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New York Times, Friday, July 30, 1999

Author:
John Wolting
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Wolting

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Wolting. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0730 ( 18,161 )
Across
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Ned Beatty's film debut, 1972 : DELIVERANCE
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Exercise equipment : MEDICINEBALLS
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Kennel club sentiment : LOVEMELOVEMYDOG
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Snakeless isle : ERIN
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McGuire et al. : ALS
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Jane Eyre's pupil : ADELE
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They can help you get started: Abbr. : AAA
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Org. for swingers? : PGA
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Soprano Peters : ROBERTA
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Site of a small nail : PINKIE
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Snivel : MEWL
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Lady's man : SIR
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Like the Marx Brothers : ANTIC
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Nursery rhyme loser : BOPEEP
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With 24-Down, self-diagnosis aids : TEST
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"One for My Baby" composer : ARLEN
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One of 28-Across's charges : LAMB
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Codex precursor : SCROLL
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Breaker of a sort : TAMER
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Life saver, for short : CPR
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Cuts : HEWS
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War of 1812 issue : CANADA
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Dweller along the Mekong : LAOTIAN
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Minor player : COG
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Some plating : TIN
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Prefix with phobia : AGORA
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One of TV's Ewings : PAM
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Did Time? : READ
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Reacts to an upset, perhaps : DEMANDSARECOUNT
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James Beard Award nominees : RESTAURATEURS
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Paste on costumes : RHINESTONES
Down
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They're not normal : DEVIANTS
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Plot in Genesis : EDEN
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Max. or min. : LIM
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Quaternary division : ICEAGE
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Luxury hideaway : VILLA
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Little ___, of "Smokey and the Bandit" movies : ENOS
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Gun : REV
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Justice Fortas : ABE
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Worthy to be mentioned : NAMABLE
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Glasgow's river : CLYDE
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Respectable group : ELDERS
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Glacial debris : MORAINE
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Longtime Chicago Symphony conductor : SOLTI
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Accept eagerly : LEAPAT
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Tackle : GEAR
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Snap : PIC
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Gross out : REPEL
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"Dulce et Decorum Est" poet : OWEN
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See 30-Across : KITS
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Tough companions? : MOLLS
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Coffee or cocoa : BROWN
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It may be American or European : PLAN
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Specialty : AREA
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Green group : AMATEURS
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Strips on the interstate : MEDIANS
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1971 Peace Nobelist : BRANDT
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Trattoria potable : CHIANTI
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Child's play? : TAG
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Decent : CLAD
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Motorola product : PAGER
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One inning? : ROOMER
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Total : COMETO
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Jump all over : TRASH
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About three grains : CARAT
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Shoots satisfactorily : PARS
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No celibate, he : ROUE
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Rather enlightening? : DAN
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Petition : SUE
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The 1000's, e.g.: Abbr. : CEN

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

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