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New York Times, Wednesday, June 9, 1999

"___ lineman for the county" (Glen Campbell lyric)

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 42 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 1999, The New York Times6/9/99 ( No. 18,110 )

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Across
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Rice dish : PILAF
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"See ___?" : THIS
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Some bank hldgs. : IRAS
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Actress Deborah : ADAIR
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Put to sleep, in a way : ROCK
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Have an impact on : DOTO
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Start of a quote : TOOMANYPIECESOF
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Part of a Road & Track course : ESS
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Cousin of a tearoom : CAFE
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Hematologist's study : PLASMA
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El ___, Tex. : PASO
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List ender : ETAL
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Speaker of the quote : IGORSTRAVINSKY
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River connected by canal to the Tiber : ARNO
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Sharp movements : TICS
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Legal thing : RES
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Spring times : MAYS
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Spring arrivals, on a farm : FOALS
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Carry's partner : CASH
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Latin I verb : AMO
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Late-night pioneer : PAAR
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___ consequence : OFNO
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Part 2 of the quote : MUSICFINISHTOO
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Chemical endings : INES
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Q ___ queen : ASIN
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Eastern religion : SHINTO
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Kind of gen. : BRIG
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Sonny and Cher, once : DUO
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End of the quote : LONGAFTERTHEEND
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Story opening : ONCE
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Family dog : FIDO
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Make merry? : ELATE
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Kodiak, e.g. : BEAR
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Eruption : SPEW
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Geniuses they're not : DODOS
Down
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Fancy spread : PATE
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Wedding exchange : IDOS
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Mekong River country : LAOS
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Ambition : AIM
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Donnybrook : FRACAS
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Seek : TRYFOR
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Word before and after "against" : HOPE
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Here, in France : ICI
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People with questions : SKEPTICS
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Things to uphold : IDEALS
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The supreme Supreme : ROSS
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Speck : ATOM
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Parlor piece : SOFA
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Boss Tweed skewerer : NAST
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Reunion groups : CLANS
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Mavens : PROS
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The dark force : EVIL
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"___ lineman for the county" (Glen Campbell lyric) : IAMA
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Senator Phil : GRAMM
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"The joke's ___!" : ONYOU
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Pole Position game company : ATARI
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Velveeta maker : KRAFT
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Kind of question : YESNO
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"Begone!" : SHOO
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Showdowns : FACEOFFS
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Klutzes : OAFS
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Attorney Roy : COHN
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Niña's companion : PINTA
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Bass, e.g. : SINGER
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One-lane : NARROW
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"What ___ now?" : ISIT
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Expressed wistfulness : SIGHED
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Neatnik's opposite : SLOB
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Sharpen : HONE
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Ancient Andean : INCA
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Eliot title character : BEDE
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Lacking oomph : DEAD
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"For ___ us a child is born..." : UNTO
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Poems of praise : ODES
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"The dapple in the eighth," e.g. : TIP
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1980 rock inits. : ELO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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