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New York Times, Tuesday, May 23, 2000

Author:
Monica Krausse
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Monica Krausse

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Krausse. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0523 ( 18,459 )
Across
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Jerry's ice-cream partner : BEN
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College finals : ORALS
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Indian honorific : SAHIB
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Monterrey hooray : OLE
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Sign in an apartment window : TOLET
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Radarange maker : AMANA
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Evergreen : FIR
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Classic 1969 Merle Haggard song : SILVERWINGS
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#1 thing : FAVE
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Brontë heroine : EYRE
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___ Moines : DES
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Vitamin regimen : ONEADAY
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Care for : NURSE
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City north of Carson City : RENO
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Try to beat the light, say : SPEEDUP
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Festoon's shape : ARC
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Jester : FOOL
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Diamond or ruby : STONE
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Sweet deal for a company executive : GOLDENPARACHUTE
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Venusian, e.g. : ALIEN
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"Mon ___!" : DIEU
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Exceed : TOP
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Meals : REPASTS
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Runs : GOES
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Bluegill fish : BREAM
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Et cetera : ANDSOON
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Stir : ADO
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Take five : REST
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Jazzy Fitzgerald : ELLA
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It won't go over well : LEADBALLOON
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Turn down, as lights : DIM
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"The Sound of Music" lady : MARIA
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Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
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Eden evictee : EVE
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Chilean range : ANDES
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Clever, slangily : SWIFT
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Visibly embarrassed : RED
Down
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Fab : BOFFO
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1999-2000 name in the news : ELIAN
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Cheek : NERVE
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Tie-breaking periods: Abbr. : OTS
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Louis IX or Philippe IV : ROI
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Show-offish basketball move : ALLEYOOP
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Tax : LEVY
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Rears : STERNS
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Espied : SAW
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Pal for Pierre : AMI
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Distributed : HANDEDOUT
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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Bigmouth, e.g. : BASS
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Go for another tour : REUP
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Musical ability : EAR
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Cabinet department : DEFENSE
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Soon : ANON
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Like lucky castaways : RESCUED
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Son of 70-Across : SETH
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Golden rule word : UNTO
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Chick's sound : PEEP
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Petri dish filler : AGAR
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It has lines : ROLE
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Paper carrier? : CLIPBOARD
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Boy : LAD
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Sweetie : DEAR
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Short, ribbed pasta : RIGATONI
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Geological extent : AEON
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1939 film home : TARA
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Detects a rat? : SMELLS
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Atlanta-to-Tampa dir. : SSE
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Wiser's partner : OLDER
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Shade of green : OLIVE
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Dubbed : NAMED
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Soprano Gluck : ALMA
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College bigwig : DEAN
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Picnic dish : SLAW
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Stop : DIE
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English majors get them: Abbr. : BAS
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Big lug : OAF
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Critic's pick? : NIT

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

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