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New York Times, Thursday, March 1, 2001

City whose name is derived from a Timucua Indian name

Author:
Nancy S. Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy S. Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKX} This is puzzle # 54 for Ms. Ross.
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© 2001, The New York Times3/1/01 ( No. 18,741 )
Across
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"Goldberg Variations" composer : BACH
5
Like Beethoven : DEAF
9
Crisp cookies : SNAPS
14
"The Intimate ___" (1990 jazz album) : ELLA
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Empire builder : INCA
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Zipped, so to speak : QUIET
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Start of some campus graffiti : NIETZSCHE
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Extreme : ULTRA
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Spode item : TEACUP
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Lands, as a fish : REELSIN
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TV inits. : HBO
24
Doctor's cupful, maybe : DOSE
25
Teachers' org. : NEA
28
Graffiti, part 2 : ISPIETZSCHE
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First and second : ORDINALS
36
Wharton's Frome : ETHAN
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To the ___ : HILT
38
Du Pont trademark : LYCRA
41
Music box music : LILT
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City whose name is derived from a Timucua Indian name : OCALA
44
Rubber stamp : APPROVER
46
Graffiti, part 3 : WHILESARTRE
49
Canton ender : ESE
50
1960's revolutionary Mark : RUDD
51
Snack : EAT
53
Collage, e.g. : ARTFORM
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Not so valuable furs : STOATS
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Experts : GURUS
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End of the graffiti : ISSMARTRE
65
National competitor : ALAMO
66
In ___ (not piecemeal) : TOTO
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Beef ___ : STEW
68
Oppose : REPEL
69
Coloraturas' performances : SOLI
70
Till compartment : ONES
Down
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Inclination : BENT
2
"___ of the Mind" (Sam Shepard play) : ALIE
3
"The Alexandria Quartet" finale : CLEA
4
Deck opening : HATCH
5
Kitchen sink device : DISPOSAL
6
Business letter abbr. : ENC
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Essen interjection : ACH
8
___ Islands, between Scotland and Iceland : FAEROE
9
Very narrow fit : SQUEEZE
10
Valueless : NULL
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River isles : AITS
12
Prefix with scope : PERI
13
Cartoonist Drake : STAN
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Maestro Mehta : ZUBIN
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D.C. is on it : EST
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It's not part of a play : DISCARD
25
Adverb disdained by English teachers : NOHOW
26
Author ___ Maria Remarque : ERICH
27
Ike challenger : ADLAI
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Layer : PLY
30
Manche capital : STLO
31
Relative of a leek : CHIVE
32
Compels to go : HALES
33
___ nous : ENTRE
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"___ never work!" : ITLL
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Employee's wrap-up: Abbr. : RPT
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Time for le déluge? : APRESMOI
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Pfffsss producer : AEROSOL
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Gaucho's rope : REATA
47
Big ___ : SUR
48
Shows honesty, in a way : ADMITS
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Gallery installation : TORSO
53
Thickening agent : AGAR
54
Do or don't : RULE
55
Fat mouth : TRAP
56
Cause for opening a window : FUME
58
Business letter abbr. : ATTN
59
Ring site : TREE
60
Wraps (up) : SEWS
63
___ Canals : SOO
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N.L. Central team inits. : STL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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