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New York Times, Saturday, September 4, 1999

His crew nicknamed him "Old Yellowstain"

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 39 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times9/4/99 ( No. 18,197 )
Across
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Frisky ones : LAMBS
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When some cycles occur : WASHDAY
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Clarification starter : IMEAN
14
Sable coat? : CARPAINT
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With 43-Across, small wagers : PENNY
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Anxiety : WORRIMENT
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It ends with Hector's funeral : ILIAD
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Capital on the Jabbok : AMMAN
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Self starter? : HER
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"An Aperture Monograph" photographer : DIANEARBUS
22
Airport waiter? : TAXI
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Sports contract issue : SALARYCAP
24
Jazz pianist with eight Grammys : COREA
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N.Y.C. subway line : IRT
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Bodybuilder's pride : QUADS
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Sea : BRINY
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Vitiates : HURTS
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Caramel-topped desserts : FLANS
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___-Bo (exercise system) : TAE
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Increase, with "up" : CRANK
34
Military strength : FIREPOWER
40
It may be picked : LOCK
41
Showbiz monthly : USMAGAZINE
42
Parrot's cry : AWK
43
See 15-Across : ANTES
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They're on the move : GOERS
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1978 Woody Allen drama : INTERIORS
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Part of a Woody Allen title : ANNIE
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Some mast platforms : MAINTOPS
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Great-___ : NIECE
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Pulitzer poet Wallace : STEVENS
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Seafood selection : SCROD
Down
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Structural components of cells : LIPIDS
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"Un Ballo in maschera" heroine : AMELIA
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Hireling : MENIAL
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It has thick skin : BANANA
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Emmy-winning TV host : SNYDER
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Stretch, perhaps : WARMUP
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Capital of Pas-de-Calais : ARRAS
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Specialty of some doctors : SPIN
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Mugger? : HAM
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Irreconcilables : DIEHARDS
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Some wings : ANNEXES
12
Powder used in television tubes : YTTRIA
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See 16-Down : COMBAT
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Sound heard during 14-Down : WARCRY
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16th letters in Hebrew : AYINS
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Exactly : TOAT
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Man behaving badly : CUR
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His crew nicknamed him "Old Yellowstain" : QUEEG
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Phrase on some invitations : BLACKTIE
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Noisome : RANK
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Cartridge filler : INK
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Press hard : HARASS
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View disapprovingly : FROWNAT
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Meet people : TIMERS
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Insurance work : CLAIMS
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Shutterbugs' concerns : FSTOPS
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Ancient Romans, e.g. : PAGANS
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Like fresh air : OZONIC
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Frank : WIENER
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Donizetti's Lord ___ Ashton : ENRICO
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Tend to, as a bad lawn : RESEED
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Kind of jack : UNION
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Galería de ___ : ARTE
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Letter carrier?: Abbr. : ENV

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

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