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New York Times, Tuesday, September 7, 1999

26-Down : Puts back to zero

Author:
David Ainslie Macleod
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Ainslie Macleod

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Macleod. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times9/7/99 ( No. 18,200 )
Across
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On the loose, after "at" : LARGE
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Orange throwaway : RIND
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Bad day for Caesar : IDES
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Orally : ALOUD
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La Scala highlight : ARIA
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Richard of "Runaway Bride" : GERE
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Pondered : MUSED
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Place for a phone number, often : DOGCOLLAR
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John Glenn or Davy Crockett, e.g. : AMERICANHERO
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Bring up : REAR
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Copier additive : TONER
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Extreme cruelty : SADISM
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Spy's writing, perhaps : CODE
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N.Y.'s Fifth, e.g. : AVE
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Leap for Lipinski : AXEL
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Floods on purpose : IRRIGATES
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Beatles hit sung by Ringo : YELLOWSUBMARINE
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Kindred feelings : EMPATHIES
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Price tag : COST
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"Go, team!" : RAH
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Parasite's home : HOST
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Cultural group : ETHNOS
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Sarcastic : SNIDE
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Icicle's locale : EAVE
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Man with a monkey, stereotypically : ORGANGRINDER
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Torus-shaped candy : LIFESAVER
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Spread salt on, perhaps : DEICE
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At any time : EVER
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Webmaster's creation : SITE
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D-Day beach : OMAHA
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Turner and Williams : TEDS
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Attention-getter : PSST
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Disinfectant brand : LYSOL
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Dalai ___ : LAMA
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Homecoming figure : ALUM
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Crimson Glory, for one : ROSE
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Castro, prior to 1959 : GUERRILLA
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Whirling currents : EDDIES
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"M*A*S*H" role : RADAR
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Anemic's need : IRON
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Close at hand : NIGH
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Carp's kin : DACE
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Hemispherical home : IGLOO
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N.J. neighbor : DEL
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Notable time : ERA
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Sun. delivery : SER
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Daniel of Nicaragua : ORTEGA
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Pushrod pusher : CAM
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Republic : NATION
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"Despite all that..." : EVENSO
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Puts back to zero : RESETS
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Grid great Gale : SAYERS
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Hewer : AXEMAN
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Oracle site : DELPHI
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Salad oil holder : CRUET
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Spheres : ORBS
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Not too brainy : DIM
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Fertility goddess : ISIS
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Lex Luthor, to Superman : ARCHENEMY
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Catchall category : OTHERS
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One of the five W's : WHO
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Musician's asset : EAR
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Small-screen heartthrob : TVIDOL
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Idlers' opposites : DOERS
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Everglades wader : EGRET
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["Good heavens!"] : GASP
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Budget rival : AVIS
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Trawlers' gear : NETS
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"Buenos ___" : DIAS
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Canyon sound : ECHO
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Heartfelt : REAL
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Voided tennis shot : LET
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"___ Got a Secret" : IVE
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Spooned in : FED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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