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New York Times, Wednesday, July 14, 1999

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
"Find out how good we really are" sloganeer
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Ms. Salomon.
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© 1999, The New York Times7/14/99 ( No. 18,145 )
Across
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Words from sponsors : ADS
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Surgery souvenirs : SCARS
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Start of a series : ABCDE
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Pose for pictures : SIT
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Deejay Casey : KASEM
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Lag behind : TRAIL
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Sun. speech : SER
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Start of a question to ponder : IFAPIGLOSES
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Some poker settlements : IOUS
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___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
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Big month for pol. campaigns : OCT
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Poison plant : SUMAC
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"Calendar Girl" singer : SEDAKA
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Question, part 2 : ITSVOICE
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Resulted in : LEDTO
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Nobel Institute city : OSLO
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Cookie holder : JAR
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Wax collector : EAR
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Official with a gun : STARTER
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Under debate : ATISSUE
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Fess (up to) : OWN
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Hooded snake : ASP
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Carry on : WAGE
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High boot : WADER
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Question, part 3 : ISTHEPIG
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Navy flier? : ENSIGN
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A handshake begins it : TRUCE
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
57
Brew lovers' buys : CASES
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Editor's notation : STET
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End of the question : DISGRUNTLED
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Brits' thank-yous : TAS
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A cigar has one : AROMA
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"Beau ___" (Gary Cooper classic) : GESTE
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Subject of psychoanalysis : EGO
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Chatty bird : MYNAH
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Jerk : SPASM
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Site of iniquity? : DEN
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Birthplace of St. Francis : ASSISI
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Cool off, as a fad : DIEOUT
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Pulls strings : STRUMS
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Deal with moguls : SKI
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Outdoor eatery : CAFE
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Straight ___ arrow : ASAN
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Sleep : REPOSE
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It's heard just before a click : SMILE
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Bermuda's locale: Abbr. : ATL
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"1914" poet : BROOKE
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Pours down : CASCADES
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Become lighter? : DIET
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U.S. Open champ Ernie : ELS
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Flit (about) : GAD
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Relish, as relish : SAVOR
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Shares top billing : COSTARS
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O.K., informally : ALRIGHT
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Martinique et Saint Croix : ILES
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Wall Street Journal subj. : CORP
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Greek cross : TAU
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Where Salem is: Abbr. : ORE
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Spielberg thriller : JAWS
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Rat-___ : ATAT
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Boar's mate : SOW
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"Find out how good we really are" sloganeer : TWA
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Independent Presidential candidate of 1980 : ANDERSON
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Prediction makers : SEERS
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Complete baffler : ENIGMA
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Foot part : INSTEP
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Hit on the green : PUTTED
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When mammoths lived : ICEAGE
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Mounts : GETSON
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Hosp. area : ICU
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Sides in a turf war : GANGS
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Well-ventilated : AIRY
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Style maven Klensch : ELSA
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Goes down : SETS
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Hydroelectric project : DAM
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Fan sound : RAH
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Donkey supporter: Abbr. : DEM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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