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New York Times, Wednesday, September 8, 1999

Author:
Holden Baker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Holden Baker

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Baker. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0908 ( 18,201 )

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Across
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Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
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Worse for winter driving : ICIER
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Peddle : SELL
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Hamlet, for one : DANE
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Actress Shearer : NORMA
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Breakfast order : EGGSOVEREZ
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Cousin of a milkshake : MALT
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Tranquil : SERENE
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Not in the least difficult : EZASPIE
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Inflame : ANGER
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What counters count : NOSES
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The Eagles' first hit, 1972 : TAKEITEZ
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"You can believe me!" : HONEST
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Pull nigh to : ANEAR
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Wrinkle-resistant fabric : ORLON
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Sauce brand : RAGU
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Fifth-century date : CDIII
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Place for a flowerpot : SILL
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Lists of basics : NEEDS
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Midafternoon : THREE
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Where to hear "Tit-Willow," with "The" : MIKADO
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"Relax!" : EZDOESIT
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Tiny organism : AMEBA
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Garden products brand : ORTHO
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Password site, once : SPEAKEZ
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Sliders on stream banks : OTTERS
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Silver prizes : CUPS
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Nice to look at : EZONTHEEYE
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Ally of the Missouri : OTOE
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Japanese-American : NISEI
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"There oughta be ___!" : ALAW
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Take care of : TEND
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Good news from loan officers : YESES
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Figure skater Janet : LYNN
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Keats specialties : ODES
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More than fume : RAGE
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M.I.T. grad: Abbr. : ENGR
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___-majesté : LESE
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Think up : INVENT
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Runner Sebastian : COE
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Sale tag abbr. : IRR
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Arab chieftain : EMEER
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Tease : RAZZ
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He had a bad hair day : SAMSON
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Pass by : ELAPSE
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"Consider the ___ of the field": Matthew 6:28 : LILIES
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Gossip, with "the" : LATEST
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Studio sign : ONAIR
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Untraceable, for short : ANON
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Crystal-bearing rock : GEODE
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Classic 1969 youth film : EZRIDER
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Partner of feathers : TAR
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"Gimme ___!" (Auburn cheer) : ANA
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Gunpowder holder : KEG
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Artesian water : EAU
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___ polloi : HOI
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"Hungaria" composer : LISZT
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Corp. bigshot : CEO
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Any boat : SHE
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Org. with many inspectors : IRS
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Hilo garland : LEI
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Authorize : LET
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Minn. neighbor : NDAK
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Kind of fairy : TOOTH
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Navy's goat, e.g. : MASCOT
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Ascribe : IMPUTE
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Continue doing : KEEPON
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Humbled : ABASED
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Hindu loincloths : DHOTIS
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Harriet's hubby : OZZIE
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Start of a counting rhyme : EENY
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Pond swimmer : TEAL
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Hard to catch : EELY
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"Saving Private ___" : RYAN
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Embroidered : SEWN
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C.I.A. forerunner : OSS
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Society page word : NEE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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