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New York Times, Thursday, March 23, 2000

Author:
Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
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1.52700
Harvey Estes
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQVZ} This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 46 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0323 ( 18,398 )
Across
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Pressed : URGED
6
Vex, with "at" : GNAW
10
Slice and dice : HASH
14
Body of art? : TORSO
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Sites : LOCI
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Aries or Taurus : AUTO
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Lack of restraint : ABANDON
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Experienced hands : OLDTIMERS
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It may be found just above the knee : HEM
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Hawaii, once : SANDWICHISLANDS
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Sore spots : ACHES
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Op. ___ : CIT
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Hullabaloo : RUMPUS
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Piece of a two-piece : BRA
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Hose hue : ECRU
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Castaway's site : ATOLL
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Openness : CANDOR
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Haphazard : RANDOM
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They may have caps: Abbr. : MTS
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Piles up : AMASSES
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Hall-of-Fame basketball coach Hank : IBA
42
Grievance : BEEF
44
One-named designer : ERTE
45
Hair-raisers? : UPDOS
47
"...___ they say" : ORSO
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Liver, e.g. : GLAND
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Passes : ENACTS
50
Fed. property manager : GSA
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Monster slain by Hercules : HYDRA
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Sweet cocktail : BRANDYALEXANDER
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Barry Manilow hit : MANDY
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"The Trojan Women" playwright : EURIPIDES
62
Calendario opener : ENERO
64
Inn inventory : ALES
65
Food sticker : TINE
66
Toss about : STREW
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Fit together : MESH
68
What mobsters pack : HEAT
69
Head and shoulders protection : SHAWL
Down
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Team for which Darrell Griffith was Rookie of the Year : UTAH
2
It's a cover-up : ROBE
3
American rural life painter : GRANDMAMOSES
4
That, to Tomás : ESO
5
Former Dolphins head : DONSHULA
6
Is positively elated : GLOWS
7
___ me tangere (something off-limits) : NOLI
8
Current choice : ACDC
9
Cautiously : WITHCARE
10
Treadmill user : HAMSTER
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"The Clan of the Cave Bear" author Jean : AUEL
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Purchase from a jeweler : STRAND
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"Bonanza" brother : HOSS
19
Son of a son : III
22
Long range? : ANDES
24
Pfc.'s superior : CPL
26
Militant fanatic : RAMBO
27
Out-and-out : UTTER
28
July 4th concert site : BANDSTAND
29
Like some wines : ROSE
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Where many smiles are seen : CANDIDCAMERA
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Man of steel? : ROBOT
33
Bay State sch. : UMASS
35
Cosmologist Sagan : CARL
39
"2001" stone : MEGALITH
40
Hot-weather wear : SUNDRESS
43
Like a stick-in-the-mud : FOGYISH
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Hole goal : PAR
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Iris's place : EYE
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It may be found in a trunk : SAP
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Telephone part : HANDSET
53
Bit of moonlight : BEAM
54
Make a call : RULE
55
Guitarist Segovia : ANDRES
56
Newswoman Magnus : EDIE
57
Lawless character : XENA
59
Hard-hitting 1992 hurricane : ANDREW
60
Distressed cry : YOWL
63
Like a certain number : NTH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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