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New York Times, Saturday, November 4, 2000

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 132 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1104 ( 18,624 )
Across
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Controlling element : JOYSTICK
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Aqua ___ (nitric acid) : FORTIS
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In first place : ATTHETOP
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Situate : ORIENT
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Succeeded : GOTAHEAD
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Country with a bird in its flag : UGANDA
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Brit's oath : GOR
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Little sound : ESTUARY
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Big sound : DIN
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"Alain und ___" (1940 Georg Kaiser play) : ELISE
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Cable inits. since 1988 : TNT
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Word with life or time : REAL
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Bargain-hunter's goal : DEAL
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"The Great Caruso" actress, 1951 : BLYTH
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Mercyhurst College site : ERIE
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60's-70's sports dynasty : UCLA
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Mountain-making process, in geology : OROGENY
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Clobbered : BASHED
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Aaron Burr's birthplace : NEWARK
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Divinity : GODHEAD
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Bark : YELL
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Architect Mies van der ___ : ROHE
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Bawls (out) : REAMS
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Actress Kaminska et al. : IDAS
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Cleared : OKED
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Coll. divisions : YRS
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Rotter's opposite : SAINT
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Three-time Hart Trophy winner : ORR
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Handel masterwork : MESSIAH
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Contest : VIE
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MTV figure : VEEJAY
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Very quickly : INNOTIME
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It gets left behind : ESTATE
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Put away : STOREDUP
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Put away : STOWED
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Unvaried, in a way : TONELESS
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Rough : JAGGED
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"Lord Jim" actor, 1965 : OTOOLE
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Rare-earth oxide : YTTRIA
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___ Na Na : SHA
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Snicker : TEHEE
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Suffix akin to -ese : ITES
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It may be checked, in two senses : COAT
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Mil. assignment : KPDUTY
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Excellent poker hand : FOURTHREES
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Binge : ORGY
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Rugged coastline feature : RIA
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Not so hard : TENDERER
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Scribe's aid : INDIAINK
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Lake Victoria circumnavigator : STANLEY
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Word of opposition : ANTONYM
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Like pedestrians on winter streets, maybe : SLUSHED
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Finery : REGALIA
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Obviously tired : BLEARYEYED
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Hierarchies : LADDERS
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Cuban Revolution name : CHE
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Mouse catcher : OWL
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Den accessory : BOOKREST
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Follow : ADHERETO
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Needle locales : GROOVES
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Court statistic : ASSIST
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Great ___ : DIVIDE
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Hate : ANIMUS
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Saturates : STEEPS
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Strand : SHORE
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Game ender : MATE
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Excited by : INTO
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Shortly : ANON
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Jabber : JAW
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Business card abbr. : TEL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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