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New York Times, Tuesday, June 1, 1999

Author:
Myles Callum
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Myles Callum

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0601 ( 18,102 )

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Across
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Plays in alleys, maybe : BOWLS
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Broad valley : DALE
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___ the Hyena of "Li'l Abner" : LENA
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Actor Milo : OSHEA
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Bard's river : AVON
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Savings plans : IRAS
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Peck, illegally? : STEALAKISS
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Drop a line? : FISH
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Op. ___ (footnote abbr.) : CIT
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"___ the night before..." : TWAS
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Hummable, perhaps : CATCHY
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Less deliberate : HASTIER
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Conclusion : CODA
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In addition : AND
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Tiebreakers : RUNOFFS
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Quench : SLAKE
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Ford Motor product, informally : MERC
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Press : IRON
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It must be cast : ROLE
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High nest: Var. : EYRIE
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Husband of Poppaea : NERO
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Theta-kappa go-between : IOTA
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Rock's Mötley ___ : CRUE
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Poet Nash : OGDEN
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Filmgoer's purchase : POPCORN
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Before, in verse : ERE
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It may be minced : OATH
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Decorative craft : MACRAME
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Take a wrong turn : GOAWRY
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Poland's Walesa : LECH
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___ Victor : RCA
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Make breakfast, illegally? : POACHANEGG
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Wait : BIDE
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Many a miniseries : EPIC
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Rajah's wife : RANEE
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Military award : STAR
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Watery fluids : SERA
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Discourage : DETER
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"Garden of Earthly Delights" artist : BOSCH
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Ancient city at the mouth of the Tiber : OSTIA
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Stimulates : WHETS
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Meadow : LEA
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Soup cracker : SALTINE
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Senegal's capital : DAKAR
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"We try harder" company : AVIS
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___ Altos, Calif. : LOS
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Settle snugly : ENSCONCE
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Assist, illegally? : LIFTAFINGER
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Late CBS newsman Sevareid : ERIC
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Rambler maker : NASH
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Pale : ASHY
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Impressed : AWED
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Fuss : ADO
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Flee, illegally? : TAKEAPOWDER
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1911 Chemistry Nobelist : CURIE
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Any "Seinfeld," now : RERUN
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A Flintstone : FRED
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None too happy : SORE
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Roller coaster maneuver : LOOP
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Part in an ensemble : ALTO
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Gift of the Wise Men : MYRRH
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Oui's opposite : NON
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Groups that have adapted to their environments : ECOTYPES
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Site for an apple press : ORCHARD
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Ford Motor product : CAR
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Apiece : EACH
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Tourist magnet : MECCA
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"___ you glad you did?" : ARENT
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Old radio's Fibber ___ : MCGEE
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Enthusiastic : EAGER
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Yaks : GABS
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Leave out : OMIT
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Verdi slave girl : AIDA
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Cougar's retreat : LAIR
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Unlock, poetically : OPE
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Scot's negative : NAE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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