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New York Times, Friday, December 8, 2000

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1208 ( 18,658 )

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Across
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Sang-froid : APLOMB
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Trio of myth : THEFATES
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"Too Hot" rapper : COOLIO
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Omens : AUGURIES
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Elizabeth I in 1600 : REIGNINGMONARCH
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Mossad member : ISRAELI
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Electricity pioneer Ampère : ANDRE
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Litmus, for one : DYE
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Joint tenant? : FELON
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Fancy party site : YACHT
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Bored by : TIREDOF
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Cuisine that's big on noodles : THAI
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Make a comeback : ANSWER
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Losing proposition? : DIET
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Rock blaster : AMP
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One who's not fully in control : COPILOT
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Flowers named for a Swedish botanist : DAHLIAS
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Dance step : CHA
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Rice pad : DORM
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Diminutive : TEENSY
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Diana of stage and screen : RIGG
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Continue in a parade : MARCHON
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Dumas character : ATHOS
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McKinley's Ohio birthplace : NILES
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Back : AFT
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Alcohol burners : ETNAS
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1993 Tom Stoppard play : ARCADIA
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Cause of some confusion : BUTTERFLYBALLOT
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P.O.W. : INTERNEE
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Get situated : ORIENT
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Lecturers' equipment : POINTERS
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Lead ___ : ASTRAY
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Like thick smoke : ACRID
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Frost lines? : POESY
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River of Orléans : LOIRE
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"Eugene Onegin" mezzo : OLGA
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Dangerous situation : MINEFIELD
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Part of a steamship : BOILERROOM
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Put out, in a way : TAG
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Like many aliens on "Star Trek" : HUMANOID
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"The Hermits" painter Schiele : EGON
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Nova Scotia national park : FUNDY
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Boat's landing place : ARARAT
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Winter driving aid : TIRECHAIN
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Intl. trade inits. : EEC
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Library sound: Var. : SSH
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Christie murder setting : NILE
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Curious : ODD
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P.L.O. rival : HAMAS
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Stewed : TIPSY
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Prefix with light : TWI
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It's a wrap : FEATHERBOA
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West African capital : ACCRA
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Like a rare game : NOHIT
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Insulating tubing : SPAGHETTI
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March time? : THEOSCARS
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Fake tattoo, usually : TRANSFER
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Basketball's ___ Elmore : LEN
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3-D exam : MRI
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Snagged : GOTTEN
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Like some pots : CLAY
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Cartoon canine : SNERT
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"Damn Yankees" co-composer Richard : ADLER
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"Brigadoon" heroine played by Cyd Charisse : FIONA
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Shabby : TATTY
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Composer Thomas : ARNE
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Hit the ground : ALIT
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Marceau's everyman : BIP
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Start for a Spanish count : UNO
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"___ Enfants Terrible" : LES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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