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New York Times, Tuesday, February 29, 2000

California city by Joshua Tree National Park

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Gordon.
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© 2000, The New York Times2/29/00 ( No. 18,375 )
Across
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Menachem's 1978 co-Nobelist : ANWAR
6
"Get out!" : SCRAM
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___ de Triomphe : ARC
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Hanging need : NOOSE
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Card game authority Edmond : HOYLE
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Dull card game : WAR
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Actress who was married to Dudley Moore : TUESDAYWELD
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Fuss : ADO
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Puts on a computer hard drive : INSTALLS
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Jeweled headpieces : TIARAS
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Set down : LAY
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Old Hartford hockey team : WHALERS
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Rouse : AWAKEN
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Singer Cara : IRENE
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Hoops player : CAGER
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Say confidently : AVER
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"___ Boot" : DAS
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California city by Joshua Tree National Park : TWENTYNINEPALMS
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Blue : SAD
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Sport ___ (popular vehicles) : UTES
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"The Waste Land" poet : ELIOT
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Summits : ACMES
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Hand-dyes with wax : BATIKS
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Pilgrims to Mecca : MOSLEMS
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"Wait a ___!" : SEC
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Acid neutralizer : ALKALI
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Most sugary : SWEETEST
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Compete : VIE
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Trusting act : LEAPOFFAITH
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Night before : EVE
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Golden award : OSCAR
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Arm bones : ULNAE
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Court divider : NET
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Rudder's place : STERN
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Suspicious : LEERY
Down
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Prefix with disestablishmentarianism : ANTI
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Adjective follower : NOUN
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Afflictions : WOES
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Like some mgrs. : ASST
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Warning on the Enterprise : REDALERT
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In a demure manner : SHYLY
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Cud chewers : COWS
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Deli bread : RYE
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Sane : ALLTHERE
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Highway divider : MEDIAN
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Not spaced-out : AWARE
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What Fuzzbusters detect : RADAR
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Angry : CROSS
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Fed head Greenspan : ALAN
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McSorley's product : ALE
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Songbirds : WRENS
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New Testament book : ACTS
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Trumpet sound : WAWA
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Getting on in years : AGED
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Mattel doll : KEN
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Harvard, Yale, Brown, etc. : IVIES
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Poker starters : ANTES
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Half of MCIV : DLII
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Run ___ (go crazy) : AMOK
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Fast jets, for short : SSTS
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Most tasty : YUMMIEST
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Tranquil : PEACEFUL
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Hgt. : ALT
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In the style of : ALA
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Parts of string quartets : CELLOS
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Complaint : BEEF
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Whiz : MAVEN
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Martini garnish : OLIVE
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___ shooting : SKEET
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Like court testimony : SWORN
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Practice in the ring : SPAR
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A fisherman may bring one home : TALE
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"___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
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Restaurant review symbol : STAR
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Those people : THEY
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Good service? : ACE

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

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