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New York Times, Monday, August 23, 1999

Author:
Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Kavanaugh

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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___ Major : URSA
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Dayan of Israel : MOSHE
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Velvet drape : PALL
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Je ne ___ quoi : SAIS
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Consumed : EATEN
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Vocal solo : ARIA
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Roe : EGGS
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Not level : ATILT
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News bit : ITEM
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Mediocre : RUNOFTHEMILL
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Ripken of the Orioles : CAL
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Dehydrated : SERE
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Actress Dawber : PAM
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Congressional meeting place : CAPITOL
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Steeped beverage : TEA
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___ Maria : AVE
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Kind of rug : AREA
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Common auto option : AIR
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More refined : PURER
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Thunder preceder : BOLTOFLIGHTNING
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Troubadours' instruments : LUTES
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Female rabbit : DOE
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Western brush : SAGE
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WNW's reverse : ESE
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Circulars, basically : ADS
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Blowhard's talk : BLATHER
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Koppel of "Nightline" : TED
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Sudden jolt : KICK
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___ Jima : IWO
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It may be called for in a recipe : DASHOFPEPPER
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Katharina, to Petruchio : WIFE
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Kentucky college, or its town : BEREA
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Bishop of Rome : POPE
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Object of devotion : IDOL
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Change : AMEND
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Canal with a mule, in song : ERIE
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Kind of stand : TAXI
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Curls up with a book : READS
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Shuffleboard locale, maybe : DECK
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Computer operator : USER
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Pasta sauce brand : RAGU
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Omen : SIGN
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Person who's not yet a full partner : ASSOCIATE
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Common potluck dish : MEATLOAF
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Solemn promise : OATH
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Pigpens : STIES
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Biker's protection : HELMET
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Whole : ENTIRE
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Jack and Jill's vessel : PAIL
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Carney of "The Honeymooners" : ART
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Prevaricate : LIE
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On the ___ (fleeing) : LAM
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Dieter's concern : FAT
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Vaulted : LEAPT
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Persona non grata : PARIAH
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Pay back : AVENGE
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Big Wall Street news : MERGER
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Nautical rope : CABLET
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Stir up : AROUSE
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Struck repeatedly : PELTED
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"___ Abner" : LIL
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Clear (of) : RID
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Like a drain after a drain cleaner : UNSTOPPED
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City of southern Honshu : OSAKA
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Old salt : GOB
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Chopper landing spots : HELIPADS
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Expel from law practice : DISBAR
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Connive : SCHEME
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It can be inspired : AWE
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1950's war site : KOREA
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Place to pick up a sandwich : DELI
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Ward (off) : FEND
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Minute opening : PORE
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Like some proportions : EPIC
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Stink to high heaven : REEK
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Cleverness : WIT
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Boise's state: Abbr. : IDA
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Sly one : FOX

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

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