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New York Times, Friday, July 16, 1999

Author:
Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQWXYZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0716 ( 18,147 )

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Across
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Under control : INHAND
7
Substituted for : ACTEDAS
14
Commune dweller, maybe : MOONIE
15
Risk-taker's self-question : DOIDARE
16
Harlequinade : ANTICS
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Studio workers : ARTISANS
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Cold symptom? : GOOSEPIMPLE
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251.9 cals. : BTU
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Non-P.C. suffix : ENNE
23
Off : ERASE
24
Losing hope? : DIET
25
Seafood selection : ROE
26
Old hag : CRONE
27
Kind of goose : BRANT
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4-Down, for one : PLANT
29
Communication between planes? : SEANCE
30
Attaches another clip : RELOADS
33
Creator of the Red Cross Knight : SPENSER
34
Designer Pucci : EMILIO
35
Like many a contrast : STARK
36
More stable : SANER
37
Medium-range ballistic missiles : THORS
38
It has you seeing things : REM
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Moors : TIES
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Get the class back together : REUNE
43
Abolitionist Coffin : LEVI
44
Ivy Leaguer : ELI
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Queen's subjects : MURDERCASES
47
Like some instructions : DETAILED
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Thyroid treatment : IODINE
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Brimming : REPLETE
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Having less top growth : BALDER
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Dirty campaigner : SMEARER
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Mighty mounts : STEEDS
Down
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Copier component : IMAGER
2
Emphatic denial : NONONO
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Knee-slapper : HOTONE
4
Sambuca flavoring : ANISE
5
"Good shot!" : NICE
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Western figure : DESPERADO
7
Far from easygoing : ADAMANT
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Body : CORPSE
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It's often italicized : TITLE
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Peter Gunn's girlfriend : EDIE
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They may be assigned to 45-Across: Abbr. : DAS
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Some 53-Across : ARABIANS
13
Life, for one : SENTENCE
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California gold rush name : SUTTER
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Pleat producers : IRONS
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Had a shot : DRANK
26
One of the Huxtables : CLAIR
27
Round components? : BEERS
28
Planetary pair : POLES
29
Messy dish : SPARERIBS
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Back from vacation, say : RESTED
31
Modern correspondents : EMAILERS
32
Bookkeeping entry : LINEITEM
33
Grave marker : STONE
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React to the cold, in a way : SHUDDER
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Cylindrical with tapered ends : TERETE
38
Lodge : RESIDE
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Squared : EVENED
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Ungiving group : MISERS
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What "Henry" means, literally : RULER
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It may be in a stew : LADLE
45
Uris's "___ 18" : MILA
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It can be checked : COAT
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One who swings a good deal : APE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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