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New York Times, Thursday, February 3, 2000

Author:
Thomas W. Schier
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Thomas W. Schier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Schier. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0203 ( 18,349 )
Across
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Guitar accessory : CAPO
5
Unoriginal : APISH
10
Land where Moses died : MOAB
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Tiptop : APEX
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Kitchen utensil : CORER
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Playwright's dream : OBIE
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Darrow client : LOEB
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Maître's place : ECOLE
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"Bill & ___ Excellent Adventure" : TEDS
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1960's sci-fi series : SPLOSTACE
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So far : ASYET
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Reasons : WHYS
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Copy to a floppy : SAVE
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S.&L. offerings : CDS
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McCowen of "Frenzy" : ALEC
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Foursome : TETRAD
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Allow to pass : LETBY
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Wild about : INTO
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Princess loved by Hercules : IOLE
40
Third man : ABEL
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Do detective work : SNOOP
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Solitaire item : OPAL
43
Jorge's hand : MANO
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Alaska radar station site : ATTU
45
Hägar's dog : SNERT
46
Long-winded : PROLIX
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Linen hue : ECRU
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Classified abbr. : RMS
51
Rising locale? : OVEN
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County bordering London : KENT
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N.F.L. QB Young : STEVE
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Arrives ahead of schedule : EGETSARLY
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Colleague of Dashiell : ERLE
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Square (with) : AGREE
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Onetime Korean president : RHEE
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Move, in Realtor lingo : RELO
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Warms up : PREPS
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Reverberation : PEAL
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Doctor's ___ : EXAM
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Rowing crew : EIGHT
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Satirist from Canada : SAHL
Down
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Ripken, Jr. and Sr. : CALS
2
Per unit : APOP
3
Sunburn result : PEEL
4
U-shaped river bend : OXBOW
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Vinegar radical : ACETYL
6
Example : POCASEINT
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___-Z (auto) : IROC
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Three-time French Open winner : SELES
9
Domain of Otto I: Abbr. : HRE
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Start, as a chain of events : MOTSETION
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Observe : OBEY
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Flunky : AIDE
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Bet or buy lead-in : BEST
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Traveling carriage : SHAY
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Old greeting : AVE
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Superimposed on : ATOP
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Get tough, with "down" : CLAMP
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Preclude : DEBAR
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Gregg grad : STENO
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Exchange for 10 sawbucks : CNOTE
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Cowboy : ROPER
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Sleep spoiler : ALARM
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Shoulder muscles, briefly : DELTS
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Jack Benny's theme song : BLOLOVEOM
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Write or call : TOUCKEEPH
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___-Coburg-Gotha : SAXE
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Arizona N.B.A.'ers : SUNS
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"___ got it!" : IVE
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Take back to the lab : RETEST
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Inamorata of Valentino : NEGRI
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Diamond protection : TARPS
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Drought-ridden : SERE
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"The Lost World" menace : TREX
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"___ in London" (jazz album) : ELLA
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Hurler Maddux : GREG
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Actress Perlman : RHEA
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Mrs. Rabin : LEAH
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Cheerleader's routine : YELL
64
Bruiser : APE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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