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New York Times, Monday, January 31, 2000

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0131 ( 18,346 )
Across
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Four-poster, e.g. : BED
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Carpeting calculation : AREA
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Old name for the phone company : MABELL
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Regret : RUE
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Laze about : LOLL
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Charlotte ___, Virgin Islands : AMALIE
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Perform in plays : ACT
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Border on : ABUT
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Like some salads : TOSSED
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Breakfast treat : CHEESEDANISH
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Goofs : ERRS
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Summer TV offering : RERUN
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Comic Costello : LOU
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Usher to a different part of the theater : RESEAT
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Floor's opposite : CEILING
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Jump rope variation : DOUBLEDUTCH
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Homeric epic : ILIAD
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Lobster eggs : ROE
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Writer James and ballplayer Tommie : AGEES
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Twists and turns in a bowling alley : BODYENGLISH
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Three-time Wimbledon winner : MCENROE
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Newlyweds get them : TOASTS
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Distress call : SOS
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Look of scorn : SNEER
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Tackle box item : LURE
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Vodka, cream and Kahlúa cocktail : WHITERUSSIAN
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Night flight : REDEYE
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Went by train : RODE
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King in a Steve Martin song : TUT
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In disagreement : ATODDS
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Notion : IDEA
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Australian bird : EMU
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Command before "Go!" : GETSET
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Snaky fishes : EELS
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Tree juice : SAP
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Stimulating drink : BRACER
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Trick-taking card game : EUCHRE
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Dissuades : DETERS
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[Sigh] : ALAS
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Oscar winner Benigni : ROBERTO
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Escape from : ELUDE
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Place to exchange rings : ALTAR
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Afternoon show : MATINEE
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Singer Tori : AMOS
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Big party : BASH
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Chicago trains : ELS
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"The dog ate my homework" is a classic one : LIE
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Was in front : LED
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From Neb. to Ky. : ESE
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Cell parts : NUCLEI
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Lo-cal : LITE
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Fairy tale start : ONCE
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Exclamations of disgust : UGHS
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Viper : ADDER
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The Gem State : IDAHO
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___ nut (wheel fastener) : LUG
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High-priority : URGENT
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Manute ___ of basketball : BOL
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Some PC's : IBMS
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Nutso : LOCO
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Midmonth date : IDES
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Writer Rand : AYN
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Most prying : NOSIEST
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German pastry : STRUDEL
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Capp and Capone : ALS
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Multiroom hotel offerings : SUITES
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Psychological injury : TRAUMA
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Parodied : SENTUP
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Spooky : EERIE
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Wear away : ERODE
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Marries : WEDS
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Jekyll's alter ego : HYDE
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Caribbean and others : SEAS
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Aid for a maid : RAG
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French summer : ETE
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Web site address part : DOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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