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New York Times, Monday, June 21, 1999

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0621 ( 18,122 )
Across
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Fort Knox bar : INGOT
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Book after Joel : AMOS
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"___ we forget" : LEST
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Kitchen gadget : CORER
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Way to go : PATH
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Declare : AVER
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Word after grand or soap : OPERA
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One of the Jackson 5 : TITO
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One of 100 in Scrabble : TILE
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Mary Lincoln ___ Todd : NEE
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Coward : YELLOWBELLY
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Mary Poppins, e.g. : NANNY
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Cartoon frame : CEL
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___ to one's madness : METHOD
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Portly : HEAVYSET
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Not this or that : OTHER
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Valiant : GUTSY
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Wedding words : IDO
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Cohort : CHUM
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Moisten, as a roast : BASTE
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Microscopic organism : ALGA
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Haw's companion : HEM
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Corkwood : BALSA
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Old ___ tale : WIVES
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Tree-planting occasion : ARBORDAY
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Most outspread : WIDEST
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Four-footed friend : PET
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More levelheaded : SANER
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Combat award : PURPLEHEART
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"Phooey!" : BAH
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Butter substitute : OLEO
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Bona fide : REAL
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Sidestep : EVADE
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Snake eyes : ONES
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La ___, Calif. : MESA
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Kitchen gadget : RICER
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Fishing locale : LAKE
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Hightailed it : SPED
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"Land ___!" : SAKES
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Cathedral display : ICON
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"Uh-uh" : NOPE
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Gardener's asset : GREENTHUMB
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"___ the ramparts we watched..." : OER
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Pie of the 20's-30's Pirates : TRAYNOR
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With precision : APTLY
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G.I.'s link with home : MAIL
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Palindromic fellow : OTTO
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Put on display : SHOWCASE
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In the past week or so : LATELY
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Unholy : EVIL
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Bear's order, on Wall Street : SELL
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Deuce topper : TREY
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Sign off : END
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Group of birds : BEVY
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"Pardon me" : AHEM
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Coffee shop order : MOCHA
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Old anesthetic : ETHER
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Brazen one : HUSSY
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Sundance Kid's girlfriend : ETTA
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Head gorilla, with distinctive coloring : SILVERBACK
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Noses (out) : EDGES
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B.L.T. base : TOAST
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Festive : GALA
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No longer speaking, after "on" : BADTERMS
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Man Friday : AIDE
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Belgian composer Jacques : BREL
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Cold times...or times for colds : WINTERS
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Be against : OPPOSE
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"Saving Private Ryan" subject : WAR
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Meal starter, often : SALAD
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Sunbathing locale : POOL
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Elbow-wrist connection : ULNA
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Really smell : REEK
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Dickens's Uriah : HEEP
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Relaxation : EASE
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"Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
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Towel stitching : HERS
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By way of : VIA

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

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