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New York Times, Wednesday, March 22, 2000

Gulf of ___, off the coast of Yemen

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BX} This is puzzle # 126 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times3/22/00 ( No. 18,397 )
Across
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It's in a jamb : DOOR
5
Schoolmarmish : PRIM
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Outback Bowl city : TAMPA
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To boot : ALSO
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NBC host : LENO
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N.B.A. star called "The Shack" : ONEAL
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Stout ingredient : MALT
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Regarding : ASTO
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Hardly cutting-edge : STAID
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Computer business? : EVOCATION
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Bit of color : TINGE
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Guitarist Paul : LES
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Sipping specialist : TASTER
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Rifle attachment : SCOPE
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Show place : THIRD
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NATO members : ALLIES
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Nature of cyberspace? : EQUALITY
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Wash out : FADE
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Center : MIDST
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Suffix with buck : AROO
43
Combining on the Internet? : EMERGING
45
Risk : HAZARD
47
Synthetic fiber : ARNEL
49
Tetra- plus one : PENTA
50
Say : REMARK
54
Bolivian bear : OSO
56
Chili rating unit? : ALARM
57
What makes people write LOL? : EQUIPPING
63
Christina Applegate sitcom : JESSE
64
Litter's littlest : RUNT
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Name that rings a bell? : AVON
66
Writer Chekhov : ANTON
67
Manger visitors : MAGI
68
Sitar music : RAGA
69
Doesn't possess : HASNT
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Gulf of ___, off the coast of Yemen : ADEN
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Feel sure about : KNOW
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Woman of rank : DAME
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Haakon's royal successor : OLAV
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2-Down's capital : OSLO
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Univ. marchers : ROTC
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Part of a service : PLATE
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Put up a fight : RESIST
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Division word : INTO
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Phobos, to Mars : MOON
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Mexicali munchie : TOSTADA
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Opposition : ANTIS
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Had in mind : MEANT
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Satchel in Cooperstown : PAIGE
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Birch relative : ALDER
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Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
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Kind of serum : TRUTH
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Cracker's target : SAFE
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Symbol of happiness : CLAM
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Ye follower : OLDE
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Place for a shore dinner : PIER
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Alternative to a fence : HEDGE
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Binet data : IQS
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Brat's look : SMIRK
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Take it easy : LAZE
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Qum home : IRAN
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Reason for a suit : TORT
38
Skywalker's mentor : YODA
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Roadside stop : INN
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Piece of clothing : GARMENT
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Each : APOP
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Lizard's locale? : LOUNGE
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Indian chief : RAJAH
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"Maria ___" (old tune) : ELENA
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Brig's pair : MASTS
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Gasoline may make it go : ARSON
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Protest of a sort : SITIN
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Witty Bombeck : ERMA
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Campus area : QUAD
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Picnic spot : PARK
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Russian Everyman : IVAN
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Canceled, to NASA : NOGO
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Nibble away : GNAW

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