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New York Times, Friday, March 24, 2000

"No more mercy in him than there is milk in ___ tiger": Shak.

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 5, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 103 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times3/24/00 ( No. 18,399 )

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Across
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Water, facetiously : ADAMSALE
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They may be given by wedding guests : TOASTS
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Mainstay : LINCHPIN
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Dislodge : UPROOT
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Site of a land rush, once : INDIANTERRITORY
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Miniature : TOY
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Society page word : NEE
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Spring time : EQUINOX
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So-called "Chinese gelatin" : AGAR
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See 24-Across : SUMS
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One who does 23-Across : ADDER
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Melted caramel, e.g. : GOO
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Brief Mideast alliance: Abbr. : UAR
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Need for wedding parties? : MARRIAGELICENSE
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Argot suffix : ESE
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Shot : BBS
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Seventy-___ : SIXER
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Kind of force : GALE
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Writer ___ Wister : OWEN
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Queen of Henry II : ELEANOR
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Remote abbr. : VOL
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Metric starter : ISO
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Shows levelheadedness : LISTENSTOREASON
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Have in mind : INTEND
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Burger, pizza and hot dog listing, maybe : KIDSMENU
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Carol opener : ADESTE
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Epic journeys : ODYSSEYS
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Got out (from) : ALIT
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Rat Pack name : DINO
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Cap'n ___ of "Show Boat" : ANDY
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AT&T competitor : MCI
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Utopia : SHANGRILA
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Concern for some sleepers : APNEA
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Carafe size : LITER
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Suffix with menth- : ENE
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Bead material : TURQUOISE
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Painkiller : OPIUM
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Cager Gilmore : ARTIS
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Before you know it : SOON
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Tuna belly, at a sushi bar : TORO
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A tenth part of the waters of Oceanus : STYX
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Extends shoe life : RESOLES
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Hawk's home : AERIE
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"No more mercy in him than there is milk in ___ tiger": Shak. : AMALE
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Benjamin ___, first black general in the U.S. Army : DAVIS
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Sitting duck, maybe : DRAKE
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Trivial Pursuit edition : GENUS
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Detach : UNFIX
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"That's ___ subject" : ASORE
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Send for consultation : REFER
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Hair color : ASHBLONDE
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Peanuts : GOOBERS
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Never-ending : CEASELESS
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Fey : ELFIN
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Airport choices : GATES
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Concerning : ANENT
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Not perfectly round : OVOID
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Going on and on : WORDY
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Literary pseudonym : ELIA
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The Swedish Nightingale : LIND
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Renaissance art patron : ESTE
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"Oh" : ISEE
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Big name in electronics : SONY
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Something borne : ONUS
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Ring call : TKO
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Clock radio settings (in two ways) : AMS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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