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GROOVY KIND OF LOVE

New York Times, Sunday, February 13, 2000

Author:
Bill Zais
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bill Zais

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 146, Blocks: 79 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Zais. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: HEART (Clockwise): 1955 Four Aces hit (and theme of this puzzle)
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0213 ( 18,359 )
Across
1
Keel attachment : MAST
5
Crowd features : FACES
10
"A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread--and Thou" poet : OMAR
14
Needed to say "Oops" : ERRED
19
Member of the chorus : ALTO
20
Coffee allure : AROMA
21
Dear, in Italy : CARA
22
Unknowing : NAIVE
23
1974 Stylistics hit : YOUMAKEMEFEELBRANDNEW
27
Leave the union : SECEDE
28
Spin : REEL
29
Inasmuch (as) : SEEING
30
Josh : KID
31
Stylist Vidal : SASSOON
34
Heart locations : BOSOMS
36
Flap : ADO
38
"The Drew Carey Show" setting : OHIO
39
Part of a front-end alignment : TOEIN
41
Bar selections : RYES
43
Make, as a putt : SINK
45
Ask, as for aid : TURNTO
48
Cat scanners : VETS
49
"___ pal..." : BEA
50
Singled out as important : KEYEDON
52
Slave's response : GROAN
54
Attention grabbers : AHEMS
56
Words with hole or all : INONE
57
Sends : THRILLS
60
"Cleopatra" director : DEMILLE
62
It's gender : NEUTER
64
Like an expired parking meter : UNFED
65
Advice for a rejectee, maybe : REAPPLY
66
Standard & ___ : POORS
68
"La Vita Nuova" poet : DANTE
69
Down : ABASHED
72
Up : HAPPY
75
Zodiac symbol : ARCHER
80
Dutch artist Jan : VERMEER
81
Batman and Superman, to villains : NEMESES
83
Not stand on ceremony? : ELOPE
84
Asian palm : ARECA
85
Entanglement : TIEUP
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Ancient region of France : ALSATIA
88
___ Maria : TIA
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Search : SCAN
91
Envoy : LEGATE
94
Year Dryden died : MDCC
95
Mr. Pecksniff of "Martin Chuzzlewit" : SETH
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Blabs, when doubled : NAMES
99
On the job : ATIT
100
Language suffix : ISH
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Month before Adar : SHEBAT
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Last : SURVIVE
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Joker : WAG
108
Masters : LEARNS
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Street with stores, usually : MAIN
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Dictatorial sort : TINGOD
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1977 Foreigner hit : FEELSLIKETHEFIRSTTIME
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Crucifix spots : APSES
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Kind of organ or dream : PIPE
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Unelected group : JUNTA
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Catalog card abbr. : ETAL
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Mess up : MISDO
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Box with headgear : SPAR
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Take out or in : ALTER
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Physics unit : DYNE
Down
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Giants' retired number 24 : MAYS
2
Emollient : ALOE
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1960 Elvis Presley hit : STUCKONYOU
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Marisa of "My Cousin Vinny" : TOMEI
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Faux : FAKE
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"You ___ here" : ARE
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Dot follower : COM
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The Sage of Concord : EMERSON
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They may be cracked : SAFES
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Cat with a banded tail : OCELOT
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___ du pays (homesickness) : MAL
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Wall St. pros : ARBS
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Baked dish : RAREBIT
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A Cosby : ENNIS
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Pennsylvania home of TV Guide : RADNOR
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1979 Anita Ward hit : RINGMYBELL
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She raised Cain : EVE
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Morning glory? : DEW
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Stick (on) : ADD
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Classified ad abbr. : EEO
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Time without end : AEONS
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Divert : SHUNT
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Kind of pump : AIR
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Observatory observations : NOVAS
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Decorous : SEEMLY
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Welcome warmly : ASKIN
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Compound with two double bonds : DIENE
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Indian near the Platte : OTO
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Fabric suffix : EEN
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MS. inclusion : SASE
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Man hiding a cape : KENT
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Weekly cry : TGIF
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Heraldic border : ORLE
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Like some fishing : DEEPSEA
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Passé : OLD
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___ law (physics formula) : AMPERES
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Not passé : HIP
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Former British Foreign Secretary Douglas : HURD
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Workers in white, for short : RNS
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Scout group : DEN
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"Do I dare to ___ peach?" : EATA
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Architect Mies van der ___ : ROHE
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"Big Mouth" Martha : RAYE
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"Star-Spangled Banner" word : OER
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Baseball twin-killings: Abbr. : DPS
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High spots : AERIES
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1958 Jerry Lee Lewis hit : BREATHLESS
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Bravo competitor : AMC
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Half a brayin' : HEE
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City near the Caspian Sea : AMUL
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___ Le Pew : PEPE
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Shut (up) : CLAM
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1956 Perry Como hit : HOTDIGGITY
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These have many extras : EPICS
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Ken : REACH
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Wine-making equipment : VATS
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Figures ending many prices : NINES
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"Socrate" composer : SATIE
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Topper : TAM
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Reason for a third serve : LET
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Entangle : SNARL
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Plants with aromatic oils : CATNIPS
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Lucrative : GAINFUL
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It goes off-road: Abbr. : ATV
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Followed obediently : HEELED
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Historic Fort ___ : SUMTER
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Certain opera singer : BASSO
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Good cheer : RAH
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53-Down, to Juanita : VIEJA
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1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning play : WIT
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Chipped in : ANTED
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Deejay's worry : SKIP
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Peter, e.g. : TSAR
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Land on the Strait of Hormuz : OMAN
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Take-out sign : DELE
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Rels. : FAM
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Prefix with center : EPI
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Standards issuer, briefly : EPA
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I.R.A. increaser : INT
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A.A.A. suggestion : RTE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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