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New York Times, Monday, May 22, 2000

"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" dramatist

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Louis Hildebrand
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
55/22/20003/5/20101
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0110120
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1.54000
Louis Hildebrand

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJQZ} This is puzzle # 53 for Ms. Salomon. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Hildebrand.
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© 2000, The New York Times5/22/00 ( No. 18,458 )
Across
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Does simple arithmetic : ADDS
5
Aide: Abbr. : ASST
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Cat, informally : TABBY
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"I ___ to recall..." : SEEM
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Gossipy Barrett : RONA
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What treasure hunters want to know : WHERE
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Capri, e.g. : ISLE
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Heart of the matter : CRUX
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Flip chart holder : EASEL
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Suffice, and then some : FILLTHEBILL
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Faucet : TAP
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Mai ___ (drink) : TAI
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Budget competitor : AVIS
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Society newcomer : DEB
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Shake on it : SEALTHEDEAL
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Ceramic-making, e.g. : CRAFT
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Wanton look : LEER
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Rick's "Casablanca" love : ILSA
40
Group of key officers : CADRE
41
London's Big ___ : BEN
42
Flies alone : SOLOS
43
Tennis great Arthur : ASHE
44
Parts of a min. : SECS
45
Congregational cries : AMENS
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Go for a swim, say, during hot weather : BEATTHEHEAT
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Bygone car : REO
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"Now it's clear" : ISEE
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"___ the season..." : TIS
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Not near : FAR
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Surpass all others : TAKETHECAKE
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Up in years : OLDER
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"Tickle-me" character : ELMO
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Creme-filled snack : OREO
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Violinmaker who taught Stradivari : AMATI
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Per ___ (daily) : DIEM
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Huckleberry ___ : FINN
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Central American Indians : MAYAS
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Not crazy : SANE
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Minnesota ___ : FATS
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"Like, no way!" : ASIF
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He loved Lucy : DESI
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Big computer maker : DELL
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Refine, as metal : SMELT
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Veronica's guy, in the comics : ARCHIE
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Achy : SORE
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Social slight : SNUB
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Curbside cry : TAXI
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Jury number, commonly : TWELVE
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"Now I get it!" : AHA
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Any Grisham novel : BESTSELLER
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La ___ tar pits : BREA
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Kennel sound : YELP
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"Here, try some!" : TASTE
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Bert of "The Wizard of Oz" : LAHR
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Peculiar expression : IDIOM
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1983 comedy with Mr. T : DCCAB
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Clear, as a disk : ERASE
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Coiffure crisis : BADHAIRDAY
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"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" dramatist : ALBEE
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Parasitic type : LEECH
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Pluperfect, e.g. : TENSE
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In unison : ASONE
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Rodeo rope : LASSO
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Worries : FRETS
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Composer Erik : SATIE
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Mets' home : SHEA
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Hot 1990's computer game : TETRIS
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In : ATHOME
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Speak derisively : SCOFF
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Shaving stuff : FOAM
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___ mater : ALMA
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Sneakers brand : KEDS
57
Charles Lamb's pen name : ELIA
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Certain Feds : TMEN
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Song for Carmen : ARIA
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Superman, most of the time : KENT
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Almost forever : EONS
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Airplane announcement, for short : ETA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later.

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