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New York Times, Thursday, March 9, 2000

Dr. Pangloss's doctrine, in "Candide"

Author:
Myles Callum
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Myles Callum

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQY} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Callum.
Jim Horne notes:

This puzzle was originally and erroneously credited to Manny Nosowsky.

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© 2000, The New York Times3/9/00 ( No. 18,384 )
Across
1
Pastoral pipe : REED
5
Living daylights : SENSE
10
"I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do" group : ABBA
14
Assert : AVER
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Class ___ : CLOWN
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Take the low road, in a way : SLUM
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Star of "The Producers" : ZEROMOSTEL
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Needing some sun : PALE
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One who marries in haste? : ELOPER
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Chapter titles : HEADINGS
23
Pop choice : PEPSI
25
Ilsa's love : RICK
26
When tripled, a storeowner's asset : LOCATION
29
Gossiped : GASSED
32
It gives the eye color : IRIS
33
Revelries : ORGIES
35
Singer's syllable : TRA
36
Peaks : TIPS
37
Cake container : TIN
38
Author John Dickson ___ : CARR
39
Part of a sneaky response : HEH
40
Jungle vines : LIANAS
43
___ Trask ("East of Eden" character) : ARON
44
Herculon's fiber : OLEFIN
46
Sheep farmer's need : CLIPPERS
48
Distinctive horse : ROAN
49
Spicy stews : OLLAS
50
Dr. Pangloss's doctrine, in "Candide" : OPTIMISM
53
Music assignments : ETUDES
57
Shed things : HOES
58
Dangerous area : NOMANSLAND
60
Right after : NEXT
61
Possible cause of goose bumps : GHOST
62
Icelandic literary classic : EDDA
63
Baseball's Mel and family : OTTS
64
Loudness units : SONES
65
Mont. neighbor : SASK
Down
1
Level : RAZE
2
First name in daredeviltry : EVEL
3
Architect Saarinen : EERO
4
Hockey or soccer maneuver : DROPPASS
5
Aggressive, moody type, they say : SCORPIO
6
Commuting aids : ELS
7
Possible title for this puzzle : NOTHINGINCOMMON
8
___' Pea : SWEE
9
Swell : ENLARGE
10
Salad jellies : ASPICS
11
Hardly a sign of intelligence : BLANKSTARE
12
Balkan land: Abbr. : BULG
13
Leon of "Mister Ed" : AMES
18
Contest : MEET
22
"Buenos ___" : DIAS
24
Somewhat, colloquially : SORTA
26
It's a work of art : LITHO
27
Cantilevered window : ORIEL
28
XPINPU LPXXOJP, e.g. : CIPHERTEXT
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Computer announcement : ERROR
31
Fixes a toe? : DARNS
34
Together : INALL
38
Some spacecraft : CAPSULES
40
Former Irish P.M. ___ Cosgrave : LIAM
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Scoreboard divisions : INNINGS
42
"The Tramp" and "The General," e.g. : SILENTS
45
Forces (on) : FOISTS
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Certain congratulations : PATS
50
"Not that!" : OHNO
51
One who works with feet : POET
52
Manhattan neighborhood : SOHO
54
Some of Duchamp's art : DADA
55
They can be tight : ENDS
56
Mont. neighbor : SDAK
59
Peer Gynt's mother : ASE

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

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