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New York Times, Saturday, January 1, 2000

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 114 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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It's out of order : FLASHBACK
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Eats : GRUB
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He gets a lot of parts : REPAIRMAN
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"Fistful of Dollars" director Sergio : LEONE
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Brass : IMPUDENCE
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"Enchanted April" setting : ITALY
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Sound : GOOD
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Winged goddess : NIKE
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Computer acronym : MSDOS
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Grp. protecting U.S. borders : INS
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Snooty retort : ITOLDYOUSO
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Some leather workers : DYERS
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Filter : SEEP
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Part of a Mexican-American accord? : SISI
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Med. specialty : ENT
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Van follower in Holland : DER
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First Earl of Avon : EDEN
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Mad : FRANTIC
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Suspended : PENDENT
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Harangue : RANT
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"Vega$" detective Tanna : DAN
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Was idle : SAT
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Has power over : OWNS
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Ranked : AROW
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Premonishes : BODES
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They may be twisted : BOTTLECAPS
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Ohio Northern University town : ADA
54
Actor Michael : NOURI
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Cause : SAKE
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Grand ___ : PRIX
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Show with the song "It's the Hard-Knock Life" : ANNIE
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Crash : SNEAKINTO
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Narrow parts : NECKS
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Aristotle's "best provision for old age" : EDUCATION
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Chick's ending : ADEE
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Choplogic : SOPHISTRY
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Stiff : FRIGID
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Tart : LEMONY
3
Put together : APPOSE
4
King Faisal's brother : SAUD
5
Masked : HID
6
Wembley Stadium site, in London : BRENT
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Short medical procedures? : AMNIOS
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Sounded like a witch : CACKLED
9
Mired : KNEEDEEP
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Becomes familiar with : GETSUSEDTO
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Like some inns : ROADSIDE
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Free from restraint : UNLOOSEN
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Ottoman dignitaries : BEYS
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Wedding day sight : LIMO
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Ain't right? : ISNT
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Belgian town in W.W. I fighting : YPRES
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Landlord's woe : RENTSTRIKE
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Info for an I.R.S. Sched. B : INT
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Like some pools : TIDAL
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One of two ways : FRO
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Haggard : RAWBONED
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Reveal : ANNOUNCE
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Signs of fondness : CARESSES
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Nails : NABS
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Unequivocal refusal : NOCANDO
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Kind of call : WAKEUP
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"Phooey!" : DARNIT
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Money changer? : EDITOR
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Henry I was its first king : SAXONY
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Connections : TIES
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Pip : PEACH
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1926 Jean Renoir film : NANA
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Absolute worst : PITS
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Trombonist Winding : KAI

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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