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New York Times, Saturday, February 12, 2000

When said three times, a 1938 Cole Porter tune

Author:
Dave Tuller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dave Tuller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {GJQVZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Tuller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times2/12/00 ( No. 18,358 )

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Across
1
"Tobermory" writer : SAKI
5
Reason to wear a hat : BADHAIRDAY
15
Alamance County college : ELON
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Operating room assistant : SCRUBNURSE
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One greeted with a "howdy" : PARD
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Muumuu, e.g. : HOUSEDRESS
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Where elders grow older? : TREEFARM
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Old West command : DRAW
22
Pioneer in Surrealism : MAXERNST
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Military supply route of the 40's : ALCAN
27
Tube top : CAP
28
Big name in home selling : ERA
30
Longtime Met basso Berberian : ARA
31
Schindler of "Schindler's List" : OSKAR
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Laundry item : STEAMIRON
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Cursed : SWOREAT
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Highlight : SHINEON
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Get ready to forward : READDRESS
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Like Manhattan clam chowder : THYMY
43
Trouble : ILL
44
Pride : lion :: clowder : ___ : CAT
45
Abbr. found in directions : RTE
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C-___ : CLAMP
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Port Stanley locale : LAKEERIE
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Braddock beat him to become heavyweight champ : BAER
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Tiger Beat topic : TEENIDOL
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Unfathomably long time : ETERNITIES
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Account : TALE
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Tentacled creature : SEAANEMONE
62
___ Valley Conference : OHIO
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They get people talking : PARTYLINES
64
Legendary fliers : ROCS
Down
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Number after six : SEPT
2
Eye-opener? : ALARM
3
Divided land : KOREA
4
Speaker's prop : INDEXCARD
5
C substitute : BSHARP
6
Item buried in a lawn : ACORN
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It's used to make rolls : DRUMSET
8
Czech martyr Jan : HUS
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Lying, maybe : ABED
10
Chief Vedic god : INDRA
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Like 63-Across, usually : RURAL
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Sitcom star since 1995 : DREWCAREY
13
Lunkhead : ASS
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When said three times, a 1938 Cole Porter tune : YES
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Intimidating : FEARED
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Lock : TRESS
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"___ Without Windows" (1964 Broadway song) : AROOM
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Help around the house : NANNY
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"That's nice" : AAH
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"Hamlet" courtier : OSRIC
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Great : SWELL
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Certain airline symbol : KOALABEAR
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Lift : STEAL
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Hand-holder : MITTEN
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Person who has it coming : INHERITOR
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Cyclometer measurement : ARC
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Post : STATION
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Hershey Foods brand : REESES
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French Revolution leader : MARAT
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Lincoln's place : PENNY
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"The Secret of the Old Clock" author : KEENE
51
Part of an address before and after "Falls" : IDAHO
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Ancient Greek dialect: Var. : EOLIC
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Cambodian money : RIEL
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Fire sign people : LEOS
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A way to know : ESP
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Kind of service : TEA
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1979 nuclear accident site: Abbr. : TMI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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