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New York Times, Wednesday, July 28, 1999

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JVW} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0728 ( 18,159 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Breathtaking action? : GASP
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"The final frontier" : SPACE
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A smattering of : SOME
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Met score : ARIA
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Union locale : ALTAR
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Something Denver is well-known for : GILLIGANSISLAND
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Foe of Cortés : AZTEC
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"So it's ___!" : YOU
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Chipper : PERKY
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Flip (through) : LEAF
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"How awful!" : ALAS
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Do in : SLAY
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Not mass-produced : TAILORMADE
35
Turner in Atlanta : TED
36
Duet : PAIR
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Dealt in stocks : TRADED
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It makes good scents : AROMA
40
Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
42
Big name in Chinese history : ENLAI
43
Farm feed : FORAGE
45
Leg muscle, briefly : QUAD
47
Offspring of a queen : ANT
48
Print makers? : FINGERTIPS
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A part of this starts 17-, 30-, 48- and 63-Across : FISH
51
NASA cancellation : NOGO
52
Basic cooking instruction : HEAT
54
Golden calf's maker, in Exodus : AARON
57
Carnaval site : RIO
59
"Here's to you!" : SKOAL
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Figure with three unequal sides : SCALENETRIANGLE
66
Actress Garr : TERI
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Barbecue : BROIL
68
Algeria's Gulf of ___ : ORAN
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Start of something big? : IDEA
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Snorkeling milieu : CORAL
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Prefix with phobia : XENO
Down
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Totally nuts : GAGA
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Nev. neighbor : ARIZ
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Composition of a river sandbar : SILT
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In a colorless way : PALELY
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Problem of the middle ages? : SAG
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Observe the rules : PLAYFAIR
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"___ extra cost" : ATNO
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Free-and-easy : CASUAL
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"___ tu" (Verdi aria) : ERI
10
Miller's Willy Loman, e.g. : SALESMAN
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First name in bridge : OMAR
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Fur coat provider : MINK
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Whirling water : EDDY
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Rocks : ICE
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Engaged in repartee : SPARRED
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___ glance : ATA
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Everything, with "the" : LOT
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Lines of music? : STAFF
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"Vive ___!" : LEROI
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Decorate : ADORN
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Al Hillah resident : IRAQI
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Opponent of Ike : ADLAI
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College figures : DEANS
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Writer Wharton : EDITH
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Where many a story starts : PAGEONE
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Flowering tree : MAGNOLIA
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High spirits : EUPHORIA
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Part of a joule : ERG
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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Ring master? : TORERO
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U.S. bullion site : FTKNOX
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Letters on a Kodak box : ASA
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___ spumante : ASTI
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Zipped through : ACED
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Uncommon : RARE
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"Take ___ leave it!" : ITOR
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Fairy tale menace : OGRE
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Mr. Greenspan : ALAN
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Late-night name : LENO
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David Sarnoff's creation of 1926 : NBC
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Hostilely : ILL

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

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