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New York Times, Tuesday, March 21, 2000

Author:
Nick Grivas
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nick Grivas

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Grivas. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0321 ( 18,396 )
Across
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Current units : AMPS
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Many comedy teams : DUOS
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Squirrel away : STASH
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Some is junk : MAIL
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Archer of "Patriot Games" : ANNE
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Marseille menu : CARTE
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Collection in Old Icelandic : EDDA
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Carpe ___ : DIEM
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"The ___ Incident" (1943 Fonda film) : OXBOW
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Assume what's being asked : BEGTHEQUESTION
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Parting word : ADIEU
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Not happy : UPSET
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Flushed : RED
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Trinity member : SON
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Ginnie ___ : MAE
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Mystery writer Josephine : TEY
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Mr. Potato Head part : EAR
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Early Microsoft offering : DOS
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"A mouse!" : EEK
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Captures : BAGS
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Wake sleeping dogs, so to speak : BORROWTROUBLE
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___ Jones's locker : DAVY
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NASDAQ listings: Abbr. : COS
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Speakers' pause fillers : UMS
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Ending with methyl : ENE
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Round Table title : SIR
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Indy 500 logo : STP
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Place to take a cure : SPA
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Cone bearer : FIR
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Italian poet Torquato ___ : TASSO
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Suffer a loss, slangily : EATIT
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Get closer to home, in a way : STEALTHIRDBASE
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Not level : ATILT
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Like service station rags : OILY
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Black-and-white hunter : ORCA
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___ fatale : FEMME
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At liberty : FREE
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Victory signs : VEES
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Long lock : TRESS
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A.T.F. agents : FEDS
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To be, to Tiberius : ESSE
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One-celled pond dwellers : AMEBAS
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Got by : MADEDO
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Hardly the Queen's English : PIDGIN
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List of candidates : SLATE
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Miami-___ County : DADE
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More than unusual : UNIQUE
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Get the better of : ONEUP
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Academic term : SEMESTER
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Shipmate of Bones and Spock : SCOTTY
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Downtown cruiser : TAXI
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Like sloths and tree toads : ARBOREAL
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Alley Oop's time : STONEAGE
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Chop down : HEW
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Sitcom material : HUMOR
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Search for : SEEKOUT
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Welby and Kildare: Abbr. : DRS
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Not gregarious : ASOCIAL
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Like some martinis : DRY
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Sci-fi visitors : ETS
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Air rifle ammo : BBS
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Item that may be slid down : BANISTER
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Paycheck booster : OVERTIME
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Least fortunate : WORSTOFF
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Called balls and strikes : UMPED
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Rock's ___ Leppard : DEF
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The contiguous 48 : STATES
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Dirty : SOILED
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Oddballs may draw them : STARES
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Zodiac fishes : PISCES
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"Ten-hut!" undoer : ATEASE
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Talia of "Rocky" : SHIRE
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Beyond's partner : ABOVE
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"Desire Under the ___" : ELMS
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Cereal grasses : RYES
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Toward the tiller : AFT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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