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New York Times, Tuesday, April 25, 2000

Late-night competitor of Jay and Dave

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Hartman.
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© 2000, The New York Times4/25/00 ( No. 18,431 )

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Across
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___ Na Na : SHA
4
Samms and Thompson : EMMAS
9
He bugs Bugs : ELMER
14
Late-night competitor of Jay and Dave : TED
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Strike back : REACT
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Nary a soul : NOONE
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1957 Disney classic : OLDYELLER
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Prime minister before Yitzhak : GOLDA
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Potpourri scent : LILAC
21
Rating a 10, say : IDEAL
23
Paranormal letters : ESP
24
Wields, as influence : EXERTS
26
Plain-living sect : AMISH
28
Its primary is primary : NEWHAMPSHIRE
33
Question starter : WHO
36
Singer Celine : DION
37
Paris's abductee : HELEN
38
Mansard overhang : EAVE
40
Mercury or cobalt : METAL
43
Croat or Bulgar : SLAV
44
Blur with tears : BLEAR
46
Blunted weapon : EPEE
48
Like some glances : SLY
49
A daredevil may be living on this : BORROWEDTIME
53
Bank deposit? : BLOOD
54
Calm down : SEDATE
58
___ Paulo : SAO
60
Lodge resident : SKIER
63
Aired over the summer, maybe : RERAN
64
Hang around for : AWAIT
66
Earl Scruggs's music : BLUEGRASS
68
Use a crowbar on, say : FORCE
69
Petrol unit : LITRE
70
Appliance meas. : BTU
71
Mormon leader : ELDER
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Let up : EASED
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Understand : SEE
Down
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Lifted, so to speak : STOLE
2
Toy Slinky, essentially : HELIX
3
Discombobulate : ADDLE
4
Built : ERECTED
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"Braveheart" star Gibson : MEL
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French Sudan, today : MALI
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Sailed through : ACED
8
Mill site : STREAM
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Backspin or topspin : ENGLISH
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Elton's john : LOO
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Minor problems, so to speak : MOLEHILLS
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Pulls the plug on : ENDS
13
Harvest : REAP
18
Tar's tale : YARN
22
Fuse rating unit : AMP
25
Do the crawl : SWIM
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"___ a Lady" : SHES
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Weed whacker : HOE
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Chipped in : ANTED
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Not fanciful : REAL
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A deadly sin : ENVY
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"Just the facts, ma'am" speaker : WEBB
34
Luminous topper : HALO
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Where jetsam goes : OVERBOARD
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Marquis's inferior : EARL
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It may have 2 BR's : APT
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Maui necklaces : LEIS
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Comb carrier : ROOSTER
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Left the cocoon : EMERGED
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Moo goo gai pan pan : WOK
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Fit to consume : EDIBLE
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River of Hesse : EDER
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Many OPEC ministers : ARABS
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Nibble on : TASTE
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Follow : ENSUE
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Having escaped a tag : SAFE
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M.P.'s quarry : AWOL
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"On the Waterfront" director Kazan : ELIA
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Dead-end jobs : RUTS
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Rock salt may be used on it : ICE
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Before, to Burns : ERE

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