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New York Times, Tuesday, May 18, 1999

Author:
Cynthia Joy Higgins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cynthia Joy Higgins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Higgins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0518 ( 18,088 )

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Across
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Sound of thunder : CLAP
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Word with apple or dessert : CART
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Spray : MIST
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A flower in Florence : ROSA
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Burn balms : ALOES
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Absorbed by : INTO
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Martial ___ : ARTS
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Defeat decisively : STOMP
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Fraudulent operation : SCAM
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Keeps a travel log? : WRITESOFPASSAGE
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Colorful wrap : SERAPE
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Popular cookie : OREO
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Tatters : SHREDS
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When repeated, an 80's-90's pop group : DURAN
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House shader : OAK
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Egg: Prefix : OVI
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Ventilate : AERATE
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One who pays low auto insurance? : WRECKLESSDRIVER
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Pooh's pal : EEYORE
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Early second-century date : CIV
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Not-so-desirable bread slice : END
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Form of Alexander : SASHA
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Medicinal amount : DOSAGE
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Currency worth a little over a dollar : EURO
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Soup kitchen needs : LADLES
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Pulled off the job? : WRESTEDFROMWORK
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Quattro maker : AUDI
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A real looker : OGLER
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Heavenly glow : AURA
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Ukraine's capital : KIEV
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River past St.-Germain : SEINE
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Hilarious comedian : RIOT
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Feminine suffix : ENNE
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Dam up : STEM
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Expunge : DELE
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Animal stomachs : CRAWS
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Peter of "Casablanca" : LORRE
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Up and about : ASTIR
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Orzo and rotelli : PASTAS
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Pot luck dinner staple : CASSEROLE
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Start of some cloud names : ALTO
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Mouth part : ROOF
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Largo and lento : TEMPOS
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Truman's home state : MISSOURI
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Member of a bygone empire : INCA
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Like bachelor parties : STAG
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São ___ : TOME
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Debate (with) : SPAR
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Book between Gal. and Phil. : EPH
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Exodus commemoration : SEDER
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Second person : EVE
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"Saturday Night Fever" setting : DISCO
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Certain review : RAVE
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Egyptian solar deity : ATEN
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Unlikely candidate for prom king : NERD
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Comes up short : OWES
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Zone : AREA
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Accordion parts : KEYS
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Kind of tax, as on property : ADVALOREM
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Unified : COHESIVE
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Weiner topping : KRAUT
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Sibling, in brief : SIS
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Evades : DODGES
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School of whales : GAM
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The Black Prince : EDWARD
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Antique autos : REOS
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Cab dispatcher on "Taxi" : LOUIE
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Flynn of film : ERROL
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Play in the N.H.L. : SKATE
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Rouse : WAKE
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Archeologist's site : RUIN
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Never-never land : EDEN
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Dart : FLIT
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Lacoste of the courts : RENE

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

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