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New York Times, Friday, March 31, 2000

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 47 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0331 ( 18,406 )

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Across
1
Tank top : GASCAP
7
Seasonal Mexican workers : BRACEROS
15
Nereids' locales : OCEANS
16
Eschew dining partners : EATALONE
17
With 62-Across, a caution to materialists : THEBESTTHINGSIN
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Georgetown hoopster : HOYA
20
Emergency measure : TOW
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Pop, for one : PARENT
22
Rockets : SOARS
24
Like some prices : NET
26
"Ben-Hur" novelist Wallace : LEW
27
Bric-a-brac holder : ETAGERE
30
Hit producer? : CAPO
33
Disheveled : RAGTAG
36
Ticket avoider? : NONVOTER
38
Bruin Hall-of-Fame defenseman : ORR
39
Chambered cephalopods : NAUTILI
41
H.S. requirement : ENG
42
Entree : MAINDISH
44
Off : ASTRAY
46
Safe, on board : ALEE
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Comparatively poor? : NEEDIER
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Department on the Côte d'Azur : VAR
51
Hearst kidnap grp. : SLA
52
Dance music with an infectious beat : SAMBA
56
White collar worker? : CLERIC
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Form letters? : IRS
61
Hinds : DOES
62
See 17-Across : LIFEARENTTHINGS
65
Forsaker of the faith : APOSTATE
66
Mame, for one : AUNTIE
67
Overland routes : PORTAGES
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Substitute ruler : REGENT
Down
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Barbarians : GOTHS
2
Blessing preceder : ACHOO
3
"I'm outta here!" : SEEYA
4
Some theater : CABARET
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What makes a man mean? : ANE
6
"Wanna hear a secret?" : PSST
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In hidden fashion : BETWEENTHELINES
8
"Yay!" : RAH
9
On one's toes : ATIP
10
Tolltaker's locale, maybe : CANAL
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"The Burial of Count Orgaz" artist : ELGRECO
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Perfume : ROSEWATER
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"Come ___!" : ONIN
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Elated : SENT
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Chinatown secret society : TONG
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Bear : STAND
25
Capt. Picard's counselor : TROI
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Over : AGAIN
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Zhou ___ : ENLAI
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Elizabeth of "La Bamba" : PENA
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Occasion of immoderation : ORGY
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Tomato type : ROMA
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Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Mourn : GRIEVEFOR
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Pairs of jaws : VISES
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Isn't selfless : USES
43
Most accessible : NEAREST
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Market activity : TRADING
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What some eyes do : DART
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Cow catcher : RIATA
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Money-losing proposition? : MONTE
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Go ahead : BEGIN
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It's a plus : ASSET
56
Loud noise : CLAP
57
T'ang dynasty poet : LIPO
58
Climber's rock : CRAG
60
Telephone button : STAR
63
When Nancy bakes? : ETE
64
Shade : HUE

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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