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New York Times, Friday, October 6, 2000

Author:
Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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1.52700
Harvey Estes
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 60 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1006 ( 18,595 )

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Across
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It may have gone through the mill : PEPPER
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1966 Simon & Garfunkel hit : IAMAROCK
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Unlikely to sermonize : AMORAL
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Didn't leave : STAYEDON
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Flap raisers? : PILOTS
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Desiring callers, perhaps : LONESOME
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Out : ALIBI
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Point of attack? : FANG
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Like some nerves : RAW
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Partner's pay, perhaps : SECONDINCOME
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Them's fighting words : ENGARDE
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Purposeful and efficient : CANDO
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Dear, to Dante : CARO
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Bill, in Bordeaux : BEC
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Offbeat, plus : FAROUT
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Case worker's org.? : ABA
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Sign of trouble : BADOMEN
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Geol., e.g. : SCI
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User of "little gray cells" : POIROT
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Granting grp. : NEA
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Solidifies : SETS
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Vivarin alternative : NODOZ
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Hollywood up-and-comer : STARLET
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Place : COMEINSECOND
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Letters on some lotions : SPF
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Longs : YENS
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One pulling some strings : TUNER
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Charger : WARHORSE
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Fought : STROVE
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"Under a Glass Bell" writer : ANAISNIN
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Candy brand : REESES
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Liking : PENCHANT
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They're taken while waiting : ORDERS
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Old men : PAPAS
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Rousseau novel subtitled "On Education" : EMILE
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Bust : POLICERAID
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Free : PROBONO
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It's vital to life : EATING
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Initials of Jim Hawkins's creator : RLS
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Australia, e.g. : ISLANDCONTINENT
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Now : ATONCE
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Tropical flavor : MANGO
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With 31-Down, bosun's reply : AYE
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Object in court : RES
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Kitchen drawer? : ODOR
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What an out patient may be in : COMA
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Experienced : KNEW
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Let go : FIRED
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Sponge gently : DABAT
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Thom ___ shoes : MCAN
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Canal locale : EAR
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In direct confrontation : NOSETONOSE
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It brings a tear to the eye : DUCT
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Bluesman Spann : OTIS
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See 10-Down : CAPN
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Bug tail? : ABOO
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They may be allayed : FEARS
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Doofus : BOZO
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Wealth : MEANS
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Mythical creature : ROC
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Came by : SECURED
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Greets and seats : SEESIN
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Steno's work : LETTER
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Nora's portrayer in "The Thin Man" : MYRNA
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When some things change : NEVER
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Shift, e.g. : DRESS
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Give and take : SWAP
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Window shopper's buy : PANE
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Middle of an old children's trio : FRAN
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Popular fruit drink : HIC
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Kyrgyz region or its capital : OSH
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B.O. posting : SRO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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