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New York Times, Friday, November 24, 2000

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {K} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1124 ( 18,644 )
Across
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Lawyer on the move? : AMBULANCECHASER
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Householder? : REALESTATEAGENT
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Famed borrower : ENGLISHLANGUAGE
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Part of a floral arrangement : SEPAL
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Geographical abbr. : MTS
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Returns letters? : IRS
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"___ it my best shot" : IGAVE
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Hawks : SELLS
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Film editing technique : WIPE
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Smart figures : IQS
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Eggs : ROE
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The 45th Psalm, e.g. : ODE
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Campaigner for the 2000 G.O.P. presidential nomination : BAUER
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"The Thin Blue Line" director ___ Morris : ERROL
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First name in country music : MERLE
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Foreign cars now made by G.M. : SAABS
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Foundation : BASIS
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Store selection : SIZES
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Police dept. employee : DET
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Nancy in Nancy, e.g. : NOM
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Red or White follower : SOX
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A.L. East team, informally : JAYS
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"B.C.," e.g. : COMIC
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Come and go : RECUR
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Companion : PAL
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"Now do you believe me?" : SEE
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Brat's opposite : ANGEL
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It may be up in the air at an airport : TIMEOFDEPARTURE
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Japanese attack site, June 1942 : ALEUTIANISLANDS
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Where to find compass directions? : GEOMETRYCLASSES
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Father of Harmonia : ARES
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Word on a wall, in the Bible : MENE
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St. Patrick's Day sight : BAGPIPERS
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Unfilled part of a wine cask : ULLAGE
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Girl rescued by Don Juan : LEILA
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Mooncalf : ASS
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Math degree : NTH
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Pacific : CALM
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Divisions politiques : ETATS
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Priest's item : CENSER
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Fairy tale figure : HAG
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Pop sensation Christina : AGUILERA
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Company that launched the Discover card : SEARS
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Some M.I.T. grads : ENGS
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Throughway: Abbr. : RTE
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Through : VIA
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Horse play : EQUUS
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Loamy deposit : LOESS
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Starting place : WOMB
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Piece of one's mind? : IDEA
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Tournament part : SEMIS
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Twiggy broom : BESOM
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Epitome of thinness : RAZOR
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Speed readers : RADARGUNS
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Mind : OBEY
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D-Day craft: Abbr. : LSTS
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Step on it : LINOLEUM
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Devon river : EXE
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Square peg in a round hole : MISFIT
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Revolutionary councils : JUNTAS
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Grandmother's keepsake, maybe : CAMEO
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Sauna siding : CEDAR
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"Cheers" woman : CARLA
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Quite a cache : PILE
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Counting-out bit : EENY
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Mahler's "Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
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Lacking : LESS
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It's game : TAG
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Suffix with Capri : OTE
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Snap : PIC
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Communication for the deaf: Abbr. : ASL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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