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New York Times, Friday, June 18, 1999

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQX} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0618 ( 18,119 )
Across
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Cager Gilmore : ARTIS
6
Computer programming code : ASCII
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Gave the go-ahead : OKD
14
Chevy truck model : TAHOE
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This is left to the captain : APORT
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Suffix for amino acids : INE
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Boston leader in '76 : OZAWA
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Movable castles : ROOKS
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1970 Super Bowl M.V.P. Dawson : LEN
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Smith's medium : METALWORK
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"Breaking Away" director : YATES
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Showed interest in playing : ANTED
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Ming artifact : VASE
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Medieval verb ending : ETH
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A, B or C, on a mult.-choice test : ANS
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Ralph's "Schindler's List" role : AMON
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It's needed for a return : ROUNDTRIPTICKET
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Ready for battle : ARMEDTOTHETEETH
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Like a dream : TOOGOODTOBETRUE
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Tried to get hold of : RANG
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Easter's beginning : NOR
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Theology discussion : SIN
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Flue buildup : SOOT
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Prefix with plastic : OSTEO
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Unusual partner? : CRUEL
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Black cow's relative : MILKSHAKE
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Banners on the Internet : ADS
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Nolan Bushnell's company : ATARI
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Roadside eateries, familiarly : HOJOS
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Country singer McDaniel : MEL
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Carton complement : DOZEN
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"The Horse Whisperer" writer : EVANS
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Jimmy : PRY
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Nobel, for one : SWEDE
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Word on a yellow sign : MERGE
Down
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Quark's place : ATOM
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Flatten : RAZE
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"Imagine ___!" : THAT
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Where Buffalo Bill was born : IOWA
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Christmas ___ : SEAL
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1922 D. H. Lawrence novel : AARONSROD
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Wear : SPORT
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"Omnibus" host : COOKE
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Tee off : IRK
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Diminutive, for short : ITSY
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Shell ships by the seashore : OILTANKERS
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Strike zone boundary : KNEES
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Packed tight : DENSE
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"Interested in coming?" : WANTTOGO
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Long-legged shorebird : AVOCET
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You can plan on it : DATEBOOK
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Form of 56-Down : ERAT
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Mower brand : TORO
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With wit : HUMOROUSLY
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Rider, e.g. : ADDON
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High hat : MITER
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Rebut : NEGATE
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Big inits. in defense contracting : ITT
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Jack's connection : PHONELINE
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A case of pins and needles : ETUI
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Transitional word : THEN
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Rascal : SCAMP
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Steak medium-rare, e.g. : ORDER
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City pollution : SMAZE
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Beat : TIRED
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Shavers : LADS
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Father of Elam and Aram : SHEM
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Hoisted, nautically : HOVE
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"When it's ___" (old riddle's end) : AJAR
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King of Skull Island : KONG
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Latin I infinitive : ESSE
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What you need after a breakdown : TOW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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