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New York Times, Tuesday, September 28, 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: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 47 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0928 ( 18,221 )

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Across
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What some detectors detect : RADAR
6
Lip : SASS
10
Stage item : PROP
14
Battery part : ANODE
15
Killer whale : ORCA
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"___ Camera" : IAMA
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Good-lookin' fellah : STUDMUFFIN
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Summers in Québec : ETES
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___ Majesty : HER
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"Unfortunately..." : ALAS
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Adequate, as a living : DECENT
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Layer : TIER
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Skillful maneuver : FINESSE
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1992 Elton John hit : THEONE
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Mass part : CREDO
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Less : MINUS
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Chief of staff under Nixon : HAIG
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Traditional hazing site : FRAT
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Sleep like ___ : ALOG
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Brief role : CAMEO
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Robin Cook thriller : COMA
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Snack : NOSH
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Nile reptiles : ASPS
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Betray : RATON
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Popular mints : CERTS
44
Fireplace supplies : POKERS
45
One who's experienced release : PAROLEE
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Low-cal : LITE
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Principles : AXIOMS
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"Little Women" woman : BETH
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Tree juice : SAP
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Swim's alternative : SINK
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Hon : SWEETIEPIE
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Sushi bar order: Var. : SAKI
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Ogled : EYED
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"The Cloister and the Hearth" writer : READE
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"So what ___ is new?" : ELSE
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Certain volleyball shots : SETS
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Change : ALTER
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Unthought-out : RASH
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At times it's upped : ANTE
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Hardly upbeat : DOUR
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Tally (up) : ADD
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Stays behind : REMAINS
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To date : SOFAR
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Canine sounds : ARFS
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School subj. : SCI
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Padre's place : SANDIEGO
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"Easy!" : PIECEOFCAKE
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A dime a minute, and others : RATES
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Signs : OMENS
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Wallop : PASTE
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Oscar-nominated Peter Fonda role : ULEE
23
Loaf part : END
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Not the easiest person to deal with : TOUGHCOOKIE
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Common side order : FRIES
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Investigator, of sorts : TMAN
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Hawaiian city : HILO
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Deputy sheriff of TV's Hazzard County : ENOS
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Bivouacs : CAMPS
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Speed : HASTE
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Kind of learning : ROTE
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Love, to Luis : AMOR
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Catches some rays : TANS
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Strokes : CARESSES
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90's-style nest egg : ROTHIRA
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Spreading tree : ELM
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Sex symbol Brad : PITT
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Old hat : PASSE
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Variety of symmetry : AXIAL
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Skating sites : RINKS
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English university city : LEEDS
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Borscht need : BEET
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To-do : SPAT
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Helper : AIDE
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Equal : PEER
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___ peace accord (1998 agreement) : WYE
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Wriggler : EEL

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