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New York Times, Wednesday, October 18, 2000

Author:
Thomas W. Schier
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Thomas W. Schier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Schier. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1018 ( 18,607 )
Across
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Make ___ dash for : AMAD
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Something golden : OLDIE
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See 10-Down : LUCK
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Bare : MERE
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Labor's partner : PARTS
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It may be on a roll : OLEO
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Land of Esau's descendants : EDOM
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Get by coercion : EXACT
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Counterfeiter catchers : TMEN
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Start of a punny definition of 44-Across : SOMEONEWHOIS
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Supermarket checkout gizmos : SCANNERS
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Eddie of the 40's-50's Yankees : LOPAT
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Late Knight : TED
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Like a 44-Across : SELFISH
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Bulgaria's capital : SOFIA
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Verb preceder : NOUN
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Sp. simoleon : PTA
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Middle of the definition : USUALLYMEDEEPIN
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Massage part : PAT
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Cutworm, e.g. : PEST
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Shirley Temple, for one : DRINK
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Subject of this puzzle : EGOTIST
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More, in music : PIU
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Freshen up : RENEW
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Lincoln, physically : BEANPOLE
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End of the definition : CONVERSATION
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"No way!" : UHUH
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Worry greatly : EATAT
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Pelvic bones : ILIA
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See 13-Down : TIKI
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Like a maple leaf : EROSE
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Hole in the wall? : VENT
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It's pointless : EPEE
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Fiber in fake furs : DYNEL
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Old World language : ERSE
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"Don't make ___!" : AMESS
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Red Bordeaux : MEDOC
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It may be picked up at Starbucks : AROMA
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Psychiatric problem : DEMENTIA
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Kicked off : OPENED
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Not so rigid : LAXER
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Prepares to fire : DRAWS
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Longing : ITCH
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Idaho motto starter : ESTO
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With 10-Across, a phrase of good wishes : LOTSOF
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German city on the Danube : ULM
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Lincoln center? : CEE
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With 62-Across, a 1950 best seller : KON
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2000 N.B.A. championship star : ONEAL
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Off one's feed : ILL
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Miss Longstocking : PIPPI
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Actor John or Sean : ASTIN
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Recognize in a nice way : THANK
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Feeder filler : SUET
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Sign off : END
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Apartment 1-A resident, maybe : SUPER
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Inedible orange : OSAGE
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Sleep on it : FUTON
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No, in Novgorod : NYET
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Meditation sounds : OMS
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Music collectibles : LPS
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Patsy's "Absolutely Fabulous" pal : EDINA
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Like a volcano : ERUPTIVE
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Electronics whiz : TECHIE
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W.W. II battle site, for short : IWO
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Cassatt medium : PASTEL
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Chance : BETON
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Leave rubber, in a way : ERASE
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Suez Canal sight : OILER
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Butcher shop buys : LOINS
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Related on the mother's side : ENATE
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Grant basis : NEED
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"Prices ___" : VARY
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Modern-day gas hog : UTE
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61-Across locale : HIP
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It's picked in Hawaii : UKE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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