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New York Times, Monday, April 5, 1999

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQXZ} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0405 ( 18,045 )
Across
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Big first for a baby : STEP
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Fly high : SOAR
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Burns's "sweet" stream : AFTON
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Louisville's river : OHIO
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Years ago : ONCE
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Skiing locale : SLOPE
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Inflexible : HARDNOSED
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Game with straights and flushes : POKER
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Be in the red : OWE
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Best seller's number : ONE
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Scholarship allowance : STIPEND
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"Waiting for Lefty" playwright : ODETS
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Hans of Dadaism : ARP
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Wyoming city : CASPER
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Crowd-pleasing basket : ALLEYOOP
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Throbs : ACHES
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Control knob : DIAL
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Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Palindromic time : NOON
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Long-winded : TALKY
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Detrained, e.g. : ALIT
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Apothecary's weight : DRAM
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___ vera : ALOE
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Had control of the wheel : DROVE
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Witness : ONLOOKER
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Junior high student : TEENER
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French article : UNE
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Not be frugal : SPEND
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Kismet : DESTINY
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Capone and Capp : ALS
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"Steady as ___ goes" : SHE
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Where Pocatello is : IDAHO
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Having 20/20 vision : EAGLEEYED
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Emergency signal : SIREN
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Writer James from Tennessee : AGEE
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Holdup : SNAG
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Coin toss call : HEADS
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German mister : HERR
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Brazilian booter : PELE
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Manhattan area with lots of galleries : SOHO
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Take out of the freezer : THAW
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Emerald Isle : EIRE
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Pea container : POD
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Oklahoman : SOONER
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Get-go : ONSET
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Hotshot : ACE
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Stoplight stop lights : REDS
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Have hopes : ASPIRE
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Like a hound : FLOPPYEARED
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Cigarette puff : TOKE
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___ to suggestions : OPEN
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Dilbert, e.g. : NERD
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Bumps : NODES
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Add up : TALLY
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Gaping : OPENMOUTHED
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Swabbies : SAILORS
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Seabees' motto : CANDO
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Squirrel's prize : ACORN
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Sand bar : SHOAL
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Water-skiing locale : LAKE
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Wrinkle-resistant fabric : ORLON
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Martini garnish : OLIVE
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"___ and the Wolf" : PETER
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Broad valley : DALE
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Frost's "The Road Not ___" : TAKEN
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Crowded : DENSE
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Gazpacho ingredients : ONIONS
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Person who handles bills : TELLER
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"On call" device : PAGER
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Potluck choice : DISH
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Newswoman Magnus : EDIE
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Gilbert of "Roseanne" : SARA
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"Uh-huh" : YEAH
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Get better : HEAL
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Border : EDGE
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Application form info : AGE
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Thought waves, for short : ESP

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

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