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New York Times, Saturday, July 3, 1999

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
Book that tells of the rebuilding of the Temple of Jerusalem
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JMQX} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Kahn. Saturday freshness: 39%
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© 1999, The New York Times7/3/99 ( No. 18,134 )
Across
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Security precaution : PHOTOID
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Add through growth : ACCRETE
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Play in three parts : HENRYVI
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Trampled (on) : TREADED
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Jones and Smith, maybe : ALIASES
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House contractor's job : ROOFING
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Export : SEND
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High places : SKIES
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Certain sheet : FLOE
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One-named Irish singer : ENYA
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They fit together snugly : NESTLERS
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Like the Talmud : HEBRAIC
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He swore fidelity to Fidel : CHE
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Believer in a world of good vs. evil : DUALIST
32
"___ pales in Heaven the morning star": Lowell : ERE
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Monopolize : HOG
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Prerevolutionary goings-on : UNRESTS
37
Earnest to a fault : ZEALOUS
39
"The Phantom Menace" creations : ETS
40
The Thatcher years, e.g., in Britain : ERA
41
What might follow off-shore drilling? : REGATTA
42
___-Magnon : CRO
43
Learns easily : TAKESTO
44
Diner side : COLESLAW
48
Pounds, say : HEFT
50
Some wraps : OBIS
51
Bagel choice : ONION
54
"___ My Heart" (1930 song) : INTO
55
"The Great Gatsby" locale : WESTEGG
57
Highlight : POINTUP
59
Left holdings : ESTATES
60
Undistinguished imitator : EPIGONE
61
Check preceder? : DESSERT
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Fish catcher with prongs : LEISTER
Down
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Stage : PHASE
2
Best Actress of 1997 : HELENHUNT
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Old : ONINYEARS
4
Like baseball cards : TRADABLE
5
Sounds of dismay : OYS
6
"Concord" composer : IVES
7
Frisbee : DISK
8
Answer to the folk riddle "One leg, many hands" : ATREE
9
1942 Rawlings work set in the backwoods of Florida : CROSSCREEK
10
Head of a board: Abbr. : CEO
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Popular fund-raiser : RAFFLE
12
Overseer of ancient Roman public works : EDILE
13
Purport : TENOR
14
They may be filed : EDGES
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Business abbr. : INC
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Start of titles by Auden, Wharton and Paine : THEAGE
27
Platforms : RISERS
28
House examiner? : ASTROLOGER
29
Words with shame or boy : ITSA
31
Rightful : DUE
32
Book that tells of the rebuilding of the Temple of Jerusalem : EZRA
33
Namibia native : HOTTENTOT
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Too low, maybe : OUTOFTUNE
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Fed. oversight group : GSA
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Punishments at sea : LASHINGS
42
Sport baskets : CESTAS
43
___-nighter (baseball event) : TWI
44
Opposite of bold : COWED
45
More than large : OBESE
46
Isn't upright : LISTS
47
Woody Allen film subtext : ANGST
49
Boozehound : TOPER
52
European car : OPEL
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"I don't think so" : NOPE
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When to celebrate Bastille Day : ETE
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George ___ : III

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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