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New York Times, Tuesday, November 14, 2000

Fictional wizard who studies at Hogwarts

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Quigley.
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© 2000, The New York Times11/14/00 ( No. 18,634 )
Across
1
Exchange : SWAP
5
No longer waiting on the pier : ABOARD
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Watch display, for short : LCD
14
Fictional wizard who studies at Hogwarts : HARRYPOTTER
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Cargo on the Spanish Main : ORO
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Sch. org. : PTA
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According to : PER
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Mining tools : PICKS
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Cushion : PAD
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Miss Hawkins of Dogpatch : SADIE
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Talk a blue streak? : CUSS
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Tree of life locale : EDEN
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Angry dog's response : SNARL
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Stew vegetable : PEA
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Hubbub : ADO
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Quartet after a desertion : TRIO
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Popeye's gal Olive ___ : OYL
39
1956 sci-fi classic : FORBIDDENPLANET
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French article : UNE
45
QB Flutie : DOUG
46
Break bread : EAT
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Old draft initials : SSS
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Partner of dangerous : ARMED
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Baseball's Say Hey Kid : MAYS
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Prefix with plasm : ECTO
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Filmgoer's lure : PROMO
59
Mideast inits. : UAE
60
Air traffic control device : RADAR
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U.S. soldiers : GIS
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Schuss : SKI
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Song from the Beatles' "Abbey Road" : HERECOMESTHESUN
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A foot wide? : EEE
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Convert to McDonald's, the Gap, etc. : AMERICANIZE
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Genetic stuff : RNA
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Serious lack : DEARTH
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Like Latin, today : DEAD
Down
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"Olde" establishment : SHOPPE
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Classified : WANTAD
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Coin-op place : ARCADE
4
Grand ___, Nova Scotia : PRE
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Sleeping disorder : APNEA
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S.A.T.'s : BOARDS
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Gambling spot, in brief : OTB
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The "A" of NATO: Abbr. : ATL
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Enlist again : REUP
10
Eins + zwei : DREI
11
View : LOOKUPON
12
Ocular problem : CROSSEYE
13
Mafia chief : DON
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Pound sounds : YIPS
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1200, on a monument : MCC
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It has no decimal point : INTEGER
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Merit : EARN
27
Ice melter : SALT
29
Apprehend : NAB
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Ready to pluck : RIPE
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"Copacabana" showgirl : LOLA
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___ number on (psyched out) : DIDA
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"P.U.!" cause : ODOR
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It may be kept in a box in the basement : FUSE
40
Like a computer icon : ONSCREEN
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Interstate stopping point : RESTAREA
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Place for trash : DUMP
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PIN requester : ATM
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Loafs : DOGSIT
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Sydney native : AUSSIE
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Japanese gangster group : YAKUZA
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Fished with a net : SEINED
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"___ to Billie Joe" : ODE
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Bandleader Miller : MITCH
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Worker protection grp. : OSHA
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West Point, e.g.: Abbr. : ACAD
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Vatican's locale : ROME
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That girl : HER
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"Give ___ break!" : MEA
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Flub : ERR
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Last part (appropriately) : END

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

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