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New York Times, Friday, September 10, 1999

Old-fashioned name for Warsaw's land

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Motley.
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© 1999, The New York Times9/10/99 ( No. 18,203 )

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Across
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Turns tail? : WAGS
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Beef : GRIPE
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Letter opener? : FLAP
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Offended : HURT
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Gyrocompass component : ROTOR
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1950's pinup queen ___ St. Cyr : LILI
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Sinus, e.g. : ITER
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Tied : EVENSTEVEN
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Father's quarters : MONASTERY
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"The Bostonians" star, 1984 : REEVE
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Capital near an earthquake zone : ANKARA
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Kind of cow : SACRED
25
Hard to pin down : DODGY
27
Fight : STRIVE
29
Cat Nation members : ERIES
30
Article in Der Spiegel : EINE
31
They're uncertain : IFS
34
One with a tab in a bar : BEERCAN
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Old-fashioned name for Warsaw's land : POLONIA
39
Lookout point : TOR
40
Quite a card : RIOT
42
Egg producer : OVARY
43
It may fly in legends : CARPET
45
Bud, botanically speaking : GEMMA
46
Live in : OCCUPY
49
Conductor Toscanini : ARTURO
51
Prepare, as mushrooms : SAUTE
52
Produce preserver : SCARECROW
55
Surfing milieu : CYBERSPACE
57
Presidential administration : OATH
58
They're good for tricks : ACES
59
Like some furniture : OAKEN
60
Reno, for one: Abbr. : ATTY
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Lull : REST
62
Extract : WREST
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D. H. Lawrence's retreat : TAOS
Down
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Vagary : WHIM
2
One with a painted body : AUTO
3
Military specialist : GRENADIER
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New face : STRANGER
5
She played Anna in "Anna Karenina" : GRETA
6
Rolling stones : ROVERS
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Rehearse : ITERATE
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Small liqueur glass : PONY
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Trauma ctrs. : ERS
10
Take to the cleaners : FLEECE
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It may be donated : LIVER
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Anacin alternative : ALEVE
13
Carried a torch (for) : PINED
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Globetrotter's presentation : TRAVELOGUE
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Storied locale : SKYSCRAPER
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___-Soviet relations : SINO
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Chapter 11 concern : DEBT
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Dessert item since 1912 : OREO
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Upholstery uglifier : RIP
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Beatrice, to Dante : INAMORATA
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Business : FIRM
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___ prayer for : SAYA
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Gossamer : AIRY
36
Alphabet trio : NOP
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Chesterfield, e.g. : OVERCOAT
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Item served with punch : TEACAKE
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Category in a baby contest : CUTEST
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Does tec work : TRACES
46
Screenwriter's dream : OSCAR
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Mystic Edgar : CAYCE
48
Cheese units : CUBES
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QB Dilfer : TRENT
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Ready for a fight : SPAR
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Number after sette : OTTO
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Reasons : WHYS
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Animal going to market, maybe : SOW

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

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