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New York Times, Monday, November 20, 2000

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BFQVWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1120 ( 18,640 )
Across
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Fraud : SHAM
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"Citizen ___" : KANE
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Fourth Estate : PRESS
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___ sapiens : HOMO
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Utopia : EDEN
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Camel's stopping place : OASIS
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Condo, to a real estate agent : UNIT
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D.E.A. agent : NARC
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___ Remus : UNCLE
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"Forget about it!" : NOTHINGDOING
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Give it a whirl : TRY
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Miss-named? : NEE
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Experience : UNDERGO
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100% : ALL
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Greek god of war : ARES
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Parabola : ARC
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Terrible twos, for one : PHASE
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Polaroid : SNAP
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Free throw avg., e.g. : STAT
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What a sneaky person might have : SOMETHINGTOHIDE
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Where Indians live : ASIA
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Female friend, in France : AMIE
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Rule the ___ : ROOST
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Guitarist Paul : LES
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Sherlock Holmes item : PIPE
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El ___ (Spanish hero) : CID
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The eyes have it : MASCARA
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Newsman Rather : DAN
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Tire meas. : PSI
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Extreme laissez-faire : ANYTHINGGOES
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Japanese fighter : NINJA
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New Rochelle college : IONA
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Jungle swingers : APES
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Hatred : ODIUM
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What Vassar became in 1968 : COED
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Expert : GURU
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Designer Karan : DONNA
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Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
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Church recess : APSE
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Railroad switch : SHUNT
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Kind of society : HONOR
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Friendly relations : AMITY
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Cocoon contents : MOTH
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Place to retrieve a retriever? : KENNEL
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"Don't cry over spilt milk," e.g. : ADAGE
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Dweeb : NERD
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Spur on : ENCOURAGE
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British coins : POUNDS
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Where the deer and the antelope play : RANGE
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PC key : ESC
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The "S" in R.S.V.P. : SIL
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U-turn from NNW : SSE
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Estuary : INLET
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Bungling : INEPT
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2:1 or 3:2 : RATIO
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Alumni : GRADS
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Merger of two barbershop groups : OCTET
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Out of port : ASEA
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Photographer Leibovitz : ANNIE
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It might begin "O Lord" : PSALM
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Old Testament book : HOSEA
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Out of order : AMISS
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Like-minded : SIMPATICO
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Like horse's feet : SHOD
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Gorillalike : HAIRY
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Rocket gasket : ORING
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Kind of hat : PANAMA
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Where the Yukon is : CANADA
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Spicy cuisine : CAJUN
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24-hour eatery, maybe : DINER
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Easy-to-catch hit : POPUP
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Prognosticators : SEERS
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One of Us? : ISSUE
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Golf goof : HOOK
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Crazy : GAGA
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"Yes" signal : NOD
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"Yes," at a wedding : IDO
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Diarist Anaïs : NIN

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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