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New York Times, Monday, August 9, 1999

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWXYZ} This is puzzle # 43 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0809 ( 18,171 )
Across
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They're honored in May : MOMS
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Hokey stuff : CORN
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Great reviews : RAVES
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___ vera : ALOE
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Nondairy spread : OLEO
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Remove from a disk : ERASE
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Turner in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame : TINA
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Five cents a minute, say : RATE
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Partner of effect : CAUSE
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Temporary town during the Depression : HOOVERVILLE
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Put on : DON
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"Für ___" (Beethoven dedication) : ELISE
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Errand runner : AIDE
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Capital of Spain : MADRID
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Hollow pastry : POPOVER
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Ostrich's kin : EMU
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Bubbly drinks : SODAS
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French delicacy : TRIPE
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Miniature ___ : GOLF
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Get-well program : REHAB
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Bubbly drinks : ALES
43
City on the Rhone : ARLES
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Hand-dyed fabric : BATIK
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Attorney F. ___ Bailey : LEE
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Home makers : NESTERS
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Readiest for picking : RIPEST
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Start of Caesar's boast : VENI
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Greek sorceress : MEDEA
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"Star Wars: The Phantom Menace" boy : ANI
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Divorce, informally : SPLITSVILLE
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Stringed instrument : CELLO
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Hurt : ACHE
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Coral ___ : REEF
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Floor layer : TILER
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Genealogical work : TREE
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The "U" of CPU : UNIT
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Coasters : SLEDS
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Auctioneer's closing word : SOLD
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Gridiron option : PASS
Down
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A calculator assists with it : MATH
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Pre-stereo : MONO
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Pitching great Tom : SEAVER
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Hallway : CORRIDOR
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Several Norwegian kings : OLAVS
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Knot again : RETIE
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Sophisticated Coward : NOEL
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Proof of purchase : RECEIPT
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Coach Parseghian : ARA
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Old-style entertainment : VAUDEVILLE
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Old U.S. gas brand : ESSO
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Spotted : SEEN
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Yalies : ELIS
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China's ___-tse : LAO
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"Dumb" girl of old comics : DORA
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1990's actress Ward : MEGAN
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"That's ___!" : AMORE
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It's boring, daddy-o : DULLSVILLE
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H.S. junior's challenge : PSAT
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Fencing swords : EPEES
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VCR button : RESET
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Young socialites : DEBS
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"There you are!" : AHA
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Big party : FETE
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Preflight snack? : BIRDSEED
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Burglar alarm features : SENSORS
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Chicken ___ : KIEV
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Tear : RIP
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Join in twos : PAIRUP
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Prefix with management : MICRO
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Lucy's neighbor : ETHEL
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"Macbeth" has five : ACTS
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Singer Diamond : NEIL
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Back muscles, for short : LATS
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Singer Horne : LENA
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Hawaiian gifts : LEIS
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Newts : EFTS
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Conducted : LED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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