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New York Times, Saturday, November 18, 2000

Nat King Cole's "___ Things Money Can't Buy"

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 133 for Mr. Norris.
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© 2000, The New York Times11/18/00 ( No. 18,638 )
Across
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Holdup : BANKJOB
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Folded : CREASED
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Not varied at all : ONENOTE
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Good reception : WELCOME
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Where some jams are made : STREETS
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It may be stuck in a corner : PUSHPIN
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Put away : SAVED
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Nat King Cole's "___ Things Money Can't Buy" : THOSE
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N.F.L. positions: Abbr. : RTS
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Sister of Ares : ERIS
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Early statistical software : DBASE
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1970's baseball All-Star Colbert : NATE
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Study : DEN
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Designer who popularized the miniskirt : QUANT
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1930's-40's Czech president : BENES
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Aftermaths : SEQUELS
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Pete Fountain collaborator : ALHIRT
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Challenge : TALLORDER
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Derelict : REMISS
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Part of a score : MEASURE
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Opening in the Mideast? : ALEPH
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Lemon, maybe : SCENT
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Speaker's no-nos : UMS
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Fix : MESS
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Balbo of the Black Shirt Militia : ITALO
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"Power Lunch" network : CNBC
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Step : PAS
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Sore spots? : SCABS
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Collection of Hindu truths : SUTRA
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Shrubs of the heath family : AZALEAS
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Hand : OVATION
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Honky-tonk : RAGTIME
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Extemporizes : FAKESIT
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Locks out of a tower, in a fairy tale : TRESSES
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Anew : FRESHLY
Down
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Directed : BOSSED
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Star in Scorpius : ANTARES
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Soothing medicine : NERVINE
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Cap locales : KNEES
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Baseball immortal, familiarly : JOED
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Baseball immortal : OTT
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Golf competition : BESTBALL
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Campus in Brookville, L.I. : CWPOST
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Be efficient with : REUSE
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In addition : ELSE
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Katzenjammer cry : ACH
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Higher-ups? : SOPRANI
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One with issues? : EMITTER
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Least bright : DENSEST
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Central Park sight : HANSOMCAB
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Some showdowns : DUELS
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"Toward Freedom" autobiographer : NEHRU
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Repress : QUASH
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Like a friar's food : BLEST
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Sticks in a cabinet : QTIPS
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Town in a 1945 Pulitzer winner : ADANO
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Recites with ease : REELSOFF
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Barricade : RAMPART
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Dartmouth founder Wheelock : ELEAZAR
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Bottle contents, maybe : MESSAGE
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Scrawny : RUNTISH
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Involve : EMBROIL
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Failures to move : STASES
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Less than needed : SCANTY
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Part of an ancient trio : ICAME
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Affected modesty, with "the" : CUTES
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Evening hour, in Madrid : SEIS
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Consideration : SAKE
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U.S.N. officers : LTS
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Nonstandard: Abbr. : VAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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