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New York Times, Saturday, December 30, 2000

"There's more for your life" sloganeer

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {KQWXZ} This is puzzle # 135 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times12/30/00 ( No. 18,680 )
Across
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Spark : JUMPSTART
10
Up : ASTIR
15
It may have subtitles nowadays : OPERAARIA
16
Conversation piece : PHONE
17
Comparison for some minds : STEELTRAP
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Dividing walls : SEPTA
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Carry : TOTE
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Like tears : SALINE
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Seaman's reference : HER
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Describes : LIMNS
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"Pay ___ mind" : ITNO
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First name in design : EERO
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Cannes heat? : ETE
28
Lingoes : ARGOTS
30
Part of a sitcom sign-off : NANU
31
1984 skating gold medalist Gustafson : SVEN
32
Some exercises : OCTAVES
34
Favor : ESTEEM
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Future ovum : OOCYTE
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Anticipating : AHEADOF
40
Mild complaint : DRAT
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Guffaw : ROAR
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Start over on the farm : RESEED
44
Footwear, informally : MOC
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Attacks riotously : MOBS
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Moments : SECS
49
Condition : SHAPE
51
Southwestern language : UTE
52
Get to work on Time : REDACT
54
Deep blue : ANIL
55
Pro ___ : FORMA
57
Depression phenomenon : BREADLINE
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Sensation : FUROR
60
"Sugar Babies" co-star : ANNMILLER
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Sondheim collaborator on "Gypsy" : STYNE
62
Prepares : GETSREADY
Down
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Push : JOSTLE
2
Capable : UPTOIT
3
Start of a lover's request : MEETME
4
Primp : PREEN
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"Dog Day Afternoon" character : SAL
6
Does loops and knots : TATS
7
Call up to answer charges : ARRAIGN
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Classic theater name : RIALTO
9
Access : TAPINTO
10
Stained glass locale, perhaps : APSE
11
Seaman's reference : SHE
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Not well-balanced : TOPHEAVY
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Revolutionary 1983 creation : INTERNET
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Get excited over? : REAROUSE
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Love, in a way : NOSCORE
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Put away : SAVED
26
Pass : ENACT
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Compunction : REMORSE
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"There's more for your life" sloganeer : SEARS
33
Horned critters : TOADS
34
Flap covers : EARMUFFS
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Drawing contest : SHOOTOUT
36
Wintergreen fruit : TEABERRY
39
Strapped-on item : FEEDBAG
40
Rocket maneuver : DESCENT
43
Games expert John : SCARNE
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1898 battle site : MANILA
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Suggested : OPINED
46
Waldorf salad ingredient : CELERY
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England's renowned ___ Orchestra : HALLE
52
Hardly seen : RARE
53
Caps on the Clyde : TAMS
56
Calendar abbr. : MON
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Person in command: Abbr. : DIR

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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