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GET WISE

New York Times, Sunday, April 23, 2000

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 93 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0423 ( 18,429 )
Across
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Redemptions : CASHINS
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Mitterrand's successor : CHIRAC
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1950's-60's Big Apple mayor : WAGNER
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Classic ball game : ONEOCAT
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Treasure State city : HELENA
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Make it : ARRIVE
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Wobbly band members? : ROCKYMUSICIANS
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1960's "Death Valley Days" host : REAGAN
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Punta del ___, Uruguayan resort : ESTE
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911 respondent : EMT
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Done for : KAPUT
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Apollo loved her : DAPHNE
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Easy ___ : ASPIE
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American Revolutionary leader Deane : SILAS
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Visitors from afar : ETS
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Follow : ACTON
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Subject of war propaganda : ENEMY
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Hill, to an Arab : TEL
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It covers ground rapidly : IVY
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Wily style of diplomacy? : TRICKORTREATY
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A little behind : LATISH
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Shell thrower : MORTAR
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Harmony : SYNCH
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Amazon dangers : PIRANHAS
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Curse : SWEARAT
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Land with a queen in Kings : SHEBA
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Extracts : GLEANS
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Caesar's farewell : VALE
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Plumbing problem abroad? : WATERYLOO
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Member of a force: Abbr. : DET
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One in swaddles : BABE
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Pentagon concern, for short : MIA
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Rodgers and Hart's "What ___ Man?" : ISA
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Mare's-nest : MESS
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Questionnaire datum : AGE
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Halloween mask? : SCARYFACE
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Like New York's Radio City Music Hall, informally : DECO
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Sighter of the Pacific Ocean, 1513 : BALBOA
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Capri, e.g. : ISOLA
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Reruns, to summer TV : STAPLES
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Place of legend : ATLANTIS
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Position in 20-Across : ATBAT
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Tarzan's pet : CHEETA
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Mountain fortresses: Var. : EYRIES
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Like an Englishman in the desert? : BLOODYTHIRSTY
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Bond rating : CCC
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George W. Bush, as a collegian : ELI
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Quantity : STORE
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Paths of some streams : ESSES
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Pool necessity : CUE
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Attention-getters : BEEPS
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Sea salvage aid : SONAR
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Word with car or game : PARLOR
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Mata Hari was one : ALIAS
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Hound : NAG
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Together, musically : ADUE
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Call for : INVOKE
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Assault with crêpes suzette? : PANCAKEBATTERY
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Wynn of "Dr. Strangelove" : KEENAN
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It's west of Sherman Oaks : ENCINO
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Extraction : LINEAGE
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Attempts : ESSAYS
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Conveyed, in a way : DEEDED
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Made a record of : ENTERED
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Rights org. : CORE
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Long times in Lima : ANOS
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Spinoff group : SECT
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Make artificially better, with "up" : HOKE
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Distant : ICY
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Pins down : NAMES
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Quite a puzzle : STUMPER
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Midwest city, familiarly : CHI
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"Shucks" : HECK
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Pelvic parts : ILIA
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Realizes : REAPS
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Fixed payment : ANNUITY
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Fairy tale locale : CASTLE
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Some are critical : WARDS
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Part : AREA
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Means of communication : GRAPEVINE
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Ivory or pink? : NIGHTYSHADE
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"Dynasty" star : EVANS
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Actor Auberjonois : RENE
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Turns, so to speak : STINTS
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Modern name for the capital of ancient Galatia : ANKARA
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Odd, spelled oddly : EERY
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"___ Desire" (1953 Barbara Stanwyck film) : ALLI
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They're pressed for cash : ATMS
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Exult : CROW
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Bore : TIRE
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Musical interval : OCTAVE
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Measurer of brightness : MENSA
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Millionaire's toy : YACHT
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___-Ethiopian War, 1935-36 : ITALO
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Like some surgery : ORAL
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"America, the Beautiful" pronoun : THEE
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Constellation with Canopus : ARGO
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Some stockings : HANES
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Settles : PAYS
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Alternatives to 747's : SSTS
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Subject of a composition : TEMA
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Relative of Camembert : BRIE
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Directions : WAYS
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Chaps : LADS
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___ ghanouj (eggplant dish) : BABA
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Marble : AGATE
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What pregnancies produce? : BELLYCURVES
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Pupil's place : IRIS
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They're blue : MOPERS
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Seattle athlete, for short : SONIC
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Actress Blanchett : CATE
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Young zebra : FOAL
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Los ___, Calif. : ALTOS
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___ Cove ("Murder, She Wrote" locale) : CABOT
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Delineate : ETCH
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French journal : CAHIER
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XXV Olympics site : BARCELONA
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Minus : LESS
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Little ending : ETTE
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"___ who?" : SAYS
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"Gotcha" : ISEE
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Hoo-has : ADOS
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Power of old films : TYRONE
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Wright brothers' craft, e.g. : BIPLANE
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Like a well-grounded argument : TENABLE
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Didn't hesitate : LEAPED
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Yuletide handouts : CANES
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W.W. II guns : BRENS
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Subsequently : SINCE
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"Not ___!" : AGAIN
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Main road : PIKE
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Initial : OKAY
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Kind of rock : ACID
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Sound : SANE
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Not cheap : DEAR
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Press : URGE
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Blue-___ : EYED
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Decked : KOD
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USA alternative : TNT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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