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New York Times, Tuesday, April 13, 1999

Pro-slavery Northerners, before the Civil War

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXYZ} This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. Piscop.
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© 1999, The New York Times4/13/99 ( No. 18,053 )
Across
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False witnesses : LIARS
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Vocalizes like the Beastie Boys : RAPS
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Parks in 1955 news : ROSA
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Venezuela's ___ Falls : ANGEL
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Clairvoyant's start : ISEE
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Has a tab : OWES
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Suffix with sea or moon : SCAPE
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Grocery vehicle : CART
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College course division : UNIT
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Production in a given period : THROUGHPUT
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Trait determinant : GENE
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Pirouette point : TOE
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MacNeil's longtime partner : LEHRER
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Sombrero accompanier : PONCHO
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Transparent : CLEAR
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"___'Clock Jump" : ONEO
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Classic soft drink : NEHI
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Italian tourist center : SIENA
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Third-stringer : SCRUB
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Sharpshooter's gift : AIM
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Beat by a whisker : EDGED
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Use weasel words : HEDGE
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Meat loaf serving : SLAB
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"Holy moly!" : EGAD
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Papa Doc ruled it : HAITI
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Stats for a porous defense : ERRORS
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Battle site of 1916 : VERDUN
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Gulped down : ATE
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Mideast bigwig : EMIR
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Pro-slavery Northerners, before the Civil War : DOUGHFACES
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Mission cancellation : NOGO
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Folklore fiend : OGRE
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Speechify : ORATE
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Lone Star State sch. : UTEP
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Chemicals giant : OLIN
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Hertz ___-Car : RENTA
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Slippery critters : EELS
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Sit a spell : REST
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Alma ___ : MATER
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In the cellar : LAST
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Rainfall measurement : INCH
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Lab gel : AGAR
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Bank takeback : REPO
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Mr. Moto, e.g. : SLEUTH
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Nouveau ___ : RICHE
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"Hurry, please!" : ASAP
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Pizarro conquest : PERU
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Avoid a trial : SETTLE
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Hero of 1898 : ROUGHRIDER
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Dog tag datum : OWNER
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Left Bank river : SEINE
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Autumn bloomer : ASTER
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Hoodlum : GOON
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Move carefully (into) : EASE
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Swanky : POSH
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Years ago : ONCE
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Uncool sort : NERD
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Cold comfort? : COUGHDROPS
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Burger or dog topper : CHILI
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Vegetable soup bean : LIMA
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All-star game side, often : EAST
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Waffle brand : EGGO
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Warm, so to speak : NEAR
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States further : ADDS
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Belle's man : BEAU
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One of Alcott's "Little Women" : BETH
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Like some pools or paint : INDOOR
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___ Judaism : REFORM
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Stage or stadium, say : VENUE
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Ham it up : EMOTE
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Star in Orion : RIGEL
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Insurance seller : AGENT
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Look lustfully : OGLE
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"QB VII" author : URIS
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Field of study : AREA
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Defeatist's word : CANT
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Politically incorrect suffix : ETTE
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Mark with a branding iron : SEAR

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