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New York Times, Saturday, June 26, 1999

Author:
John Wolting
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Wolting

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQWXYZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Wolting. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0626 ( 18,127 )

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Across
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Dogged : HARASSED
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Emulate a sailor : CUSS
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Beat : OVERCAME
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Food in Exodus 16 : MANNA
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Put new parts on, in a way : RETROFIT
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Fine nets : TULLES
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Indian poet ___ Aurobindo : SRI
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Seven-time Best Actor nominee : PETEROTOOLE
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Jean Racine tragedy : ESTHER
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On the fence : NEUTRAL
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League divisions : MILES
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Test subject, often : STEROID
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Like 60 : EVEN
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Go directly and quickly : BEELINE
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"Waking ___ Devine" (1998 comedy) : NED
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One who litters : CAT
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Slalom segment : ESS
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Levantine land: Abbr. : ISR
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It's touching : CONTACT
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Grooving on : INTO
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Light reading? : BOOKLET
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Photography lens : MACRO
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Like Popeye vis-à-vis Wimpy : MANLIER
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Express team? : PONIES
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Arrivals after the fall : CAINANDABEL
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It has an adjustable nose : SST
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Twinings product : OOLONG
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Winner in a well-known upset : TORTOISE
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Three-time A.L. batting champ : BRETT
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Do one's darnedest : ENDEAVOR
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Remain : BIDE
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Promenades : SAUNTERS
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Biblical quartet : HORSEMEN
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Antipathetical : AVERSIVE
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Like some shows in syndication : RETITLED
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Music sheet abbr. : ARR
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Darrow defended him : SCOPES
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Comparatively careful : SAFER
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Issue : EMIT
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Negotiation result : DETENTE
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A soft drink may have one : CALORIE
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Confess in a big way : UNLOAD
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1500-meter winner at the 1964 Olympics : SNELL
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Freelancer's enc. : SASE
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Butchers' offerings : MUTTONS
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One in a trap? : TOURIST
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Campaign poster word : REELECT
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Mothering type : HEN
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Like some scores : SETTLED
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Passing notes : BANKING
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Nuclear reactor need : COOLANT
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Sharp : INCISIVE
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Job change or marriage, psychologically speaking : STRESSOR
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Certain alarms : ROOSTERS
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Imply : CONNOTE
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Makes bubbly : AERATES
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Ziering of "Beverly Hills 90210" : IAN
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Dealt with a leak, maybe : BAILED
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Like the golden calf : MOLTEN
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Polynesian language : MAORI
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Concealed : PERDU
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He had 892 steals : COBB
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___ Dea (Roman fertility goddess) : BONA
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Kind of grass : OAT

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

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