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New York Times, Wednesday, May 12, 1999

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0512 ( 18,082 )

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Across
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Wide in the middle : HIPPY
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Con's cover, of a sort : ALIAS
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"The eye" network : CBS
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Esteem to the extreme : ADORE
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Bunting or sparrow : FINCH
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___ y Plata (Montana motto) : ORO
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Plight of one under house arrest? : HOMESTRETCH
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Cone producer : FIR
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Skiing mecca : ALPS
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Sword sharpener : HONER
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Way off : AFAR
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Reason for extra innings : TIE
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Hotbed for baby bloomers : NURSERY
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Lifer's beef? : RUNONSENTENCE
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Garr of "Mr. Mom" : TERI
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Tool for a duel : SABER
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Actress Diana : RIGG
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Jazz section : SAXES
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Alpaca habitat : PERU
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Pale : ASHEN
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Major Air France terminus : ORLY
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Have a bug : AIL
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Get-out-of-jail-free card? : TERMINSURANCE
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Northeast New Jersey city : PASSAIC
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Country with a blue-and-white flag: Abbr. : ISR
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Pickable : RIPE
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Three-masted vessel : XEBEC
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E-mail: Abbr. : MSGS
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Response to a bailiff : IDO
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Inmates? : TIMEKEEPERS
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Shea player : MET
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Dumb and then some : INANE
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Golfer's hole : DIVOT
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They go below signatures, for short : PSS
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Lady ___, Girl Guides founder : AGNES
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Worries : STEWS
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Result of a crack? : HAHA
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Teen fave : IDOL
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Partner of circumstance : POMP
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Chop-chop : PRESTO
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"That's a go" : YES
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Frizzy coif : AFRO
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Legal claim : LIEN
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Aim : INTENT
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Add up : ACCRUE
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"Put a lid on it!" : SHH
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Brew bit : COFFEEBEAN
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Kind of pipe : BRIAR
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"I take it back" : SORRY
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Masters' papers : THESES
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Royalties-collecting org. : ASCAP
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A.C.D. provides it : INT
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T.L.C. specialists : RNS
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___ avis : RARA
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"Exodus" author : URIS
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Bistros : NIGHTSPOTS
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All alternative : ERA
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President with an enemies list : NIXON
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Rock's Clapton : ERIC
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Make a call : RULE
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Airborne honkers : GEESE
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Hosp. receiving centers : ERS
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Floodgate : SLUICE
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Org. that sticks to its guns? : NRA
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Mos. and mos. : YRS
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Table-hopping, e.g. : MIXING
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Block party? : ICEMAN
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Ban site? : ARMPIT
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Preen : PRIMP
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Gofers : AIDES
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Cato's "well" : BENE
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Manages, with "out" : EKES
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Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
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Multiply : GROW
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Mach-makers: Abbr. : SSTS
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Acapulco aunt : TIA
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Bradley and Harris : EDS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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