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New York Times, Friday, February 11, 2000

1997 New York City mayoral candidate

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 This is puzzle # 50 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times2/11/00 ( No. 18,357 )
Across
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Bahraini V.I.P.'s: Var. : AMEERS
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Kind of atmosphere : CHARGED
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They may be given test runs : LABRATS
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Creator of a bear market? : AAMILNE
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Dorothy Parker had one : #TONGUE
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Man, for one : PRIMATE
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Go for the bronze? : TAN
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Made one : UNIFIED
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Hair stylist's challenge : MOP
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Jim Davis's dog : ODIE
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They're used to fashion models : KITS
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Dog command : COME
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"Uh-uh!" : NOTSO
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They can be fertilized : OVA
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Annoyances : RUBS
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Back in : RETRO
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Chicago suburb : ELMHURST
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"Homage to Sextus Propertius," e.g. : EZRA#POEM
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Good ranch stock? : SIRLOINS
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Sitar accompaniment : TABLA
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"Man in Revolt" author Brunner : EMIL
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Women's org. since 1890 : DAR
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Xenocrates' mentor : PLATO
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2-Down's accessory : CAPE
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Irish export : LACE
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Dying words : ETTU
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It's inflatable : EGO
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Sanford and son : JUNKMEN
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Make 50-Across : TAT
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Turn off completely : DISGUST
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Lead statistic : ATOMIC#
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Rapprochement : ENTENTE
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Dash : PANACHE
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Woman of the future? : SEERESS
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Did a bank job? : LEVEED
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1997 New York City mayoral candidate : AL#TON
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Focus of a bull session? : MATADOR
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Comb rubber : EBONITE
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East extension : ERN
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Brand name with an accent on it : RAGU
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Wow : STUN
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DuPont has one : CAPITALP
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Leporine leapers : HARES
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During : AMID
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Fringe : RIM
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Cosmopolitan competitor : GLAMOUR
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Lays away : ENTOMBS
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Like the divers' end of the pool : DEEPEST
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Watch word : SEIKO
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Sugar or flour purchase : FIVE#SACK
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One of the Costanzas, on "Seinfeld" : ESTELLE
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Fall apart : CRUMBLE
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Soup pasta : ORZO
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Mouth: Prefix : ORI
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Bon ___ : MOT
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Great deal : HEAP
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Some movements : ANDANTES
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Breaks away : SECEDES
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Picture : IMAGINE
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Zinger, maybe : RIPOSTE
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Grating pattern : LATTICE
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Executive's burden : ATTACHE
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Plot differently : REMAP
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In the minority : OUT#ED
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Commits a deadly sin : LUSTS
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Busy time for ministers : JUNE
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Roster abbr. : ETAL
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Zero : NONE
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E.U. country : GER
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Dallas player, briefly : MAV

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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