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New York Times, Thursday, November 16, 2000

Answer that's an example of itself

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52700
Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 64 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Estes.
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© 2000, The New York Times11/16/00 ( No. 18,636 )
Across
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Not a part of from the start : ADOPTED
8
Extra : SURPLUS
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"South Pacific" song : BALIHAI
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Like some shares : PRORATA
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Exclamatory actor? : BYGEORGECLOONEY
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Surf sound : ROAR
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Naldi of the Ziegfeld Follies : NITA
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Makes a switch : SWAPS
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Big-chinned chinner : LENO
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Sot's woe : DTS
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Comparatively plenty : AMPLER
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L.A. Clippers are in it : NBA
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Physique, informally : BOD
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Mawkish : GOOEY
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Kind of diet : SCARSDALE
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Exclamatory best-selling author? : GREATSCOTTTUROW
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Owing money : INTHEHOLE
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Love lots : ADORE
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Suffix with count : ESS
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Mousehawk : OWL
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Hot : TRENDY
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Old New Yorker cartoonist Hoff : SYD
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Furry "Star Wars" creature : EWOK
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Utter : STATE
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Old-time oath : EGAD
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Become unhinged : SNAP
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Exclamatory basketball star? : HOLYMOSESMALONE
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Hex halters : AMULETS
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Coach Joe of Penn State : PATERNO
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Ticket stub, sometimes : MEMENTO
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Hardly a person for all seasons : SNOWMAN
Down
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Answer that's an example of itself : ABBR
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Belafonte song opener : DAYO
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One of Chekhov's Three Sisters : OLGA
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Sloop slip : PIER
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Howe'er : THO
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Breadwinner : EARNER
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Cook's exhortation : DIGIN
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Watchdog org.? : SPCA
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WWW address : URL
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Sparrow's spot : ROOST
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Bows : PROWS
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Actress Turner : LANA
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Lone Star sch. : UTEP
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Opines : SAYS
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British prep school : ETONCOLLEGE
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1944 battle site : LEYTE
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What shifty eyes do : DART
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Farming major : AGGIE
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Early times : MORNS
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Burns and Allen, e.g. : POETS
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Jacob's first wife : LEAH
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Diminish : BATE
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Man with an estate : BARON
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"What now?!" : OLORD
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Library system pioneer : DEWEY
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Garbage barge : SCOW
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Like a moonscape : STARK
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Bro : DUDE
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Like plow horses : SHOD
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Goodson's game show partner : TODMAN
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Bob, for one : STYLE
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Red Sea nation : YEMEN
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Aristophanes comedy, with "The" : WASPS
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Pillow cover : SHAM
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Voluminous volume : TOME
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Homecoming guest : ALUM
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Petrol brand : ESSO
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Lot : SLEW
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Benchmark : NORM
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"___ and the King" (Foster film) : ANNA
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Lowly laborer : PEON
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Giant of old : OTT
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From ___ Z : ATO

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

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