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New York Times, Thursday, April 8, 1999

Noted director who acted in 30-Across with 35-Across

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times4/8/99 ( No. 18,048 )

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Across
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Orchestra alternative : LOGE
5
Comment around the deck? : IPASS
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Terrible ___ : TWOS
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Last words? : OBIT
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Opposite of sur : NORTE
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Four-letter word : OATH
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Company whose logo has a red "o" : MOBIL
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Cogitate : MUSE
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Noted director who acted in 30-Across with 35-Across : SYDNEYPOLLACK
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Bud of baseball : SELIG
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Before, once : ERE
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Isle of Man residents : GAELS
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Brought up : REARED
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See 20-Across : TOOTSIE
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Calif. neighbor : NEV
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Midpoint: Abbr. : CTR
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On a roll : HOT
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See 20-Across and 54-Across : DUSTINHOFFMAN
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Big ___ : BEN
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Link : TIE
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Classified inits. : EEO
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See 54-Across : RAINMAN
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Singer Mel and namesakes : TORMES
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Napoléon led one : ARMEE
50
"Forget it!" : NAH
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___ Park, N.J. : MENLO
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Noted director who acted in 43-Across with 35-Across : BARRYLEVINSON
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Drunk's tipoff : SLUR
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Plant and animal life : BIOTA
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Andrews of "The Mod Squad" : TIGE
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Money writer Marshall ___ : LOEB
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"A house ___ a home" : ISNOT
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___ Bator : ULAN
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The rich man in "Rich Man, Poor Man" : RUDY
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Some guard dogs, for short : SHEPS
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Get better : MEND
Down
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Loamy deposit : LOESS
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Good dog : OBEYER
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Slimming device : GIRDLE
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Some English students : ETONIANS
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"___ Room" (Beach Boys hit) : INMY
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Spent : POOPED
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Shady alcove : ARBOR
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Kind of heel : STILETTO
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Push, maybe : SELL
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Tabby's mate : TOMCAT
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Wisconsin city : WAUKESHA
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Exciting times in the N.I.T. : OTS
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___-wolf : SHE
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Plume source : EGRET
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Earlier : AGO
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Brave one : LION
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Harden : SET
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1980 Tony winner : EVITA
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Gluck's "___ ed Euridice" : ORFEO
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29-Down role : CHE
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Precious : DEAR
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Not permeated (with) : UNIMBUED
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Silly : NINNYISH
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1938 Physics Nobelist : FERMI
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Campaign asset : MOMENTUM
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Support provider : BRA
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Nigh : NEARBY
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Terre's opposite : MER
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A lonely place, so they say : THETOP
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Store, as fodder : ENSILE
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Ad dressing? : SLOGAN
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Let ___ : ALONE
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Successively : ONEND
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Power stats : RBIS
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Tanks : VATS
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Certain camera, for short : SLR
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Baseball's Brock : LOU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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