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New York Times, Friday, January 28, 2000

Author:
Manny Nosowsky and Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
"Einstein was smart" and "Bill Gates has money"
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2548/27/19928/13/20102
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611.578
Manny Nosowsky
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876/5/19919/24/202210
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1.5227
Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 4, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. Nosowsky. This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith.
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© 2000, The New York Times1/28/00 ( No. 18,343 )
Across
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Early writer on algebra : OMAR
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Honda product : ACURA
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"Out!" : SCAT
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Noted 1989 media merger : TIMEWARNER
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Fast loser : HARE
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Repeatedly attacked : HAMMEREDAT
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On clippers? : ASEA
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It's opened without a letter opener : EMAIL
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Literary narrator : PERSONA
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"Oysters ___ season" : RIN
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Smokey detector : CBER
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Maliciousness : VENOM
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Weed killer : HOE
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___-Ball : SKEE
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Oologists' studies : OVA
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Historic stream in Virginia : APPOMATTOXRIVER
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Land to be developed : PRIMEREALESTATE
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Workers in chalk : PAVEMENTARTISTS
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W.W. II command : ETO
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"De ___ Poetica" : ARTE
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Storage unit : TON
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"___ c'est moi" : LETAT
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Common file name : MISC
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"Uh-uh" : NAW
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More impertinent : SASSIER
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Retirement plan name : KEOGH
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Head : JOHN
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Lover in a "kingdom by the sea" : ANNABELLEE
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Second book of Moses: Abbr. : EXOD
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Contract part, often : DOTTEDLINE
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Memory unit : BYTE
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Adams who is exhibited at MOMA : ANSEL
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Circus barker : SEAL
Down
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Thomas Tryon best seller, with "The" : OTHER
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The Hurricanes of the Big East Conference : MIAMI
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Royal city taken by Joab : AMMAN
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Do-___ (money) : REMI
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Rhine tributary : AAR
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Kind of paper : CREPE
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"Einstein was smart" and "Bill Gates has money" : UNDERSTATEMENTS
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Back : REAR
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Song and dance : ARTS
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Western classic : SHANE
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Ladies' men : CASANOVAS
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A word with you : ARE
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Leaves in the afternoon? : TEA
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Shoe-brushing sites : WELCOMEMATS
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Sign at a clearance sale : OVERSTOCKED
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Check payee, maybe : BEARER
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British runner Steve : OVETT
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Stable mates : MARES
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Order to a chauffeur : HOME
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Kind of nut : KOLA
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Puts forth with effort : EXERTS
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Fencer's feint : APPEL
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Rattle on : PRATE
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Court trial? : PIVOTSHOT
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Safari equipment : TENT
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"Put ___ writing" : ITIN
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Cable channel : AANDE
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About to blow : IRATE
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"Honest" : NOLIE
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Gemini program rocket : AGENA
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Revolutionary idea : WHEEL
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Emmy-winning Thompson : SADA
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Privy to : INON
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Some pipe joints : ELLS
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One of the Bushes : JEB
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Big oil company, informally : OXY
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___-esprit (witty person) : BEL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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