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New York Times, Tuesday, April 4, 2000

Author:
D. J. DeChristopher
Editor:
Will Shortz
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D. J. DeChristopher

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {BFQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. DeChristopher. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0404 ( 18,410 )
Across
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Sixth sense : ESP
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Sprightly dances : JIGS
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Egypt's Sadat : ANWAR
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Designer Cassini : OLEG
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Bellini opera : NORMA
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Caretaker for a baby : NANA
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Sticky stuff : GOOK
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Gnawed : ATEAT
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Austrian observance of April 30 : WALPURGISNACHT
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Meadow : LEA
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Like wind chimes : TINKLY
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British observance of April 23 : STGEORGESDAY
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Onetime Argentine leader : PERON
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___ Perot : HROSS
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How to address a Fr. lady : MME
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The Emerald Isle : ERIN
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Airport abbr. : ARR
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Ukraine's capital : KIEV
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Prevail : WIN
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Fisher's rental : CANOE
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Stretched tight : TENSE
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Indian observance of April 13 : SOLARNEWYEAR
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Connecting strips of land : ISTHMI
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Trivial Pursuit need : DIE
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United States observance of April 14 : PANAMERICANDAY
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Perform penance : ATONE
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Evictee from paradise : ADAM
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___ Bator : ULAN
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Deluxe sheet material : SATIN
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One-liner, e.g. : JOKE
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Aggregate : PILE
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Golf great Sam : SNEAD
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Stout relatives : ALES
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Mack or Danson : TED
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Ages and ages : EON
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Order at KFC : SLAW
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Pitcher Alejandro : PENA
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Black-spotted cat : JAGUAR
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Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
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Seaman's quaff : GROG
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H. H. Munro's pseudonym : SAKI
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Biblical liar : ANANIAS
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Zilch : NOTANY
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Jalopy : WRECK
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Menotti hero : AMAHL
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Worn-out : RATTY
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Old fighting vessel : GALLEON
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Lowly worker : PEON
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Rules: Abbr. : STDS
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Gush forth : SPEW
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Hatcher of "Lois & Clark" : TERI
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Happy face : GRIN
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Accra's land : GHANA
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Bobble : ERROR
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Newswoman Tabitha : SOREN
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Warship danger : MINE
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Tableland : MESA
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At any time : EVER
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Excited : KEYEDUP
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Praise : COMMEND
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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Double : TWIN
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Grammy-winning Twain : SHANIA
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"My Cup Runneth Over" singer, 1967 : EDAMES
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Bridge declaration : IPASS
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Beelzebub : SATAN
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Savings vehicle, briefly : TNOTE
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Punjabi prince : RAJA
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Screen fave : IDOL
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Bake sale order : CAKE
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Came to rest : ALIT
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New Haven school : YALE
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Composer Rorem : NED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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