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New York Times, Saturday, May 29, 1999

With 55-Down, corporation named after the founder's daughter

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times5/29/99 ( No. 18,099 )

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Across
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It keeps an eye on what's going on : CBSNEWS
8
Wigwam dweller : SHAWNEE
15
As good as ever : LIKENEW
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Means of alert : AIRHORN
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Deliverer of opening words? : ALIBABA
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Storage unit : MEGABIT
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Scam victims : SAPS
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Sons of, in Hebrew : BNAI
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Mal de ___ : TETE
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Peter, Paul and Mary: Abbr. : STS
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Hyman Rickover pioneered its development : USSNAUTILUS
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Ho-hum TV : RERUN
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Exercise sounds : OOMPHS
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Symbol of sternness : IRONHAND
32
Cunning, in a way : FELINE
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Not alert : NAPPING
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Pennsylvania vacationland : POCONOS
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Learns (from) : GLEANS
39
Formula finders : DERIVERS
40
"Aha!" : IGETIT
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Seed coating : TESTA
43
Cole Porter classic : ITSDELOVELY
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Short of : SHY
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Brown family member : DRAB
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With 55-Down, corporation named after the founder's daughter : SARA
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First name in 50's TV : DESI
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Shriver and namesakes : EUNICES
54
1920's entertainment : SILENTS
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Imitate : ACTLIKE
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Game derived from baseball : ONEACAT
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Bearings, of a sort : SEALEGS
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Hardly independent ones : NEEDERS
Down
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Senior souvenir : CLASSRING
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Like some agreements : BILATERAL
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Works out at the boxing gym : SKIPSROPE
4
Beaks : NEBS
5
Bambi's aunt : ENA
6
Pop composer Jim and others : WEBBS
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Bittersweet performance : SWANSONG
8
Dr. Seuss creation : SAMIAM
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Gallop : HIE
10
"Oh, no!" : ARG
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Hit song of 1959 or 1993 : WHATISLOVE
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October announcement : NOBEL
13
Verdi baritone aria : ERITU
14
Spanish beings : ENTES
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"___ is as good as a wink" : ANOD
24
Send over the edge : UNHINGE
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Agreeable to : UPFOR
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Manhattan, to suburbanites : THECITY
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It generates interest : UNPAIDBILL
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Photographer Adams : ANSEL
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Basically : INESSENCE
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Guiding light : NORTHSTAR
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Bacon and others : ESSAYISTS
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Norm's last name, on "Cheers" : PETERSON
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Bette Midler's "___ Las Vegas" : DIVA
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Shea warm-ups : TOSSES
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Some are bright : IDEAS
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Peace time : TRUCE
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Sidewalk ___ : SANTA
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Singer Cleo : LAINE
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Like some phones : DEAD
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Ltd., in Paris : CIE
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Heart lines: Abbr. : EKG
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See 49-Across : LEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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