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New York Times, Tuesday, August 24, 1999

Picks out of a lineup, for short

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 44 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times8/24/99 ( No. 18,186 )

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Across
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Southwestern art center : TAOS
5
English exam finale, often : ESSAY
10
Lime drinks : ADES
14
Exile isle : ELBA
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"Touched by an Angel" co-star : REESE
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Phone bug, e.g. : MIKE
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School on the Thames : ETON
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Birth-related : NATAL
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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Cocks and bulls : HES
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"___ Howdy Doody time..." : ITS
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Grounded birds : DODOS
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Bother terribly : EATAT
30
Many N.Y.C. dwellings : APTS
33
Galley slave's tool : OAR
34
Payback time for Wimpy : TUESDAY
37
Stats, e.g. : INFO
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Delectable : LIPSMACKING
40
Harness racer's gait : TROT
42
Walks feebly : TOTTERS
43
Altar assent : IDO
44
Concert hall section : LOGE
45
John Lennon hit : WOMAN
49
Syrup source : MAPLE
51
AT&T rival : MCI
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More than impress : AWE
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Uprising at Attica : RIOT
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Face-to-face exams : ORALS
62
Inter ___ : ALIA
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Human rights org. : ACLU
64
Fergie, formally : SARAH
65
Air outlet : VENT
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Like one end of many pools : DEEP
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Manicurist's aid : EMERY
68
Advantage : EDGE
Down
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Something tots do : TEETHE
2
Tennis great Gibson : ALTHEA
3
Double-reed player : OBOIST
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Belted one out : SANG
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Dadaist Max : ERNST
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Elite divers : SEALS
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___ time limit : SETA
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Rush job notation : ASAP
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Hand-in-the-car-door reaction : YELP
10
Kind of acid : AMINO
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Call from the front door : DINGDONG
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Barely make, with "out" : EKE
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"___ who?" : SEZ
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Ask, as for money : HITUP
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Picks out of a lineup, for short : IDS
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Klutz : OAF
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Sellout sign : SRO
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Working hard : ATIT
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"___ which will live in..." : ADATE
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War ender : PACT
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Bambino : TYKE
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This, to Jorge : ESTO
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Los Angeles woe : SMOG
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___ many words : INSO
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Object of a tax lawyer's search : LOOPHOLE
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Professor Corey : IRWIN
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Comic Conway : TIM
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Vitamin bottle info : RDA
44
Grazing ground : LEA
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Sent in : MAILED
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Cafe sunshade : AWNING
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Cancel : NEGATE
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Abate : LETUP
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Bicuspid neighbor : MOLAR
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Undemanding, as a job : CUSHY
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Wine choice : ROSE
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Way around London, once : TRAM
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Scale down : PARE
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Jay's competition : DAVE
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"Awesome!" : RAD
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Diamonds, to hoods : ICE

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