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New York Times, Tuesday, March 9, 1999

Author:
Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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1.52700
Harvey Estes
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0309 ( 18,018 )
Across
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Went airborne briefly : LEAPT
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Sitcom set in Korea : MASH
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Weary workers' exclamation : TGIF
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Eskimo home : IGLOO
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Division word : INTO
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"___ Rock" (Simon & Garfunkel hit) : IAMA
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Musician at a dance? : BALLPLAYER
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Egyptian cobras : ASPS
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Vitamin bottle info : RDA
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Delaney of "N.Y.P.D. Blue" : KIM
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Address part : STREET
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Shade of blond : ASH
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"No" vote from a horse? : NEIGH
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Funky musical genre, for short : RANDB
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Rock singer ___ Bon Jovi : JON
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Julie in "Doctor Zhivago" : LARA
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Needlefish : GAR
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Jack who ate no fat : SPRAT
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"What's your sign?," for example? : PARTYLINE
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The hunted : PREY
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Parson's home : MANSE
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Peruvian native : INCA
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Booze for a 50's bash? : HOPSCOTCH
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Fraternity man : GREEK
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Time of anticipation : EVE
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Opening amount : ANTE
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Shoe part that may pinch : TOE
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Gads about : ROAMS
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Hells Canyon state : IDAHO
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Modus operandi : WAY
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Treat badly : ILLUSE
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"Praise be to ___!" : GOD
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___ brisk pace : ATA
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Spring feature : COIL
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Critique of an all-night teen dance? : RAVEREVIEW
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Beheaded Boleyn : ANNE
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"Terrible" czar : IVAN
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MacLeod of "The Love Boat" : GAVIN
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Relay segments : LEGS
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Superman's alter ego : KENT
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Secluded valleys : GLENS
Down
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The Scales : LIBRA
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"Holy smokes!" : EGADS
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Leader of Islam : ALLAH
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Washington wheeler-dealer : POL
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Bun : TOPKNOT
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Dolphins' home : MIAMI
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Whichever : ANY
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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___ d'oeuvre : HORS
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Miss America's prize : TIARA
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Internal combustion device : GASENGINE
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Obstacle : IMPEDANCE
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Basketball strategy : FASTBREAK
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Lender's claim : LIEN
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Cafeteria carrier : TRAY
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Peeked (at) : GLANCED
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Unduly severe : HARSH
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Blue birds : JAYS
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66, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
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Sun-shaped : SPHERICAL
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Smoked Italian cheese : PROVOLONE
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Undoing an act : REPEALING
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LuPone or LaBelle : PATTI
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Italian cabbage? : LIRE
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Back-to-work time: Abbr. : MON
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Singing Mama : CASS
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Friendly, reliable sort : GOODEGG
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Norse bolt maker : THOR
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Symbols of stubbornness : MULES
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Publicity person : AGENT
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Forgo : WAIVE
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Enjoyed home cooking : ATEIN
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Shows signs of boredom : YAWNS
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Estrada of "CHiPs" : ERIK
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Blvd. : AVE
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Delivery vehicle : VAN
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Kilmer of "At First Sight" : VAL

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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