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New York Times, Tuesday, November 28, 2000

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1128 ( 18,648 )
Across
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Kind of code : ZIP
4
Krypton, e.g. : PLANET
10
Did the crawl, say : SWAM
14
Eddie Cantor's wife : IDA
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Treat with carbon dioxide : AERATE
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Yearn : PINE
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Easter preceder? : NOR
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Fair fare : COTTONCANDY
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"Downtown" singer Petula : CLARK
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One of five : SENSE
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Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
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Smile broadly : BEAM
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End of a #2 : ERASER
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Daydreamer : WOOLGATHERER
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The lot : ALL
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Film star Flynn : ERROL
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Shakers and others : SECTS
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X-ray vision blocker : LEAD
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Fuzzy fruits : KIWIS
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"Beat it!" : SHOO
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Short-straw drawer : LOSER
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Artery problems : CLOTS
48
Barley bristle : AWN
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Well-to-do : SILKSTOCKING
52
Freshman language course : LATINI
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Early late-night host : PAAR
56
Verdi's "___ tu" : ERI
57
Genesis : START
61
Polk's predecessor : TYLER
64
1948 Rosalind Russell film, with "The" : VELVETTOUCH
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Something up the sleeve? : ACE
68
___-European : INDO
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More than dislike : LOATHE
70
Joanne of "Abie's Irish Rose" : DRU
71
This-and-that dish : STEW
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Assumes, as a character : ENDUES
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"Uh-huh" : YUP
Down
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Galvanizing metal : ZINC
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Golden calf : IDOL
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Some plane curves : PARABOLAS
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Parcel : PACKAGE
5
Gorcey of the Dead End Kids : LEO
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Some are performing : ARTS
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Hoopster Archibald : NATE
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Harrow rival : ETON
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More uptight : TENSER
10
Where to sweat it out? : SPA
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Saxes, trumpets and such : WINDS
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"The Giant" of wrestling : ANDRE
13
Mobster Lansky : MEYER
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Largest asteroid : CERES
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Bro., e.g. : REL
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Inflated currency of the 20's : MARK
27
God of war : ARES
28
Washington's Vietnam Memorial, e.g. : WALL
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Grocery stick : OLEO
30
Halloween option : TRICK
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Is helpless with laughter : HOWLS
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George or T. S. : ELIOT
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Gavel wielder : CHAIRLADY
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Burg : TOWN
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Psalm : SONG
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Lucy's partner : DESI
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Cop's cry : STOP
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Dentist's directive : RINSE
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Criticizes harshly : SCATHES
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Teensy : LITTLE
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Mary ___ cosmetics : KAY
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Durable trousers : LEVIS
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Don't exist : ARENT
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España has one : TILDE
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Like ___ of bricks : ATON
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Motorway : ROAD
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South African Peace Nobelist : TUTU
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Neutral color : ECRU
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Start another hitch : REUP
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"I do," for one : VOW
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Friend of Fidel : CHE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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