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New York Times, Saturday, April 10, 1999

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 232 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0410 ( 18,050 )
Across
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1969 Katharine Ross role : ETTAPLACE
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Old man : POPPA
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Put out : CHAGRINED
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World record? : ATLAS
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"Tell Me More" author : LARRYKING
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Forward-looking group : SEERS
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Mrs. Alfred Hitchcock : ALMA
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Suffix with leather : ETTE
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Not novel : TRITE
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Father's hermana : TIA
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Slip cover : DRESS
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Kind of column : ONES
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"Rigoletto" trio : ACTS
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Calla lily or cuckoopint : AROID
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Cato's craft : ARS
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"___ true!" : ITS
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Never-failing : SUREFIRE
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Skipping syllables : TRALALA
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Like some professors : TENURED
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Diana, for one : HUNTRESS
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Kind of no. : NEG
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Mushroom ends? : EMS
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Pass twice on the track : RELAP
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Rifle part : BUTT
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Handwriting on the wall : OMEN
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Ends of the earth : POLES
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Good butter : RAM
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"Splish Splash" singer, 1958 : DARIN
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Flies home? : NEST
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Bring into being : SIRE
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Pointed arch : OGIVE
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Newbie : GREENHORN
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Mad plea? : RENEW
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Goes in front of : ANTECEDES
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Elysiums : EDENS
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Saga of the heart : SOAPOPERA
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Bravura : ECLAT
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Sister of Clio : THALIA
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Apron, of a sort : TARMAC
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Old Mogul capital : AGRA
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"I don't mean to ___..." : PRY
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Went for : LIKED
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Grieg's dancing temptress : ANITRA
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Court figures : CENTERS
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Barely beats : EDGESOUT
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After the hour : PAST
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Alamogordo's county : OTERO
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Like many landscape paintings : PLEINAIR
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Theater area : PARTERRE
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Did a taxing task? : ASSESSED
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Designing woman : SIREN
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Work on one's knight moves? : TILT
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"You're Sixteen" singer : STARR
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Supergiant in Cygnus : DENEB
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Kind of cycle : SLEEP
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Japanese fish delicacy : FUGU
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Sci-fi writer Sturgeon : THEODORE
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Sifted (through) : RUMMAGED
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Gooselike : ANSERINE
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Provided that : ASLONGAS
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City taken by Allied forces in 1943 : SALERNO
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Two reals, in days of old : PESETA
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Old radio tube : TRIODE
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Roof worker : TARRER
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Best Actor of 1958 : NIVEN
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Like a bluff : STEEP
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Collection of brains : MENSA
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Kind of brief : NEWS
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Bandleader Fields : SHEP
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Two or three chevron wearer: Abbr. : NCO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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