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New York Times, Monday, April 19, 1999

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0419 ( 18,059 )
Across
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Lent activity : FAST
5
Ages and ages : EONS
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Tin Pan Alley grp. : ASCAP
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It connects to the wrist : ULNA
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___ gin fizz : SLOE
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String quartet member : VIOLA
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Trunk item : SPARETIRE
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Bogeymen : OGRES
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Psychic power : ESP
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Restroom, for short : LAV
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Plains tribe : PAWNEES
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Mythological trio, with "the" : FATES
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Grazing ground : LEA
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Well-behaved : POLITE
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Lacking trees : WOODLESS
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Love, Italian-style : AMORE
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Workplaces for Edison : LABS
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Dog biter : FLEA
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Veterans Day solo : TAPS
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Where trunks are : AUTOS
40
Boys : LADS
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Newsman Huntley : CHET
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Do a critic's job : RATE
43
Copenhageners : DANES
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Severe scolding : HARANGUE
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Hang out on the line : AIRDRY
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Debtor's note : IOU
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Ballet : DANCE
50
Love ___ : HANDLES
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TV's "Science Guy" Bill : NYE
55
Maple fluid : SAP
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"___ and Sing!" (1935 play by 65-Across) : AWAKE
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Trunk item : LUGWRENCH
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Weekend wear : LEVIS
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On the Aegean, say : ASEA
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Filly's father : SIRE
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See 58-Across : ODETS
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Crèche figure : MARY
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Release, as lava : SPEW
Down
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Electrical safeguard : FUSE
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"The Sound of Music" backdrop : ALPS
3
Ginger cookie : SNAP
4
Part of cigarette smoke : TAR
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Jefferson's Monticello, e.g. : ESTATE
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Kind of branch offered in peace : OLIVE
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Neither's partner : NOR
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Trickle : SEEP
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Declared : AVOWED
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Trunk item : SIGNALFLARE
11
Apple leftover : CORE
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Out of the wind : ALEE
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Quarterback's option : PASS
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Overjoy : ELATE
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At ___ for words : ALOSS
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Trunk item : FIRSTAIDKIT
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Went after houseflies : SWATTED
27
Quilt square : PATCH
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D-Day beach : OMAHA
29
Easygoing gazelle, e.g. : LOPER
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Sweet-toned musical instrument : OBOE
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Safari sighting : ELAND
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Passover meal : SEDER
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Pert : SASSY
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Meal accompanied by a hula : LUAU
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Debate : ARGUE
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Kitchen gadget : DICER
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As a surprising fact : NOLESS
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No matter what : ANYWAY
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A deadly sin : ANGER
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Light ring : HALO
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Overwhelmed : AWED
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Pews' place : NAVE
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Cutting criticism : SLAM
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Use scissors : SNIP
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Farm unit : ACRE
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"That was close!" : PHEW
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Top medals winner at the 1996 Olympics : USA
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Swirly letter : ESS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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