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New York Times, Friday, June 11, 1999

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 115 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0611 ( 18,112 )
Across
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City in the San Joaquin Valley : ATWATER
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Cuomo's successor : PATAKI
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It welcomes change : COINSLOT
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___ régime (pre-1789 French government) : ANCIEN
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Acred but cashless : LANDPOOR
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Came down hard : POURED
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Case workers: Abbr. : ATTYS
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Ambrosian Library locale : MILAN
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Hospital administration : CPR
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Catches : SEES
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"Carbon Copy" star : SEGAL
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Spotted cavy : PACA
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Uplifting talk: Abbr. : SER
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Can : LETGO
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"Pleading Guilty" novelist : TUROW
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Sacher ___ : TORTE
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"One sec" : HANGON
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Racers respond to it : STARTERPISTOL
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Smyrna was part of it : AEOLIA
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Tellers? : FINKS
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They may be closed : RANKS
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They're chosen for your sake : RICES
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Lambert Airport code : STL
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Features of géographie : ILES
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Blue states : FUNKS
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"When ___ eat?" : DOWE
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BBC finale? : ZED
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Phoenix Suns head coach beginning 1996 : AINGE
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Karma : VIBES
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Exaggerate : OVERDO
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1999 Nissan Open winner : ERNIEELS
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More handy : NEARER
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Like atomic hydrogen : REACTIVE
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Pulitzer winner Uhry : ALFRED
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Fishing spear : LEISTER
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Mercedes-Benz model category : ACLASS
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Just so : TOATEE
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Biting time : WINTER
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"___ Gang" (50's kids' show) : ANDYS
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Dosage abbr. : TSPS
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"Do Ya" band : ELO
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Sleeper unit : ROOMETTE
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___ States : PAPAL
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Briefly unknown? : ANON
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Horned Frogs' sch. : TCU
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Supplies for a flight : AIRCARGO
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"Don't panic!" : KEEPCOOL
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Reserved : INDRAWN
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31-Across activator : TRIGGERFINGER
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Pathet ___ : LAO
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Spring Air alternative : SERTA
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Gives up, in a way : PUNTS
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Large-eyed lemur : LORIS
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Errands : TASKS
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Diplomatic doings : TALKS
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Top tapper : HINES
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The Caspian is just below it : SEALEVEL
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Not good with pitches : TONEDEAF
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Redfin fish : PICKEREL
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Douglas's locale : ARIZONA
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Use a track : RUN
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Amen : SOBEIT
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Most people are asleep then : TWELVE
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Inferior : LESSER
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Result of glacial erosion : FIORD
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Reduces the fare : DIETS
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"Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
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Caesarean section? : VICI
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Grammar school trio? : RRR
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Renfrew refusal : NAE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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