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New York Times, Tuesday, April 20, 1999

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Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5430225
Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times4/20/99 ( No. 18,060 )

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Across
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Apparel : GARB
5
Bowls over : AWES
9
1945 Allied conference site : YALTA
14
It makes things gel : AGAR
15
Chowderhead : DOLT
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Messages that can arrive at any time : EMAIL
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Start of a quote : FORYEARSI
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Move laterally : SIDLE
20
Control ___ : FREAK
21
With 53-Across, author of the quote : MARGARET
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Breadwinner : EARNER
25
Impeachment trier: Abbr. : SEN
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Small amounts, as of cream : DABS
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One who's "out" : ODDMAN
34
Restorative sites : SPAS
38
Verne captain : NEMO
40
Not a soul : NOONE
41
Part 2 of the quote : WANTEDTOBEOLDER
44
Concerning : ABOUT
45
Highlander : SCOT
46
Obscene : LEWD
47
Verboten : BANNED
49
Gambling game : KENO
51
___ judicata : RES
53
See 21-Across : ATWOOD
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Abduct : SHANGHAI
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Baseball manager Joe : TORRE
64
Port-au-Prince's land : HAITI
65
End of the quote : ANDNOWIAM
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Hand out : ALLOT
68
Part : ROLE
69
___ way, shape or form : INNO
70
Spring bloom : PEONY
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Understanding words : ISEE
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Breakfast staple : EGGS
Down
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Faux pas : GAFFE
2
Public square, in ancient Greece : AGORA
3
Less common : RARER
4
80's-90's singer Adams : BRYAN
5
Critic ___ Louise Huxtable : ADA
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Tequila bottle additive : WORM
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Noted socialite Maxwell : ELSA
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Mixes up : STIRS
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Noncommittal answer : YESANDNO
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Gulf V.I.P. : AMIR
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Put on board, as cargo : LADE
12
Pinball problem : TILT
13
Bass, for one : ALE
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Squeaked (out) : EKED
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Prefix with political or logical : GEO
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South African money : RAND
27
"All ___ are off" : BETS
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Artist's wear : SMOCK
30
G.I. Joe, basically : DOLL
31
Fashion : MODE
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Once again : ANEW
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Internet addict, perhaps : NERD
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Q-Tip, for one : SWAB
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Sunscreen additive : PABA
36
Shortly : ANON
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Bowl over : STUN
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Wind quintet member : OBOE
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Designer fragrance : ETERNITY
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Sicilian spewer : ETNA
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Ph.D., for example : DEG
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Composer Luening : OTTO
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Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
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"Gosh, will you look at that!" : WOWIE
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Space shuttle part : ORING
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Quite a swinger : ORANG
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Items sent to record companies : DEMOS
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Real estate agent's goal : SALE
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Hawaiian port : HILO
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Huge amounts : ATON
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Years in Havana : ANOS
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Not working : IDLE
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Accident : HAP
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Born : NEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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