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New York Times, Wednesday, November 15, 2000

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1115 ( 18,635 )
Across
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Where "48 Hours" airs : CBS
4
Weapon since 1952 : HBOMB
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Muppet grouch : OSCAR
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Overdramatic one : HAM
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Brian of figure skating : ORSER
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Smorgasbord : FEAST
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Agreement at sea : AYE
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Test format : TRUEORFALSE
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Loggers' contest : ROLEO
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Tie-up : SNARL
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Test format : MULTIPLECHOICE
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Lily palliative : ALOE
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True inner self : ANIMA
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Certain horse race : TROT
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Like some vows or cows : SACRED
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Fresca rival : TAB
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Custom auto accessories : RIMS
40
Test format : ESSAY
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Screen : VEIL
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Wyo. neighbor : IDA
43
Manually : BYHAND
44
Barely run, as an engine : IDLE
45
Beat poetry accompaniment : BONGO
47
"Ta-ta!" : CIAO
49
Test format : FILLINTHEBLANK
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Actor Davis : OSSIE
57
Of durable wood : OAKEN
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Test format : SHORTANSWER
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Regret royally : RUE
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Like ghost sightings : EERIE
65
"Adam Bede" author : ELIOT
66
Roman mouths : ORA
67
Cloudless : CLEAR
68
Lending figures : RATES
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Go-ahead, maybe : NOD
Down
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Talisman : CHARM
2
Sluggish water : BAYOU
3
One of the senses : SMELL
4
Masseur's unguent : HOTOIL
5
"I'm freezing!" : BRR
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Big Ten sch. : OSU
7
1980's Attorney General : MEESE
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Maker of big bucks : BRONC
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Where the adventurous drive : OFFROAD
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Securely fasten : SEALIN
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Baltimore's Ripken : CAL
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Doofus : ASS
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Thruway: Abbr. : RTE
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Cheer from the stands : RAH
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Les ___-Unis : ETATS
24
Actress Parker ___ : POSEY
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It might prevent a boxer from getting into a fight : LEASH
26
Put in a bibliography, say : CITED
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Cybermissives : EMAIL
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Qualified : ABLE
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Chicago daily, familiarly : TRIB
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Free from : RIDOF
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Certain Bedouin : OMANI
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Secessionists, initially : CSA
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Hacienda : RANCH
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Vocalist Gorme : EYDIE
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Cousin of a cello : VIOLA
43
Fortify : BOLSTER
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"All in the Family" role : GLORIA
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Cancels, as a moonshot : ABORTS
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"This ___ bust!" : ISA
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3Com Park player : NINER
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Electronics pioneer Nikola : TESLA
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Canton neighbor : AKRON
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Prefix with surgeon : NEURO
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Massage : KNEAD
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Dry, in Napa : SEC
59
Norse underworld queen : HEL
60
Seam content : ORE
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Funnyman : WIT
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Want-ad letters : EOE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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