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New York Times, Saturday, February 26, 2000

"I must submit to an epitaph graven by a fool" penner

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times2/26/00 ( No. 18,372 )
Across
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Held by a third party : INESCROW
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Clio candidate : TVSPOT
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1932 title role for Greta Garbo : MATAHARI
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Runaround? : ROTARY
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Masons : STONEMEN
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More serious : ACUTER
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1969 Sammy Davis Jr. hit : IVEGOTTABEME
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El Greco, by birth : CRETAN
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Places to see races: Abbr. : OTBS
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___ calculus (kidney stone) : RENAL
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Little ___ : NEMO
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Polo Grounds headliner : OTT
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Standardbred : AMERICANTROTTER
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Royal involved in the Diamond Necklace Affair : MARIEANTOINETTE
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"I must submit to an epitaph graven by a fool" penner : EDGARLEEMASTERS
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Foreign leader : REY
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Municipal sites: Abbr. : CTRS
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Gallico's Mrs. ___ : ARRIS
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Dirt : SMUT
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Elegant : CLASSY
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Belt material, perhaps : SNAKELEATHER
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Tease : LOLITA
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Hindquarters : HAUNCHES
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Genesis locale : ARARAT
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Folk singer's accompaniment : AUTOHARP
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Sleeveless cloak : MANTLE
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William aboard the Mayflower : BREWSTER
Down
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Private on-line chats, for short : IMS
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"Ah, Wilderness!" character ___ Miller : NAT
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War zone, in brief : ETO
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Places for mending : SANITARIA
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Legion of Honor member : CHEVALIER
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Noodle-and-vegetable soup : RAMEN
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33rd state: Abbr. : OREG
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Port authority? : WINO
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Where to get a Pisa pizza? : TRATTORIA
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Dict. material : VOCAB
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Some pencils : STUBS
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Crown : PATE
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Utah city : OREM
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It may be kept in a boot : TYRE
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They're beaten hands-down : TOMTOMS
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Grammy winner Floyd : CRAMER
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Like some classic movies : REMADE
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Zip : ENERGY
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Broadway character who sings "Tea for Two" : NANETTE
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Put down, in a way : ENTER
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Bewhiskered creatures : OTTERS
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Popular game from Russia : TETRIS
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Like Rapunzel : TRESSY
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Work out : CALCULATE
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Common ad phrase : ONSALENOW
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Some joint rulers : TETRARCHS
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Bypass : SKIRT
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It may be forged : METAL
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Back pack? : CHUTE
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Dis : SLAM
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Ibsen's "doll" : NORA
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"The Way We Were" writer Bergman : ALAN
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1956 Gregory Peck role : AHAB
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Bullish opening : TAUR
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Word with dance or band : HAT
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It may come before long : ERE
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Abbr. in a resort's name : SPR

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

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