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New York Times, Wednesday, April 14, 1999

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0414 ( 18,054 )
Across
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List ender : ETAL
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Most populous member of the British Commonwealth : INDIA
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Sneakers brand : KEDS
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Part of the Hindu trinity : SIVA
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Booze : SAUCE
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Door sign : EXIT
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Leisurely lyricist? : SLOWLERNER
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Playground cry : WHEE
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Teacher : EDIFIER
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Place for a nap : COT
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Mischief-maker : IMP
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Intravenous injection : SERUM
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Mouths : ORA
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Center : HUB
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Side view of a composer? : LOEWEPROFILE
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Coal carrier : HOD
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Did in : SLEW
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Arousing : EROTIC
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Actor Guinness : ALEC
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Burdens : DRAGS
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"Could be better" : SOSO
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Knock down : DEFAME
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March org. : ROTC
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Led : RAN
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Cheerful composer? : JOLLYRODGERS
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Back at sea : AFT
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Kind of tax : USE
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La Scala offering : OPERA
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Before toweling off : WET
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Hermit's home : HUT
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Movie promo : TRAILER
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Graph line : AXIS
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Assault on a lyricist? : HARTATTACK
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See : SPOT
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Nash of note : OGDEN
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Place for embroidery scissors : ETUI
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Polo need : PONY
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Sympathy : HEART
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Bruce or Laura : DERN
Down
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Massachusetts quartet : ESSES
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Type squiggle : TILDE
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To have, in Le Havre : AVOIR
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Permitted : LAWFUL
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Words said with a nod : ISEE
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More restricted : NARROWER
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Dull brown : DUN
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Polar buildup : ICECAP
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Prefix with nautical : AERO
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___ Gardens, N.Y. : KEW
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Show participant : EXHIBITOR
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Carpe ___ (seize the day) : DIEM
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Measure : STEP
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Wheels for big wheels : LIMOS
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Norse hammer thrower : THOR
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Perks : REWARDS
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Saucers, maybe : UFOS
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Church leader : ELDER
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Remainder, in Rouen : RESTE
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Actress Kudrow : LISA
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Greenspan concern: Abbr. : ECON
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Muslim journey : HADJ
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Spread out on the dining table : OLEO
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Reason for some hisses : DEFLATION
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Young rhino : CALF
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One with drive : GOGETTER
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Story : MYTH
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Serb foe : CROAT
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Dark time, maybe : OUTAGE
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Treated maliciously : SPITED
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Tickle pink : ELATE
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Come again : RECUR
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Actor Alan : ARKIN
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Stinger : WASP
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Northern major-leaguer : EXPO
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"Look out..." : UHOH
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Go on and on : RANT
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Hardly a neat house : STY
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Vitamin info, in brief : RDA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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