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New York Times, Saturday, March 18, 2000

Skating gold medalist Johann ___ Koss

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {KXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 119 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times3/18/00 ( No. 18,393 )
Across
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Burning question of 1980 : WHOSHOTJR
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Sparring partners? : FISTS
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It may be around a stake : HORSESHOE
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Anatomical cavities : ANTRA
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"I Love You Because" singer : ALMARTINO
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Like every crossword answer : CLUED
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Revivalist : NEO
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They can repel bugs : SERA
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Shrimp habitat : SEABED
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Split : GULF
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Professed : OSTENSIBLE
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Rush : SPURT
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Brief preposition : THRO
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Renders : DOES
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___ Lingus : AER
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Deity with a bow : AMOR
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Letter sequence : RST
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Reproofs : CONDEMNATIONS
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It's corny : COB
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Put away : STOW
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Fashion monogram : YSL
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Pluses : ANDS
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Gas, e.g.: Abbr. : UTIL
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Brownish pigment : EARTH
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Formed defense groups, of a sort : SQUADRONED
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English novelist Brittain : VERA
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Excite : TURNON
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Bounty hunters? : TARS
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Like a certain side : FAR
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Dull : LEADY
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Crimea, for one : PENINSULA
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Contemporary of Helena : ESTEE
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Range features : CREVASSES
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Uncompromising : STERN
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Lab workers may have them : BSDEGREES
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Resounding blows : WHANGS
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Stay out of sight : HOLEUP
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Gold-imitating alloy : ORMOLU
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Fed. agcy. since 1940 : SSA
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For the wife : HERS
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Prefix with arthritis : OSTEO
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Craving : THIRST
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1991 Emmy winner for "Davis Rules" : JONATHANWINTERS
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Monogrammatic car : REO
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Aspects : FACES
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Like marquetry : INLAID
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Unyielding : STUBBORN
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Completely bare : TREELESS
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Lower than the rest : SADDEST
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Stuck up : SNOOTY
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Humorist Lebowitz : FRAN
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First name in humor : ERMA
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"Bill & ___ Excellent Adventure" : TEDS
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Yield : RETURN
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Swell : RISE
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Seduction : CONQUEST
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Unyielding : OBDURATE
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Con ___ (rather fast, in music) : MOTO
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Skating gold medalist Johann ___ Koss : OLAV
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Beach sights : CASTLES
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Carpenter, at times : SANDER
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Favored, with "toward" : LEANED
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Decline : REFUSE
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Where the Earl of Desmond sits : TRALEE
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Plague : HARASS
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Senior member : DOYEN
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Auto suggestion : DRIVE
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Catch : SNAG
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Wildlife threat, briefly : PCB
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Georgia, e.g.: Abbr. : SSR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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