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New York Times, Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1024 ( 18,613 )

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Across
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Choreographer Ailey : ALVIN
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Highchair feature : TRAY
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Love handles, essentially : FLAB
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Capital near 0° latitude : QUITO
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All-knowing : WISE
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See red : RAGE
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Kind of renewal : URBAN
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Letters from Athens : ETAS
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Halo, e.g. : AURA
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White House nickname : IKE
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Underground commuter : STRAPHANGER
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Resting on : ATOP
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Was restless : ITCHED
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One who'll give you fits : TAILOR
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Oft-impersonated one : ELVIS
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Speaker's woe : STREPTHROAT
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Pal for Pierre : AMI
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"Rag Mop" singers the ___ Brothers : AMES
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Popular card game : UNO
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It can be cast : IRON
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Curtain holder : ROD
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Cause of erosion, maybe : STRIPMINING
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Upholstery fabric : TOILE
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Outflow's opposite : INTAKE
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Stuff one's face : PIGOUT
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Snack in a stack : OREO
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Prepare to do some barbering : STROPARAZOR
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Write quickly : JOT
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It falls hard : HAIL
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Verne hero : NEMO
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Hose shade : TAUPE
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Downwind, nautically : ALEE
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Privy to : INON
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Book end? : INDEX
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Popular Microsoft software : WORD
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"New" drink of the 80's : COKE
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Bond, for one : AGENT
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Here, in Seville : AQUI
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Hang around unobserved : LURK
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Sensation, slangily : VIBE
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Call ___ day : ITA
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24/7 : NONSTOP
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Pipsqueak : TWERP
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Singer Coolidge : RITA
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Pronto : ASAP
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Where the Talmud is studied : YESHIVA
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They're circulated in Paris : FRANCS
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Roll in the aisles : LAUGH
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Go along (with) : AGREE
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Santa Claus feature : BEARD
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Lawsuit basis : TORT
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Arguing : ATIT
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Pub pints : ALES
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Abdicator of 1917 : TSAR
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Spheric opening? : ATMO
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Really steamed : IRED
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"Sesame Street" regular : ERNIE
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Aerial maneuver : LOOP
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Be a pitcher : HURL
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Diva's delivery : ARIA
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Lama, e.g. : MONK
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"Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
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Enthusiastic about : INTO
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Progresso product : SOUP
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1912 headline name : TITANIC
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Dali contemporary : MIRO
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Sluggishness : INERTIA
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Drove, slangily : TOOLED
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"Oh, come on!" : PSHAW
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Author Calvino : ITALO
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"Jackie Brown" actress Pam : GRIER
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Layer with a hole in it : OZONE
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Where people split : RENO
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In a frenzy : AMOK
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Penultimate book of the Bible : JUDE
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Big tournament : OPEN
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Teleprompter filler : TEXT
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Director Lee : ANG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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