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New York Times, Monday, February 21, 2000

Who, what or where sentence: Abbr.

Author:
Randy Sowell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randy Sowell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BFHJ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times2/21/00 ( No. 18,367 )
Across
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Old Russian leader : CZAR
5
Hogwash : SWILL
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Dressed : CLAD
14
Early political caucus state : IOWA
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Land divided at the 38th parallel : KOREA
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Letterman rival : LENO
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Al-___ (valuable support group) : ANON
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Tehran native : IRANI
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Hint of things to come : OMEN
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Venerable public servant : ELDERSTATESMAN
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Sharp : ACUTE
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Timothy who took trips : LEARY
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Frankie of "Beach Blanket Bingo" : AVALON
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The "E" in Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Fish's breathing organ : GILL
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Occurring involuntarily : AUTONOMIC
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Three ___ match : ONA
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Children's card game : OLDMAID
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"___ Got a Secret" : IVE
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"Burr" author : GOREVIDAL
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Search, as the horizon : SCAN
43
Who, what or where sentence: Abbr. : QUES
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Presentable : DECENT
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Capital of South 15-Across : SEOUL
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Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
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Coleridge character : ANCIENTMARINER
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Lay ___ the line : ITON
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Give a speech : ORATE
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Verve : ELAN
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Verne captain : NEMO
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Führer's followers : NAZIS
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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"Jurassic Park" terror : TREX
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Big tournaments : OPENS
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Tibetan beasts : YAKS
Down
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Grp. with informants : CIA
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Area : ZONE
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One who's off base, maybe : AWOL
4
Klugman's co-star in 70's TV : RANDALL
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Slope for slaloming : SKIRUN
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Least desirable : WORST
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Angry : IRATE
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Horne or Olin : LENA
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Café au ___ : LAIT
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Near : CLOSETO
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Auxiliary proposition, in math : LEMMA
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Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
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An Osmond : DONNY
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Prefix with system or sphere : ECO
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Endangered antelope : ELAND
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Intensely interested : AGOG
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In ___ veritas : VINO
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Banned orchard chemical : ALAR
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
31
Does sums : ADDS
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Thurman of "The Avengers" : UMA
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Cheese nibblers : MICE
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A "terrible" 1-Across : IVAN
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Penny : CENT
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Rudimentary seed : OVULE
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Tell whoppers : LIE
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March 21 occurrence : EQUINOX
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Overlook's offering : SCENERY
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Coercion : DURESS
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Yale student : ELI
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Benevolent one : SAINT
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Go in : ENTER
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Entreaty to "all ye faithful" : OCOME
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Wow : AMAZE
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Morning, in Montmartre : MATIN
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Unacceptable act : NONO
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Links hazard : TRAP
54
Charles Lamb's pseudonym : ELIA
55
Torture device : RACK
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Phone book listings: Abbr. : NOS

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