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REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT

New York Times, Sunday, May 21, 2000

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Q} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0521 ( 18,457 )
Across
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Fixes : JAMS
5
Many a Sri Lankan : TAMIL
10
Herring family members : SHADS
15
Visibly shaken : PALE
19
"By yesterday!" : ASAP
20
___ Kane of "All My Children" : ERICA
21
Former Energy Secretary O'Leary : HAZEL
22
Alpine climber : IBEX
23
Cooperstown nickname : YOGI
24
Capital on the Willamette : SALEM
25
Stripling : ADOLESCENT
27
F.B.I. : FINDSBADINDIVIDUALS
30
Poor marks : DEES
31
Born abroad : NEE
32
Dangerous job : SPY
33
Not so new : STALER
36
Become less tense : THAW
38
Classified ad abbr. : RMS
41
Baseball manager Tony La ___ : RUSSA
45
N.A.S.A. : NAMEDASHUTTLEATLANTIS
49
Sharp feller : AXE
50
Cabeza, north of the Pyrenees : TETE
51
One way to enter : ONCUE
52
Causes an unearned run, perhaps : ERRS
53
Pitch makers : PINETREES
57
Vietnamese neighbor : LAO
58
Vamp's accessory : BOA
60
Blood pressure raiser : IRE
61
Like oak leaves : LOBED
62
Pie cuts, essentially : RADII
64
Salvager's gear : SONAR
66
I.R.S. : INCOMINGRETURNSSOUGHT
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Kvetches : MOANS
73
Really enjoy : EATUP
74
Term : STINT
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Digital clock settings : AMS
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Big belts : KOS
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G.R.E. takers : SRS
80
Any of Yalta's Big Three : STATESMAN
84
Groks : GETS
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Daytime talk show name : RICKI
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Filmmaking family name : COEN
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Prefix with sphere : ECO
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E.P.A. : EARTHSPRIMARYADVOCATE
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Some may mind this : STORE
97
Prefix with fuel : SYN
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Pewter component : LEAD
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"___ Unplugged" (1999 album) : ALANIS
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When it's low, it's good : ERA
102
One way to go : APE
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Flier to J.F.K. : ELAL
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U.S.A.F. : USUALLYSTOPSALLFOES
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When printings begin : PRESSTIMES
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Debussy contemporary : SATIE
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Casino tool : RAKE
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Act the letch : OGLE
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Interviewer, perhaps : EMCEE
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Kwanzaa principle : UNITY
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It's in the eye of the beholder : IRIS
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Reagan sentence starter : WELL
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Mortimer Adler's "How to ___ Book" : READA
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Rose and Rozelle : PETES
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Quits : ENDS
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"Saturday Night Live" alum Mohr : JAY
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From : ASOF
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Travelers in Matthew : MAGI
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Record holder : SPINDLE
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Bit of floorwork, maybe : TESSERA
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Nejd desert dwellers : ARABS
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Leon Uris's "___ 18" : MILA
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Clinched : ICED
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Protect, as a document : LAMINATE
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Protect, as a seedling : SHADE
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"___ but known..." : HADI
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Sea of ___ (Don River's receiver) : AZOV
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It may be kosher : DELI
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Runners carry them : SLEDS
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Paltry : PICAYUNE
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First shepherd : ABEL
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Zoom, e.g. : LENS
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Something to dial: Abbr. : EXT
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Toyota offering : SUPRA
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Doing : DEED
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Japanese ____ (popular pet) : NEWT
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Like some judgments : SNAP
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Place for a checkered career? : TAXI
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Strong second? : AMEN
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It's hard to live on : THEEDGE
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Rancho units : HUTS
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"Dance in the Country" painter : RENOIR
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Bit of raingear : MAC
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Usher's request : STUB
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Series : STRING
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Buster, old-style : SIRRAH
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Declare : ASSERT
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"The Dancing Couple" painter : STEEN
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Get one's fill : LOADUP
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Where Regulus is : LEO
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Tar Heel State campus : ELON
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Siberian industrial center : TOMSK
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Possible result of a sacrifice : RBI
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Wide, to Cicero : LATUS
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In harmony : ASONE
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Add more ornaments to : RETRIM
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As a preferred alternative : INSTEAD
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Publicizes, in a way : OUTS
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Some are mental : IMAGES
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Vegetarian's demand : NOMEAT
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Bearded leader : CASTRO
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"The Westing Game" author Ellen ___ : RASKIN
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Lose a lap? : STAND
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Gain a lap? : SIT
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Hosp. areas : ORS
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Nurses : SIPS
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Source of sauce or milk : SOYA
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Penny-pinching : MEAN
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Dramatic beginning : ACTI
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Turndowns : NOES
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Coffeecake topping : STREUSEL
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Yip or yelp : CRY
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Approaches stealthily : CREEPSUP
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___ Gallery of Immortals (Greek pantheon) : HERAS
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"Generations of healthy, happy pets" sloganeer : ALPO
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Colder spots, often : VALLEYS
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Canute expelled him : OLAF
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A can of soda may have one : CALORIE
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Fix : ALTER
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Flummoxed : ATSEA
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Silk-stockings : ELITE
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Basic impulse : URGE
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Hawk : SELL
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Kiln output : LIME
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Pool site, maybe : YMCA
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Nut, basically : SEED
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All there : SANE
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Toiling : ATIT
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Bring in : EARN
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Cargo platform : SKID
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John McCain, once : POW
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Sweden's capital? : ESS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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