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New York Times, Thursday, March 2, 2000

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.63110881
Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 108 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0302 ( 18,377 )
Across
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Embargoed country : CUBA
5
Medicinal side effect, maybe : ACHE
9
Hairpieces : FALLS
14
"Up and ___!" : ATEM
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Keyboard instrument : MOOG
16
Like some swarms : APIAN
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Operatic city created by Brecht and 64-Across : MAHAGONNY
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Actress Lotte, wife of 64-Across : LENYA
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Record player : PHONO
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Records : TAPES
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Mo. of the year : DEC
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Musical comedy scored by 64-Across : LADYINTHEDARK
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Mason's burden : HOD
29
Part of a yen : SEN
30
River boat: Abbr. : STR
31
The tops : ACES
33
Waikiki wingding : LUAU
36
Discrimination : TASTE
40
Brecht and 64-Across offering, with "The" : THREEPENNYOPERA
43
1920's auto : ESSEX
44
Ally (with) : SIDE
45
Piccadilly Circus statue : EROS
46
Hotel floor sign : ICE
48
Suffix with Caesar : EAN
50
Tiny forager : ANT
51
Hit by Maxwell Anderson and 64-Across : SEPTEMBERSONG
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Fire truck item : AXE
58
Jungle vine : LIANA
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Virginia colonist John : ROLFE
62
Like some illnesses : VIRAL
64
Composer born March 2, 1900 : KURTWEILL
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Skip a syllable : ELIDE
67
Clever Bombeck : ERMA
68
Farm soil : LOAM
69
Excised : DELED
70
Musical interval : REST
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Parts of the Air France fleet : SSTS
Down
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Extravagantly theatrical : CAMP
2
Rainbow Bridge locale : UTAH
3
Eyewitnesses : BEHOLDERS
4
Appliance maker : AMANA
5
One of a Latin trio : AMO
6
Maintains course : CONTINUES
7
Chengchow's province : HONAN
8
Moses' birthplace : EGYPT
9
Something funny to sing in : FALSETTO
10
Copy : APE
11
Blair or Evans : LINDA
12
Stratum : LAYER
13
Potential diet-breaker : SNACK
18
Olympus residents : GODS
22
Interrogatives : EHS
25
Puppy's cry : YELP
26
Cover, in a way : DRAPE
27
"Unimaginable as ___ in Heav'n": Milton : HATE
28
Newspaperman Adolph : OCHS
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"Now you ___..." : SEEIT
34
Black cuckoo : ANI
35
Places for crutches : UNDERARMS
37
Harems : SERAGLIOS
38
1982 Disney film : TRON
39
Whence the Magi, with "the" : EAST
41
Got all A's : EXCELLED
42
Some votes : YEAS
47
Big record inits. : EMI
49
Neighbor of Swed. : NORW
51
Redeemed : SAVED
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Napoleon, twice : EXILE
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Jeopardy : PERIL
54
One whose job is a piece of cake? : BAKER
55
Harden: Var. : ENURE
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Holiday entertainments : NOELS
60
Fizzless : FLAT
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Popular street liners : ELMS
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Fruity drink : ADE
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Tit for ___ : TAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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