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New York Times, Thursday, January 13, 2000

Perennial name on best-seller lists

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 237 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times1/13/00 ( No. 18,328 )
Across
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It's south of Georgia : IRAN
5
They may be run off base : JEEPS
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A.L. or N.L. city : CHI
13
Role in "The Coronation of Poppea" : NERO
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Traffic directors : ARROWS
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Crew member : OAR
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Silver-haired comic : STEVEMARTIN
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White alternative : RYE
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Industry leader : TITAN
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Postage : STAMPS
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Wind dir. : ENE
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Foolhardy : RASH
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Monte ___ : CRISTO
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Hodgepodge : PASTICHE
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Broadway great Jerry : HERMAN
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Line providers : ACTORS
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Crack : ACE
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California-based horticulturist : LUTHERBURBANK
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Flipper : FIN
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Powdered : TALCED
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Away from the mouth : ABORAL
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Fighter's weak spot : GLASSJAW
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Express discontent : REPINE
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Sun spot? : EAST
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School founded by Thos. Jefferson : UVA
54
Get ready for Judgment Day : REPENT
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Kind of tube : INNER
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Cal. opener : JAN
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Perennial name on best-seller lists : STEPHENKING
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Got down : ATE
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Four of a kind : TETRAD
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Energetic : GOGO
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Double or twin : BED
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Saloon lights : NEONS
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Engendered : BRED
Down
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Marching together : INSTEP
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Skin cream ingredient : RETINA
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Products of glaciation : ARETES
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PBS classic : NOVA
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Predicament : JAM
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Pitcher's stat : ERA
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Be off base : ERR
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Batches of stakes : POTS
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Reset : SWITCH
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Army medic : CORPSMAN
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Needle holder? : HAYSTACK
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Temper : IRE
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Catch : SNARE
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Add value to : ENRICH
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Russian orbiter : MIR
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Entr'___ : ACTE
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Shy : SHORT
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Silo contents : HERBAGE
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Wed : ONE
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Rat-a-___ : TAT
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Roman dictator, 82-79 B.C. : SULLA
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Free : LIBERATE
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Sealed : UNOPENED
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Some TV's : RCAS
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Words before "show" or "class" : BESTIN
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Zappers' targets : ADS
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A long way : FAR
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Go fast : RIP
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"___ of robins..." : ANEST
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In fast time? : LENTEN
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Word ending today's theme : JUNIOR
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Get even for : AVENGE
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Mars, for one : WARGOD
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Head, to Henri : TETE
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1940's Soviet secret police org. : NKGB
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Punch : JAB
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An athlete might turn this : PRO
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Solo in space : HAN
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Comic Wynn and others : EDS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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