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New York Times, Tuesday, January 4, 2000

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joy L. Wouk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 132 for Ms. Wouk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0104 ( 18,319 )
Across
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A crow's-nest tops it : MAST
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Person with a puffy white hat : CHEF
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Stew server : LADLE
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Toe stubber's cry : OUCH
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Partner of now : HERE
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In progress : AFOOT
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Grimm beast : OGRE
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Turner who was called "The Sweater Girl" : LANA
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___ Domingo (Caribbean capital) : SANTO
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Salty septet : SEAS
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Demand too much of : OVERSTRAIN
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Hence : ERGO
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___ publica : RES
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Opposite WNW : ESE
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Connecticut town near New London : NIANTIC
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Tin foil, e.g. : WRAP
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Auto manufacturer's woe : RECALL
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Recently stolen : HOT
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"At ___, soldier!" : EASE
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Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
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Longing : YEN
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Instrument with fingerholes : FLUTE
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Some J. P. Morgan hldgs. : IRAS
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Beaver's work : DAM
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Ironing challenge : COLLAR
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Mother of Apollo : LETO
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Hurled word : EPITHET
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Caviar : ROE
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New Deal inits. : NRA
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Hops kiln : OAST
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Football squad warm-ups : SCRIMMAGES
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Acknowledge frankly : AVOW
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Cropped up : AROSE
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Barley beards : AWNS
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Poor, as excuses go : LAME
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Turn red, perhaps : RIPEN
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Give stars to : RATE
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Marcel Marceau, e.g. : MIME
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Bottomless pit : ABYSS
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Took a gander at : EYED
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Inuit's transport : SLED
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Archie's dimwitted pal : MOOSE
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Boring tool : AUGER
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Scrawny one : SCRAG
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George W. Bush story? : THESONALSORISES
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___ hydrate (knockout drops) : CHLORAL
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Angels' place : HEAVEN
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1954 Literature Nobelist : ERNESTHEMINGWAY
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North Carolina's Cape ___ : FEAR
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Wears well : LASTS
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No more begging? : AFAREWELLTOALMS
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Lady of Lisbon : DONA
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"An Iceland Fisherman" author Pierre : LOTI
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School on the Thames : ETON
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Faction : SECT
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Under the weather : ILL
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Charged particle : ION
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Actor Julia : RAUL
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"The Thin Man" pooch : ASTA
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Social equal : PEER
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Scold harshly, with "at" : RAIL
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Basic French verb : ETRE
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Chesterfield or ulster : COAT
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Jabber : YAP
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Hostile force : FOE
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Regard as : DEEM
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Performed a ballet step : CHASSED
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Thirty, in Montréal : TRENTE
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Broken mirrors and others : OMENS
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Be of use to : AVAIL
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English Channel feeder : SOMME
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Coarse wool fabric : TWEED
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___ Lee Corporation : SARA
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Baby's bed : CRIB
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Cordlike : ROPY
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Bern's river : AARE

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

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