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New York Times, Wednesday, May 5, 1999

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lois Sidway

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 84 for Ms. Sidway. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0505 ( 18,075 )
Across
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Challenge for high school srs. : SATS
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Site of a 1944 Allies breakthrough : STLO
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Cheap wheels : MOPED
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Aqua ___ : PURA
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Place for a mobile, maybe : CRIB
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Like Humpty Dumpty : OVATE
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Item of interest to Niels Bohr : ATOM
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In fine fettle : HALE
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Hearth goddess : VESTA
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U : COMMUNITYCENTER
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Plácido Domingo sings in it : ESPANOL
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Like some profs. : ASST
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Gossipy Smith : LIZ
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Kind of platter : PUPU
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See 57-Across : END
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New Mexico's ___ National Historical Park : PECOS
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C : CANOPENER
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Playwright Ayckbourn : ALAN
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"Murphy Brown" houseman : ELDIN
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Marco Polo crossed it : ASIA
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L : LATESTART
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Insurance worker : AGENT
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Suffix with absorb : ENT
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Opening Web site page : HOME
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Bahamas, e.g.: Abbr. : ISL
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Bank holding : LIEN
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Anger and then some : INCENSE
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A : THELASTOFSHEILA
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Indulge : HUMOR
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Confession, e.g. : RITE
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With 28-Across, late December : YEAR
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Motrin competitor : ALEVE
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Labor Dept. div. : OSHA
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O.T. book of teachings : ECCL
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Fell off : WANED
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Consider : DEEM
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Astronaut Slayton : DEKE
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Elbowroom : SPACE
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Jam ingredients : AUTOS
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Shellac : TROMP
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"Cheers" bartender : SAMMALONE
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Beak : SCHNOZ
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Put a bloodhound on : TRAIL
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Merry-go-round music, e.g. : LILT
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Heed : OBEY
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Gets promoted : MOVESUP
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Bake-off equipment : OVENS
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Met, for one : PASTTENSE
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Novel ending : ETTE
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Honeybun : DEAR
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Les États-___ : UNIS
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Fatted fowl : CAPON
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Man with a mission : PADRE
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Kind of pricing : UNIT
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Ja's opposite : NEIN
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"Phooey!" : DRAT
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Like some imitations : PALE
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Dash : ELAN
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Range workers : CATTLEMEN
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Bisque bit : CLAM
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Very percipient : EAGLEEYED
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Certain collars : ETONS
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Cut : SHEARED
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"The Nazarene" author : ASCH
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Pants measure : INSEAM
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Cole Porter's "___ Paris" : ILOVE
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"___ shoe fits..." : IFTHE
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Elizabeth II, to Edward VIII : NIECE
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Looseness : SLACK
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Hyman of "The Cosby Show" : EARLE
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Spring happening : THAW
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Kind of skirt : HULA
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Walked : TROD
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River to the Seine : OISE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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