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UNSELFISHNESS

New York Times, Sunday, January 2, 2000

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 115 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0102 ( 18,317 )
Across
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Computer command : ENTER
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Santa ___ : CLARA
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"___ girl!" : ATTA
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Salon cut : SHAG
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Metallic prefix : FERRI
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Fuel deliverer : OILER
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Lows : MOOS
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Actress Hatcher : TERI
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Affair update? : FLINGSTATUS
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Captain Hook, in his dreams? : PANKILLER
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Italian town near Perugia : ASSISI
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Secured, with "off" : ROPED
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It's often used in a pool : STENOPAD
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French wine-producing hillside : COTE
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33-Down initials : DDS
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Wise men : NESTORS
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Conscription org. : SSS
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Toronto-to-Ottawa dir. : ENE
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Early : WEE
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Iranian money : RIAL
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Bro, for one : SIB
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Reply to a No. 1 son, e.g.? : CHANREACTION
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Ground cover : GRASS
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Kind of butter : APPLE
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Soothing application : TALC
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Daughter of Cronus : HERA
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Smart : NATTY
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Corday's victim : MARAT
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Long Island town near Bay Shore : ISLIP
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Like a home, often, before it's sold : REPAINTED
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City just east of Utah Lake : OREM
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Symbol of strength : STEEL
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Downed : EATEN
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Modifier: Abbr. : ADJ
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Musial's manager, at times? : STANREMOVER
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911 respondent : EMT
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Oz creator and others : BAUMS
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1948 Pulitzer-winning poet : AUDEN
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Individually : APOP
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Like some computer printers : DOTMATRIX
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Unexpected pleasure : TREAT
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Kansas motto word : ASTRA
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Spills : SLOPS
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Confucius's "Book of ___" : ODES
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"___ Need" (1985 Jack Wagner hit) : ALLI
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Tangled : MESSY
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Looks out (for) : CARES
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Paddy wagon? : CONCOLLECTOR
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Bang into : RAM
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Word following an omission : OOPS
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Questioning syllables : EHS
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Monthly income source: Abbr. : SSA
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Colada flavoring : COCONUT
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Star Wars, initially : SDI
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Bright students have them : AHAS
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Like some servants : LIVERIED
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Religious headpiece : TIARA
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Abate : EASEUP
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Fiction writer's problem? : PLOTERROR
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Governor's official cook? : CHEFOFSTATE
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Stuttgart title : HERR
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Ireland, to the Irish : EIRE
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Yellowish-brown : AMBER
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Lucky ___ : SEVEN
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"...so long ___ both shall live?" : ASYE
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Answer defiantly : SASS
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Minimum : LEAST
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Rapunzel feature : TRESS
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Do away with : EFFACE
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"On the Road Again" singer : NELSON
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Sibelius's "Valse ___" : TRISTE
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Banks on the diamond : ERNIE
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Fixes : RIGS
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No-frills bed : COT
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Make-up artists? : LIARS
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Choir part : ALTO
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Enlist anew : REUP
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Elderberry wine additive, in a Kesselring play : ARSENIC
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Electric guitar adjunct : AMP
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Reason to raise a hand : TOAST
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85-Down's rider : TONTO
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They want to know : ASKERS
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Manche department's capital : STLO
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Relieves : HELPS
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Locales : AREAS
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Hems in : GIRDS
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First six tracks, say : SIDEA
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Armpatch, e.g. : INSIGNIA
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Browne's "cure of all diseases" : DEATH
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Down-in-the-mouth sort? : DENTIST
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More artful : SLIER
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Sharpen : WHET
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Not as proper : RACIER
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Breakfast cereal ad? : BRANTEASER
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One hopping along the Cape Cod coast? : CLAMJUMPER
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Haile Selassie disciple : RASTA
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Groundbreaking 90's sitcom : ELLEN
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It's found in banks : ORE
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Flannel feature : NAP
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Essays : ATTEMPTS
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Powerful speakers : STENTORS
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Barrett of Pink Floyd : SYD
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Member of a Latin trio : AMO
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Geometry line : PARABOLA
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Wolf or lion : PREDATOR
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Fold : PLEAT
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___ Lingus : AER
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Boom producer : SST
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Big pictures : MURALS
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Digger of "The Life of Riley" : ODELL
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Pitcher Bob of the 60's Pirates : VEALE
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Led on : ENTICED
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Hardly a close win : MASSACRE
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Wages : PAY
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Mil. medal : DSC
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Mythical bird : ROC
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Response to a court oath : IDO
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Radio tube filler : XENON
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"My Michael" author Oz : AMOS
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13-Down's horse : SCOUT
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Kind of scanner : OPTICAL
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Copper? : THIEF
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Fabrics that shimmer : MOIRES
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Gather into a bundle : SHEAVE
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Browns : SAUTES
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Sights on ski slopes : ASPENS
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Series opener : ALPHA
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Gets to : RILES
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Old artificial leg material : IVORY
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Glass-polishing powder : CERIA
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Household spray targets : ODORS
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Stock holders : SAFES
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It has many rays : ASTER
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Peut-___ (maybe): Fr. : ETRE
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Woeful words : AHME
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First name in country : REBA
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Subordinate title: Abbr. : ASST
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___ publica (commonwealth) : RES
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Scrap : ORT

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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