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New York Times, Tuesday, July 6, 1999

Author:
Arthur P. Stoliar
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Arthur P. Stoliar

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Stoliar. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0706 ( 18,137 )

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Across
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Etcher's need : ACID
5
Cut and paste : EDIT
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Liniment user : ACHER
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"Bet you can't...," e.g. : DARE
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Fisher's plug : LURE
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New, to Neruda : NUEVO
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Bartender? : DRAFTSMAN
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Food writer Claiborne : CRAIG
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California giants : SEQUOIAS
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Fritter (away) : PIDDLE
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Petitions : SUES
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"Bravo, torero!" : OLE
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It's observed in Jan. in the Rockies : MST
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Modern surgical tool : LASER
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Dian Fossey's home : RWANDA
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Wood for a 61-Down : ASH
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Trigonometry ratio : SECANT
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Employs : USES
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Put in the hold : STOW
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Painter of water lilies : MONET
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R.&B. singer James : ETTA
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Location : SITE
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North, perhaps : BIDDER
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Immeasurable period : EON
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Lustrous : PEARLY
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Makes : EARNS
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Sigma's follower : TAU
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Fleur-de-___ : LYS
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Kind of tide : NEAP
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From A to Z : INTOTO
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Upright, in football : GOALPOST
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Saltpetre : NITRE
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Bartender? : BELTMAKER
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Exonerate : CLEAR
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Pot builder : ANTE
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What you might buy a Gucci bag in? : LIRE
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Sea swallows : TERNS
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Freshman, probably : TEEN
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Onion's cousin : LEEK
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Throws in : ADDS
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Kind of package : CARE
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Land of the Tigris and Euphrates : IRAQ
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Render harmless : DEFUSE
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Beast of Borden : ELSIE
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Alexandre, père ou fils : DUMAS
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Nest eggs, for short : IRAS
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Lacrosse team : TEN
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Old, in France : ANCIEN
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Bean ___ (tofu) : CURD
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Bartender? : HEADMASTER
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Pandora released them : EVILS
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Standard word reference : ROGET
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Guided trips : TOURS
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Missouri River tributary : PLATTE
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Possessed : OWNED
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Lad's love : LASS
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Piedmont wine center : ASTI
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Bartender? : SHOTPUTTER
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Libidinous : RANDY
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Payable : DUE
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It's in development : EMBRYO
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Spring features : COILS
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Prince's school : ETON
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___ serif : SANS
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Like Burns's tim'rous beastie : WEE
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Domain : REALM
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Changes : ALTERS
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Horrify : APPALL
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Coloring : TINCT
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Old womanish : ANILE
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Actor Nick of "Affliction" : NOLTE
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"Have you ___?" : EATEN
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Algerian seaport : ORAN
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Trait carrier : GENE
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30's migrant : OKIE
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Withered : SERE
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Arduous journey : TREK
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Louisville Slugger : BAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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