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New York Times, Saturday, January 22, 2000

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0122 ( 18,337 )
Across
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When there's nothing on to watch? : PEEPSHOW
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Frankish king known as "the Short" : PEPIN
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Like an infant agewise : UNDERONE
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John Deere headquarters city : MOLINE
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Plants used in herbal medicine : BONESETS
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"Moscow on the Hudson" actress : ALONSO
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Picnic staple : SLAW
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___ Club : ROTARY
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Malaysian export : TIN
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German resort : EMS
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Pipe part : ELL
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Stylish, once : MOD
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Tangle : MELEE
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Direction to a cellist : ARCO
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Former Sen. Ribicoff et al. : ABES
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Trim : ADORN
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Winter thaw : SNOWBREAK
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Diner order : TWOEGGSOVEREASY
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Makes : TAKESHOME
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"A New Deal for Christmas" musical : ANNIE
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"___ Tu" (1974 hit) : ERES
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They're found in layers : ORES
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"That is ___..." : TOSAY
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50's political monogram : DDE
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Cardinal letters : STL
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Chucklehead : ASS
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Year in Robert II's reign : MVI
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"Pays for ___!" : ITSELF
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Across, old-style : THRO
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Denouement : FINALE
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Shade lighter than palmetto : TEAGREEN
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Went mad : RIOTED
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"___ with history" (like the Mississippi, to Hart Crane) : TORTURED
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Vicks spray brand : SINEX
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Band : ENSEMBLE
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Bath bars : PUBS
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Form of ether : ENOL
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Actress Skinner of "Mister Ed" : EDNA
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1984 Cooperstown inductee : PEEWEEREESE
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L.S.A.T. takers : SRS
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Cultivating group? : HOERS
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Aware of : ONTO
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Diner order : WESTERNOMELETTE
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Prefix with ethnic : POLY
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"Shine a Little Love" rock grp. : ELO
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Food introduced to Europe by Columbus : PINTOBEANS
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Classic 1939 John Gunther book : INSIDEASIA
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Vegas sight : NEON
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"Shakespeare in Love" role : MARLOWE
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Crannies : ALCOVES
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Neoclassicist who painted the fresco "Parnassus" : MENGS
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The Mediterranean, to the Romans : MARENOSTRUM
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Film shot : MATTE
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Mrs. Simpson's love : EDWARDVIII
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Visited : LOOKEDINON
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Groups : ASSORTS
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Blue : SKYEY
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Kindergarten disrupters : BRATS
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Like some autobiographies : GHOSTED
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___ and the Issas (former French territory) : AFARS
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They have plants: Abbr. : MFRS
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Holly tree : ILEX
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Castile neighbor : LEON
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It may be biennial : HERB
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Spinner : REEL
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French wave : ONDE
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Put away : ATE
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Big cell phone provider : GTE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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