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New York Times, Sunday, April 2, 2000

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52700
Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0402 ( 18,408 )
Across
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Lead sharer : COSTAR
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They're fare-minded : CABS
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Farm call : BRAY
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Appointments approved by the Sen. : AMBS
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Like federal tax laws? : ARCANE
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Therapeutic plant : ALOE
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Rolling rock? : LAVA
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Title role for Jodie Foster : NELL
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"Don't mess with the Hurricanes!," e.g.? : MIAMIADVICE
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Analogous : AKIN
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So : TRUE
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Capitol figure : POL
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Site for bells : SLEIGH
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Underhanded bum : SNEAK
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Frigid : ICED
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Select : ELITE
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"Howdy, ma'am," e.g.? : RANCHADDRESSING
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Area away from the battle : REAR
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Tender spot? : BAR
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Peanut product : OIL
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Word of support : YEA
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Dangerous answer to a sentry : FOE
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"___ Plenty o' Nuttin'" : IGOT
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Clash of clans : FEUD
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Laertes' T's : TAUS
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Problem at exclusive schools? : ADMISSIONIMPOSSIBLE
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Tanker troubles : SPILLS
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Southern vacation spot : RIO
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1920's tax evader : CAPONE
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Talk up? : PRAY
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Cheats : CONMEN
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Element used in electroplating : RHODIUM
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One from Wittenberg : EIN
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Taking in calves? : STOCKADOPTION
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Gene stuff : RNA
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Makes a fuss : CLAMORS
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Fink on : RATOUT
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Pinion's partner : RACK
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They're out of this world : ALIENS
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Revival technique : CPR
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Peerless : UNIQUE
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Not take tailoring seriously? : ADJUSTFORTHEFUNOFIT
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Grouch : CRAB
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Pacific repast : LUAU
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Opening time, maybe : NINE
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Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
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Bagel topper : LOX
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Home of "Friends" : NBC
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Summons: Abbr. : CIT
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Like some shows : STAG
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Water-carrier's motto? : ADAGEOFAQUARIUS
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Outlet : STORE
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Try it! : DEMO
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Started smoking : LITUP
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Give the cook a break, maybe : EATOUT
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1967 N.H.L. Rookie of the Year : ORR
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Words from a nonfolder : IMIN
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___ breve (2/2 time, in music) : ALLA
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Female improv? : WOMENSADLIB
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Be a stool pigeon : SING
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Regan's father : LEAR
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Chancel wear : ALBS
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Slob's napkin : SLEEVE
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Hardly beauty queens : HAGS
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Like some D.A.'s : ASST
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Silence of the staff : REST
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Furnish : RENDER
Down
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Tent tenant : CAMPER
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Colorful percher : ORIOLE
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Reagan Supreme Court nominee : SCALIA
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Lassie's lid : TAM
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Sambuca flavoring : ANISE
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Concrete : REAL
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Expensive spread : CAVIAR
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Get straight : ALIGN
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"N.Y.P.D. Blue" creator : BOCHCO
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"Told ya!" : SEE
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White-bread : BLAND
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Cleaned up after a fall : RAKED
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Flier's home : AVIARY
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Winner of 1865 : YANKEE
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They're not pros : ANTIS
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Forgiving : MERCIFUL
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Prude : BLUENOSE
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Vehicle drawn by draft animals : SLEDGE
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Purges, in a way : DERATS
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"The Crucible" setting : SALEM
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In a well-kept way : TRIMLY
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Player of the Four Aces : HIFI
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Audited : SATINON
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Push (around) : BOSS
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Gerard of "Soldier's Fortune" : GIL
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Lines at a checkout?: Abbr. : UPC
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1949 film classic : DOA
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Under cover, perhaps : ABED
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"The sweet small clumsy feet of ___": E. E. Cummings : APRIL
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1957 #1 song : DIANA
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Camaro model : IROC
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Farm call : OINK
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Baseball's Garciaparra : NOMAR
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Nautical pole : SPRIT
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London area : SOHO
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Some writers work on it : SPEC
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Mathematical subgroup : COSET
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"The Conspiracy Against Childhood" writer LeShan : EDA
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Tally mark : NOTCH
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Gulf war loser : IRAQI
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Like raw diamonds : UNCUT
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Approach, with "for" : MAKE
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Like a good mixer : SOLUBLE
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Speaker of baseball : TRIS
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John or Paul but not George or Ringo : POPE
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Gang land : TURF
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Goya's naked lady : MAJA
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Least scarce : RIFEST
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Chiefs' org. : NFL
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Franc fraction : SOU
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Part of C.P.U. : UNIT
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Tours turndown : NON
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Ivory tower, maybe : ACADEMIA
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Having night vision? : DREAMING
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Incurred : RANUP
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Big horn : TUBA
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Accord : UNISON
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Salad slice : RADISH
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"Wowie zowie!" : OOLALA
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Creepy cases : XFILES
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Spicy, in a way : CREOLE
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Getting the most "aws" : CUTEST
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Traveled (along) : TOOLED
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Hit the big time : ARRIVE
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Baby grub producer : GERBER
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Big bang producers : GONGS
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Booster rocket : ATLAS
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.946 liter : QUART
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Poets' feet : IAMBS
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Old hat : STALE
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The Beatles' "Back in the ___" : USSR
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Area of Mars : WAR
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Place to put one's feet up : DEN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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