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New York Times, Wednesday, April 19, 2000

Aristotle, to Alexander the Great

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JX} Spans: 4 Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 110 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times4/19/00 ( No. 18,425 )
Across
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Oodles : GOBS
5
Fast one : SCAM
9
Jordan's only port : AQABA
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"Looks like trouble!" : UHOH
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Meal in a shell : TACO
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Aristotle, to Alexander the Great : TUTOR
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Minnelli with two Tonys : LIZA
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Black-and-white predator : ORCA
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Yak's home : TIBET
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[It's gone!] : POOF
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Pork cut : LOIN
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Bridge-builders' beams : IBARS
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Gallup concern : TREND
25
Popular fast-food chain : ARBYS
26
Margaret Mead subject : SAMOAN
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Atelier sight : EASEL
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Staff leaders : CLEFS
32
Prefix with lock or knock : ANTI
33
Relax, as one's grip : EASE
37
4-, 7- or 10-Down? : AFISHOUTOFWATER
40
Half of Mork's sign-off : NANU
41
Coal carrier : TRAM
42
"West Side Story" girl : ANITA
43
Birth-related : NATAL
45
Bizarre in the extreme : ODDEST
46
Nametag word : HELLO
48
Meat-and-potatoes : BASIC
50
Sword of Damocles : PERIL
51
City near Provo : OREM
52
Sea of ___ (Black Sea arm) : AZOV
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Publicist's concern : IMAGE
57
Leander's love : HERO
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Stream spot : VALE
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"Aack!" sayer, in the comics : CATHY
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Central : MAIN
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___ uproar : INAN
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Sailor's expertise : KNOTS
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Listing, à la Variety : SKED
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Took a powder : LEFT
Down
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[I'm frightened!] : GULP
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Wheeling's river : OHIO
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Numbskull : BOZO
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Destined for a chop shop, say : STOLEN
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"Lili" star : CARON
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"Oh, my aching head!," e.g. : MOAN
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Deck out : ATTIRE
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In check : ATBAY
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Transvaal settlers : BOERS
13
PBS matters : ARTS
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Unthought-out : RASH
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"Oh sure, that'll ever happen" : ASIF
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Conform, metrically : SCAN
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Italian auto, briefly : ALFA
28
Words after deal or count : MEIN
30
Whit : ATOM
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A movie star may carry one : AURA
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Play to ___ : ATIE
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Studio sights : SETS
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Camp Swampy dog : OTTO
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African stream : WADI
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Mews : ALLEYS
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Marie who sang "Paper Roses" : OSMOND
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Macho type : HEMAN
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One of nine sisters : ERATO
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Cliffside dwelling : AERIE
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Eat like a bird : PICK
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___ law (i = v/r) : OHMS
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Western author Grey : ZANE
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Norwegian saint : OLAF
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Blow off steam? : VENT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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