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New York Times, Monday, October 23, 2000

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Marjorie Berg
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon
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97/3/200011/14/20053
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1.57000
Marjorie Berg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 61 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Berg. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Honeydew, e.g. : MELON
6
California wine valley : NAPA
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Spot for an icicle : EAVE
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Off to one side : APART
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Like money to be repaid : OWED
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Mellowed : AGED
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Where Port Jefferson is on Long Island : NORTHSHORE
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Uneven hairdo : SHAG
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Hosp. area for critical cases : ICU
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TV's Donahue : PHIL
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Milan's land : ITALY
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Scold : CHEWOUT
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Barbie, for one : DOLL
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Meadow mother : EWE
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Spot on a dress? : POLKADOT
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Clear the blackboard : ERASE
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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Quick letter : NOTE
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N.F.C. or A.F.C. subgroup : CENTRALDIVISION
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Force that an astronaut feels on earth : ONEG
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Milky Way and 3 Musketeers : BARS
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Dressed to the ___ : NINES
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Disastrous drop : NOSEDIVE
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Former Saudi king ___ Saud : IBN
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Five cents a minute, e.g. : RATE
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Twist of phrase? : ANAGRAM
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Mild, as weather : BALMY
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60's civil rights org. : SNCC
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Devoured : ATE
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Marco Polo crossed it : ASIA
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"M*A*S*H" setting : SOUTHKOREA
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"I've ___ had!" : BEEN
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A fisherman may spin one : TALE
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Actress Tatum : ONEAL
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"Piece of cake!" : EASY
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Macho man : STUD
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1040 and others : FORMS
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Frenzied : MANIC
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Notable period : EPOCH
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Lash ___ of old westerns : LARUE
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Uneaten morsel : ORT
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Ultimate degree : NTHPOWER
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Like a rare baseball game : NOHIT
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Military no-show : AWOL
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Part of m.p.h. : PER
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Fruit drink suffix : ADE
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Home of Michigan State University : EASTLANSING
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___ Khan (Muslim leader) : AGHA
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Calf meat : VEAL
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Nervously irritable : EDGY
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Andrew of "Melrose Place" : SHUE
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Variety : ILK
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1974 World Cup site : WESTGERMANY
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With 44-Down, "Que Sera, Sera" singer : DORIS
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Norwegian king : OLAV
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Man with a mission : PADRE
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Bump off : DOIN
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Oklahoma Indian : OTOE
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Change for a twenty : TENS
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Supply-and-demand subj. : ECON
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Nevada city : RENO
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Hydrocarbon suffixes : ANES
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Work like a dog : SLAVE
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Slightly : ABIT
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Behind : INBACKOF
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See 25-Down : DAY
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Foot division : INCH
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Chipped in chips : ANTED
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Harder to find : RARER
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Mr. T's group : ATEAM
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Military messes : MEALS
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Paul Bunyan's ox : BABE
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On a deck, perhaps : ASEA
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Untruths : LIES
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"Star Trek" navigator : SULU
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Ave. crossers : STS
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Nibble for Dobbin : OAT
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Lennon's widow : ONO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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