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New York Times, Saturday, November 25, 2000

Author:
Patrick D. Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 24 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1125 ( 18,645 )
Across
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Folksy greeting : HOWDEDO
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Things to consider : ASPECTS
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Asthmatic's need : INHALER
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Jazzman Jordan : STANLEY
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Liturgical responses : GLORIAS
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Warrior at Thermopylae : PERSIAN
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Snow White's Dwarfs, e.g. : HEPTAD
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Precede : LEADUPTO
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Supply in a nurse's kit : TAPE
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Stigmatize : BRAND
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Incursion : RAID
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Foremen : OVERSEERS
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Solid, in a phrase : FIRMA
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By way of : PER
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Handful : HANK
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Trophy site : MANTEL
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Not being able to stand : DETESTING
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Marks thought to possess occult power : SIGILS
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One of the Ivies : PENN
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Chef's exclamation, perhaps : BAM
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Noted book publisher beginning 1915 : KNOPF
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Where the Magna Carta was signed : RUNNYMEDE
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Dangerous time : IDES
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Intrinsically : PERSE
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Ceremonies : ADOS
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Basis of a scandal, maybe : MISTRESS
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Wimsey's creator : SAYERS
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Crime lord : MAFIOSO
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Lawless land : SOMALIA
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Legislator : ENACTOR
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Lent effort : ATONING
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Worst, hour-wise : DARKEST
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Musical score segment : PASSAGE
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Big sneaker : HIGHTOP
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Off-base : ONLEAVE
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Ludicrous falsehood : WHOPPER
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Fast freshwater fish : DARTER
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"Mrs. Battle's Opinions on Whist" writer : ELIA
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Sponges : DEADBEATS
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Where hearts may be opened: Abbr. : ORS
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Classic nature subjects for Ansel Adams : ASPENS
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Place : STEAD
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Friend on the trail : PARD
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Clinching : ENSURING
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Some newsletter pictures : CLIPART
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Break point at Wimbledon? : TEATIME
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Of church affairs : SYNODAL
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Flowers of the buttercup family : LARKSPURS
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Title hero of a Chateaubriand novel : RENE
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Kind of life : SHELF
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Bottom : FANNY
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Home to General Mills and Hormel : MINNESOTA
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It's cleaned at gas stations : DIPSTICK
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Olympic coup : TENS
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Did illegal casino work : SKIMMED
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Noted Jones : INDIANA
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Is a big success : GOESFAR
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Actress Bonnie of "Die Hard" : BEDELIA
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Like fans : ADORING
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Mail body : MESSAGE
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Building on the beach : RESORT
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Writers of early hieroglyphics : MAYANS
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Sucre lucre : PESOS
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Mechanical course : ROTE
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It follows Joel : AMOS
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Patsy : SAP

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

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