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New York Times, Wednesday, March 29, 2000

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0329 ( 18,404 )
Across
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Fusses : ADOS
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Clairvoyant's claim : ESP
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Functioning : USABLE
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OUTFIELDER : RUTH
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Chowed down : ATE
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Projectionist's target : SCREEN
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SECOND BASEMAN : ROBINSON
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Did a bootblack's job : SHINED
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Jotting down : NOTING
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Start of the 18th century : MDCCI
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Baseball stat : RBI
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"Wait a ___!" : SEC
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"___ tu" (Verdi aria) : ERI
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Donna Shalala's dept. : HHS
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Arafat of the P.L.O. : YASSER
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Courtroom V.I.P. : THEDA
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With 42-Across, what the 10 answers to the capitalized clues comprise : ALLCENTURYTEAM
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Literary adverb : NEER
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Mr. Onassis, familiarly : ARI
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Harem rooms : ODAS
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See 34-Across : STARTINGLINEUP
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Posts : MAILS
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Priced to move : ONSALE
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Draft org. : SSS
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As well : TOO
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United Nations Day mo. : OCT
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Acid : LSD
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What the fat lady sings? : OPERA
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SHORTSTOP : RIPKEN
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"___ ergo sum" : COGITO
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OUTFIELDER : WILLIAMS
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LEFT-HANDED PITCHER : KOUFAX
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Actress Sue ___ Langdon : ANE
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OUTFIELDER : MAYS
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Like some inclement weather : SLEETY
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Go down : SET
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Opportunity : SHOT
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Airport abbr. : ARR
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Twosome : DUO
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Handicapper's place: Abbr. : OTB
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Tibia : SHIN
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New York's time zone : EASTERN
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Zeno, for one : STOIC
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Ivy League school, briefly : PENN
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___ Enterprise : USS
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THIRD BASEMAN : SCHMIDT
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Parched : ARID
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CATCHER : BENCH
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Moocher : LEECH
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"The ___ near!" : ENDIS
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___-um (gnat) : NOSEE
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FIRST BASEMAN : GEHRIG
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RIGHT-HANDED PITCHER : RYAN
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Cotton bundles : BALES
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___ of Langerhans : ISLET
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King, in Cádiz : REY
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Beat it : SCRAM
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Goes bad : TURNS
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Almost an eternity : AEONS
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One who hems, but doesn't haw : TAILOR
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"Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
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Heavy hammers : MAULS
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Went like a leadfoot : SPED
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Knocking sound : RATATAT
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Spanish uncle : TIO
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Small curl of hair : LOCKLET
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Pentium processor maker : INTEL
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Punches : SOCKS
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Wind up : SPOOL
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Musical transition : SEGUE
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Put one's two cents in : OPINE
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Abundant : RIFE
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"___ a Teen-age Werewolf" : IWAS
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Steals, old-style : NIMS
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___-10 (acne-fighting medicine) : OXY
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Sound of delight : AAH
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Muscle: Prefix : MYO
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Fast wings : SST

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

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