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New York Times, Friday, April 7, 2000

Pulitzer winner for "Symphony No. 3"

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FQYZ} This is puzzle # 127 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times4/7/00 ( No. 18,413 )
Across
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Mideast V.I.P. : EHUDBARAK
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Green gimme : TAPIN
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Dapple : VARIEGATE
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Province of Italy : UDINE
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Subject in a Rembrandt painting : ARISTOTLE
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Language group that includes Xhosa : BANTU
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King's place : DECK
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It holds the line : REEL
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"Inside the Third Reich" author : SPEER
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Letter in runes : EDH
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Fruit named for a city in Turkey : CASABA
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Starch source : TARO
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___ anemone : RUE
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Essence : SOUL
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Ltr. addendum : PPS
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Attack : GOAT
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Butler's quarters? : TARA
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Columbian starter : PRE
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Decathlon event : JAVELIN
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Shampooing problem : TANGLES
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Is multiplied? : ARE
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Twain's "___ Diary" : EVES
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You can't do it alone : DUET
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Something to shoot for : PAR
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Editor's concern : TEXT
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Snare : GIN
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Ottoman title : AGHA
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Way down, perhaps : STAIRS
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Standard setting at 0 degrees long. : GST
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Required things : NEEDS
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Drain : TIRE
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Harp, for one : BEER
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Modern memoranda : EMAIL
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Mesmerized : INATRANCE
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Busted looie : SARGE
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Source of rare metals, maybe : METEORITE
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Wound up : ENDED
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Flower that's a symbol of purity : EDELWEISS
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Duck : EVADE
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Ran fast, to Brits : HARED
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Spenser portrayer : URICH
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Floppy : DISK
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Play favorites? : BET
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Early malls : AGORAE
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Hotel posting : RATES
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Minimally : ATLEAST
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Freight carrier at sea : KEELBOAT
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Some like them hot : TUBS
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Go with the flow : ADAPT
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Luau serving : PINEAPPLE
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Gloss : INTERPRET
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Personality disorders : NEUROSES
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Butcher's offering : CUTLET
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Kirlian photography image : AURA
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Scottish arctic explorer : RAE
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"Animal House" director : LANDIS
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Service station employee : GARAGEMAN
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Got an earful, in a way : OVERHEARD
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Kind of lantern : JAPANESE
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Pulitzer winner for "Symphony No. 3" : IVES
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When to have better luck? : NEXTTIME
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Hit man : GUN
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Not clean : STAINED
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Humperdinck heroine : GRETEL
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Adriatic feeder : ADIGE
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Storming : IRATE
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Wish granters of myth : GENII
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Shakers and others : SECTS
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Apples and oranges : TREES
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Runners carry it : SLED
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In the raw : BARE
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Lineup : ROW

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

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