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New York Times, Friday, April 2, 1999

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 112 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0402 ( 18,042 )
Across
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Like a leading wind : ABEAM
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Search me! : DATABASE
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Yellow : CRAVEN
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Revelatory cry : IVEGOTIT
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Slot spot : CASINO
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It may be a lifesaver : SEATBELT
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Gymnastic event : UNEVENBARS
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Year in Henry II's reign : MVI
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Cold war abbr. : SDI
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Oozing : SEEPY
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Hearing shower : CSPAN
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Cape ___ : ANN
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Music collector's stack : LPS
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Take-___ : ALONG
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Reveal, with "out" : LET
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Missouri's ally, once : OTOE
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Heading abbr. : ENE
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Sideshow performers : SWORDSWALLOWERS
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Emerson writing : ODE
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Storm production : RAIN
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Storm producer : GEO
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Occurring every 60 minutes : HORAL
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Owen Wister's "___ McLean" : LIN
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Fed. property manager : GSA
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Them : ENEMY
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Conclude by : ENDAT
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Great deal : TON
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Jimjams : DTS
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Trails : LAGSBEHIND
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Tab, e.g. : DIETSODA
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Personas' counterparts : ANIMAS
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Of the embryo sac : AMNIOTIC
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Start going for : TAKETO
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Situation in which service is important : SETPOINT
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Parts of familles : MERES
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Charges : ACCUSALS
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Never before seen : BRANDNEW
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Become familiar with gradually : EASEINTO
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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First Egyptian king : MENES
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Illusionist's feat : DISAPPEARINGACT
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Brooks and others : AVERYS
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Some are green : TEAS
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Insurance co. employee : AGT
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Tiny Tim's dad : BOB
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In time, to Ozawa : ATEMPO
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Wooded: Var. : SILVAN
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Her theme song was "Love Me or Leave Me" : ETTING
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All's alternative : NONE
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Word in some temperatures : BELOW
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Contrapuntal composition : CANON
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Great deal : SLEW
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Not as expected : ODDLY
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Ki ___ (legendary founder of Korea) : TSE
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Clinton or Bush, once : ELI
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Knock about : ROAM
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Makes a touchdown : LANDS
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One might flip it while making breakfast : EGGTIMER
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Ring : RESONATE
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Jerks : SOANDSOS
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Hopper and others : HEDDAS
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Like some arrivals : ONTIME
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Begrudge : RESENT
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Opener : LEADIN
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Blind as ___ : ABAT
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Rush hour's end, roughly : TENAM
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French novelist Pierre : LOTI
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It's a snap : HIKE
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Stockbroker's freebie : TIP
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Jack of "Flower Drum Song" : SOO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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