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New York Times, Monday, January 17, 2000

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0117 ( 18,332 )

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Across
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Smokes : CIGS
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Sandbar : SHOAL
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Con game : SCAM
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Aboard a ship : ASEA
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Primary blood carrier : AORTA
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Quiz option : TRUE
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Atlanta landmark #1 : PEACHTREESTREET
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August meteor shower : PERSEIDS
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Strong fishing nets : TRAWLS
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"You ___ here" : ARE
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Tiny scissors cut : SNIP
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Bill Clinton's number two : ALGORE
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Pillow covering : SHAM
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Ooh and ___ : AAH
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French revolutionary Jean Paul : MARAT
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Unwanted e-mail : SPAM
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Gumbo pods : OKRA
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Atlanta landmark #2 : EMORYUNIVERSITY
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Front-page stuff : NEWS
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Walk nervously : PACE
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J.R.'s mother, on "Dallas" : ELLIE
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Hosp. workers : DRS
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Similar to : LIKE
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They hold 27-Down : THOLES
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Jaywalker's punishment : FINE
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Dernier ___ (last word) : CRI
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Large African expanse : SAHARA
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Area including Turkey and Israel : NEAREAST
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Atlanta landmark #3 : THECARTERCENTER
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"This ___ my day!" : ISNT
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Not glossy : MATTE
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Peace proponent : DOVE
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Flagmaker Betsy : ROSS
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Hardly the macho type : SISSY
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Captain Hook's helper : SMEE
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"Li'l Abner" cartoonist : CAPP
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Psychiatrist's response : ISEE
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Neutral or first : GEAR
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Small pouches : SACS
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Lampoon : SATIRE
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Throng of people : HORDE
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Smeltery materials : ORES
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Chowed down : ATE
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Washington or Irving : LASTNAME
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Subway handhold : STRAP
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Stage workers : CREW
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"The Clan of the Cave Bear" author : AUEL
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"Amazin' " team : METS
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Vigorous : HEARTY
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Barber's job : TRIM
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Barber's job : SHAVE
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Modify : AMEND
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Less plausible, as an excuse : LAMER
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Gets bigger : GROWS
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Galley propellers : OARS
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Ginger or cinnamon : SPICE
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James Bond's "A View to ___" : AKILL
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Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
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Grant's successor : HAYES
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Venom carrier : SNAKE
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Norway's capital : OSLO
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Ready to fight : UPINARMS
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Bring back on staff : REHIRE
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Milan money : LIRA
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Comedian Ullman : TRACEY
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Lowdown : FACTS
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Popular mints : CERTS
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Move a muscle : STIR
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Mock words of understanding : AHSO
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Coop group : HENS
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Butterfly snarers : NETS
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Extremities : ENDS
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Molecule part : ATOM
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Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
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Branch site : TREE
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Mai ___ : TAI

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

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