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TRAM TOUR

New York Times, Sunday, March 5, 2000

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 92 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0305 ( 18,380 )
Across
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They're stuffed in delis : PITAS
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Train : TEACH
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Kids' game : PATACAKE
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Jiggers? : IRISH
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Uncertain : ATSEA
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Like pigs' feet : MARINATED
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Julia Roberts/Hugh Grant film : NOTTINGHILL
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Best-selling 1969 album : ABBEYROAD
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Willa Cather heroine : ANTONIA
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John, Paul and George: Abbr. : STS
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Part of U.N.L.V. : LAS
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Like 47-Down's bubbles : TINY
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Kay Kyser's "___ Reveille" : TIL
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He was Plato in "Rebel Without a Cause" : SAL
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Emphatic type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Electrify : AWE
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Sneaks one past : ACES
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Radar gun wielder : COP
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Where Eliza Doolittle met Henry Higgins : COVENTGARDEN
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Imagined : OPINED
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Dispositions : NATURES
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Have ___ at : AGO
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Marmalade-loving bear : PADDINGTON
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Rama VII's domain : SIAM
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Gastronomic capital of France : LYON
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___ artery : ILIAC
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At another time : ANON
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Split : VAMOOSE
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Refreshment stands : KIOSKS
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Köln's river : RHEIN
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___ four : PETIT
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Organ with a drum in it : EAR
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Theme of this puzzle : LONDONLOCALES
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___ Mochis, Mexico : LOS
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Restaurant stack : MENUS
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Sinner's motivator? : DEVIL
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"Fiddler on the Roof" setting : SHTETL
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Eyeballed : GAPEDAT
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Adventure : SAGA
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Sound : AUDIO
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Felt bad about : RUED
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Counterfeiters' nemeses : TMEN
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"Upstairs, Downstairs" setting : EATONPLACE
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"Fables in Slang" author : ADE
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Semi drivers? : DIESELS
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Hardly hardworking : REMISS
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Coarsely abusive language : BILLINGSGATE
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Censor's subject : SEX
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Spot for a parade : ARCH
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Nev. neighbor : IDA
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Tel ___-Jaffa : AVIV
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Not in the strike zone, maybe : LOW
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Jeff Lynne's grp. : ELO
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Exemplar of grace : SWAN
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Tire trapper : RUT
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Change pocket : FOB
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Capacitates : ENABLES
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"___ Blues" (1924 Paul Whiteman hit) : LIMEHOUSE
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British press, figuratively : FLEETSTREET
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Like some discussions : OPENENDED
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Party, e.g. : EVENT
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Needing kneading? : TENSE
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Certain bike : TENSPEED
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Friday's creator : DEFOE
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Full : SATED
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It's hung and beaten : PINATA
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Unexpected, in a way : IRONIC
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Jot : TITTLE
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Re : ASTO
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They may need guards : SHINS
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Come too : TAGALONG
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Shakespearean ending : ETH
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Tag line : ASIS
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Bird, once : CELTIC
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One-named fashion designer : HALSTON
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Sunscreen ingredient : PABA
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Finance workers, for short : ARBS
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One up, e.g. : TIE
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In-case connector : ANY
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SALT II signer : CARTER
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Yours, in Tours : ATOI
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New Jersey's ___ University : KEAN
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Countercurrent : EDDY
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Polo clubs : MALLETS
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Pellagra preventer : NIACIN
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She married Mickey : AVA
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Fellow students, e.g. : AGEMATES
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Breathed : WAS
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They're kept behind bars : SODAS
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Hoisting devices? : PETARDS
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"Mahalo ___ loa" ("Thank you very much," in Maui) : NUI
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Go places : TRAVEL
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Harry Belafonte song phrase : DAYO
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Swelled heads : EGOS
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What one little piggy had : NONE
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Like pigs' feet : PICKLED
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Island entertainer : DONHO
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Peak discoverer : PIKE
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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French Christian : DIOR
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Incessantly : NOEND
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Decision-making method : LOT
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"The Nanny" butler : NILES
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Fender benders, e.g. : MISHAPS
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Short composition : SONATINA
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Star bursts : NOVAE
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Chefs aim to please them : PALATES
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Mace source : NUTMEG
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Post-delivery handout : CIGAR
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Mother of Helen : LEDA
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Of the 66-Across : OTIC
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___-eyed : SLOE
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Kind of student : MED
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University of ___ (the Golden Hurricane) : TULSA
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Excite, slangily : GRAB
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Quattro or Cabriolet : AUDI
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Striptease : PEEL
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Track challenge : ESS
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Reversed : NEGATED
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High-cholesterol concoction : OMELETTE
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Former first family : NIXONS
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Pulled off : DID
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John : LAV
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Didn't tip : STIFFED
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Department store section : LINENS
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Develop : EVOLVE
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Soften : RELENT
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Comic John : CLEESE
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Made introductions, maybe : HOSTED
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Power statistic : WATTS
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Place on the schedule : SLOT
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Film editing effect : WIPE
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Grace period? : AMEN
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Ill-bred : RUDE
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Reconditioned, e.g. : USED
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Kick : BEEF
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Spanish tar : BREA
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Drillmaster's word : HEP
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Murder ___ : ONE
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Bowie collaborator : ENO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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