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New York Times, Thursday, April 22, 1999

Member of a headhunting people in the Philippines

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times4/22/99 ( No. 18,062 )
Across
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Aid's partner : ABET
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Things to be edited: Abbr. : MSS
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___ buco : OSSO
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One who won't budge : MULE
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Stir up, in a way : STOKE
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King who married Jezebel : AHAB
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1961 Elvis film : BLUEHAWAII
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Reformer Jacob : RIIS
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Fortune : LOT
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Lose sleep (over) : AGONIZE
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Notre Dame is on one : ILE
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It's 50-50 : EVENBET
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Makes ineffective : NEGATES
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Arm bones : RADII
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Grp. : ORG
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Mortarboard tossers : GRADS
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Make up (for) : ATONE
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1993 expansion team member : ROCKIE
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Dance specialty : TAP
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Spanish queen : REINA
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Denouement : END
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Captivate : ENAMOR
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"Brazil" hit-maker, 1943 : CUGAT
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Caught in ___ : ATRAP
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Hill person: Abbr. : SEN
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Bottled spirits : GENII
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Wrongly desire : MISWISH
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Job for a rancher : HERDING
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Year in the papacy of St. Leo IX : MLI
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Part of a series : EPISODE
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Day-___ : GLO
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Others, in Latin : ALII
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Theme of this puzzle : IITOGETHER
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Check : TEST
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Piano exercise : ETUDE
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"Tell ___ the judge" : ITTO
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Salinger story subject : ESME
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Ushered : LED
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Dermatologist's concern : CYST
Down
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"Journey Into Fear" mystery novelist, 1940 : AMBLER
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Popular watch : BULOVA
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Removed chemically : ELUTED
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Pipe joint : TEE
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Complaint : MOAN
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Sport in which competitors don't want breaks : SKIING
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Collar : SEIZE
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Sweep : OAR
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Large, meaty mushroom : SHIITAKE
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Came to port : SAILEDIN
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Haunted : OBSESSED
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Pundit : SAGE
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Like some shoes : TWOTONE
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Equestrian's attire : HABIT
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Kellogg brand : EGGO
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Actress Peeples : NIA
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___ lamp : ARC
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Keep treating a black eye, maybe : REICE
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Onetime Bruin star : ORR
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Tease : RAG
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Pippen, to Jordan, once : TEAMMATE
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Greater ___ : ANTILLES
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Bombay-based religion : PARSIISM
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Sister's calling : NUNHOOD
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Gullet : MAW
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Mayberry boy : OPIE
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Correspond : AGREE
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Guitarist Nugent : TED
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Islamic worshiper : SHIITE
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Bedwear: Var. : NIGHTY
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Coastal features : INLETS
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Member of a headhunting people in the Philippines : IGOROT
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Salesman's preparation : SPIEL
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Upper hand : EDGE
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Tire feature : STUD
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Suburban finale : ITE
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Game opener : TIC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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