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New York Times, Wednesday, June 23, 1999

Author:
Alan Olschwang
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Olschwang

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Olschwang. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0623 ( 18,124 )
Across
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Railroad siding : SPUR
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Israeli author ___ Oz : AMOS
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Boxer's nickname : CHAMP
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Cellar contents : WINE
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Judah's mother : LEAH
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Woman's name meaning "loved" : AIMEE
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See 5-Down : ALDA
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Mezzo's colleague : ALTO
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Closes in on : NEARS
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Start of a quote by Booker T. Washington : YOUCANTHOLD
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Clear : NET
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Reverses a dele : STETS
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Oktoberfest souvenir : STEIN
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Dinosaur trapper : TAR
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Half an LP : SIDEONE
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Mitigates : ASSUAGES
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Does a butler's job : SEESIN
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Quote, part 3 : DOWN
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Quote, part 4 : IFYOU
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Quote, part 5 : DONT
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1993 accord signer : ARAFAT
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Quagmires : MORASSES
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Highly influential : SEMINAL
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Alter, in a way : HEM
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Raingear brand : TOTES
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Introduction to physics : ASTRO
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C.I.A.'s predecessor : OSS
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End of the quote : DOWNWITHHIM
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Fall guy : PATSY
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Conked out : DIED
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Speck : IOTA
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Over : AGAIN
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Modern pentathlon need : EPEE
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Joie de vivre : ELAN
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1944 battle site : LEYTE
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Johnny Bench's team : REDS
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Lucie's brother : DESI
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Influences : SWAYS
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Kitchen light : PILOT
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Excessive : UNDUE
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Change chemically : REACT
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With 17-Across, Hawkeye Pierce portrayer : ALAN
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Get all mushy : MELT
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Blue language : OATHS
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Photographers' gigs : SHOOTS
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Dr. Pangloss's pupil, in Voltaire : CANDIDE
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Make haste : HIE
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Quote, part 2 : AMAN
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Unimportant : MERE
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Nudnik : PEST
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Early movie dog : ASTA
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Workaholic's lack : LEISURE
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Cries out for : NEEDS
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Kin of vivace : AGITATO
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Striped shirt wearer : REF
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Chicano bears? : OSOS
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Five after four : NINE
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Tolkien forest creatures : ENTS
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Actress Rehan and others : ADAS
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Ticked off : SORE
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Emulated Janet Evans : SWAM
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Not suitable : UNFIT
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Prefix meaning "with" : SYM
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Expression of excitement : OOH
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Painkiller : ANODYNE
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Latin trio member? : AMAT
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More salacious : LEWDER
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Sandpiper's cousin : SNIPE
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Recoiled : SHIED
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Oarlock : THOLE
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Rudner and Moreno : RITAS
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Muscat native : OMANI
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Iridescent stone : OPAL
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Stuffing herb : SAGE
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Quote, part 6 : STAY
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Herbicide's target : WEED
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Time to beware : IDES
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Obedience school command : SIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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