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New York Times, Friday, April 16, 1999

Author:
John Wolting
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Wolting

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KMQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Wolting. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0416 ( 18,056 )
Across
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Court systems : JUDICIARIES
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Bailed out, in a manner of speaking : CUTONESLOSSES
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Principle of economy : WASTENOTWANTNOT
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Individual shares : ANTES
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It may be red or black : ANT
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Salutary site : SPA
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Move : STIR
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Influences : SWAYS
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Otter and others : FURS
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In bridge, the player on the dealer's right : PONE
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Fuse sound : HISS
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Depth charge target : UBOAT
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Cow : DAUNT
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Like the Godhead : TRIUNE
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14-Across, e.g. : SAW
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Hit, as a Texas leaguer : BLOOPED
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Early Plains building material : SOD
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Bonds after splitting : ELOPES
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Amass : RUNUP
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Scrub : ABORT
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Engender : SIRE
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Top-selling pop group of the 70's : ABBA
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Tanning need : HIDE
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Works with visual effects : OPART
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Park place? : CURB
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Singer DiFranco : ANI
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Flight datum: Abbr. : ARR
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Like some statistics : VITAL
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Become livid : GOBLUEINTHEFACE
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Commit oneself, in a way : SIGNONTHELINE
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Leads : SETSTHEPACE
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Like a news bulletin : JUSTIN
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Pronounced : UTTERED
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Buck passers? : DOES
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Motor ___ : INN
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Capt. of industry : CEO
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Left end? : IST
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1990's Coca-Cola slogan : ALWAYS
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Some stallions : ROANS
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Has no life : ISNT
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Mass. setting : EST
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Deeply felt : SENSUOUS
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Poetic chapter : CANTO
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One who gets high? : SOPRANO
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Mud dauber, e.g. : WASP
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Experienced : TASTED
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Cantors' places : SHULS
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Dipsomaniac : WINO
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Port in Oregon : ASTORIA
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Justice Dept. division : FBI
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Literary variant of Hindustani : URDU
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Be an accessory to : ABET
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Position : TENET
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Popeye's female foe in early comics : SEAHAG
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White elephants, e.g. : ALBINOS
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Stork with a featherless head : WOODIBIS
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Persian output : PURR
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Grand ___ ("Evangeline" setting) : PRE
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Untroubled : PACIFIC
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Track event : SPRINT
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Lighter fill : BUTANE
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Uncomfortable neckwear : BRACE
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Not impotent : ABLE
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Two-tone treats : OREOS
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Great-___ : AUNT
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Curtainlike partitions, biologically : VELA
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T-shirt size: Abbr. : LGE
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Highest : NTH
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Café alternative : THE
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Like some cats : HEP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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