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New York Times, Tuesday, June 8, 1999

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQWYZ} This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0608 ( 18,109 )
Across
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Torcher's misdeed : ARSON
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Means of secret knowledge? : ESP
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Fuzzbuster's detection : RADAR
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Art print, for short : LITHO
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Bossy utterance? : MOO
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Draw out : EDUCE
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Genesis weaponry? : ADAMBOMBS
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Prepared to fire : AIMED
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Crown jewels and such : REGALIA
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Transport to Oz : TORNADO
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Toothpaste type : GEL
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Toothpaste unit : TUBE
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Get the pot going : ANTE
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Genesis actor? : EVEMONTAND
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Three Musketeers unit : BAR
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La ___ Tar Pits : BREA
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Tabloid worker : EDITOR
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Taper off : ABATE
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J.F.K. posting : ETA
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Novelist Zola : EMILE
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Individuals, so to speak : BODIES
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Fictional hunchback : IGOR
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Family heads : MAS
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Genesis military force? : ABELSEAMEN
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Book-lined rooms : DENS
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Unlikely to bite : TAME
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Serpent's tail? : INE
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Base for cheese : SALTINE
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Most imperturbable : COOLEST
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Sci-fi visitor : ALIEN
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Genesis agricultural product? : CAINSUGAR
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Mark up or mark down : RETAG
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Gold-record earner : HIT
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Deposed leader, perhaps : EXILE
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Leaps for Lipinski : AXELS
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Poet's preposition : ERE
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Neuter : DESEX
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Banned apple spray : ALAR
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Hitchhiker's quest : RIDE
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For men only : STAG
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Electrical resistance : OHMAGE
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Barnes's partner : NOBLE
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Austen heroine : EMMA
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Melodramatic cartoon word : SOB
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Coffee substitute : POSTUM
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Freeway mishap : REARENDER
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Score after deuce : ADIN
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Russian parliament : DUMA
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Got 100 on : ACED
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Decorate anew : REDO
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Persian Gulf ship : OILER
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Long, slender instrument : OBOE
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Londoner's break : TEATIME
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Addis ___ : ABABA
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Wealthy one : NABOB
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Sports deal : TRADE
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Neckline shape : VEE
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Crippled Cratchit : TIM
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"One Day at ___" : ATIME
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Strikeout king Ryan : NOLAN
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Get decked out : DRESS
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Occupational hazards for apiarists : BEESTINGS
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"Shop ___ you drop" : TIL
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Improve, as beef : AGE
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Penn or Connery : SEAN
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Pungent bulb : ONION
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Don of "Cocoon" : AMECHE
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Top-shelf : DELUXE
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Snooped (about) : NOSED
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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Author Haley : ALEX
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Dietary, in ads : LITE
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Mallard's cousin : TEAL
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Give a ticket to : CITE
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Auspices: Var. : EGIS
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Marketer's aim : SALE
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Fearsome dinosaur, for short : TREX
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Go public with : AIR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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