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New York Times, Monday, September 6, 1999

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 79, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0906 ( 18,199 )
Across
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Support, with "up" : PROP
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Naturally curly hairdo : AFRO
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Swindle : SCAM
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"___ Man" (Estevez film) : REPO
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Foreigner : ALIEN
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Sharpen : HONE
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Arena shouts : OLES
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Boxing start : FIRSTROUND
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Destination of one who walks? : FIRSTBASE
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Spine-tingling : EERIE
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Walk stiffly : STALK
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Workers on duty : STAFF
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Drink in a cup : TEA
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City southwest of Teheran : QOM
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Name in many a hospital name : STLUKE
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"Mamma ___!" : MIA
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Word for a king : SIRE
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Licorice sources : ANISES
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Concludes : ENDS
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Inferior : SECONDRATE
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Opportunity for a football squad : SECONDDOWN
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___ instant (quickly) : INAN
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Showy flower : AZALEA
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___-do-well : NEER
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Criterion: Abbr. : STD
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Lightly sprayed : MISTED
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The "L" of L.A. : LOS
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Republicans, for short : GOP
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Circus sites : TENTS
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Copycats : APERS
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English topic : USAGE
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Subway danger : THIRDRAIL
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Bronze medal : THIRDPRIZE
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"___ small world..." : ITSA
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Western lily : SEGO
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Correo ___ (Spanish airmail) : AEREO
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Fed. agents : TMEN
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Yin's opposite : YANG
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Marries : WEDS
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Piquancy : ZEST
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Univ. teachers : PROFS
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Ignited again : RELIT
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"Lohengrin," e.g. : OPERA
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Unmarried partner, in modern lingo : POSSLQ
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Rose by any other name? : ALIAS
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Finishing order : FIRSTSECONDTHIRD
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Return to office : RESEAT
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Toronto's prov. : ONT
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High heel, e.g. : SHOE
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Paramours : COURTESANS
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Comics orphan : ANNIE
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Jiltee of myth : MEDEA
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Mil. jet locale : AFB
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Money back : REFUND
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Bout enders, in brief : TKOS
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Pajama material : FLANNEL
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Assign a wrong year to : MISDATE
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Singer ___ Te Kanawa : KIRI
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Western plateau : MESA
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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Big planning on Madison Avenue : ADCAMPAIGN
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Checkers color : RED
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"L'___, c'est moi" : ETAT
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Transmit : SEND
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Songs for one : SOLI
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Be indebted to : OWE
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Made a home in a tree : NESTED
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Freeway, e.g. : ROAD
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Main order in a restaurant : ENTREE
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Little squirt : SPRITZ
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Full of nerve : GUTSY
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Actor Milo : OSHEA
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Large and petite : SIZES
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Wonderland cake words : EATME
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Small hills : RISES
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Bias : SLANT
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Old-fashioned sailors' drink : GROG
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Bygone car : REO
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Manhandle : PAW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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