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New York Times, Wednesday, October 4, 2000

Author:
Adam Cohen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Adam Cohen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVWX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1004 ( 18,593 )
Across
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Cake with a kick : BABA
5
Lemon locale? : CARLOT
11
Freestyle musical performance : JAM
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Cousins of kiwis : EMUS
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Pricing word : APIECE
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El Dorado's lure : ORO
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Airplane for a rock singer? : FIGHTERJETT
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Pinch, in a way : NAB
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Currently plentiful : INSEASON
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Scrum game : RUGBY
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Playpen item : TOY
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When repeated, a 1953 Cole Porter musical : CAN
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Comparative word : THAN
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Medical supplies for a chanteuse? : FIRSTAIDKITT
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Argus-eyed : ALERT
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Trolley predecessor : HORSECAR
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Guitarist Hendrix : JIMI
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Scrape together : RAISE
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Slight : MERE
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Certain erratum : OMISSION
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Use an atomizer : SPRAY
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Cooking area for an actor? : BARBECUEPITT
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Bush spokesman Fleischer : ARI
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Hero : SUB
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Lost : ATSEA
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In an unharmonious way : ATONALLY
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"How dumb of me!" : DOH
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Place for a senator's car? : PARKINGLOTT
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Last in a series : ZEE
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"Seinfeld" role : ELAINE
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End-of-performance call : MORE
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Conductor ___-Pekka Salonen : ESA
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Communicated like Marlee Matlin : SIGNED
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Where people shape up : SPAS
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Seem suitable for : BEFIT
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___ acid : AMINO
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1991 gangster role for Warren Beatty : BUGSY
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Queens stadium name : ASHE
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Kind of salad : CAESAR
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Green perimeters : APRONS
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Rembrandt van ___ : RIJN
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Writer Harper : LEE
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Pumpkin time: Abbr. : OCT
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Quaternities : TETRADS
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"Fanny" novelist : JONG
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Kaffiyeh wearer : ARAB
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___ Dick : MOBY
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Understood : TACIT
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Disheveled : UNKEMPT
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Santa Fe Trail town : TAOS
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Take on : HIRE
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Invention spawned by a pie tin : FRISBEE
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Yours, once : THINE
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Patisserie employee : ICER
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Butler's haunt : TARA
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Long basket, in basketball slang : TREY
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"Get ___" (1957 hit) : AJOB
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Capital near Callao : LIMA
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Literally, "commander" : EMIR
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Costa ___ : RICA
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Hot month in Québec : AOUT
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Colorful wraps : SERAPES
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Apiarist's woe : STING
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Copper coating: Var. : PATINE
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Decreased? : IRONED
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America's Cup entrant : SLOOP
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Extreme : ULTRA
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They're committed to memory : BYTES
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Cabinetmaker's tool : ADZE
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11 to 20, for some counters : TOES
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Queens stadium name : SHEA
54
Comparable : AKIN
55
Handouts : ALMS
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Ring master? : ALI
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Joplin specialty : RAG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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