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New York Times, Tuesday, July 13, 1999

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0713 ( 18,144 )
Across
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Slender-waisted insect : WASP
5
Pilot's spot : HELM
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River of central Germany : EDER
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"...baked in ___" : APIE
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Plane measure : AREA
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Soprano Tetrazzini : LUISA
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Rub the wrong way : RILE
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Party pooper : DRAG
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Torcher's misdeed : ARSON
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Natural antidepressant : SAINTJOHNSWORT
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Compass doodle : ARC
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Driveway blotch : OIL
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Hold title to : OWN
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Atmospheric prefix : AER
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Lawman Earp : WYATT
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Diplomat Deane : SILAS
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Before, to bards : ERE
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Sleazy paper : RAG
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Douglas ___ : FIR
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Smooth-talking : GLIB
36
Tony Kushner play of 1993 : ANGELSINAMERICA
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"Listen!" : HARK
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Popular card game : UNO
43
___-Cat : SNO
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Gift-wrapping time, for some : EVE
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Ancient Britons : PICTS
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"Whistle While You Work" singer : DWARF
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Time div. : MIN
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___ glance : ATA
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Big bird : EMU
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"That's incredible!" : GEE
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Raymond Massey film of 1945 : GODISMYCOPILOT
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Sword : SABER
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Biblical birthright seller : ESAU
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Wholly absorbed : RAPT
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Oversized library volume : ATLAS
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Actor Auberjonois : RENE
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Baseball's Hershiser : OREL
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Rind : PEEL
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Liberal pursuits : ARTS
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Hawaii's state bird : NENE
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1955 pact city : WARSAW
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Beehive : APIARY
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Quartz material : SILICA
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Hammer part : PEEN
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Pilgrim to Mecca : HADJI
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Flynn and others : ERROLS
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Jacob's first wife : LEAH
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Plantation bloom : MAGNOLIA
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Prefix with centric : EURO
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P.M. before Gladstone : DISRAELI
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Abstruse : ESOTERIC
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Campaigned : RAN
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Landscapers' concerns : LAWNS
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General Mills brand : TOTAL
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Groups of bees : SWARMS
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Singer McEntire : REBA
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Boer migration : TREK
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"Otherwise..." : IFNOT
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NASA outfits : GSUITS
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Cultivate : GROW
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"Excuse me" : AHEM
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Handle the maps : NAVIGATE
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1968 Winter Olympics site : GRENOBLE
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Privately : INCAMERA
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Eventually become : ENDUP
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Skating event : PAIRS
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Trigonometry ratio : SECANT
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Staring fiercely : AGLARE
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Go back into business : REOPEN
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In fine ___ (fit) : FETTLE
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Pouts : MOUES
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"Agreed!" : DEAL
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River of Flanders : YSER
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Much of the earth's core : IRON
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Easy dupe : SAP

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

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