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New York Times, Friday, May 5, 2000

Author:
Roger Barkan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Roger Barkan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Barkan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0505 ( 18,441 )
Across
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Hawaiian Airlines destination : PAGOPAGO
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King ___, Indian chief known to his tribe as Metacomet : PHILIP
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Is a huge fan of : ADULATES
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Good smoke : HAVANA
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Superlatively set : READIEST
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Snake oil salesman's sale : ELIXIR
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Afrique du ___ : SUD
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Slum sight : RAT
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___ society : CAFE
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Class distribution : EXAM
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Flat-topped topography : MESAS
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"___ the One" (1996 comedy) : SHES
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Leaching product : LYE
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Oil of ___ : OLAY
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Grp. of justices : ABA
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Cleanup of a sort : DECONTAMINATION
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Ideally : INAPERFECTWORLD
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Long-running TV hit beginning 4/1/63 : GENERALHOSPITAL
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June's portrayer in "Henry & June" : UMA
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Novel of the South Seas : OMOO
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Photog's choice : SLR
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"Brave Men" writer, 1944 : PYLE
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Wasn't gentle with : PAWED
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Doesn't swill : SIPS
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Order of the Solar Temple, e.g. : CULT
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Upholstery problem : RIP
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Supermodel Carangi : GIA
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Ink sources : OCTOPI
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Bluebloods' prides : LINEAGES
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"There's Something About Mary" co-star : DILLON
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Shades of embarrassment : SCARLETS
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Casino activity : DICING
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Gunmetal : DARKGRAY
Down
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Analyze, in a way : PARSE
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Like romantic dinners : ADEUX
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U.S. conquest of 1943 : GUADALCANAL
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Unmodernized : OLD
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Eyes or ears : PAIR
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Hannibal Smith's group : ATEAM
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Chanson de ___ (medieval French poem) : GESTE
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German direction : OST
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They're game : PHEASANTS
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24 minutes of basketball : HALF
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Penn and others : IVIES
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Hardly harsh : LAX
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Magician's name suffix : INI
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Normal : PAR
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Spotted : CALICO
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One lacking foresight? : MYOPE
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Come hell or high water : SOMEHOW
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Easily set off : HAIRTRIGGER
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African threat : EBOLA
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Sickly institution of the 80's : SANDL
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Calendario opener : ENERO
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Harsh cries : YAWPS
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Ferret out : DIGUP
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"Them," to "us" : ENEMY
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Violating, with "on" : TRAMPLING
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Solvent : AFLOAT
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Slogs : TOILS
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Large-intestine resident : ECOLI
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"Profiler" actress Gimpel : ERICA
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Jordanian money : DINAR
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Work at St. Peter's : PIETA
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Not polite : SASSY
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At the time of : UPON
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Executive extra : PERK
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Word after a round number : ODD
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Second-century date : CII
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Hosp. service : TLC
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Trip inducer : LSD
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H.S. subject : ALG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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