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YEAR OF THE...

New York Times, Sunday, January 30, 2000

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 82 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0130 ( 18,345 )
Across
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Encourages : EGGSON
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Bit of filming : TAKE
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Be in harmony : JIBE
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Islamic leader : EMIR
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Rio Grande city : LAREDO
20
Director Kazan : ELIA
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"Fee, fi, fo, fum" caller : OGRE
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Rider's handhold : MANE
23
So-called devil's darning needles [2000] : DRAGONFLIES
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Beer-and-cider drink [2001] : SNAKEBITE
27
General concern : MORALE
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Numerous : LEGION
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Like some modern communities : GATED
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Fourth Spanish letter : CHE
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Part of an old-fashioned pinup : GAM
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Bedim : BLEAR
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Based on the number six : SENARY
36
Western [2002] : HORSEOPERA
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Diploma [2003] : SHEEPSKIN
42
Spiny sea creature : URCHIN
43
Profs.' helpers : TAS
44
Root problem? : ROT
45
Language group that includes Yucatec : MAYAN
46
Title for a young Madrileña: Abbr. : SRTA
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Like home plate : FAIR
49
New Balance competitor : AVIA
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Oration station : DAIS
54
Jungle gym [2004] : MONKEYBARS
56
John Wayne's "True Grit" role [2005] : ROOSTERCOGBURN
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"Death of ___" (1793 David painting) : MARAT
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___ Park (Chicago suburb) : ELMWOOD
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Latin I word : AMO
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Clay mineral : NACRITE
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"Be ___..." : ADEAR
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Selfish person [2006] : DOGINTHEMANGER
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Risky purchase [2007] : PIGINAPOKE
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Uncanny: Var. : EERY
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Penn name : SEAN
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Short street of converted stables : MEWS
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Hefty competitor : GLAD
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They cause lost bonuses : TILTS
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Raises : UPS
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Poetic contraction : OER
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Label for many a photo : BEFORE
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1960's TV war drama, with "The" [2008] : RATPATROL
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Robust winter appetizer [2009] : OXTAILSOUP
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Charts again : REMAPS
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Eat like ___ : ABIRD
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Form letters : IRS
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Part of a musical gig : SET
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Like ballerinas : AGILE
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Like flour : SIEVED
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Christmas, in the Vatican : NATALE
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Orange-and-black perennial [2010] : TIGERLILY
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Foolish [2011] : HAREBRAINED
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___ a good thing : INON
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Away from the wind : ALEE
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Big Twelve Conference city : AMES
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Cantankerous : ORNERY
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Tobacco-curing chamber : OAST
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Elizabeth Taylor's third : TODD
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Nap sacks : BEDS
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Dark suit : SPADES
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Antiquity : ELD
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Long-jawed fish : GAR
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New York City park : GRAMERCY
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Plant with bell-shaped flowers : SEGO
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Nitrogen's lack : ODOR
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A regular one has internal angles of 140 degrees : NONAGON
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Of the science of data transmission : TELEMETRIC
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Pop singer Tatyana : ALI
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Butcher shop offering : KIELBASA
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Drawing support : EASEL
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Biblical king who abolished idolatry : JOSIAH
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Tune out : IGNORE
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It's removed from white rice : BRAN
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Hair-raising cry : EEK
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Protect with a dike : EMBANK
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It may come with a small umbrella : MAITAI
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Hospital worker : INTERN
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Like the sound of oboes : REEDY
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To-do : FLAP
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Discharge : EGEST
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Some appliances : GES
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Bud : CHUM
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Bar mitzvah highlight : HORA
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Seed : SPORE
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Syllable before "boom" in a classic Crew-Cuts song : SHA
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Berlin article : EIN
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"Midnight Cowboy" role : RATSO
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Composer Satie : ERIK
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Variety of chalcedony : SARD
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Instead of : FOR
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Cape ___ : ANN
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Can't hit the broad side of ___ : ABARN
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Brazilian airline : VARIG
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Fit to be tied : IRATE
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Michaelmas daisy : ASTER
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___ gratias : DEO
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Unstable particle : MUON
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No. 2 hit of 1978-79 : YMCA
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Cuts the mustard? : REAPS
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Blast from the past : OLDIE
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The end : OMEGA
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Beau : SWAIN
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Unable to decide : TORN
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British governor of Massachusetts, 1775 : GAGE
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Inits. in music licensing : BMI
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Square : NERD
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TV's "Judging ___" : AMY
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Average name : DOW
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Green lights : OKS
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Outdated means of communication : TELEX
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Genuine warmth : HEARTINESS
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Oscar org. : AMPAS
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Noodge : PEST
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Grandmother, old-style : GOODDAME
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___ Avivian : TEL
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Suppositions : IFS
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Relieved : LOOSENED
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On-target : TRUE
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Michaelmas's mo. : SEPT
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Speed, e.g. : UPPER
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Nightclubs : BISTROS
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Elizabeth I or II : REGINA
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Pals : AMIGOS
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Ability : TALENT
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Fulminated : RAILED
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Minded : OBEYED
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Actress Tyler : LIV
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Kaffiyeh wearer : ARAB
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Pi, e.g. : RATIO
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Post-op time : REHAB
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Missile holder : SILO
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Modern Maturity org. : AARP
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Director Wertmüller : LINA
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Midback muscle, for short : LAT
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Inflamed : RED
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Poetic preposition : ERE
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Bad from the start? : DYS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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