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New York Times, Friday, August 20, 1999

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {GQX} This is puzzle # 90 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0820 ( 18,182 )
Across
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They may be at the tip of your tongue : TASTEBUDS
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Tanks and such : ARMOR
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Land invaded by Italy, 1935 : ABYSSINIA
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Blackmore title name : DOONE
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Headed toward bankruptcy : WENTSOUTH
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Paid to get in : ANTED
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Song ender : STER
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Mogul memorial since the 1640's : TAJMAHAL
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Noted 1910's-20's Broadway duo : ASTAIRES
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Area of 1940's mil. activity : ETO
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Dangerous biter : COPPERHEAD
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Unexciting : DRAB
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Messenger's letters : RNA
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Los hermanos de la madre : TIOS
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Tips at sea : LISTS
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Encouraging word : ATTABOY
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"Been there, done that" : TRIEDIT
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Circumspect : CHARY
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Brother of Fidel : RAUL
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___ Zion church : AME
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Channel county : KENT
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Covering with a hole in it : OZONELAYER
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Smith and others : ALS
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Fought with Richard the Lion-Hearted : CRUSADED
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Some stonecutters : JEWELERS
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Is in session : SITS
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First H.E.W. Secretary ___ Culp Hobby : OVETA
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Awaits a chewing out : ISINFORIT
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Irish county containing the Lakes of Killarney : KERRY
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Have an idea : CEREBRATE
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Someone ___ : ELSES
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Lays claim to : HASDIBSON
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Fancy shooters : TAWS
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Advance the cause of : ABET
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Song ender : SYNE
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Woman's shoe : TSTRAP
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Hook shape : ESS
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Life preserver? : BIO
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Burma's first P.M. : UNU
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Songs : DITTIES
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"The English Patient" setting : SAHARA
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Smart player? : ADAMS
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Novelist Jaffe : RONA
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When telephone lines really hum : MOTHERSDAY
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In single file : ONEATATIME
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Popular restaurant : REDLOBSTER
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One of the Beverly Hillbillies : JED
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Save for future use : SETBY
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Donald Duck's nephews, e.g. : TRIO
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Call for a mate : AHOY
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What you may do for laughs : CRACKAJOKE
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Honest : ONTHELEVEL
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Glib responses : PATANSWERS
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It may get thrown for a loss : DIE
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De Gaulle's birthplace : LILLE
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Trickery : ART
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Lake ___ (Blue Nile source) : TANA
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Demonstrated contrition : RUED
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Antarctic waters : ROSSSEA
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It's pursued in vein : ORE
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Major banking center : ZURICH
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Gather in a thin layer of molecules : ADSORB
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Soil samples : CLAYS
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Attendant on Cleopatra, in Shakespeare : IRAS
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Grammy winner Puente : TITO
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Submachine gun : STEN
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Kind of form : IRS
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Absent-Minded Professor ___ Brainard : NED
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Raiding grp. : FBI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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