36 crosses it : KAN
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Accessory : EXTRA
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Defraud : COZEN
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Obliged : LIABLE
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With 54-Across, hit from 36-Across : ANYTHING
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Hosted : EMCEED
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"___ far, far better thing..." : ITISA
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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Got off the ground : BEGAN
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Popular candy : PEZ
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Tether : LEASH
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Heiress, maybe : NIECE
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Broadway premiere of 1946 : ANNIEGETYOURGUN
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Active : DOING
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"Must-___" (NBC slogan) : SEETV
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1939 Bogart title role : DRX
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Actor Hawke : ETHAN
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Mosque V.I.P. : IMAM
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Comical introduction : SERIO
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In the rococo style : ORNATE
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See 22-Across : YOUCANDO
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Weyerhaeuser Co. employee : LOGGER
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Specks : MOTES
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On ___ (carousing) : ATOOT
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"Platoon" setting : NAM
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Canticle : CHANT
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Mantelpiece : LEDGE
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I.O.C. member : USA
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Remains : ASHES
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Baseball's Ordoñez et al. : REYS
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Blokes : MEN
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36-Across surname : OAKLEY
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What adjusters adjust : CLAIMS
3
Playing card combo : TENACE
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Designer Simpson : ADELE
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Assortment : MIXEDBAG
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Prized : PET
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Apt description of 1-Down : STRAIGHTSHOOTER
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Treaties : PACTS
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Football's ___ Bowl : ALOHA
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Axis figure : NAZI
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Capone's adversaries : TMEN
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Dance partner : SONG
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Popular legend of Dutch origin : SANTA
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See 35-Down : BERLIN
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Yang's opposite : YIN
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London-to-Dover dir. : ESE
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Solitaire puzzle piece : PEG
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Old French coin : ECU
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Meditative thought : ZEN
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Hosp. scan : EEG
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Fanatic : NUT
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With 21-Down, composer of 36-Across : IRVING
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Combine : ADD
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Hide-hair link : NOR
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Rule out : NIX
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Its anagram is a synonym of itself : YEA
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Winemaking science : OENOLOGY
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Ocean flier : ERN
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Word with bore or wave : TIDAL
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Selleck TV role : MAGNUM
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Not troubled : ATEASE
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36-Across star : MERMAN
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Brouhaha : SCENE
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Bridge positions : EASTS
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Some school methods : ROTES
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1979 disco classic : YMCA
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Circus cries : OOHS
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Kings Peak locale : UTAH
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Jonson work : ODE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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