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SPELLING EBAY

New York Times, Sunday, October 29, 2000

Author:
Karen Hodge
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen Young Bonin

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Bonin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1029 ( 18,618 )
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Track specialist : MILER
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Steel braces with right-angle bends : LBARS
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Not reacting : INERT
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Where a sock may go? : JAW
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It may be pitted : OLIVE
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One way to run : AMUCK
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Marisa of "Slums of Beverly Hills" : TOMEI
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Japanese band? : OBI
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Inside look at a Theban king? : OEDIPUSXRAY
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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Secant's reciprocal: Abbr. : COS
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What some scouts seek : TALENT
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Busboy's job, sometimes? : ASHTRAYPICKUP
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Wastes : SLAYS
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Like some picture frames : OVAL
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Flings : CASTS
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Tower in the water : TUG
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Kernel's cover : SEEDCOAT
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Wharton offerings: Abbr. : MBAS
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"Yippee!," e.g. : WHOOP
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"Take ___ at this!" : ALOOK
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Fencing match inspection? : EPEECHECK
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What a really outlandish claim may be? : OUTREORFALSE
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Song of "Salome" : ARIA
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Kid's cry : BAA
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Young hogs : SHOATS
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Palazzo Madama locale : TURIN
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Prepare to wash, perhaps : SORT
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Master of Bach suites : CASALS
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Precious strings : STRAD
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Spread : SPLAY
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What a timid actor might do as a pirate? : PILLAGEANDUNDERPLAY
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Some people weave on them : LANES
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Secular clergy members : ABBES
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Married Madrileña : SENORA
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Bar figures: Abbr. : ATTS
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Aquafresh alternative : GLEEM
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Beat : BESTED
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A carrier has one: Abbr. : RTE
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Cuba libre ingredient : COLA
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Amazed exclamations from bullfight spectators? : OLEANDBEHOLD
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Ventilation duct? : AIRWAYOUT
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Monteverdi title character : ORFEO
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Where piasters are currency : SYRIA
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Promptness prompter : ASAP
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Loiters : HANGSOUT
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"That's great news!" : YAY
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Encapsulated observation : ADAGE
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More than a nip : SWIG
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Mystery writer Marsh : NGAIO
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Home games for the San Francisco Giants? : BASEBALLATBAY
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Cast : HURLED
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Novelist Radcliffe : ANN
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Willow rod : OSIER
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Take orders from Lloyd? : OBEYBRIDGES
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Chinese philosopher Mo-___ : TZE
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Baby hooter : OWLET
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"This is ___ new to me!" : ALLSO
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See 86-Down : SIGNS
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Canal site : EAR
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"Isabella" poet : KEATS
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Where to see an advert : TELLY
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"Steppenwolf" author : HESSE
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Jane Smiley best seller : MOO
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"Why should ___ you?" : ILET
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"___ Rose" (song from "The Music Man") : LIDA
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They may be necessary : EVILS
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Drive away : REPEL
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The recent past : LASTYEAR
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Brand of racing bikes : BMX
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A psychic may sense it : AURA
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Some TV's and VCR's : RCAS
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Lifting devices hung from helicopters : SKYHOOKS
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Echo : ITERATE
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Not putting on any weight : NOCAL
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"Little" girl in "David Copperfield" : EMLY
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Get as a result : REAP
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World's highest large lake : TITICACA
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Athletic types : JOCKS
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Not just up : ABOUT
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Slender traces : WISPS
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Actress Merkel and others : UNAS
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Dam builders: Abbr. : TVA
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Bills, e.g. : CASH
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Starter starter? : SELF
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Rare bills : TWOS
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"Nothin' doin' " : UHUH
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Don't skip : GOTO
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Like some trauma patients : DOA
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Marine off. : COL
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Connecticut city : MERIDEN
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Hippie gathering of a sort : BEIN
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Future presenters, in the past : ORACLES
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Spots for bees : PETALS
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March event, in more ways than one : PARADE
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"The Hot Zone" topic : EBOLA
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Hall-of-Fame announcer Harry : CARAY
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Steely Dan's "___ Lied" : KATY
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Peak in Greek myth : OSSA
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Famous dying words : ETTU
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Some burial vessels : URNS
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Ostentatious : SPLASHY
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Running full speed : AGALLOP
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"Hogan's Heroes" corporal : LEBEAU
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"Quién ___?" ("Who knows?") : SABE
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Radical 1960's grp. : SDS
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Tears : SPREES
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Singer LaBelle : PATTI
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Bury : INTER
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Ned Land's rescuer : NEMO
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Pitcher ___ Nen : ROBB
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1814 Byron poem : LARA
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"The Third of May" painter : GOYA
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John Major, e.g. : TORY
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"Imperfect Sympathies" essayist : ELIA
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Time to attack : DDAY
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It has precedents : CASEBOOK
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Large-oared craft on a ship : LONGBOAT
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.0000001 joule : ERG
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Military branches: Abbr. : AFS
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With 121-Across, they're bright on Broadway : NEON
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Often-poked pitchman : DOUGHBOY
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Carry on : WAGE
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Foils : THWARTS
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River isle : AIT
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Bull: Prefix : TAUR
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Weaken : ABATE
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"Who's the Boss?" co-star : DANZA
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Former Screen Actors Guild president : ASNER
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February forecast, perhaps : SLEET
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The lucky ones? : IRISH
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Nostalgia stimulus : OLDIE
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"... mercy on such ___": Kipling : ASWE
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Reader's Digest co-founder Wallace : LILA
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Fit : ABLE
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Give a hoot : YELL
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Food for snakes : EGGS
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Studies : DENS
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Fashion inits. : YSL
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Course setting: Abbr. : SSE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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