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New York Times, Monday, July 5, 1999

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0705 ( 18,136 )
Across
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6-3, 5-7 and 6-4, e.g. : SETS
5
Yep's opposite : NOPE
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Ancient Celt : DRUID
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Los Angeles gang member : CRIP
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At any time : EVER
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Raging group : HORDE
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Face-to-face exam : ORAL
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___ carotene : BETA
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Harass : ANNOY
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1970 Pearl Harbor film : TORATORATORA
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Landfill fill : TRASH
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Rose's beauty : BLOOM
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Raises : UPS
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Justice Black : HUGO
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Gretel's brother : HANSEL
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Make dresses and things : SEW
35
Destination for many Cuban refugees : MIAMI
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Containing no admixtures : PURE
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Civil War song : TRAMPTRAMPTRAMP
43
Travel around : ROVE
44
Disney dwarf who "never had anything to say" : DOPEY
45
W.W. II craft: Abbr. : LST
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Texas oil city : ODESSA
49
Atlantic states, with "the" : EAST
51
The "p" in r.p.m. : PER
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Pick up the tab for : TREAT
55
Writer Joyce Carol ___ : OATES
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1965 #1 hit by the Byrds : TURNTURNTURN
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Comforter stuffing : EIDER
64
Western Indian : OTOE
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Charles Lamb, pseudonymously : ELIA
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War horse : STEED
67
Great Lakes fish : CHUB
68
"Casablanca" cafe owner : RICK
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Piggy bank deposit : PENNY
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Dame Myra : HESS
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Neuter : SPAY
Down
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"Ivanhoe" novelist : SCOTT
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Miscue : ERROR
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Princess topper : TIARA
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Swimming pool sound : SPLASH
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Mount from which Moses viewed the Promised Land : NEBO
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"Man ___!" : OVERBOARD
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Flower feature : PETAL
8
Poet's muse : ERATO
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TV's "___ and Greg" : DHARMA
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Barrett known for her dish : RONA
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Still-life subject : URN
12
Bachelor's last words : IDO
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Susan of "L.A. Law" : DEY
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Soundly defeat : THUMP
22
"What a view!" : OOH
25
Customary : USUAL
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Salon works : PERMS
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Caught some Z's : SLEPT
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"Shoo!" : GIT
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"All Things Considered" network : NPR
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Razor sharpener : STROP
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Undermine : ERODE
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Vacillate : WAVER
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Long March leader : MAO
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Trigger-happy, say : IMPETUOUS
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Month, in México : MES
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Potpie tidbit : PEA
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80's-90's champ Mike : TYSON
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Well-built : STURDY
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Airport info next to "Dep." : ARR
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Idahos, e.g. : TATERS
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Tennyson's Arden : ENOCH
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___ drop of a hat : ATTHE
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Garden bulb : TULIP
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Kane of "All My Children" : ERICA
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Twisting : SNAKY
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Adult-to-be : TEEN
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Graycoats : REBS
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Second sight, for short : ESP
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Suffix with Israel : ITE
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Cub Scout unit : DEN

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

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