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New York Times, Saturday, April 22, 2000

"Do not go gentle into that good night" poet

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 121 for Mr. Norris.
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© 2000, The New York Times4/22/00 ( No. 18,428 )

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Across
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Fix but good : GETBACKAT
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Brassy sound : CLANG
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Motorboat's tow, perhaps : AQUAPLANE
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Circles overhead : HALOS
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Elite seats : LUXURYBOX
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One in a crowd : EXTRA
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Wasn't straight : LIED
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Put on : DON
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Bass and others : ALES
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Lufthansa connection : UND
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1936 Chemistry Nobelist Peter : DEBYE
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Lighting jobs : PYRES
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Indiana's state flower : PEONY
29
Very successful : SMASH
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Longtime record label : EMI
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___ du Diable : ILE
34
Football Hall-of-Famer Jim : OTTO
35
Void : GAP
36
Point fingers : MAKEACCUSATIONS
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It may be at the end of a block : ADE
42
Mil. personnel : NCOS
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Seam : BED
44
It's creepy : IVY
45
Orders : TELLS
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Goes on : LASTS
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The "D" in jazz's Miss D : DINAH
53
Holds : DEEMS
55
Talk amorously : COO
56
Jazz break, e.g. : SOLO
57
La preceder : TRA
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Legislative grp. : PARL
59
"They're ours!" : GOTEM
60
Like some signs : STENCILED
62
Bowl : ARENA
63
Service elevator? : TENNISPRO
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Props in ancient Greek art : LYRES
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Not counting, in a way : PRESEASON
Down
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Man with questions : GALLUP
2
Arab, for one : EQUINE
3
It's often rented : TUXEDO
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Transfer rate : BAUD
5
Calendar abbr. : APR
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Glasgow's river : CLYDE
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Broiled dishes : KABOBS
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Ransom request, e.g. : ANONYMOUSLETTER
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Cowboy's moniker : TEX
10
Travel guide listings : CHEAPHOTELS
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Without discipline : LAXLY
12
Substitute : ALTEREGO
13
Eric the Red, e.g. : NORSEMAN
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Citizenship grp. since 1912 : GSA
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"Do not go gentle into that good night" poet : DYLANTHOMAS
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Gnaws (through) : EATS
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Tentative actions : SIPS
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Never abroad : NIE
30
Run through : STAB
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"___ agnus Dei" : ECCE
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Domestic : MAID
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Weather announcement : ADVISORY
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Convention V.I.P. : KEYNOTER
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One way to be out : COLD
40
Reformer Wells : IDA
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Unruffled : SERENE
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Head covers : SCALPS
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One who makes a lot of passes : TORERO
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Convinced of : SOLDON
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Coeur d'___ : ALENE
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"Marty" director Delbert et al. : MANNS
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1409 Council site : PISA
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Cowpoke's sweetie : GAL
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Oil additive : STP
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Inc., overseas : CIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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