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New York Times, Thursday, January 20, 2000

Some rush-hour periods: Abbr.

Author:
Jeremy Thomas Paine
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Paine.
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© 2000, The New York Times1/20/00 ( No. 18,335 )
Across
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Roguish : ARCH
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Has chits out : OWES
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Less than right? : ACUTE
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Concerto features : SOLI
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Get ready to fly : TAXI
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More sound : WISER
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Speller's phrase : ASIN
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Svelte : TRIM
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Where the action is : ARENA
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Eastern flycatcher : PHOEBE
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Debaters' need : TOPIC
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Big ___, Calif. : SUR
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Seven, e.g. : NATURAL
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Some protests : FASTS
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An itemized deduction : DUES
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Same, by the Seine : MEME
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"Take ___ the Limit" : ITTO
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Turns state's evidence : SINGS
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Marquee filler : NEON
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Jazzman Getz : STAN
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Pamplona parent : PADRE
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Chug-___ : ALUG
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Ticket : CITE
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Arab leader : EMEER
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Let off steam : VENT
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A Baldwin : ALEC
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Heart of a Baldwin : CORE
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D or EEE : WIDTH
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Wool fat : LANOLIN
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Dyslexic's deity? : DOG
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Sign of neglect : WEEDS
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Isn't inert : REACTS
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Neighbor of Curaçao : ARUBA
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Saharan land : MALI
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He had a hammer : THOR
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Gardner created him : MASON
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Writer Turgenev : IVAN
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Hawkeyes' home : IOWA
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Influences : SWAYS
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It may be stuck out : NECK
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Confesses, with "up" : OWNS
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Order request : ASAP
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___ Hashana : ROSH
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Saatchi & Saatchi award : CLIO
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Headless horseman? : HINESTONECOWBOY
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Brown fur : OTTER
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Former Cabinet department : WAR
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Way out : EXIT
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Heartless villain? : SIMONEGREE
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Expect : AWAIT
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Endless journey? : CIRCUMNAVIGATIO
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Milk, in a way : USE
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Half a score : TEN
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Prohibition ___ : ERA
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Shuttle, perhaps : BUS
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QB, at times : PASSER
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Staggered : REELED
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Total, say : AMOUNT
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Derby victory margin : LENGTH
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Kind of year : FISCAL
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Fifth-century scourge : ATTILA
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___ Island, N.Y. : STATEN
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Bottomless pit? : DIAMONDMIN
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Prefix with line or mine : UNDER
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Coins : SPECIE
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Anguish : WOE
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Lists : LEANS
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Manhattan, for one : DRINK
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Set aside : SAVE
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Grub : CHOW
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Hamlet's cousin : TOWN
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Mmes., in Madrid : SRAS
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Some rush-hour periods: Abbr. : AMS
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Wet behind the ears : RAW
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Cable network : USA
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Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC

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