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New York Times, Tuesday, May 11, 1999

Stadium seen from the Van Wyck Expressway

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Early.
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© 1999, The New York Times5/11/99 ( No. 18,081 )
Across
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Hair in need of a barber : BUSH
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Salamanders : EFTS
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"Good ___!" : GRIEF
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Accident-preventing org. : OSHA
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Spoils : LOOT
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Kind of down : EIDER
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Understands : SEES
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Moon goddess : LUNA
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Honshu city : OSAKA
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Certainly not the life of the party : CRASHINGBORE
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Neil Simon's "___ in Yonkers" : LOST
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Schlep : LUG
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Animation frame : CEL
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1953 A.L. M.V.P. Al : ROSEN
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Give relief to a thief : ABET
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Deputy : AIDE
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Exclamation of discovery : OHO
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Mint plant : CHIA
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Andy of "The Untouchables" : GARCIA
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Box office sensation : SMASHINGSUCCESS
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Drive-in employee : CARHOP
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Courteous chap : GENT
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___ v. Wade : ROE
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Ess molding : OGEE
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___ Ed. (H.S. course) : PHYS
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Computer pix : ICONS
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Suffix with pamphlet : EER
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Make a knot : TIE
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___-American relations : SINO
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Soap interruption? : BREAKINGNEWS
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Bow or Barton : CLARA
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Handyman's need : TOOL
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Deli jarful : MAYO
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Wall Street woe : PANIC
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Highest European volcano : ETNA
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Declare with certainty : AVER
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Saying : ADAGE
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Word with cheeks or picture : ROSY
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Avian haunt : NEST
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Pear type : BOSC
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Net-surfer : USER
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Stadium seen from the Van Wyck Expressway : SHEA
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Annoyance : HASSLE
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Bret who wrote "Less Than Zero" : ELLIS
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Plaza feature : FOUNTAIN
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Half a picker-upper : TONG
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Riding ___ : STABLE
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Conductor Solti : GEORG
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Yeast's effect on cake : RISE
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Wyo. neighbor : IDA
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"Omigod!" : EEK
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Italian monk : FRA
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Boss : HONCHO
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Defeat in battle : OUTGUN
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"O tempora! O mores!" orator : CICERO
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Inventor who saw the light : EDISON
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Rental agreements : LEASES
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Gat : ROSCOE
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Resistance measurement : OHMAGE
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Eagle, for one : SOARER
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Like many 90's trousers : BAGGY
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It's measured in degrees : ARC
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Beads and headband wearer : HIPPIE
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Job for a thespian : ACTING
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"___-Devil" (1989 Streep film) : SHE
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Congressional periods : SESSIONS
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Gat : HEATER
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Swindler : CONMAN
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Vestige : TRACE
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Dental filling : INLAY
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Jail for a sailor : BRIG
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Japanese zither : KOTO
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Place for a gutter : EAVE
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They follow exes : WYES
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Photocopier function : SORT
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Tax preparer, for short : CPA
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Stripling : LAD
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Literary collection : ANA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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