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New York Times, Saturday, April 8, 2000

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 120 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0408 ( 18,414 )

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Across
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Not fleshy : RAWBONED
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Common advertising selling point : STATUS
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Part of a case : EXHIBITA
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Pressing : URGENT
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Like some records : PLATINUM
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Shade : NUANCE
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Cunning : ART
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Creature that loses its tail : TADPOLE
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Juan or Joaquin : SAN
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Remote spots? : SOFAS
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Old-time actress Purviance : EDNA
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Brown bagger : WINO
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General ___ chicken : TSOS
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Group with the #1 album "Out of Time" : REM
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Jockey Turcotte and others : RONS
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Sealy competitor : SERTA
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Beautiful array of colors : SYMPHONY
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Cut : OMIT
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"...___ is in heaven": Matthew : ASIT
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Depression phenomenon : SHUTDOWN
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Clipped : TERSE
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Next : THEN
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Wander : ERR
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Part of a seat assignment : TIER
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Believed : HELD
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Keen : NEAT
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Green : MOOLA
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Harm : ILL
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Furrowed : STRIATE
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Football positions: Abbr. : RTS
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Muscles involved in sitting : GLUTEI
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Speculate : THEORIZE
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"___ Got Time for the Pain" (1974 hit) : HAVENT
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Trouble : HOTWATER
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Lean : SCANTY
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Be dizzy : SEESTARS
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Military messes? : REPASTS
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Rock singer born William Bailey : AXLROSE
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Why : WHATFOR
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Rein check : BIT
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Closing accounts? : OBITS
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15th-century traveler : NINA
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Playing piece? : ETUDE
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Prepare laundry for ironing : DAMPDRY
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Some tanners : SUNLAMPS
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Faithful : TRUE
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Asian title : AGA
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Massage target : TENSION
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Amazing : UNCANNY
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Notebook users : STENOS
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Like some shows : ONEMAN
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Blow away : ASTOUND
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E-mailed, say : WROTETO
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Invoice abbr. : AMT
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Depositor : STORER
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Severely affected : HIT
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It may be secret : IDENTITY
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Whomp : SHELLAC
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Fantastic, informally : HELLUVA
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Fatal omens : WRAITHS
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1942 Abbott and Costello film : RIORITA
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Water from a fountain : SELTZER
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They may get bad marks : ERASERS
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Places for hams : THIGHS
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Lake whose name means "big water" : TAHOE
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Animal shelter sounds : MEOWS
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On its way : SENT
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Top of France : TETE
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Blackjack component : TEN
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Blackguard : RAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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