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New York Times, Friday, May 14, 1999

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FXZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0514 ( 18,084 )

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Across
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Starting lineup? : QWERTYUIOP
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Rock's Bon ___ : JOVI
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Fib : TARADIDDLE
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At another time : ANON
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Under the weather : INDISPOSED
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Deliquesce : MELT
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Exemplars of twinship : PEAS
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Dump drop-off : GARBAGE
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Fulda tributary : EDER
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Billy the Kid portrayer Gulager : CLU
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Like lifeguards : TAN
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So-called "Little Flower of Jesus" : STTHERESA
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Kind of cookie : SMART
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Potters : CERAMISTS
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Took part temporarily : SATIN
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Gold-medal speed skater Johann ___ Koss : OLAV
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Seemingly, at the start : QUASI
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Busy place : HIVE
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Join securely : TENON
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Scams : SKINGAMES
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Teatro Constanzi premiere of 1900 : TOSCA
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Severe critics : CENSURERS
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Grossglockner, e.g. : ALP
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Randy's skating partner : TAI
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Speck : IOTA
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Dispense : DOLEOUT
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Director Schumacher : JOEL
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"___ in Calico" (hit of the 40's) : AGAL
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Rave : DANCEPARTY
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Sub sinker : MINE
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Prego ad phrase : ITSINTHERE
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Where John Candy made his debut : SCTV
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Quells, in a way : TEARGASSES
Down
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Medicine cabinet item : QTIP
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Fall off : WANE
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"Das Rheingold" goddess : ERDA
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Maraud : RAISEHAVOC
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Slo-mo replay subjects, often : TDS
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Peke squeak : YIP
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Japanese salad ingredient : UDO
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Checkpoint requests : IDS
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"In My Own Fashion" autobiographer : OLEGCASSINI
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Harp part : PEDAL
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Architectural sidepiece : JAMB
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Successively : ONEATATIME
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Caspian Sea feeder : VOLGARIVER
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Sharp focus : INTENTNESS
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Ukr. neighbor : RUSS
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F.D.R. or J.F.K., e.g. : DEM
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"ER" actor La Salle : ERIQ
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Bring back : RESUSCITATE
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"Dilbert" cartoonist : SCOTTADAMS
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Caused by providential guidance : TELEOLOGIC
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Noted Barnard undertaking : TRANSPLANT
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Tent need : STAKE
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Ranjit Singh and others : MAHARAJAHS
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___ many words : INSO
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Brussels-based org. : NATO
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Eviscerate : GUT
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Sit in on : AUDIT
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Atlas abbr. : ELEV
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Lucky strikes : ORES
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Peut-___ (perhaps): Fr. : ETRE
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Percolation products : LYES
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Eavesdropping org. : NSA
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Equator, e.g.: Abbr. : CIR
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One of the Bunker twins : ENG
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Student-focused org. : PTA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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