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New York Times, Tuesday, July 27, 1999

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alfio Micci

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Micci. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0727 ( 18,158 )

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Across
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Siesta : NAP
4
Pedro's home : CASA
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Deceive, in a way : LEADON
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It's found in the ground : ORE
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Canticles : ODES
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Microscopic critter : AMOEBA
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Sweet melon : HONEYDEW
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Fringed carriage : SURREY
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Gulf war ally : OMAN
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That is : IDEST
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"Don't give up!" : TRY
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1968 third-party candidate : WALLACE
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Very, to Verdi : ASSAI
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Starlike : ASTRAL
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Uptight : TENSE
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St. Francis's birthplace : ASSISI
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Doctor's interruption : PAGE
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Almighty : GOD
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Kind of room : REC
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Late : OVERDUE
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Liked, hippie-style : DUG
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Years ___ : AGO
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San ___, Italy : REMO
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Botanical interstice : AREOLE
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Leg up : BOOST
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Hereditary : INBRED
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Pesto ingredient : BASIL
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Moderate's opposite : RADICAL
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One of the Chaplins : SYD
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Pine product : RESIN
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Zilch : NADA
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Nixon impeachment chairman : RODINO
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Himalayan capital : KATMANDU
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Picked : CHOSEN
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Tempers : IRES
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Gone gray, say : OLD
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Like some smiles : TOOTHY
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Rugmakers' supplies : DYES
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Once called : NEE
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Opposite of "in any way" : NOHOW
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Cologne : AROMA
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Like some servitude : PENAL
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Shy : COY
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Habit-forming : ADDICTIVE
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Farm machine : SEEDER
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"___ forgive those..." : ASWE
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Endures : LASTS
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Ostrich's kin : EMU
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Lines leading from pumping stations? : AORTAE
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Hero's forte : DERRINGDO
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Mind : OBEY
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Voiced turndown : NAY
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China's Zhou ___ : ENLAI
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Soup follower : SALAD
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Catalogues : ASSORTS
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Took the wheel : STEERED
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Place to wipe the hands : APRON
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Motown music category : SOUL
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Rim : EDGE
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Show horse : ARAB
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Kind of lily : SEGO
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Cartoon dog : SCOOBYDOO
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Underwrite : GUARANTEE
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Author Zola : EMILE
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Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
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Crossword constructor, seemingly : SADIST
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Like many a rabbit's warren : BRIARY
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Slice of wry? : IRONY
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Officially accepted works : CANON
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Confuse : ADDLE
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Summa cum ___ : LAUDE
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Area of the Big Apple : SOHO
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Start of a car accident : SKID
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Sales slip: Abbr. : RCT
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Book before Esth. : NEH
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Post-B.A. degrees : MSS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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