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New York Times, Friday, February 18, 2000

Address for a British magistrate, with "Your"

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 24 Missing: {BJKQVXYZ} Spans: 4 Grid has super-symmetry. This is puzzle # 101 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times2/18/00 ( No. 18,364 )
Across
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This is a recording : WIRETAP
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High degree : MASTERS
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Nearing-completion comment : ONETOGO
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Loose nut? : ESCAPEE
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16th-century Vatican frescoist : RAPHAEL
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Cocked : ATATILT
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"___ 'nuff!" : SHO
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Tramp : DRIFTER
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Brits' expressions of gratitude : TAS
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Air carrier : HOSE
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Discontinue, as a project : SCRAP
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Monster's home : LOCH
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War story : ILIAD
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Velvet finish? : EEN
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Similar: Prefix : HOMEO
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Arizona attraction : PETRIFIEDFOREST
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Switch : TRANSPOSE
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Convenes : GATHERSTOGETHER
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German pronoun : UNSER
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Crock : POT
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One way to deal with sin : ATONE
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Hockey's Mikita : STAN
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It might pass une loi : SENAT
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Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
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Old what's-___-name : HER
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Like some gems : FACETED
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Be flat? : LIE
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Bleep : EDITOUT
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Hole in the head : ORIFICE
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Encounter : RUNINTO
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Regally attired : ERMINED
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Make a mess in the kitchen : SPATTER
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Prophetic figure : SEERESS
Down
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Address for a British magistrate, with "Your" : WORSHIP
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Behind the eight ball : INAHOLE
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Store, as for safekeeping : REPOSIT
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Biblical verb ender : ETH
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Hopper : TOAD
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Gray hair makers : AGERS
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Mystery figure : POLICEINSPECTOR
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"It's ___ in the right direction" : ASTEP
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Slash mark? : SCAR
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Exchange for 53-Down : TAT
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Apotheosis : EPITOME
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Ties the knot again? : RELACES
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Basket made with both hands : SETSHOT
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Like some peaches and plums : FREESTONE
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With feet of clay? : EARTHEN
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Musical Lynn : LORETTA
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Of greater concern : DIRER
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8th-century B.C. prophet : HOSEA
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___ East : FAR
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Aviation concern : FOG
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Wildcatter's dream : GUSHERS
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Chipped in : ANTEDUP
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Bygone queen : TSARINA
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Aid in a crisis : HOTLINE
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Leads on : ENTICES
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Tries to improve, as a lawn : RESEEDS
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Brown : SAUTE
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___-verte (grayish green) : TERRE
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Rite receptacle : FONT
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Kind of store : DIME
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See 11-Down : TIT
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Cone bearer : FIR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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