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New York Times, Wednesday, April 5, 2000

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 109 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0405 ( 18,411 )
Across
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Nurse's item : SWAB
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Some change : DIMES
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"The Far Pavilions" author M. M. ___ : KAYE
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Worrying words from a driver : OHNO
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Campaign stop, e.g. : EVENT
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"Shoo!" : AWAY
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St. Bernard sound : WOOF
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"Cheers" barmaid : CARLA
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Little dog, for short : PEKE
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1936 film starring 57-Across : SANFRANCISCO
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Row : OAR
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1934 film starring 57-Across : SHOWOFF
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Compass line : ARC
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Treated with contempt : FLOUTED
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Fam. member : REL
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1938 film starring 57-Across : BOYSTOWN
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Actress Dee : SANDRA
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Target of some creams : ACNE
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Lakers' org. : NBA
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Road shoulder : BERM
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Many winter vacationers : SKIERS
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1949 film starring 57-Across : ADAMSRIB
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Abbr. on a business letter : ENC
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Tchotchke holder : ETAGERE
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NNW's opposite : SSE
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1957 film starring 57-Across : DESKSET
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Bub : MAC
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Actor born April 5, 1900 : SPENCERTRACY
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Shake up : JOLT
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Ernest ___, winner of the first Pulitzer for fiction : POOLE
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Greek liqueur : OUZO
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Zone : AREA
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Gallops : LOPES
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Stick in one's ___ : CRAW
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Tough test, informally : BEAR
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Pass : ENACT
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Marx with a manifesto : KARL
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Farm females : SOWS
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Rider's command : WHOA
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In a few minutes : ANON
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Like some shows : BOFFO
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Actress Yvonne : DECARLO
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"Terrible" one : IVAN
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Ford product, briefly : MERC
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Sign up : ENLIST
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Socks away : STASHES
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"Wham!" : KAPOW
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Knock over : AWE
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Gab : YAK
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Electric ___ : EYE
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Air-filled item, maybe : RAFT
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Last part : CODA
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Info for waiters : ORDERS
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Kind of wheel : FERRIS
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How some steak is served : FLAMBE
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Humiliated : ABASED
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"All-American" fellow : ROCKNE
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Hardly optimists : CYNICS
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Have : OWN
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Remove from a sack : UNBAG
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"Understand?" : SEE
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Measurements overseer: Abbr. : NBS
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Drink suffix : ADE
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Legal defendant: Abbr. : RESP
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Church part : STEEPLE
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Chair part : ARMREST
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Gist : MEAT
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When there's darkness, in a Koestler title : ATNOON
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Relatively cool sun : KSTAR
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Butter holder : CROCK
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Club of song : COPA
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Utility abbr. : ELEC
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Emanation : AURA
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6-Down, e.g. : CZAR
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Long, dismal cry : YOWL
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Quick punch : JAB
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Vein pursuit : ORE
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Flock's place : LEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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