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New York Times, Thursday, April 13, 2000

Robert Rubin's successor as Treasury Secretary

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Gaffney.
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© 2000, The New York Times4/13/00 ( No. 18,419 )
Across
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Home of Organ Pipe Cactus Natl. Mon. : ARIZ
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"Mamma Mia" pop group : ABBA
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Abu ___ : DHABI
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Ways of Caesar : MODI
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Wrench : TURN
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How roast beef may be served : AUJUS
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"___ do" : ITLL
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Funny situation : HOOT
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#1 song : SMASH
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Oscar winner of '59 and '65 : SHELLEYWINTERS
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"Jurassic Park" mathematician ___ Malcolm : IAN
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Canal site : EAR
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City near the Cripple Creek gold field : COLORADOSPRINGS
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Interpreters are needed for them : OMENS
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I, to historians : ONEAD
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Big letters in cyberspace : AOL
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Gym groupings : REPS
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Part of a test prep : DRILL
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Frank girl : ANNE
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Secret, sometimes : AGE
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Power : JUICE
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Like a rainbow : ARCED
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Robert Rubin's successor as Treasury Secretary : LAWRENCESUMMERS
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Keyboard key : ESC
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Kind of sauce : SOY
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Tourist site at Goat Island : HORSESHOEFALLS
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"My Cousin Vinny" actress : TOMEI
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Bowlers : HATS
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First name in dictionaries : NOAH
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Half-brother of Ishmael : ISAAC
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Comment to a traitor : ETTU
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W. S. Gilbert's "Princess ___" : TOTO
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___ hand (support) : LENDA
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High school course : SHOP
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Twist : SKEW
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Hugo's friends : AMIS
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"Goodbye Columbus" author : ROTH
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Like some chatter : IDLE
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A googol : ZILLIONS
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Parthenon figure : ATHENA
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Bay bobber : BUOY
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It may be wiped : BROW
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Not pro : ANTI
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Contemptible fellow : DASTARD
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Arm bones : HUMERI
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Close to closed : AJAR
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Kiss : BUSS
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Wishy-washy suffix : ISH
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Sven's cousin? : LARS
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"Raiders of the Lost Ark" locale : NEPAL
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Key material : CORAL
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Finale : OMEGA
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Pepe ___ : LEPEW
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That's an order! : DORIC
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Reserved : ONICE
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1991 and '92 U.S. Open winner : SELES
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1930's veep John ___ Garner : NANCE
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One who's doomed : GONER
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Goes downhill fast : SLEDS
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Cap wearer : DUNCE
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Fearsome marchers : ARMYANTS
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Actress Walter of "Play Misty for Me" : JESSICA
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"I ___ the opinion..." : AMOF
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Check to make sure : REREAD
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Exhausts : USESUP
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Fire truck need : HOSE
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Gulf war ally : OMAN
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Hall & Oates's "___ Gone" : SHES
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Possesses, old-style : HATH
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German opera composer ___ Nicolai : OTTO
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"Over there!" : LOOK
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With 55-Down, Insomniac's TV fare : LATE
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See 54-Down : SHOW
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Up to, informally : TIL

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

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