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New York Times, Monday, November 27, 2000

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Marjorie Berg
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
97/3/200011/14/20053
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0900000
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.57000
Marjorie Berg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 64 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Berg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1127 ( 18,647 )
Across
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Starts of card games : DEALS
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Tree in Miami : PALM
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"Dear" advice-giver : ABBY
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Sing the praises of : EXTOL
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Pavarotti piece : ARIA
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Ripsnorter : LULU
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Distasteful dose : BITTERPILL
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Catchall abbr. : ETAL
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Hogs' home : STY
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Checked out : EYED
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Hate with a passion : LOATHE
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Practice in the ring : SPAR
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Wipe out : ERASE
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Irish capital : DUBLIN
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Partridge's perch, in song : PEARTREE
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Refrigerator gas : FREON
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___ and all : WARTS
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Undergrad degrees: Abbr. : BAS
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Lo-cal : LITE
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Actress Day : DORIS
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College entrance exams : SATS
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Play a role : ACT
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Cole Porter title city : PAREE
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Actress Roberts : JULIA
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Deep-sea diver's distress : THEBENDS
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Not innocent : GUILTY
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Cox of "Total Recall" : RONNY
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Cartoonist Walker : MORT
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___-on-the-spot : JOHNNY
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Walkman maker : SONY
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Food additive : MSG
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The "A" of Chester A. Arthur : ALAN
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Part of a breakfast stack : BATTERCAKE
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Two-thirds of the Belmont Stakes : MILE
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Cousin of the bassoon : OBOE
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Computer chip maker : INTEL
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Hardly hard : SOFT
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Small boat : YAWL
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Goes at like a beaver : GNAWS
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Young socialites : DEBS
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Way out : EXIT
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Bar member: Abbr. : ATTY
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Realtor's unit : LOT
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Catch some extra Z's : SLEEPIN
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Tribune or Post : PAPER
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Dry as a bone : ARID
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Diamond ___ : LIL
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Shopping center habitués : MALLRATS
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N.Y. Yankees div. : ALEAST
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Turkey type : BUTTERBALL
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Ho-hum : BLAH
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Season to be jolly : YULE
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Meg of "Sleepless in Seattle" : RYAN
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Boat propellers : OARS
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Gin flavor : SLOE
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Spine-tingling : EERIE
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C sharp : DFLAT
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"Vega$" star Robert : URICH
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Spouse, jokingly : BETTERHALF
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Peels : PARES
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1984 Weird Al Yankovic hit : EATIT
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Piece in Harper's : ESSAY
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Long-winded : WORDY
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Irish lad of song : DANNYBOY
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Legal action : SUIT
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Quaker William : PENN
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Patch up, in a way : JURYRIG
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Hat tied under the chin : BONNET
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Used up : GONE
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Roadside stopover : MOTEL
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Photocopier problems : JAMS
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Mishmash : OLIO
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Stash away : STOW
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Spy ___ Hari : MATA
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Slant unfairly : SKEW
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Toothpaste types : GELS
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Lawyers' org. : ABA
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Larry King employer : CNN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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