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New York Times, Wednesday, September 22, 1999

What an artist needs for a self-portrait?

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 1999, The New York Times9/22/99 ( No. 18,215 )
Across
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Pay to play : ANTE
5
Somersault : FLIP
9
Pigeon dish : SQUAB
14
Basic bingo item : CARD
15
Badgered : RODE
16
Perfume quantity : OUNCE
17
Some Feds : TMEN
18
Furry "Star Wars" creature : EWOK
19
About : CIRCA
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Where legislators pass the time? : SENATECLOCKROOM
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Idiosyncratic : ODD
24
Electrifying speech : ROUSER
25
Last word in a threat : ELSE
26
William Tell's canton : URI
27
Early P.M. : AFT
28
"Hollywood Squares" square : TAC
30
Inc., abroad : LTD
31
Front wheel alignment for cars : TOEIN
33
Champs' cry : WEWON
35
Nontheoretical athlete? : PRACTICALJOCK
40
Out group : NERDS
41
W.W. II menace : UBOAT
43
Former White House daughter : AMY
46
Gal of song : SAL
47
Nation since 1948: Abbr. : ISR
49
U.S. 1, e.g. : RTE
50
Boys in the 'hood : BROS
52
Rough house : LEANTO
54
Sweeping shot : PAN
55
What an artist needs for a self-portrait? : SMOCKANDMIRRORS
58
Cagney portrayal in "Yankee Doodle Dandy" : COHAN
59
North Carolina college : ELON
60
New York's most populous upstate county : ERIE
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___ time or another : ATONE
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Province north of Mont. : SASK
63
Rooters : FANS
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Member of a loyal order : MOOSE
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Poses : SITS
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Box-spring support : SLAT
Down
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Pantomimes : ACTSOUT
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Attempt to impress, as in conversation : NAMEDROP
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More into fads : TRENDIER
4
Best or Ferber : EDNA
5
Unhampered by : FREEOF
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Revealing, as a dress : LOWCUT
7
Graven images : IDOLS
8
Sri Lankan export : PEKOETEA
9
Punch : SOCK
10
Paper quantity : QUIRE
11
Spread open : UNROLL
12
Waylay : ACCOST
13
Broadcast : BEAMED
21
Rapt states : TRANCES
22
Teem (with) : CRAWL
29
Fellow panelist : COJUROR
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Knighted actor McKellen : IAN
33
Loos : WCS
34
San Francisco's ___ Hill : NOB
36
Part of a refrain, maybe : TRALA
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"The mother of corruption": Montaigne : IDLENESS
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Two-striper : CORPORAL
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Olympic skater Witt : KATARINA
42
Stretched to the limit : TENSEST
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1978-80 F.B.I. investigation : ABSCAM
44
Fictional Interpol agent : MRMOTO
45
"Anyone home?" : YOOHOO
47
Deepest : INMOST
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Unpleasant fusses : STINKS
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Reads a bar code : SCANS
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Dwight's opponent : ADLAI
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Spoon-playing site : KNEE
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Makers of calls : REFS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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