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New York Times, Sunday, January 23, 2000

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 75 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0123 ( 18,338 )
Across
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Prized clam : QUAHOG
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Take back, in a way : UNSAY
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Big trouble : HOTWATER
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Too firm, perhaps : UNRIPE
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Ristorante offering : POLLO
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Parenthetical figure : AREACODE
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Come to : AWAKEN
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Valuable game tiles : DOUBLEDOMINOES
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Reason to look in a rear-view mirror : SIREN
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Poison conduit : FANG
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1970 Medicine Nobelist Bernard : KATZ
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Fish in a tank : TETRA
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Comparison center : ASA
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Auto that debuted in 1899 : FIAT
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Wallop : SOCK
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Big name in computers : DELL
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Mailer's request : RETURNRECEIPT
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Wildcatter's find : OIL
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Jay preceder : DEE
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Soccer announcer's cry : SAVE
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It parallels a radius : ULNA
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It is contracted : TIS
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Some chocolates : CREMES
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Dissect, in a way : PARSE
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Gets a glimpse of : PEEKSAT
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Surreptitious stock buyer : RAIDER
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Pageant contender : MISSMISSOURI
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Scratch post? : ATM
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Super-duper : TOPS
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Harrow rival : ETON
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Postpone : TABLE
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Celebrity : FAMOUSFACE
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Puzzle contestant who eschews aid : SOLOSOLVER
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Play kneesies, maybe : FLIRT
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Room to swing ___ : ACAT
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Shut (up) : PENT
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Letter abbr. : ENC
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Places with tapes : LANGUAGELABS
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Dictate : DECREE
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Match-opening cry : ENGARDE
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Invitation word : PLAIT
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Spartan serfs : HELOTS
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Vane dir. : NNE
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Memorial Day event, for short : INDY
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Rara avis : ONER
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Car co. purchased by Chrysler : AMC
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Stratego piece : SPY
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They were hot in Detroit in 1984 : TIGERSTICKETS
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Road crew's supply : SALT
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Ghana neighbor : TOGO
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Termite, e.g. : PEST
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Dry ___ : ROT
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Work translated by Pope : ILIAD
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Corner : NOOK
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Magwitch of "Great Expectations" : ABEL
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Lecherous : RANDY
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One with animal magnetism? : DOCTORDOLITTLE
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"Forget it!" : NODEAL
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Touched up : ENHANCED
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Mythical swimmer : NAIAD
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Carol opener : ADESTE
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Feel dizzy : SEESTARS
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Survived : GOTBY
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Beat : BESTED
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Astronomical discovery of the 1960's : QUASAR
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Foolish : UNWISE
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Noted landfall : ARARAT
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Raise : HIKE
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Split result, usually : OPENFRAME
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___-X : GEN
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Headline News news : UPDATE
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Hands-together time : NOON
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Bullet : SLUG
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Linen vestment : ALB
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Central part : YOLK
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"Couldn't help it!" : HADTO
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"Prometheus" muralist : OROZCO
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Links annoyance : WAIT
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Blemished : ACNED
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Blew : TOOTED
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Swimming sensation of 1926 : EDERLE
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Junkyard deal : RESALE
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It may be due : EAST
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Cabbies' targets : FARES
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Flips : INVERTS
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Hawks' kin : KITES
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Inured : USED
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Trophy : CUP
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63-yard field goal kicker Jason : ELAM
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Cross characters : INRI
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Annie Oakleys : PASSES
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Misinforms : LIESTO
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Toast : SKOAL
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Andorran's tongue : CATALAN
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Lining : RIMMING
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Legally prevent : ESTOP
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Assign to, as blame : PINON
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Corrupt : SUBVERT
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Dahl and others : ARLENES
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Defensive position in fencing : TIERCE
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Something to take a chance on : RAFFLE
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C.I.A. worry : MOLE
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Legal, so to speak : OFAGE
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Show worry : PACE
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Frontier trophy : SCALP
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Kind of transplant : ORGAN
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Reversals : UTURNS
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Bibliographical phrase : ETALII
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First bishop of Paris : STDENIS
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Expert : ADEPT
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Attention getter : BANG
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Fries, maybe : SIDE
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Conductor of a sort : ELECTRODE
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Stopper : CORK
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Norse war god : TYR
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Borscht belt locale : HOTEL
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Muttered comments : ASIDES
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Jazz star : MALONE
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Bromide : CLICHE
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Over there : YONDER
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Level, e.g. : TOOL
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Prompt : SPEEDY
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___ Lawrence, inventor of the cyclotron : ERNEST
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Until now : TODATE
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Didn't merely cut : STYLED
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Goodbyes : TATAS
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Incriminating evidence, with "the" : GOODS
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Prohibition : DONT
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Bed choice : KING
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Fighting : ATIT
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Give away : BLAB
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Sidewalk stand sales : ADES
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Electronics giant : RCA
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Central truth : TAO
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Bag : NAB

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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