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New York Times, Friday, May 26, 2000

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJWZ} Grid has super symmetry. This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0526 ( 18,462 )
Across
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Polite behavior : PSANDQS
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Gulf war issue : GASMASK
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Green? : ENVIOUS
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Newspaper carrier, at times : ATTACHE
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Navy attire : PEACOAT
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No place for an epicure : BEANERY
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Dies (out) : PETERS
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Noisy reception : STATIC
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Kingdom until 1979 : IRAN
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Disgruntled declaration : IQUIT
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Space heater? : NOVA
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Guardian spirits : LARES
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Jordan left it after his jr. year : UNC
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They inspire passing thoughts : LANES
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Some U.S.N.A. grads : LTS
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Without stiffness : AGILELY
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Word before now : ERE
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Added, as an ingredient : MIXEDIN
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Accepted behavior : DOS
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In a swell situation? : BLOATED
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Some journ. grads : EDS
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Coastal opening : INTRA
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Middle of la notte : TRE
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It might come with a few pointers : EASEL
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Weight not counted in pricing : TARE
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Kind of artery : RENAL
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Film : CINE
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Gold-medal swimmer turned film star : CRABBE
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Turn up : LOCATE
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Like some guests : HONORED
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Studies : BONESUP
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Kyriakos Theotokopoulos, familiarly : ELGRECO
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It doesn't look good : EYESORE
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Slight : SLENDER
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Seven-time Emmy winner : EDASNER
Down
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Upper : PEPPILL
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Pooh-pooh : SNEERAT
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Figures in Hinduism : AVATARS
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___ Council : NICENE
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Revolver, perhaps : DOOR
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Virtual : QUASI
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Boom source : SST
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It's a gift : GAB
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Boom source : ATEST
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Assists, e.g. : STAT
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"Later!" : MANANA
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Thinner component : ACETONE
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First director of the U.S. Peace Corps : SHRIVER
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Jingle producer? : KEYCASE
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Idealistic one : QUIXOTE
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Forget : UNLEARN
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Brewer's product : ICEDTEA
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Ballroom activity : SAMBA
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Old "Hollywood Squares" regular : LYNDE
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Teammate of Jackie and Pee Wee : GIL
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Be a bad witness : LIE
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Eighty-sixes : DITCHES
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Doing very well : ONAROLL
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Off-center : STRANGE
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1988 N.F.L. M.V.P. : ESIASON
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Plate used at dinner : DENTURE
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Surprise success : SLEEPER
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Converted, in a way : REBORN
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Entree : ACCESS
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Volleyballer/model Gabrielle : REECE
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British foreign secretary during the Suez crisis : LLOYD
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Raised : BRED
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Most qualified to serve : ONEA
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Cannes's Palme ___ : DOR
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Needling session? : BEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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