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New York Times, Thursday, December 28, 2000

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 121 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1228 ( 18,678 )
Across
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What this puzzle is designed to elicit : AHS
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N.H.L. Northeast Division player : SABRE
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Chap : BUCKO
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Fun, for short : REC
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"That is to say..." : IMEAN
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Like a nerd : UNHIP
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Bubble maker : AIR
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"Enough rain already!"? : NOAHCOMMENT
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Tax chart divisions : BRACKETS
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Addles : CRAZES
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Certain frosh : PLEBE
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Noodle : BEAN
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Dress for the desert? : SAHARANWRAP
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Infantile outburst : WAH
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Get rid of wrinkles : PRESS
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Not be brave : RUN
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"Primal Fear" star : GERE
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Operetta princess and others : IDAS
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Southern dish : GRITS
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Turnarounds, informally : UIES
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Clone : COPY
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Aragón article : LOS
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Astrological chart divisions : SIGNS
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Hosp. areas : ERS
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Mountain resort famous for its breath mints? : TICTACTAHOE
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Kind of rock : PUNK
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Free-spoken : BLUNT
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As part of a company : ABOARD
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"The Seduction of Joe Tynan" star : ALANALDA
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Departed a sheikdom? : LEFTBAHRAIN
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Natalie Cole hit "___ Love" : OUR
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Certain corn chip : FRITO
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Italy's ___ di Pisa : TORRE
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Salon job : SET
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Side in a debate : ANTIS
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Visual putdown : SNEER
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Pig ___ : STY
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Sheik, e.g. : ARAB
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Child of fortune? : HEIR
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Places for spare parts, maybe : SCRAPHEAPS
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Some pitches : SINKERS
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It multiplies by dividing : AMOEBA
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Licked : BEATEN
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Chorus from the sidelines : RAHS
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Abbr. in a business letter : ENC
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Con's misfortune : BUMRAP
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Frighten : UNMAN
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At the home of : CHEZ
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Biblical herd : KINE
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Selects, with "for" : OPTS
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A whole lot : OCEANS
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Stylish : CLASSY
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Very dry, as wine : BRUT
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Enliven, with "up" : SPICE
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Hot blood : ARDOR
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Hand-holder? : WRIST
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Fast result? : WEIGHTLOSS
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"There ___ free lunches" : ARENO
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"Steppenwolf" author : HESSE
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Vast tropical region of South America : GUIANA
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Baum's good witch : GLINDA
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Firm foundation : ROCK
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Major upset : STUNNER
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Engines with oomph : TURBOS
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With tantaras galore : ABLARE
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Eau ___, Wis. : CLAIRE
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Page of music : PATTI
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Romeo introducer? : ALFA
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Home of the Universal Postal Union : BERN
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"Just for the heck ___..." : OFIT
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Elvis's middle name : ARON
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Two-piece? : DUET
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Too-too : ARTY
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Elevs. : HTS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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