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New York Times, Sunday, November 5, 2000

Author:
Michael S. Maurer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael S. Maurer

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 144, Blocks: 77 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1105 ( 18,625 )
Across
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Headliner : STAR
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Where a stranger may be taken in : HOSPICE
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Wall Street activity : TRADING
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Attire : HABIT
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Authorize : ENTITLE
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Picture receivers : RETINAE
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Football's ___ Bowl : ALAMO
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Partner of 60-Across : FEATHER
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Classic answer to "Where's your homework?" : ILOSTIT
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People with a poll position? : VOTERS
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Doughy : ASHEN
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Put on : GAIN
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Clockmaker ___ Terry : ELI
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From Okla. City to Tulsa : ENE
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Irritable : TETCHY
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Where the monkey-puzzle tree grows : CHILE
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Once, once : ERST
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Part of a wedding reception : TOAST
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Wrathful one in a "Star Trek" sequel : KHAN
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Dash : VIM
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Where a hockey team has the advantage : HOMEICE
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Bearded, in a way : AWNED
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Hanukkah centerpiece : MENORAH
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"The Tempest" king : ALONSO
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Partner of 76-Across : DRIED
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Songbird : REDSTART
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Where Solomon's navy was built : REDSEA
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Go by bus : RIDE
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Partner of 88-Across : SET
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Makes waves? : PERMS
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To be, in old Rome : ESSE
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Dug, in a way : SPADED
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Partner of 24-Across : TAR
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Partner of 108-Across : ADAY
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Wild West transport : STAGE
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Make true : ALIGN
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Take on : HIRE
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Call for help : SOS
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1972 Olympics site : MUNICH
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Actress Gershon : GINA
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Partner of 29-Down : TONIC
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Partner of 51-Across : CUT
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Connectors appropriate to this puzzle : ANDS
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Deserved : EARNED
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More than admire : MARVELAT
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Introduction : PROEM
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Filch : THIEVE
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Like some church statements : CREEDAL
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"Cabaret" director : FOSSE
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Song parts : STANZAS
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Flock tender, for short : REV
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Partner of 55-Across : WASH
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Earthlike shape : GEOID
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Partner of 115-Across : PINS
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End early : ABORT
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Not as aloof : WARMER
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Masterpiece : GEM
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John ___ Lennon : ONO
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Family : CLAN
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Declaration of Independence signee : PAINE
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Rush : SCURRY
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Precook : PARBOIL
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Partner of 61-Across : FOREVER
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On-line group : USERS
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Wild : UNTAMED
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Dyemaking chemical : ANILINE
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Just not done : TABOO
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They go around in the kitchen : PEELERS
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Partner of 90-Across : NEEDLES
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Bit of greenery : FERN
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Partner of 79-Down : SHAVE
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It may connect a limb to a branch : TALON
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Ease : ABATE
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Frost : RIME
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Nickname in adult publishing : HEF
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Like an hour-long play, perhaps : ONEACT
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Hide : STASH
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Like many adages : PITHY
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Jackie Wilson's "Am ___ Man" : ITHE
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Came to grips with? : CLENCHED
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Suffix with sonnet : EER
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Partner of 98-Down : TRIAL
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Saying "aah," perhaps : RELIEVED
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Piles : ATON
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Put down, to Puff Daddy : DIS
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Ensepulcher : INTER
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Catches but good : NAILS
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Partner of 101-Down : GETIT
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Partner of 41-Down : TORTOISE
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Beach area : SEACOAST
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Partner of 75-Across : GIN
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Lao-___ : TSE
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Kept : HAD
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Was a bad player, perhaps : EMOTED
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Ex-lax? : TENSE
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Injured sneakily : KNEED
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Harness : INSPAN
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Partner of 20-Down : HARE
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Shouts to toreadors : OLES
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Up-to-date dressers : MODS
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Superlatively Saharan : ARIDEST
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Partner of 85-Down : WIDE
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Kind of unit : METRIC
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Hard to find, to Hadrian : RARA
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Kind of unit : ARMY
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Alts. : HTS
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Protract : DRAGOUT
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Flaubert style : REALISM
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One who envies the sitter? : STANDEE
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Pioneer in probability : PASCAL
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Withdraw : SECEDE
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Rundown areas : GHETTOES
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Frost : HOAR
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Message starter : INRE
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Kansas and Kentucky : RIVERS
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Sedgy stretch : MARSH
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Juan's ones : UNOS
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Tough job : GRIND
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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St. Petersburg's river : NEVA
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Thirst quenchers : ADES
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HBO alternative : TMC
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Partner of 1-Down : AHAIRCUT
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Necklace pendant : LAVALIER
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Put off : POSTPONE
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Partner of 45-Down : FAR
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School yr. part : SEM
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Didn't just place : WON
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"The Third Man" author : GREENE
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Easy catch : POPUP
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Cockamamie : INANE
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Rio Grande do ___ (Natal's state) : NORTE
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Gets bare on top : BALDS
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Handle : WIELD
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Part of the ear : ANVIL
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Loon's cousin : GREBE
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Partner of 12-Down : ERROR
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Biblical words repeated after "O Absalom" : MYSON
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Partner of 18-Down : COME
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Two-time Indy winner Luyendyk : ARIE
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Flyboy's org. : USAF
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___ masqué : BAL
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Shoot the breeze? : FAN
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Attorney's object : RES

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

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