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New York Times, Thursday, May 25, 2000

Hill of ___ (site near the Acropolis)

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GX} This is puzzle # 54 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 2000, The New York Times5/25/00 ( No. 18,461 )
Across
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Eyeball, say : ASSESS
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___ attack : SHAQ
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Vatican vestment : ALB
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Pertaining to elementary substances : CHEMIC
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Gatehouse cry : HALT
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22-Across's currency : SOL
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"O" follower : CANADA
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Problems, problems : ILLS
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Afternoon time : TWO
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"Baby Hold On" singer : EDDIEMONEY
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Big copper exporter : PERU
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Rings : PEALS
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Own (up) : FESS
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Hill of ___ (site near the Acropolis) : ARES
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"For shame!" : TSK
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Hurt : AIL
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"Crazy" singer : CLINE
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Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
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Some hot suppers : ROASTS
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1982 Albert Finney film role : DADDYWARBUCKS
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Old "S.N.L." character : MRBILL
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River past Fontainebleau : SEINE
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Sprang forth : AROSE
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Transatlantic cruiser : SST
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"Evita" role : CHE
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De ___ (again) : NOVO
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Origins of earthquakes : FOCI
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Like old candles at Christmas : RELIT
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Revenuers : TMEN
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"Man in Black" autobiographer : JOHNNYCASH
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Criminal charge : RAP
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Not be alert : DOZE
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Riding : AHORSE
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Santa ___ Mountains : ANA
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Didn't stand pat : DREW
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Motormouth : TALKER
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___ favor : POR
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Turning point : EDDY
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Mideast council members : EMEERS
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Welcome : ACCEPT
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Secret Service accessories : SHADES
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Writer-illustrator Maurice : SENDAK
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Modern virus carrier : EMAIL
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Rider's position : SIDESADDLE
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Ripoff : SCAM
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Excel : SHINE
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Forces to go : HALES
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Sheedy and McBeal : ALLYS
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Milk units: Abbr. : QTS
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Part of an impolite word? : ASTERISK
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New York City rarities : LOWRENTS
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Separates, perhaps : BLOUSES
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Court ___ (legal venue) : OFLAW
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Classic theater name : PALACE
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Old-fashioned poem : IDYL
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It may be smoked : COUNTRYHAM
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One full of ideas : EDISON
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Carrier to Oslo : SAS
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Fenway Park stats : RBIS
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Paul McCrane's "ER" role : DRROMANO
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Better than average : ABOVEPAR
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Pine product : RESIN
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Siren : MANTRAP
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Jazz bassist Stanley : CLARKE
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Many a snake : HISSER
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Early anesthetics : ETHERS
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Greenland sight : FJORD
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Moved like goo : OOZED
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Like granola : CHEWY
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Place for un étudiant : ECOLE
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___ the Great (boy detective) : NATE
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Presidential inits. : DDE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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