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New York Times, Monday, May 10, 1999

1934 film starring 58-Across, with "The"

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 102 for Ms. Hansen.
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© 1999, The New York Times5/10/99 ( No. 18,080 )
Across
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Hearty kiss : BUSS
5
"To thine own ___ be true" : SELF
9
Showy success : ECLAT
14
Woodwind : OBOE
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Shakespearean king : LEAR
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Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
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Used up : GONE
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Diva's song : ARIA
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Ritz-Carlton, e.g. : HOTEL
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1934 film starring 58-Across, with "The" : GAYDIVORCEE
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Dry, as wine : SEC
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Sedate : STAID
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Prepared for battle : ARMED
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Croquet area : LAWN
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Teeter-totters : SEESAWS
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Stork's delivery : BABY
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Lout : OAF
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Stretched the neck to look : CRANED
39
The works : ALL
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1935 film starring 58-Across : ROBERTA
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Spy's org. : CIA
43
Finnish baths : SAUNAS
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Tony winner Caldwell : ZOE
46
Brighten, with "up" : PERK
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Solemnly affirm : SWEARTO
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Slight advantage : EDGE
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Bethlehem product : STEEL
52
Makes eyes at : OGLES
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Pan in Chinese cooking : WOK
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Star born May 10, 1899 : FREDASTAIRE
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Excuse : ALIBI
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Verdi opera or heroine : AIDA
65
Stash away : STOW
66
"Don't You Know" singer Della : REESE
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Bridle strap : REIN
68
Pakistani language : URDU
69
Teary 1960 Everly Brothers hit : SOSAD
70
Egg foo ___ : YUNG
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Ooze : SEEP
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Baseball's Wade : BOGGS
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German sub : UBOAT
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"Crime and Punishment" heroine : SONYA
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In a shabby way : SEEDILY
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Croat, e.g. : SLAV
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Lion's den : LAIR
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Rhubarb : FRACAS
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Items of short-lived use : EPHEMERA
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A.F.L.'s partner : CIO
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1950 film starring 58-Across : LETSDANCE
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To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
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Locker room powder : TALC
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Gilbert and Sullivan princess : IDA
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Built : ERECTED
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That, in Mexico : ESA
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Ohio town or its college : WOOSTER
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Collar : NAB
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Small river dam : WEIR
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Pierre's state: Abbr. : SDAK
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Lowest pitch : BASS
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"There oughta be ___!" : ALAW
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1946 film starring 58-Across : BLUESKIES
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Casbah headgear : FEZ
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Lofty : RAREFIED
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Caviar : ROE
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Slave Turner : NAT
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Winged horse of myth : PEGASUS
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Mrs. whose cow started the Chicago Fire : OLEARY
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Acquired : GOT
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Petrol unit : LITRE
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Wear away : ERODE
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Make final, as a deal : SEWUP
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Treaties end them : WARS
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Butter alternative : OLEO
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"Mon ___!" : DIEU
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Tennis score after deuce : ADIN
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Warbled : SANG
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Jamboree grp. : BSA

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

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