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New York Times, Tuesday, September 14, 1999

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 46 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0914 ( 18,207 )

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Across
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Contralto's counterpart : BASSO
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Richard of "Pretty Woman" : GERE
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Arm or leg : LIMB
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Consumer : EATER
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Part of I.C.U. : UNIT
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Race track : OVAL
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Castle feature : DRAWBRIDGE
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Shuttle scheduler : NASA
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50 minutes with a psychiatrist, e.g. : SESSION
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Yeses : ASSENTS
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Ready for overtime : TIED
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Clear, as a disk : ERASE
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"Joe" : JAVA
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Honors : LAURELS
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Home to 9,000 Maine collegians : ORONO
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"Oh, for Pete's ___" : SAKE
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Elsie's greeting : MOO
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Absolutely best part : JEWELINTHECROWN
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Old spy org. : OSS
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Result of melting : DRIP
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Gown fabric : TULLE
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Troop formation : PHALANX
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Hardy heroine : TESS
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Bewildered : ATSEA
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PBS Emmy winner : NOVA
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Plotzed : FAINTED
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African member of OPEC : NIGERIA
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Time to make a move : TURN
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Fruit or mincemeat, e.g. : PIEFILLING
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Duel tool : EPEE
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"I had no ___!" : IDEA
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Any song by the Supremes : OLDIE
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Slash : REND
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Filly's brother : COLT
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Adam and Mae : WESTS
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Resting places : BEDS
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Swiss stream : AARE
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Stops on the I.R.T. : STAS
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Wraps (up) : SEWS
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Once around the world : ORBIT
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Kind of pig : GUINEA
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Butt : END
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Latvia's capital : RIGA
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Summers in France : ETES
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Antisocial types : LONERS
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Former Mrs. Trump : IVANA
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Flag places : MASTS
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Not at all excited : BLASE
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Disturb : ROIL
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High-quality : SELECT
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Part of sweeping efforts? : DUSTPAN
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Skater Starbuck : JOJO
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God of war : ARES
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Promises : VOWS
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Chemical ending : ANE
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When repeated, enthusiastic : RAH
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Squeeze (out) : EKE
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Passé : OLDHAT
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Underground type : MOLE
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Predators on mice : OWLS
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End drawer in a till : ONES
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Roth ___ (investment choice) : IRA
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Zip : NIL
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Grind, so to speak : RUT
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Wrote : PENNED
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Like some yogurt : NONFAT
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The Louis whose mother was Marie Antoinette : XVII
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Second photo in a testimonial ad : AFTER
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Hose shade : TAUPE
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Signal to pull over : SIREN
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Radiant : AGLOW
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"Ulysses," for one : EPIC
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Queen of Carthage : DIDO
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Big fashion magazine : ELLE
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Clears (of) : RIDS
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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Ripens : AGES
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Sushi order : EEL

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

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