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New York Times, Wednesday, June 30, 1999

Where a person uses an ID to get mail?

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 88 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times6/30/99 ( No. 18,131 )
Across
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Lad's sweetheart : LASS
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Saturate : SOAK
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Refrain from farming? : EIEIO
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Twice tetra- : OCTA
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As soon as : ONCE
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Bout time : ROUND
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With 28-Across, a patriotic opening : WHENINTHECOURSE
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Studied, with "over" : PORED
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Ballyhoos : HYPES
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Tiebreakers, briefly : OTS
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Break ground? : HOE
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Add years to one's life : AGE
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God of war and poetry : ODIN
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See 17-Across : OFHUMANEVENTS
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Kansas City athlete : ROYAL
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Superfluous : EXTRA
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"The Secret Life of Salvador ___" : DALI
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Paroxysm : SPASM
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Warm up : THAW
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Put in order : ALIGN
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Riding horse : MOUNT
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With 63-Across, a patriotic opening : WETHEPEOPLEOF
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Began, with "off" : TEED
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Most preferred : PET
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British rule in India : RAJ
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S.A.T. company : ETS
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Get-up-and-go : DRIVE
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Dropped a line : WROTE
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See 47-Across : THEUNITEDSTATES
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Loony : NUTSO
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Obligation, in court : ONUS
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"Now hear ___!" : THIS
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Money in the bank, say : ASSET
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Ready for plucking : RIPE
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"...auld lang ___" : SYNE
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Acid test finding : LOWPH
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Sound of spring, for some : ACHOO
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Approaching from two directions : STEREO
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Balanced : SANE
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"Favorite" person : SON
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Publicly known : ONTHEMAP
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Sore : ACHY
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Continue : KEEPON
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Like rushing water : EROSIVE
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Chit in a pot : IOU
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Continental currency : EURO
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Research facil. : INST
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Ceremonious poetry : ODES
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Where a person uses an ID to get mail? : IDAHO
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Give up : CEDE
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Dolls' friends : GUYS
27
Neighboring : NEXTTO
29
Halloween reaction : FRIGHT
30
Last stand for Travis and Bowie : ALAMO
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Utmost degree : NTH
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La-la preceder : TRA
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Got an eyeful : SAW
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Margery of children's rhyme : DAW
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Hearty brew : ALE
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Torched : LIT
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Collected, as gravy : SOPPEDUP
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Stubborn sort : MULE
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Is unobliged to : NEEDNOT
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Cereal box stat. : NETWT
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"Frasier" actress Gilpin : PERI
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Postproduction worker : EDITOR
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Effervescent : FROTHY
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Had a home-cooked meal : ATEIN
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Gov. Ventura of Minnesota : JESSE
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Sicilian spouter : ETNA
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So : THUS
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Salon offerings : SETS
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"___, vidi, vici" : VENI
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Charlie Brown exclamation : RATS
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"Oh, what's the ___?" : USE
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Atlanta-to-Miami dir. : SSE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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