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New York Times, Saturday, January 8, 2000

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0108 ( 18,323 )

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Across
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One punting, e.g. : BOATER
7
Grazing site : TAPASBAR
15
Growth rings : ANNULI
16
Insinuation : OVERTONE
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The human senses, e.g. : PENTAD
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They ended around 1000 : DARKAGES
19
Much/much separator : TOO
20
Like some Winter Olympics events : NORDIC
22
Well-disposed : GAME
23
___ to one's ears : INUP
25
Chap : FELLA
26
Gray of "Six Pack" : ERIN
27
Like a lot, maybe : ZONED
29
Dribble : SEEP
30
Sports figure : STAT
31
Make secret, in a way : ENCRYPT
33
Carried through on : DID
35
Like Ontario vis-à-vis Erie : DEEPER
36
Discoverer of New Zealand : TASMAN
41
Propitiatory present : SOP
43
"Oye Como Va" band : SANTANA
44
Supt.'s inferior : INSP
48
Far from seedy : POSH
50
Last name in fashion : KARAN
51
Figures : DATA
52
Victorious : ONTOP
54
Fleece : BILK
55
Rework : EDIT
56
Increase : STEPUP
58
"Baled Hay" humorist : NYE
59
Kind of missile : AIRTOAIR
61
Labor class? : LAMAZE
63
Devoted : TRUEBLUE
64
Nobel's birthplace : SWEDEN
65
After-dinner order : ESPRESSO
66
Puts in : ENTERS
Down
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Like many babies : BAPTIZED
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Private : ONEONONE
3
Herald : ANNOUNCE
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His tomb was discovered in 1922 : TUT
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Sparkle : ELAN
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Free from : RIDOF
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Take initial steps? : TODDLE
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Helped : AVAILED
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Kind of income : PERCAPITA
10
Ham's place : ARK
11
Hams' places : STAGES
12
Spade player : BOGART
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Condition treated with ferrous sulfate : ANEMIA
14
Like poor faxes, perhaps : RESENT
21
Others : REST
24
One for the record books? : PERP
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They may get in your hair : DYES
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Some people kneel before them : PROPOSALS
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Dungeonlike : DANK
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Stick : STAB
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Oil and vinegar, maybe : MARINADE
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Good looker? : ANALYZER
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Yellow cotton trousers : NANKEENS
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First name in the Gospels : PONTIUS
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Get the goods : SHOP
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Conceive : IDEATE
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They're the pits : NADIRS
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Opposite of quell : STIRUP
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Magician's monologue : PATTER
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It may house the speaker : STEREO
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It comes from the heart : PULSE
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Future queen? : PAWN
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Eng. award : OBE
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Satisfied : MET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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