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New York Times, Saturday, April 3, 1999

Author:
Pat M. Hugel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Pat M. Hugel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVWXZ} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Hugel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0403 ( 18,043 )
Across
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Bake sale holders, often : PTAS
5
Season opener : PRE
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Agreements : PACTS
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Au fait : ABLE
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Av follower : ELUL
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Celebrity : ECLAT
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It can make a date : PALM
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Obey a court order : RISE
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"La ___ di seta" (Rossini opera) : SCALA
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Oregon Trail sight : PRAIRIESCHOONER
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Sheet of matted wool : BATT
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Ore suffix : ITE
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Atlas abbr. before 1991 : USSR
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1935 musical with Astaire and Rogers : ROBERTA
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Time in history : EON
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Arthur and others : BEAS
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John Beck's "Sleeper" role : ERNO
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Cornered : ATBAY
36
Phoenix or Sparrow : AIRTOAIRMISSILE
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One of Mia's exes : ANDRE
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It may be tended : GOAL
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Trial run : PREP
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___ tangent : ARC
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Spills one's guts : UNLOADS
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McDonald's founder : KROC
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Shadow, so to speak : PAL
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Häagen-Dazs alternative : EDYS
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Some noncoms : MASTERSERGEANTS
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With all one's might : AMAIN
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Where Zeno of Citium lectured : STOA
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Kind of hall : BEER
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Asperity : RIGOR
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Series finale: Abbr. : ETAL
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Future J.D.'s hurdle : LSAT
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Minute : TEENY
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Hamilton's place : TEN
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Girl's name ending : ETTA
Down
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"Hair" producer : PAPP
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Stowe tow : TBAR
3
Trackside shout : ALLABOARD
4
Highly stylized sculpting style : SEMIABSTRACTION
5
Bend at the bar : PLIE
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This might provide a last shot : RUSSIANROULETTE
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Chosen ones : ELECT
8
Mexican mint product : PESO
9
Ledger column : ACCOUNTSPAYABLE
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Feud participants : CLANS
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They're passed around campfires : TALES
12
First Super Bowl M.V.P. : STARR
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Republic since 1993 : ERITREA
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Itinerary abbr. : RTE
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Bray beginning : HEE
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It might run down the neck : REIN
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Calc preceder, perhaps : TRIG
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Rio Treaty implementer: Abbr. : OAS
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Leicester cry : BAA
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The toe of the Arabian Peninsula : OMAN
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Branch office? : BIRDSNEST
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Porters : ALES
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"Uh-huh" : YEP
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Across, in verse : OER
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Like some aliens : ILLEGAL
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E.R. administration : CPR
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Cowley composition : ODE
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It first opened in 1962 : KMART
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Summer fabric : RAMIE
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Missouri feeder : OSAGE
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Resource : ASSET
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"Just you wait, ___ 'iggins..." : ENRY
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Bookbinding leather : ROAN
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Udder part : TEAT
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Little miss, in a misión : SRTA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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