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New York Times, Tuesday, March 7, 2000

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Writer with an award named after him
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John Greenman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVWXZ} This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Greenman. Tuesday freshness: 23%
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© 2000, The New York Times3/7/0 ( No. 18,382 )
Across
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Farmland unit : ACRE
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News source of old : CRIER
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Summer getaway : CAMP
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Parade spoiler, perhaps : RAIN
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Ready to come off : LOOSE
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Coloratura's piece : ARIA
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Back to being friends again? : OFFTHEOUTS
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Seasoned sailor : SALT
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Ran into : MET
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They're sometimes fine : ARTS
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Choctaw and Chickasaw : TRIBES
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St. Francis' birthplace : ASSISI
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Actor James : CAAN
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Humor that doesn't cause a blush? : ONCOLORJOKES
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Do watercolors : PAINT
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"___ la vista" : HASTA
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Suffix with project : ILE
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Big concert equipment : AMPS
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Skin suffixes : DERMS
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Worked-up state : SNIT
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Kelly's "___ Girls" : LES
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Mildew and such : FUNGI
43
Fountain drinks : SODAS
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Mentally sound? : ONONESROCKER
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One with an "Esq." tag : ATTY
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Zoo showoffs : OTTERS
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Certain fir : BALSAM
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Peak in Thessaly : OSSA
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Author Rita ___ Brown : MAE
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Hullabaloos : ADOS
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Relapsing? : OFFTHEMEND
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___-majesté : LESE
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Norman Vincent ___ : PEALE
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More than suggest : URGE
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Lascivious look : LEER
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Mexicali mister : SENOR
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Batik artisan : DYER
Down
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Sachet quality : AROMA
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Champs Élysées sights : CAFES
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Breaks in relations : RIFTS
4
Suffix with exist : ENT
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Pastor : CLERIC
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Dig like a pig : ROOT
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Written promises : IOUS
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Attendance fig., often : EST
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Goes back to the top : RESTARTS
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Pit boss's place : CASINO
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Riyadh native : ARAB
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Track event not in the Olympics : MILE
13
Praises for pups : PATS
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Word before "a prayer" or "a clue" : HASNT
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Big Indian : RAJA
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Charged particles : IONS
26
"Far out, man!" : COSMIC
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Writer with an award named after him : OHENRY
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Florida's Key ___ : LARGO
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Warm-hearted : KIND
31
Essayist's alias : ELIA
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6-2, 5-7, 6-3, etc. : SETS
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___ Alto : PALO
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Hymn sign-off : AMEN
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___ facto : IPSO
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They chase "bunnies" : DUSTMOPS
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Arrange logically : SORT
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Greek cheese : FETA
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Stiff hairs : SETAE
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Sadat's predecessor : NASSER
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Like much Jewish food : KOSHER
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Manicurist's tool : EMERY
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Singer's span : RANGE
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Passover feast : SEDER
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Bouncer? : BALL
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"Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
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Get checkmated : LOSE
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In the blink ___ eye : OFAN
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Normandy battle site : STLO
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License's cost : FEE
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Nasty campaigning : MUD

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