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New York Times, Sunday, August 22, 1999

Author:
Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
"We're constantly attacked" and "the stockades are rotting"?
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Hamel.
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© 1999, The New York Times8/22/99 ( No. 18,184 )
Across
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"Prima Ballerina" artist : DEGAS
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Hill of law : ANITA
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Chester Arthur's middle name : ALAN
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Marvel Comics superhero : THOR
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Betel nut tree : ARECA
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Confined to one part of the body : LOCAL
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U-shaped instrument : LYRE
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How some things strike : HOME
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Using tape on a bulletin board? : WITHHOLDINGTACKS
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Part of the eye : UVEA
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Charades, basically : GESTURES
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Most clever : KEENEST
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Pell-___ : MELL
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Be near bankruptcy : AIL
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Early 70's sitcom : ARNIE
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Logo : EMBLEM
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Kind of twist : REVERSE
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Some Brahms works : TRIOS
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They probably don't think much of you : EGOISTS
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Convex molding : OVOLO
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Furniture material : CEDAR
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About 1% of the atmosphere : ARGON
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Headline about the Rolling Stones' leader's recovery? : MICKSWELL
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Noted work? : SONG
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Way out : DOOR
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Order at the George & Dragon : ALE
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Sea bordering Kazakhstan : ARAL
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Huge : VAST
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Come into one's own : EMERGE
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Certain chord : TRIAD
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Library material : FICHE
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Memory : RECALL
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A-mazing animals : LABRATS
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It involves many sharp turns : POLKA
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Big paperback publisher : BERKLEY
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Hit the big time : ARRIVE
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Chucks : HURLS
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Color wheel display : TONES
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Kitchen tool : SLICER
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Neighbor of Mont. : ALTA
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It's said with a wave of the hand : SHOO
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Compass heading : SSE
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Catch : HOOK
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Fleece : BILK
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Blows to the head? : EARWHACKS
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Wallace cohort : SAFER
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Woman from Bethlehem : NAOMI
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Sit up for : AWAIT
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Dog treat : BISCUIT
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Brimless bonnet : TOQUE
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Nixon policy : DETENTE
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1980's Sandinista leader : ORTEGA
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Director's option : RECUT
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Lister's abbr. : ETC
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Gloomy : DOUR
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Having less shading : STARKER
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Game resembling pinball : PACHINKO
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"Civilization" director Thomas : INCE
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Soft drinks revealed? : COKESOUTOFHIDING
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She found success with Caesar : COCA
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Purcell's "___ and Welcome Songs" : ODES
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#2 Bill Withers hit of 1972 : USEME
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Like some stocks : NOPAR
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Acetylacetone form : ENOL
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Common mixer : SODA
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It may reflect well on you : SHEEN
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Driving problem : GLARE
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"Hi and Lois" family pet : DAWG
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Old railroad name : ERIE
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Contracts : GETS
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One more than sieben : ACHT
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Towering desert plants: Var. : SAHUAROS
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Certain gene : ALLELE
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Silent votes : NODS
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Here, but not here : ICI
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Serving of 52-Across : TANKARD
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Atlas Mountains locale : ALGERIA
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Pop star Morissette : ALANIS
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Université preceder : LYCEE
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Synagogue chests : ARKS
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Kitty : NESTEGG
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Cardsharp's technique? : THUMBINDECKS
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Shantytown composition : HOVELS
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Food that may be folded : OMELET
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Spheres : REALMS
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"...___ You Ain't My Baby?" (1944 hit) : ORIS
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Pavarotti's football feats? : TENORSACKS
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What Mr. Brown can do, in a Dr. Seuss title : MOO
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Tomato variety : ROMA
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Ungodliness : EVIL
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Viva ___ : VOCE
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Source of a bugle call : ELK
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"Do ___!" : TELL
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Centimeter-gram-second unit : ERG
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Wrapped up : CLAD
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Advance amount : ANTE
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One taking orders : WAITER
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The Depression and others : ERAS
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Org. with many rules : OSHA
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Hungry look : OGLE
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Lean (on) : RELY
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Fancy home : VILLA
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Previously : ERENOW
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Simple : MERE
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"The Breakfast of Charlatans"? : TRICKSCEREAL
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Teen party : RAVE
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"We're constantly attacked" and "the stockades are rotting"? : FORTKNOCKS
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Punishment unit : LASH
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Janis's comic strip mate : ARLO
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Get-up-and-go : BRIO
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Influence : PULL
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Philistine : BOOR
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Locks : HAIR
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Language with mostly monosyllabic words : THAI
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Covered with many small figures, in heraldry : SEME
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View electronically : SCAN
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Stage presentation : SKIT
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Italian duchess Beatrice d'___ : ESTE
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Red or black, e.g. : BET
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Incubator activity : HATCHING
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Cow, maybe : AWE
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Hot time: Abbr. : AUG
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Bombs : FIASCOS
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Like the oceans : AQUEOUS
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Beat in yardage : OUTRUSH
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Lace site : BODICE
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Affixable, in a way : IRONON
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It may be laid on thick : STUCCO
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Mother ___ : TERESA
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What thunder may do : DEAFEN
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Make permanent : ETCH
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Like many gardens : RAKED
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Fuss : TODO
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Fleshy fruit : POME
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Favorite one : IDOL
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Palm used for basketry : NIPA
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Tree trunk bulge : KNAR
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Ghoul : OGRE
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Small peg : TEE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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