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New York Times, Thursday, September 23, 1999

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0923 ( 18,216 )
Across
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Like some coffee : ICED
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1950 Isaac Asimov novel : IROBOT
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Conditioned : FIT
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Curbside call : TAXI
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"Unto the Sons" author : TALESE
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Microphone tester's word : ONE
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Gets rich, as an archeologist? : HITSPAYDIRT
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TV inits. : RCA
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1999 British Petroleum acquisition : AMOCO
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Pokey : STIR
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Tube top : CAP
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John Jr.'s love : CAROLYN
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Auteur's field : CINEMA
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Thesaurus abbr. : ANT
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One of the world's last remaining People's Democratic Republics : LAOS
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Not so exposed : SAFER
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"The Karate Kid" star Pat : MORITA
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Full of pep : PERT
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Archeologist's favorite film, with "The"? : REMAINSOFTHEDAY
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All-nighter follower : EXAM
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Cantabs' rivals : YALIES
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Coke, as originally touted : TONIC
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Fictional plantation : TARA
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Pol. monogram of '52 and '56 : AES
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Peasants' cooperatives : ARTELS
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In a halfhearted way : TEPIDLY
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Here, in Le Havre : ICI
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Type type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Editor Harold : EVANS
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Nothing at all : NIL
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Groovy archeologist's query? : CANYOUDIGIT
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Night school subj. : ESL
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Trail travelers : HIKERS
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Article in Stern : EINE
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"Still Crazy" star Stephen : REA
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Cleans : ERASES
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Ruination : DOOM
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Ivy League city : ITHACA
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Alligator kin : CAIMAN
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Obtain via shakedown : EXTORT
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70's "in" spot : DISCO
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Ending on a niña's name : ITA
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Sci-fi killer : RAY
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Reo maker : OLDS
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"So ___" : BEIT
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"Hamlet" courtier : OSRIC
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Popular computer game : TETRIS
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Compelled to take : FORCEFED
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Privately : INCAMERA
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Tax protest of 1773 : TEAPARTY
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Hoi ___ : POLLOI
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It's a long story : YARN
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Like many a jalopy : NOISY
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Scruffs : NAPES
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Ermine, at times : STOAT
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Bess's follower : MAMIE
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Black key : AFLAT
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Orthodontist's creation : RETAINER
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Cast out : EXORCISE
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Señora's scarf : MANTILLA
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Bias-ply, for one : TIRE
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In a mound : HEAPED
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Writer's no-no : CLICHE
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Slowly : ADAGIO
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Climate affecter : ELNINO
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Bettor's faith : SYSTEM
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The way up, maybe : STAIR
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Overgrown, in a way : IVIED
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"She's a Lady" songwriter : ANKA
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Strong cleaners : LYES
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Sourdough's find : ORE
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Enterprise inits. : USS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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