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New York Times, Monday, April 3, 2000

"Livin' la Vida ___" (Ricky Martin song)

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJKQX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Paul.
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© 2000, The New York Times4/3/00 ( No. 18,409 )
Across
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Pinball message : TILT
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Saloon orders : ALES
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"A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
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Soprano's song, maybe : ARIA
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Nod off : DOZE
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One of the senses : TASTE
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Hiker's woe : CORN
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Colorado skiing destination : VAIL
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Follow : ENSUE
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Intermittently : ONAGAINOFFAGAIN
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A single time : ONCE
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"___ it or lose it" : USE
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Frequently, to Shakespeare : OFT
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Exterminator's target : TERMITE
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Nod off : NAP
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Arc de Triomphe locale : PARIS
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Mexican gold : ORO
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"Livin' la Vida ___" (Ricky Martin song) : LOCA
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Intermittently : EVERYNOWANDTHEN
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Surf's sound : ROAR
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Shipment to a mill : ORE
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Rephrases : EDITS
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Guggenheim display : ART
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Brand-new business : STARTUP
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Nintendo product : TOY
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Expire : DIE
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Lennon's in-laws : ONOS
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Intermittently : INFITSANDSTARTS
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Sailors are famous for them : TALES
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Fur, say : COAT
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Down-to-earth : REAL
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Pal : AMIGO
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Excited about : INTO
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Food for Fido : ALPO
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Reveal : LETON
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Like a billionaire's pockets : DEEP
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Wall Street inits. : NYSE
Down
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Word before shell or Bell : TACO
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Remove the wrinkles from : IRON
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Peseta : Spain :: ___ : Italy : LIRA
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Argentine dance : TANGO
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Reply from Ann Landers : ADVICE
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Repair shop substitute : LOANER
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Basso Pinza : EZIO
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The first "S" in S.A.S.E. : SELF
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"Relax, soldier!" : ATEASE
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Jessica of "Tootsie" : LANGE
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Bones, to a doctor : OSSA
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Pins and needles holder : ETUI
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Spotted : SEEN
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On pins and needles : ANTSY
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Fold-up mattress : FUTON
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Where to hear a 14-Across : OPERA
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Party handout : FAVOR
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"Trick or ___" : TREAT
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Necessity at a golf club : MOWER
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George Gershwin's brother : IRA
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Like a pitcher's perfect game : NOHIT
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Vinegar: Prefix : ACETO
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Colorful violet : PANSY
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Abbr. on sale items : IRR
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Inc., in Britain : LTD
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Jottings : NOTES
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"...man ___ mouse?" : ORA
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Train station : DEPOT
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Squelches : SITSON
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Until now : TODATE
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Remove a clog from : UNSTOP
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Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
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Kitchen wrap : SARAN
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Slanted type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Identify : NAME
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Fly like a butterfly : FLIT
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Amino, for one : ACID
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Second to ___ : NONE
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Bank (on) : RELY
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Memorial Day solo : TAPS
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___ gin fizz : SLOE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later.

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