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New York Times, Tuesday, July 20, 1999

"The Wind in the Willows" character

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joy L. Wouk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 131 for Ms. Wouk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times7/20/99 ( No. 18,151 )
Across
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"Unhand me!" : LETGO
6
Behold, in old Rome : ECCE
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Sight for very poor eyes : BLOB
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Febrero's predecessor : ENERO
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Shredded : TORN
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New York's Giuliani : RUDY
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Kind of buddy : BOSOM
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"The Wind in the Willows" character : TOAD
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Bushelfuls : ALOT
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Makeshift procedure : STOPGAPMEASURE
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Uglify : MAR
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Links numbers : PARS
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N.Y. follows it in the summer : EDT
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Rope fiber : HEMP
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Full of vigor : ROBUST
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Trees near a tree line : FIRS
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Shadow : TAIL
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Ave ___ : MARIA
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1957 John Osborne play : LOOKBACKINANGER
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Psychoanalyst Alfred : ADLER
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Medal recipient : HERO
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Fender problem : DENT
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Bank employee : TELLER
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Speakeasy owner's fear : RAID
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"___ Rheingold" : DAS
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December 24 and 31 : EVES
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Hindu title : SRI
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"Be sensible!" : LISTENTOREASON
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Choir member : ALTO
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It may be spun at sea : TALE
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Museum embarrassments : FAKES
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Appearance : MIEN
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Uninteresting : ARID
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Actress Shire : TALIA
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Church seats : PEWS
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Composer Janácek : LEOS
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Resell, as tickets : SCALP
Down
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Neighbor of Isr. : LEB
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1961 space chimp : ENOS
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Entrance requirement, maybe : TEST
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Man with a ring : GROOM
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Sound from 10-Down : OOMPAH
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Singer James : ETTA
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Certain apartment : COOP
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Restrain : CRAMP
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Make beloved : ENDEAR
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Parade staple : BRASSBAND
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Oner : LULU
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Lysol target : ODOR
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Information unit : BYTE
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Screen siren Garbo : GRETA
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Fragrance : AROMA
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Key of Haydn's Sonata No. 52 : EFLAT
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Semiconductor, e.g. : DIODE
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Fairy tale character : TROLL
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Speed-of-sound number : MACH
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Stingy person : PIKER
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Exhorted : URGED
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Tuscan city : SIENA
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Fruit desserts : TARTS
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Some are in closets : SKELETONS
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100 centesimi : LIRA
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Alla ___ (2/2 time) : BREVE
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Clamor : NOISE
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Summer cottage, often : RENTAL
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Bartenders' servings : DRAFTS
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Ill-mannered look : STARE
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Newton or Stern : ISAAC
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Street fixture : LAMP
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Netman Nastase : ILIE
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Fret : STEW
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Medley : OLIO
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Cold war foes : REDS
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Bartlesville's home: Abbr. : OKLA
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Singer Young : NEIL
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Muttonhead : SAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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