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New York Times, Saturday, March 11, 2000

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0311 ( 18,386 )
Across
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Site of a William Penn treaty with Indians : ELMTREE
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Rotten insect : MAGGOT
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Soccer superstar : MIAHAMM
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One of a modern TV family : SOPRANO
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Hidden agendas : ULTERIORMOTIVES
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Potassium hydroxide, e.g. : LYE
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Come by : ATTAIN
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Time piece : NEWS
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2nd qtr. starter : APRI
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Small denomination : SECT
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A minimus is the smallest one : TOE
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Corrupt : TAINT
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___ row : SKID
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Toots at a restaurant? : SHOR
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Actor with a top 10 single, 1967 : EDAMES
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Liqueur ingredients : ANISEEDS
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Feel or become, say : LINKINGVERB
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Best-selling author of "Up the Organization" : TOWNSEND
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Makes the transition : SEGUES
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Like fans : AVID
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It follows soft or silver : WARE
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Revise one's route : REMAP
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Safety device : NET
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Bat back and forth, say : MULL
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Colon translation : ISTO
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1962 Joseph Wiseman role : DRNO
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Delicate ballet position : POINTE
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Oysters ___ season : RIN
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Synthesizer output : ELECTRONICSOUND
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Bone near the ear : MASTOID
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Blandness : NOTASTE
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On-line V.I.P.'s : SYSOPS
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Something comfortable : OLDSHOE
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Take after : EMULATE
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Sitting spot : LILYPAD
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Evidence provider : MATERIALWITNESS
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Beyond any other : THE
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Avis adjective : RARA
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Makes waves, e.g. : EMITS
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Acts excessively : EMOTES
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Part of a syzygy : MOON
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Quick : APT
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"You got me!" look : GRIN
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Bounced : GAVETHEBUMSRUSH
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Driver : ONEWOOD
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Poor sleepers : TOSSERS
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Beating badly : SMITING
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Wreckage : RACKANDRUIN
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On the front burner : INMIND
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Symbols of perfection : TENS
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Depts. in depts. : DIVS
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Film director Eisenstein : SERGEI
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Bias : SKEW
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Futurist : SEER
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Sulking : INAMOOD
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Teams : TANDEMS
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Cover : OVERLAY
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Corrode : EATINTO
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Poetic foot : SPONDEE
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Pacific phenomenon : ELNINO
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Off. who wears a silver oak leaf : LTCOL
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Twice tetra- : OCTO
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Parti ___ (prejudice): Fr. : PRIS
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Cornerstone abbr. : ESTD
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Best : TOP
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Alliance formed 4/30/48: Abbr. : OAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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