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New York Times, Saturday, April 17, 1999

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 113 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0417 ( 18,057 )
Across
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Small tip : TENCENTS
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A ton : LOADS
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"Likely story" : YEAHSURE
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Weed of the mint family : HENBIT
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Shells may be in them : REGATTAS
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Blazing : AGLARE
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Christmas times: Abbr. : DECS
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Egyptian god shown holding a scroll : IMHOTEP
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Hearst's captors: Abbr. : SLA
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They're often made of silk : FAKEFLOWERS
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Las ___, Canary Islands : PALMAS
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Associate of Dayan : MEIR
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Connected, nowadays : ONLINE
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Ellery Queen and others : PENNAMES
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Site of Kit Carson's grave : TAOS
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Opening of a retail store? : WAL
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Strike : XOUT
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Don't act : SITTIGHT
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Pupil surrounder : AREOLA
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Hardly thrilling : BLAH
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Fox's Fox : MULDER
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"Equal Time" co-host, once : DEEDEEMYERS
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Age abbr. : YRS
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Some cats : ANGORAS
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Cleaning solution? : BATH
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Wake-up call? : MORNIN
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Acts between parties : MEDIATES
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Tennis's Makarova and others : ELENAS
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Sorrowful souls : GRIEVERS
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Bad lover? : SATAN
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Merchant : STOREMAN
Down
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One-handed Norse god : TYR
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Shoe designation : EEE
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Noodge : NAG
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McQueen of movies : CHAD
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"Conga" singer : ESTEFAN
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Loony : NUTCASE
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"East of Eden" family name : TRASK
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French possessive : SES
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Chicken that's a prolific egg layer : LEGHORN
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Far from blasting : ONLOW
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Fall off : ABATE
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More terrible : DIRER
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Dance set? : STEPS
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Lincoln's first Vice President : HAMLIN
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Words before "Fine" and "Pretty" in song : IFEEL
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Some are blind : SPOTS
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Stoop in Hawaii : LANAI
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Set apart : ALLOT
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Understanding : EMPATHY
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Spray : MIST
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Skating maneuver : AXEL
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Dour : MOODY
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Solver of the Königsberg bridge problem : EULER
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Shiners : STARS
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Has quite an impact on : WHAMS
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Basque, e.g. : IBERIAN
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Learns little by little : GLEANS
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Its range is about 500-1700 kHz : AMRADIO
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More out of shape : RUSTIER
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Iris Murdoch and others : DAMES
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Protected bird : EGRET
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"The Secret History" novelist Tartt : DONNA
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Hindenburg's predecessor : EBERT
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Include : HAVE
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British sports cars : MGS
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Time piece? : ERA
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1040 ID : SSN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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