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New York Times, Monday, November 13, 2000

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1113 ( 18,633 )

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Across
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Poker variety : STUD
5
Shape of the president's office : OVAL
9
It might have a Phillips head : SCREW
14
Meddlesome : NOSY
15
___ Scotia : NOVA
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Animal in Qantas ads : KOALA
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Disturbs : UNSETTLES
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Tray containing work to do : INBOX
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One who looks up when someone yells "duck!"? : BIRDWATCHER
22
Gibbon, e.g. : APE
23
Photo ___ (media events) : OPS
24
Cites : QUOTES
26
Wine order : CARAFE
30
Mock : TAUNT
32
Tequila source : AGAVE
33
Spanish "ayes" : SISI
34
Move like goo : OOZE
38
Famous 52-Across : REVERENDSPOONER
41
Santa's team, e.g. : DEER
42
Horse color : ROAN
43
Group of ships : FLEET
44
Fish with a net : TRAWL
46
"I beg of you" : PLEASE
47
Frequent fliers : JETSET
50
"I get it!" : AHA
51
D.C.'s Pennsylvania ___ : AVE
52
20-Across, to 38-Across : WORDBOTCHER
59
Mazda model : MIATA
61
"Fame" singer : IRENECARA
62
More dishonorable : BASER
63
Put one's two cents in? : ANTE
64
Pre-Communist Russian ruler : CZAR
65
Golfer Sam : SNEAD
66
What "L" stands for in box scores : LOSS
67
Townshend of the Who : PETE
Down
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Rudely overlook : SNUB
2
"Beloved" author Morrison : TONI
3
Russia was part of it: Abbr. : USSR
4
Like Easter eggs : DYED
5
Recorded : ONTAPE
6
Battery units : VOLTS
7
With: Fr. : AVEC
8
Mascara site : LASH
9
Vail trail : SKIRUN
10
Prisoner : CON
11
Morocco's capital : RABAT
12
Secretly run off together : ELOPE
13
Polishes, as a car : WAXES
18
Half-price ticket : TWOFER
21
Provide with gear : EQUIP
25
"My Favorite Year" star : OTOOLE
26
Jack or ten : CARD
27
Writer James : AGEE
28
Great review : RAVE
29
Turns aside : AVERTS
30
Kind of wave : TIDAL
31
Org. : ASSN
33
Falling flakes : SNOW
35
Draftable : ONEA
36
Marks of Zorro : ZEES
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Art Deco artist : ERTE
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Love poet's Muse : ERATO
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Recently : OFLATE
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Wanted poster word : REWARD
46
Calls : PHONES
47
Door parts : JAMBS
48
Brand of water : EVIAN
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Make fun of : TEASE
50
Helps with the getaway car, perhaps : ABETS
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Coin of Iran : RIAL
54
The first James Bond film : DRNO
55
3-Down, in 3-Down : CCCP
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Demean, as pledges : HAZE
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Steak order : RARE
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Drink "for two" : TEA

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

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