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New York Times, Thursday, March 30, 2000

Start of a warning for Paul Revere

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Ross.
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© 2000, The New York Times3/30/00 ( No. 18,405 )

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Across
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Team with a bridge in its logo : METS
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Nurses : SIPS
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A hill of beans? : LIMAS
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Impertinent one : SNIP
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Prefix with angular : EQUI
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Poker declaration : ICALL
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Nautilus name : NEMO
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Dosage amts. : TSPS
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Sauce with basil : PESTO
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Worries : BROODS
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SoHo event : ARTSHOW
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___ stare : CONFUSEDLOOK
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Actor Joe of "Hill Street Blues" : SPANO
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Allow : ENABLE
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N.F.C. player : BUC
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Chip feature : RIDGE
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Natterjack : TOAD
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___ verse : RHYMELESSPOETRY
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I as in Ithaca : IOTA
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Betray, in a way : RATON
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Suffers from : HAS
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Beachwear : THONGS
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Large quantities of laughter : GALES
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___ check : CARTEBLANCHE
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Strongly advocate : PUSHFOR
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Giant race : SLALOM
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Start of a warning for Paul Revere : ONEIF
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Cool rapper : ICET
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Kind of team : FARM
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Unoriginal : STALE
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Like some college curricula : CORE
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"Major" name : URSA
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Wrestlers' knowledge : HOLDS
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"From Here to Eternity" actress : KERR
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Makes known : SAYS
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"Hardball" broadcaster : MSNBC
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Summer time in Argentina : ENERO
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Title character in Shakespeare : TIMON
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Lampoons : SPOOFS
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Goes to sea : SETSSAIL
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They average 100 : IQS
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Small boxer : PUP
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Rope source : SISAL
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Sir Thomas, tea merchant : LIPTON
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It gives an athlete an edge : ICESKATE
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British potato dish, informally : MASH
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Like un monte : ALTO
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Like off-season business : SLOW
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Barbizon painter Jules : DUPRE
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Opponent of Wade : ROE
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Rear for rear : ENDER
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Long time : DOGSAGE
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Two out of two : BOTH
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Superman's mother : LARA
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Breyers rival : EDYS
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Falklands War participant : BRIT
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Post-accident utterance : UHOH
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Plasm prefix : CYTO
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Cornerstone abbr. : ESTAB
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Son : MANCHILD
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Person with opinions : POLLSTER
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1993 N.B.A. Rookie of the Year : ONEAL
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Bloopers : GAFFES
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Theater sign : SRO
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Things gone awry : SNAFUS
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Take in : TRICK
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"Bewitched" aunt : CLARA
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Hardly refined : HORSY
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Lady Hamilton and others : EMMAS
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Ritzy : POSH
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Golden rule preposition : UNTO
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Egyptian tomb feature : SEAL
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Cedar Rapids college : COE
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Stray : ERR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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