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New York Times, Tuesday, April 27, 1999

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0427 ( 18,067 )

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Across
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Back tooth : MOLAR
6
Clash of clans : FEUD
10
Coal-rich German region : SAAR
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Pueblo home : ADOBE
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Bullets : AMMO
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Disassemble : UNDO
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Traveler's purchase, maybe : ROUNDTRIPTICKET
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Art Deco notable : ERTE
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Not 'neath : OER
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Draws with acid : ETCHES
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Hamelin critter : RAT
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What's more : ALSO
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Playwright Burrows : ABE
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Workshop machine : CIRCULARSAW
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Soap brand since 1899 : LUX
36
Projector items : REELS
37
Raines of filmdom : ELLA
38
Slightest evidence : TRACE
40
Camp sight : COT
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Einstein : BRAIN
42
Eyebrow shape : ARCH
43
Skylit courts : ATRIA
45
"___ been had!" : IVE
46
Disappearing communication device : ROTARYPHONE
49
Nancy Drew's beau : NED
50
Inlets : RIAS
51
Major defense corp. : TRW
53
Spanking spot : BOTTOM
56
Prospector's find : ORE
58
Way out there : AFAR
62
NASA scientist's concern : ORBITALVELOCITY
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Capture electronically : SCAN
66
Obey : HEED
67
Where Goodyear's headquarters are : AKRON
68
Puppeteer Tony : SARG
69
Part of A.D. : ANNO
70
French river to the English Channel : SOMME
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Stallion's mate : MARE
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Polecat's defense : ODOR
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Oaf : LOUT
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One of the Yokums : ABNER
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Cincy player : RED
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Hack's customer : FARE
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Kuwaiti bigwig : EMIR
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Diamond authority : UMP
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"Go on!" : DOTELL
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Giver of relief : SUCCORER
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Egyptian cross : ANKH
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"Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
13
Goes to waste : ROTS
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Comic Fields : TOTIE
19
"___ wrap!" : ITSA
24
Vineyard measure : ACRE
25
The ___-Prussian War (1866 conflict) : AUSTRO
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Wedding site : ALTAR
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Pack animal : BURRO
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Right on : EXACT
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Summaries : RECAPS
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Linen or denim : CLOTH
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Assassinated : SLAIN
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Still in the game : ALIVE
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Tapered off : WANED
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Explorer's activity : CHARTING
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30's boxing champ Max : BAER
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Silicon Valley giant : INTEL
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Run amok : RIOT
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Popular motorcycle : YAMAHA
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Nutcase : WACKO
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Order (around) : BOSS
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Skier's transport : TBAR
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Baker's need : OVEN
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Overhaul : REDO
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Al dente : FIRM
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Molecule part : ATOM
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Baseball's Sandberg : RYNE
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Novelist Deighton : LEN
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Western treaty grp. : OAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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