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New York Times, Friday, May 12, 2000

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 108 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0512 ( 18,448 )

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Across
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Engine part : STATOR
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Gone bad : SPOILT
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Highflier's need : AIRFARE
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Raw : TARTARE
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Caught : SNAGGED
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Jazz combo component : ALTOSAX
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Goldman, ___ : SACHS
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Quarters in quads : DORMS
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Neighbor of Minn. : ONT
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"Girl" lead-in : ATTA
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Leaf-turning times: Abbr. : SEPTS
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Sacramento's ___ Arena : ARCO
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One who's picky about his work? : IRONMINER
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Senior : ELDER
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It may be thrown from a horse : LARIAT
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Fertile Crescent area : NEAREAST
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Speaker : SQUAWKBOX
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Increase many times : SEXTUPLE
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Writers for old literary magazines : ODISTS
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Assignment in une école : ESSAI
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Don Juan : LADIESMAN
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Get ___ (brown) : ATAN
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Cut at a slant : BEVEL
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Grey in literature : ZANE
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Part of a German noble's name : VON
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Early film exec : MAYER
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Fictional name from Exmoor : LORNA
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Natural (to) : ENDEMIC
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Cut short : ABORTED
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1942 Abbott and Costello movie : RIORITA
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Beams : TIMBERS
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Start of a play? : ASSIST
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Word of caution : STEADY
Down
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"The Man With the Golden Arm" star, 1955 : SINATRA
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County fair sight : TRACTOR
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Part of Alexander the Great's conquest, today : AFGHANISTAN
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Makes it : TAGS
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Objective for 25-Across : ORE
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Flush : REDDEN
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Popular movie series : STARTREK
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Deftly takes : PALMS
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Bits for Fido : ORTS
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Yamaguchi's rival at Albertville : ITO
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Dodger name of fame : LASORDA
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Medium states : TRANCES
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Lash out at : ASSAIL
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Bleed, with "from" : EXTORT
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Doily pattern : OPENWEAVE
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Exercise unit : SITUP
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The Greek : ALEXISZORBA
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Ornamental evergreen shrub : MAQUI
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Sap : ERODE
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Cooking : ABOIL
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Stray : ALLEYCAT
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Miracle Mets pitcher, 1969 : SEAVER
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Where the kroon is spent : ESTONIA
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Tic-tac-toe plays : XSANDOS
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Hurt : SMARTED
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Coat factory supplier : TANNERY
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Golfer Sam and others : SNEADS
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Disinfests : DERATS
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Teases : BAITS
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Early third millennium date : MMII
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Togo's capital : LOME
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TV drama settings : ERS
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It may be boring : BIT

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

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