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New York Times, Friday, January 12, 2001

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 8, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0112 ( 18,693 )
Across
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1996 best seller : ITTAKESAVILLAGE
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Like some candies : CHOCOLATECOATED
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Runners : BOARDOFTRUSTEES
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Trombone attachment : MUTE
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Geezers' replies : EHS
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Flirt : TEASE
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Key grip workplace : SET
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Grp. formed by the Treaty of Rome, 1957 : EEC
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Football Hall-of-Famer Hein : MEL
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Vacation spot : SPA
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One who prates : TWADDLER
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Like most sitcoms : HALFHOUR
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Even : ONAPAR
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Noisy restaurant device : ESPRESSOMACHINE
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Nod : ASSENT
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Modern-day part of the old Mogul empire : PAKISTAN
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Unwrap in a hurry : TEAROPEN
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Put away : ATE
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Smith who wrote "Natural Blonde" : LIZ
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Make calls : REF
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"___ ever!" : DOI
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Tom of "The Seven Year Itch" : EWELL
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Morse T : DAH
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Convinced : SOLD
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Opponent of Brutus : POPEYETHESAILOR
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Contrary to the rules : UNPARLIAMENTARY
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Force against lifting? : STOREDETECTIVES
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Titan II, perhaps : ICBM
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Friend's address : THOU
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Exactly : TOAT
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Lots of land : ACRES
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On the canvas for good : KOD
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"Shine a Little Love" rock grp. : ELO
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Call from home? : SAFE
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Any old time : ATTHEDROPOFAHAT
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Proficient : VERSED
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Post-op stop: Abbr. : ICU
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Without hope : LOST
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Word repeated before show : LATE
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Not second stringers : ATEAM
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Honkers : GEESE
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Debut of 8/26/57 : EDSEL
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C2H4 : ETHENE
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General description? : TWOSTAR
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Under wraps : CLOAKED
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2000 World Series locale : SHEA
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Site of a mountain route : PASS
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Feature of 31-Down : ALPS
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Neighbor of Switz. : AUS
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"___ Man" (1992 comedy) : ENCINO
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Supporting chorus : RAHS
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Stew : FRET
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Gyro need : PITA
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Sci. course : ANAT
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Artist Magritte : RENE
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Car rental freebie : MAP
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Part of Rodney Dangerfield's trademark attire : REDTIE
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The Hare : LEPUS
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Cry of defiance : IWONT
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A Marx brother : ZEPPO
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Query in Matthew 26 : ISITI
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The Earl of Kent is his courtier : LEAR
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Greek singer accompaniment : LYRE
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Blood pigment : HEME
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Many a Norwegian : OLAV
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Oft-told tales : LORE
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Temperance advocates : DRYS
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Time long ago : ELD
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Triple ___ : SEC
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Honeydew eater : ANT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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