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New York Times, Saturday, May 27, 2000

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0527 ( 18,463 )

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Across
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Site of Mumtaz Mahal's tomb : AGRA
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One displeasing Santa : POUTER
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LAX info: Abbr. : ARR
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Escape through a crevice : SEEP
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Busy : ORNATE
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Riddle-me-___ : REE
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Infamous spy : ALDPOORAMES
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Clockmaker Terry : ELI
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Kind of collision : MIDAIR
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Saucy : WISE
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Deliverer's need : VAN
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Charmingly simple : IDYLLICAL
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Is a wheelman for : ABETS
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Makeup problem : SMEAR
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Istanbul inn : IMARET
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John of Lancaster : LOO
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Fencers' feints : APPELS
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Pelion's support, in legend : OSSA
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Boxer's remark : ARF
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"Hardly!" : NOT
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Faline's mother, in "Bambi" : ENA
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Part of NATO: Abbr. : ATL
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10th Supreme Court chief justice : TAFT
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Natives of the Caucasus : OSSETS
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Chat room chuckle : LOL
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One headed for a hitching post? : ELOPER
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Shopworn : TRITE
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Reading's county, informally : BERKS
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Put up billboards, e.g. : POSTEDADS
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Office no. : EXT
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Very loud sound : CLAP
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Sneak peek: Var. : PREVUE
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Famed batting instructor Charlie : LAU
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Almanac name of old : RICHPOORARD
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Letter run : LMN
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Dream: Prefix : ONEIRO
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Bit of denaro : LIRA
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Not quite S : SSE
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Bed or bench follower : WARMER
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Snap : ELAN
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Words of concurrence : ASAMI
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Arctic : GELID
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"Angie Baby" singer : REDDY
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Consternates : APPALS
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Loaded kid of the comics : POORIEPOOR
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Legendary iceman : ORR
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Napping, so to speak : UNAWARE
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Indian tongue : TAMIL
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Overseas seasons : ETES
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Do some tailoring : RESEAM
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With 31-Down, feature of this puzzle's theme entries : AREVERSAL
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Bears upon : RELATESTO
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Put back in : REINSTALL
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J. R. Ewing, e.g. : OILMAN
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Enterprise leaders: Abbr. : CAPTS
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Vietnamese leader ___ Dai : BAO
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"Send In the Clowns" opening : ISNTITPOOR
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Students should be in class before them : LATEBELLS
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Future doctors' hurdles : ORALEXAMS
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See 11-Down : OFFORTUNE
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Wolves' looks : LEERS
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Star: Prefix : ASTERO
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Road atlas abbr. : TPK
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Cry after a holdup : STOPHIM
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There may be money in it : ESCROW
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Channel crosser of 1926 : EDERLE
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One awaiting a delivery, maybe : PACER
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Efficacy : AVAIL
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Variety of sorghum : DURRA
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Family vehicle : SEDAN
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Director Wertmuller : LINA
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Historic leader? : PRE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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