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New York Times, Monday, June 19, 2000

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 111 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0619 ( 18,486 )
Across
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Tobacco mouthful : CHAW
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Potato : SPUD
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Commercial makers : ADMEN
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Swearing-in words : OATH
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___Vista (Web search engine) : ALTA
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Part of a gay refrain : TRALA
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Mozart's "Madamina," e.g. : ARIA
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New arrival on a horse farm : FOAL
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Nonsensical : SILLY
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Fibs of song : LITTLEWHITELIES
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Movie locations : SETS
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Shakespearean prince : HAL
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High-spirited : JAUNTY
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The "p" in m.p.g. : PER
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Part of a cowboy's boot : SPUR
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Someone ___ (not mine or yours) : ELSES
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Give permission : SAYOK
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Sacagawea coin denomination : ONE
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Boy in a nightgown, in a children's rhyme : WEEWILLIEWINKIE
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A Gabor sister : EVA
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Closes in on : NEARS
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Cuts down, foodwise : DIETS
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Not so much : LESS
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Campers, for short : RVS
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Main course : ENTREE
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As well : TOO
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Snare : TRAP
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Waterspout habitué : ITSYBITSYSPIDER
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Capt. Ahab's obsession : WHALE
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Tabula ___ : RASA
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Bat's home : CAVE
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Where Van Gogh cut off his ear : ARLES
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Gershwin's "___ Plenty o' Nuttin'" : IGOT
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Baby-bouncing place : KNEE
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Elvis's blue shoe material : SUEDE
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Mercedes-___ : BENZ
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Lost buoyancy : SANK
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Anthracite, e.g. : COAL
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Mata ___ (spy) : HARI
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Going strong : ATIT
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"How's tricks?" : WHATSNEW
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Football 2-pointer : SAFETY
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Prepares ground for planting : PLOWS
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Rocky Mountain state : UTAH
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Limp watch painter : DALI
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Bamboozled : ATSEA
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Dentists' tools : DRILLS
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French Sudan, today : MALI
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Vogue rival : ELLE
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Votes against : NAYS
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Allows entry : LETSIN
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Dice roll : THROW
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Gem : JEWEL
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Advil competitor : ALEVE
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"___ directed" : USEAS
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Twosomes : PAIRS
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View finders? : EYES
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Bluffer's game : POKER
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Bring together : UNITE
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Dodger shortstop of old : REESE
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Many a Balkan : SLAV
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Abduct : KIDNAP
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"Vive ___!" : LEROI
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Overdoes the criticism : NITPICKS
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Did salon work : STYLED
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Imitation : ERSATZ
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Like a 500-pounder : OBESE
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1980's-90's ring champ : TYSON
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"___ only trying to help" : IWAS
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Drive-___ : THRU
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After-Christmas event : SALE
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Chicago paper, briefly : TRIB
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Wise one : SAGE
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Author Richard Henry ___ : DANA
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Not odd : EVEN
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Smell horrible : REEK

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

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