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New York Times, Friday, August 13, 1999

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QW} Spans: 2 Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 104 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0813 ( 18,175 )

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Across
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First name in folk : JONI
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Florida city, informally : BOCA
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Operating : INUSE
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Send off : EMIT
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Team encouragement : RAHS
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Area of South Africa : NATAL
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"Little House on the Prairie," e.g. : SAGA
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Turner and Eisenhower : IKES
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Back slap? : SPANK
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[1938] : THELADYVANISHES
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Island attire : SARONG
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Warden's fear : RIOT
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Zilch : ZERO
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[1930] : MURDER
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Character : AROMA
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Lacking width and depth : ONED
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Giant constellation south of Canis Major : ARGO
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[1940] : REBECCA
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[1958] : VERTIGO
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Express : AVER
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Old Greek theaters : ODEA
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In ___ (uncomfortably placed) : ASPOT
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[1960] : PSYCHO
49
Storyteller's link : THEN
51
Architect Saarinen : EERO
53
70's-80's singer Boz : SCAGGS
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Celebrity born 8/13/1899 with five famous titles in this puzzle : ALFREDHITCHCOCK
63
Piece of street art : MURAL
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Prefix with resin : OLEO
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Cameo, e.g. : ROLE
66
Round window in a frieze : OXEYE
67
Turtledove : DEAR
68
Reply to an explanation : ISEE
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Excited, with "up" : KEYED
70
No. 2 : ASST
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Clever : DEFT
Down
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Cracks : JESTS
2
Where Fred and Adele Astaire were born : OMAHA
3
River to the Gulf of Guinea : NIGER
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Mussolini's air marshal ___ Balboa : ITALO
5
Kind of loan : BRIDGE
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Tasting of wood, as some spirits : OAKY
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Sergeant's badge : CHEVRON
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Very, in music : ASSAI
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As found : INSITU
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Piles : NAPS
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45th of 50 : UTAH
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Thoughtful : SANE
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Group with a clock in its emblem : ELKS
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Down Under soldier : ANZAC
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___ guerre : NOMDE
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It has two shoulders but no head : ROAD
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"Darn!" : RATS
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Party pooper : DRIP
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Kellogg Company brand : EGGO
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Pull (out) : ROOT
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Not care ___ : ARAP
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Speeds (up) : REVS
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Observe : OBEY
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Grand Marquis, for short : MERC
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"Well, Did You ___?" (Cole Porter query) : EVAH
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Murmured : COOED
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Certain dressing : RANCH
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Stars on stage : ETOILES
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Followed orders : HEELED
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Military leaders? : ESCORT
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70's CBS hit : RHODA
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Deeply irritating : ACRID
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Honker : GOOSE
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Staff leader? : GCLEF
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Some shooting : SKEET
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Crazily : AMOK
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Splendor : LUXE
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Norse god of peace : FREY
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Zany Martha : RAYE
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Blended items : TEAS

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