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New York Times, Thursday, April 29, 1999

Author:
Adam Cohen
Editor:
Will Shortz
One who encouraged the composer of "Hungarian Dances"?
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Puzzle has duplicate clues This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Cohen.
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© 1999, The New York Times4/29/99 ( No. 18,069 )
Across
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"What do ___?" : ICARE
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Hindu hero : RAMA
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Surefooted goat : IBEX
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Runway walker : MODEL
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End of a Baum title : OFOZ
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Legal plea, for short : NOLO
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Belittle : ABASE
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Very much : ALOT
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First Secretary of War : KNOX
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Never having heard "Peer Gynt Suite"? : GRIEGTRAGEDY
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First : EARLIEST
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Harvest fly : CICADA
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___ Palmas : LAS
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Swung, so to speak : MANAGED
30
Way back when : AGO
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Occasion to buy a CD of the "Polonaise-Militaire"? : CHOPINSPREE
36
Very dry : BRUT
38
Kinship : TIE
39
Birdbrain : SIMP
40
Opening note to "Carmen"? : BIZETSIGNAL
45
Clock setting at LAX : PST
46
Strong adhesives : EPOXIES
47
Slowdown : LAG
49
Prefix with day or year : YESTER
50
Waterfront : SEACOAST
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One who encouraged the composer of "Hungarian Dances"? : BRAHMSSTOKER
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1972 and '74 Oscar-winning screenwriter : PUZO
60
Artist Mondrian : PIET
61
Pointed arch : OGIVE
62
It's dipped in milk : OREO
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Magazine with a 14-Across on its cover : ELLE
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Theologian Kierkegaard : SOREN
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Flirtatious gesture : WINK
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Sponges : SOTS
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African herd member : ELAND
Down
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Spin doctor's concern : IMAGE
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Certain helicopter : COBRA
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Firefighter Red : ADAIR
4
Handle, as used goods : RESELL
5
Mournful : ELEGIAC
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Thunders : ROARS
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G-sharp equivalent : AFLAT
8
Many a synthesizer : MOOG
9
Like some Mexican pyramids : AZTECAN
10
Choice mushrooms : INKYCAPS
11
___ Marché (world's first department store) : BON
12
"Xanadu" grp. : ELO
13
Noughts-and-crosses line : XOX
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Musician John : TESH
22
Thunders : DINS
25
"Get ___!" (modern catch phrase) : AGRIP
26
Supposes : DEEMS
27
Skilled : ADEPT
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Air : MIEN
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Religious retreat : ABBEY
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Bone to pick : GRIPE
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Anise-flavored liqueurs : OUZOS
34
Elevator brand : OTIS
35
Squealer : PIG
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Manual : TEXTBOOK
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Stratum : TIER
42
Mexican wraps : SERAPES
43
"Oh dear!" : ALAS
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Source of intolerance : LACTOSE
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Giant number : GOOGOL
50
Refine : SMELT
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Sen. Kefauver : ESTES
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Kurosawa of the cinema : AKIRA
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Common roll : SEVEN
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Urbanization, e.g. : TREND
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Aloha State port : HILO
57
V.A. concern : POW
58
Psychic Geller : URI
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Wonderful state : ZEN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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