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New York Times, Thursday, September 9, 1999

Author:
Sam Bellotto Jr.
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sam Bellotto Jr.

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Bellotto. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0909 ( 18,202 )
Across
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Frame part : JAMB
5
"Spare" items : RIBS
9
Like an unfiltered cigarette, maybe : HARSH
14
Like Edmund in "King Lear" : EVIL
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Work in the cutting room : EDIT
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1935 Kentucky Derby winner : OMAHA
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Lady Macbeth's last words : TOBEDTOBEDTOBED
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Tangle up : ENSNARL
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Put up : RISKED
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Pair : DUO
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Put forward : POSE
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Julius's last words : THENFALLCAESAR
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___ juice (milk) : MOO
32
Neat : TIDY
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Soupçon : TRACE
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The Beatles' "___ Love Her" : ANDI
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Item on a rod : TOWEL
39
x or y, e.g. : AXIS
40
Strait-laced : STAID
42
Round sandwich : OREO
44
D.C. setting : EDT
45
Othello's last words : TODIEUPONAKISS
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Slightly : ATAD
50
___ Kan dog food : KAL
51
Eventually : ONEDAY
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Empty : DEPLETE
58
Cleopatra's last words : WHATSHOULDISTAY
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Night, in Napoli : NOTTE
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Course, in education lingo : UNIT
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Sister of Emily and Charlotte : ANNE
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It may be found in an elevator : WHEAT
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Arrangement: Prefix : TAXO
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Goes on and on and... : YAKS
Down
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Ballet jump : JETE
2
Revlon rival : AVON
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Game of marbles : MIBS
4
Zinc sulfide : BLENDE
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Modernize, as an airplane : RETROFIT
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Teen magazine profilee : IDOL
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Lobster eater's need : BIB
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Unsaturated alcohol : STEROL
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Uncomfortable situation : HOTSEAT
10
In a frenzy : AMOK
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"Hurlyburly" playwright : RABE
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Slough off : SHED
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Hornswoggled : HAD
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Dishearten : DAUNT
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Piece from the game Othello : DISC
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It comes in 4 x 8 pieces : PLYWOOD
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Sidekick of early TV : TONTO
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Surfer wannabe : HODAD
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Busyness : ADO
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Diamond stat : ERA
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Cannonball Adderley's equipment : SAXES
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Tummy troublers : ACIDS
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Sit a spell : REST
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It's rigged : MAST
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"Rocky ___" : III
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Sea cliff dweller : ERN
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Gave, as secret documents : LEAKEDTO
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Resolved : DEADSET
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Animal with stripes : OKAPI
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Four Corners toucher : UTAH
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Shareholder's bonus : PAYOUT
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"Amen!" : ILLSAY
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"Here comes trouble!" : OHOH
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Hoopster Archibald : NATE
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Singer James : ETTA
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Year in Pelagius I's papacy : DLIX
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Sight from Taormina : ETNA
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Propane holder : TANK
57
Surveys : EYES
58
Madrid-to-Ávila dir. : WNW
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Acapulco article : UNA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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