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New York Times, Saturday, June 5, 1999

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
City captured by Allied forces, November 1942
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {GWZ} This is puzzle # 104 for Mr. Norris. Saturday freshness: 30%
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© 1999, The New York Times6/5/99 ( No. 18,106 )
Across
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Prepare to fight : SQUAREOFF
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Compensate : ATONE
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Arch : CURVATURE
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Big house : MANOR
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Steals, slangily : LIBERATES
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Circus site : ARENA
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Actress Le Gallienne : EVA
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Chevets : APSES
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Jewelry pieces : STUDS
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Ripped : RENT
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Where to get down : EIDER
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Hit with unwanted messages : SPAM
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Departments : AREAS
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Guys : DUDES
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More, in music : PIU
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Antibiotic target : STREP
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Three-time A.B.A. champs : PACERS
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More active : BUSIER
38
Strain : MELODY
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State bordering Arizona : SONORA
40
Blows : JOLTS
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Experienced, as a pro : OLD
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It may be saved at the bar : STOOL
44
Protective garment : SMOCK
48
Print, maybe : CLUE
50
Son of Jacob : ASHER
52
City captured by Allied forces, November 1942 : ORAN
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Douses : KILLS
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Chimu destroyers : INCAS
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In advance of : ERE
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Ennoble : EXALT
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Scholastic : EDUCATIVE
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Eliza Doolittle, for one : TUTEE
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Ideal, ideally : ROLEMODEL
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Drained : SPENT
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Is dizzy : SEESSTARS
Down
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Eye piece? : SCLERA
2
Where to pick up some pointers? : QUIVER
3
Debonair : URBANE
4
Fifth, e.g.: Abbr. : AVE
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Extraordinary, in a phrase : RARA
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Military camp : ETAPE
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Nonmember : OUTSIDER
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Disentangled : FREEDUP
9
Owned (up) : FESSED
10
Conjugation lesson word : AMAS
11
Hardly prim sorts : TARTS
12
Outdid : ONEUPPED
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Like some diets : NONDAIRY
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"Colloquia" author : ERASMUS
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Liszt symphonic poem : TASSO
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Keep off : REPEL
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Uproars : STIRS
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Sea dogs : SALTS
33
Lariat : REATA
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Popular Hearst mag : COSMO
36
Ruin : BOLLIXUP
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Make waves : UNDULATE
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Tiny bit : MOLECULE
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Places to make connections? : SOCKETS
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Legal anonym : JOHNDOE
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Wicker sources : OSIERS
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Food company owned by H. J. Heinz : OREIDA
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Thanksgiving V.I.P. : CARVER
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Shows respect, in a way : KNEELS
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Groundbreaking sitcom : ELLEN
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Campaigns : RACES
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Editor's mark : STET
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Dangers to military planes : SAMS
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Kid : TOT

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