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New York Times, Saturday, May 8, 1999

47-Down : Hindu loincloth

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FJKQXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Hughes.
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© 1999, The New York Times5/8/99 ( No. 18,078 )
Across
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Is repulsive : LEAVESABADTASTE
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Indisposed : UNDERTHEWEATHER
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Every which way : INALLDIRECTIONS
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One-horse carriage : GIG
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Laborer : ESNE
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Certain speaker's spot : AMP
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Therapist's response : ISEE
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Indian poet who won the 1913 Nobel Prize for Literature : TAGORE
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Item in a photog's file : NEG
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C.E.O.'s, e.g. : VIPS
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Giant of old : OTT
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Like manna : HEAVENSENT
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"The Witch of the Low Tide" mystery novelist : CARR
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So far : UPTONOW
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Slip-on : NIGHTIE
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___ Martin (cognac) : REMY
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She shot Larry Hagman on TV : MARYCROSBY
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1984 film "___ Compères" : LES
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Greek township : DEME
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Respectful title : SRI
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Creative work : DESIGN
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It begins "In the days when the judges ruled..." : RUTH
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Dance step : CHA
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Overwhelm : ROUT
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Kind of deer : ROE
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Hoosier novelist with a 1925 best seller : THEODOREDREISER
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Time passed in New York? : EASTERNSTANDARD
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Author Pirandello : LUIGI
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1940's-50's Phillies star Del ___ : ENNIS
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Saw : ADAGE
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Speed: Abbr. : VEL
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First name in mystery writing : ERLE
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Criteria: Abbr. : STDS
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Drop ___ : AHINT
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Desolate by loss : BEREAVE
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Leave frozen, maybe : AWE
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Mo. with World Peace Meditation Day : DEC
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Some Russians : TATARS
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John Grisham's "___ to Kill" : ATIME
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Business : SHOP
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Hang ___ : TEN
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Hems and haws : ERS
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Representative : ENVOY
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Reeking of alcohol, perhaps : GINNY
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High-tech subject : OPTICS
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Poetic contraction : EEN
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Garden decorations : GNOMES
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They may be wild : OATS
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Oakland paper, with "The" : TRIB
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It's no honor : TREY
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Catapult : HURL
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One-on-one sport : EPEE
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20 producers? : ATMS
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Recipient of many questions : SWAMI
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Kind of practice : CHOIR
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Translated, it means "stay away" : GRR
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Slip : REGRESS
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Less stimulating : DEADER
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Hindu loincloth : DHOTI
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With a ___ (recognizing) : NODTO
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Constellation figures : URSAE
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Start of a saying on forgiveness : TOERR
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Gathers : HERDS
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Cole Porter's "Ça ___ L'Amour" : CEST
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Europe's third-longest river : URAL
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Incline : TEND
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Prescription notation : TER
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Own, to Burns : HAE
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Riches from ditches : ORE
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Not sq. : RND
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First name in despotism : IDI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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