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New York Times, Monday, April 10, 2000

New Jersey city next to Hackensack

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {WXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Early.
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© 2000, The New York Times4/10/00 ( No. 18,416 )
Across
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Round farm building : SILO
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Hospital fluid : SERUM
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Silent assents : NODS
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Riyadh resident : ARAB
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Caribbean vacation spot : ARUBA
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Biblical murder victim : ABEL
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Grammatical reptile? : CONJUGATOR
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Filthy : VILE
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They fit under desks : KNEES
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One feuding with the McCoys : HATFIELD
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"All ___ go!" : SYSTEMS
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Criminal : THUG
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Hill's opposite : DALE
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Mideast negotiator : ARAFAT
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Kind of exam : ORAL
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26-Across items : GUNS
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Kenneth with a report : STARR
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New Jersey city next to Hackensack : LODI
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Saddam Hussein, notably : IRAQI
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Nabisco cookie : OREO
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Helps, as a 26-Across : ABETS
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Gulf war missile : SCUD
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Library urging : READ
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City with canals : VENICE
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Knots : TIES
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Infatuated : GAGA
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Clean a tile floor, maybe : DAMPMOP
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Salad pasta : MACARONI
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Mitchell's Scarlett : OHARA
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Landed : ALIT
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Riot-causing reptile? : INSTIGATOR
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Dog in Oz : TOTO
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Like some renewable energy : SOLAR
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Shipped : SENT
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Clairvoyant : SEER
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Fort ___, Fla. : MYERS
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Cupid : EROS
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Axes : SACKS
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Humor with a twist : IRONY
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Bowling alley divisions : LANES
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___ d'art : OBJET
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Droop : SAG
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One for the history books : ERA
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Baseball's Bambino : RUTH
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Shipper's worry in W.W. I : UBOAT
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Mrs. Washington : MARTHA
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Seafaring reptile? : NAVIGATOR
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Theater award : OBIE
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Farmer's place, in song : DELL
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Arctic vehicle : SLED
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Thrift shop condition : USED
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Ermines and such : FURS
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O. Henry's "The Gift of the ___" : MAGI
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Disparages : SLURS
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Put into law : ENACT
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Taxi rider : FARE
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It's measured in square units : AREA
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Stepped : TROD
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Norwegian king : OLAV
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After-bath wear : ROBE
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Yemen's chief port : ADEN
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Law-practicing reptile? : LITIGATOR
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Tentacled sea creature : SQUID
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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Kind of tissue : SCAR
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It's all about me, me, me : EGOISM
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Target of clean air laws : SMOG
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Perturb : ANNOY
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Temporary attitude : PHASE
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Alma ___ : MATER
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Maine university town : ORONO
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___ and labor : PARTS
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Gymnasts' needs : MATS
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Balm ingredient : ALOE
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Summon to court : CITE
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Catalina, e.g. : ISLE
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Cigarette stuff : TAR
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Much-maligned federal org. : IRS

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

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