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New York Times, Monday, October 30, 2000

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1030 ( 18,619 )
Across
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Dieter's lunch : SALAD
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Microwave maker : AMANA
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Prefix with owned or occupied : PRE
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Sidekick, south of the border : AMIGO
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Cheapskate : MISER
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Physicists get a charge out of it : ION
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Bureaucrat, say : PAPERPUSHER
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Hallucinogen : LSD
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Sail holder : MAST
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"Dallas" matriarch Miss ___ : ELLIE
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Exit, as a 747 : DEPLANE
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Fur trader : TRAPPER
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U.F.O. crew : ALIENS
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French 101, e.g. : COURSE
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Laughing : RIANT
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Side dish for a hot dog : BEANS
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2-Down members : DRS
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Beach shades : TANS
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Word with tacks or knuckles : BRASS
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One who's swooned over : IDOL
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___-cone : SNO
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Outer pie part : CRUST
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___ Lama : DALAI
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Jolly Roger flier : PIRATE
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Busy person's reading : DIGEST
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Soup cracker : SALTINE
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Kicks out of the country : DEPORTS
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Unrefined : CRASS
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1988 World Series M.V.P. Hershiser : OREL
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At all : ANY
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Wet blanket : PARTYPOOPER
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Be untrustworthy : LIE
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Thrill to death : ELATE
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Thomas of "That Girl" : MARLO
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Pay-___-view : PER
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Boot camp experience : RIGOR
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Came up : AROSE
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Tree juice : SAP
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Health grp. : AMA
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Back talk : LIP
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65, say, for retirement : AGE
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Inactive : DORMANT
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Make smile : AMUSE
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Rain forest feature : MIST
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___ Wednesday : ASH
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Born, in Bordeaux : NEE
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Money owed : ARREARS
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Physician, disparagingly : PILLPEDDLER
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Daytime TV host O'Donnell : ROSIE
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Rear-___ (certain accident) : ENDER
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Partner of pots : PANS
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The Beatles' "Revolver," "Abbey Road," etc. : LPS
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Pub pastime : DARTS
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Cuban boat boy Gonzalez : ELIAN
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Tickler of the ivories : PIANOPLAYER
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Periscope piece : LENS
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Creamed chipped beef base : TOAST
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Baseball tally : RUNS
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Discontinue : CEASE
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Savage : BRUTE
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Outdoor dinner : ROAST
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Vent features : SLITS
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Raisin ___ : BRAN
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"Othello" ensign : IAGO
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Refrigerator part : CRISPER
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Graduation handout : DIPLOMA
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The "I" in T.G.I.F. : ITS
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Like Crater Lake : DEEP
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Resell for profit : SCALP
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Golfer Palmer, informally : ARNIE
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Clothesline alternative : DRYER
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Sgt. Snorkel's dog : OTTO
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Ring king : ALI
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Dustcloth : RAG
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Rowboat rower : OAR
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Tennis instructor : PRO
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Overhead trains : ELS
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Precious eggs : ROE

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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