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New York Times, Saturday, May 15, 1999

Rock group with the 1994 song "Buddy Holly"

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QVY} This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times5/15/99 ( No. 18,085 )
Across
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When flappers flourished : JAZZAGE
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Downright : PLUMB
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"Kyrie ___" ("Lord, have mercy") : ELEISON
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Causing one to crack up : RIOTOUS
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When the show must go on : AIRTIME
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From one side only : EXPARTE
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Prefix with liberal : NEO
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___ oil : SESAME
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Stop order? : HALT
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Spanish liqueur : ANIS
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Tab alternative : RCCOLA
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Org. that sponsors exhibitions : NEA
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Periodical plea : RENEW
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Wild thing? : OAT
30
New ___ (Congolese money) : ZAIRE
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Disney's Pete, for one : PEGLEG
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Erase, as videotape : DEGAUSS
36
Odd couple? : DEES
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Shout from the block : SOLD
39
Goofed, in golf : FOOZLED
42
Look through a keyhole : PEERIN
46
Cap attachment : PLUME
47
Many chiliads : EON
49
Electropolishing need : ANODE
50
Sing : RAT
51
Blitz : REDDOG
54
Proof word : STET
55
No Mr. Nice Guy : OGRE
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Water bearer? : SPIGOT
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Motor City org. : UAW
60
Scoundrel : SOANDSO
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Horace Walpole's "The Castle of ___" : OTRANTO
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Equipped with a motor : ENGINED
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Soon to be delivered, perhaps : ONORDER
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Site of Napoleon III's defeat, 1870 : SEDAN
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Response to "Rough day?" : DONTASK
Down
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Noted 20th-century sculptor : JEANARP
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Property recipient, legally : ALIENEE
3
Killing, as a bill : ZEROING
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Promgoer's worry : ZIT
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Clearance condition : ASIS
6
First name in Mayberry : GOMER
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"Oedipe" composer : ENESCO
8
Display unit : PIXEL
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Shorten : LOP
10
N.B.A. team since 1979 : UTAH
11
"Spaceballs" star : MORANIS
12
The usual suspects? : BUTLERS
14
Nonstudio broadcasts : REMOTES
15
Stiff hairs : SETAE
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Part of A.M.P.A.S.: Abbr. : ACAD
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Rare : SELDOM
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Wild honeysuckle, e.g. : AZALEA
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Rock group with the 1994 song "Buddy Holly" : WEEZER
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"Homage to Clio" poet and family : AUDENS
33
Salon selection : GEL
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Un-Democratic grp. : GOP
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Legume, e.g. : SEEDPOD
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Ale holders : FLAGONS
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More than miff : OUTRAGE
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Late film producer Fayed : DODI
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Jefferson Memorial feature : ROTUNDA
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Conceives : IDEATES
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Socialize with a purpose : NETWORK
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It's unmetered : PROSE
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Shot : NOGOOD
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Where Big Bertha was built : ESSEN
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"Ain't ___" ("Hair" tune) : GOTNO
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"Idylls of the King" woman : ENID
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Suffix with cosmo : TRON
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Kind of test : DNA
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Prints and such : ART

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later.

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