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New York Times, Wednesday, June 20, 2001

Queenside castle, in chess notation

Author:
Jay Sullivan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jay Sullivan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Sullivan. NYT links: Across Lite
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A
2
M
3
A
4
T
5
I
6
S
7
U
8
I
9
T
10
Q
11
U
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I
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P
14
S
A
L
O
N
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O
H
N
O
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U
R
B
S
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T
R
A
C
T
18
P
U
L
P
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I
D
E
S
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I
K
N
O
W
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A
S
H
O
R
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T
C
U
T
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M
O
M
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W
O
R
K
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F
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E
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T
E
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B
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R
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A
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W
O
O
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D
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S
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Y
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L
A
O
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D
I
A
L
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S
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U
N
I
T
E
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I
T
S
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N
O
T
P
L
U
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G
G
E
D
I
N
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T
A
C
O
S
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T
O
R
A
H
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T
E
T
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S
T
A
T
I
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C
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W
E
B
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H
O
S
E
49
A
D
E
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E
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O
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O
O
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M
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Y
B
O
S
S
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W
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O
N
T
M
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I
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N
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D
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S
O
S
O
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S
T
A
R
62
H
A
N
O
I
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E
L
E
V
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N
E
N
E
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E
G
R
E
T
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W
E
R
E
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A
R
T
S
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R
E
E
L
S
© 2001, The New York Times6/20/01 ( No. 18,852 )
Across
1
Cremona craftsman : AMATI
6
Exec, slangily : SUIT
10
Groucho remark : QUIP
14
Where dos are done : SALON
15
"Say it ain't so!" : OHNO
16
High-rise locales : URBS
17
Plot of land : TRACT
18
Newsprint need : PULP
19
Midmonth day : IDES
20
Famous last words : IKNOWASHORTCUT
23
Classic tattoo : MOM
24
Have an effect (on) : WORK
25
Big do : FETE
28
No visible means of support? : BRA
31
Like pine scent : WOODSY
35
Thai relative : LAO
36
Features of some locks : DIALS
38
Bring together : UNITE
39
Famous last words : ITSNOTPLUGGEDIN
42
Folded food items : TACOS
43
Temple text : TORAH
44
62-Across holiday : TET
45
Back talk, slangily : STATIC
47
Baseball mitt part : WEB
48
Nozzle site : HOSE
49
"Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
51
Queenside castle, in chess notation : OOO
53
Famous last words : MYBOSSWONTMIND
60
C-worthy? : SOSO
61
Good student's reward : STAR
62
Capital on the Red River : HANOI
63
Mountain road sign abbr. : ELEV
64
Aloha State bird : NENE
65
Everglades bird : EGRET
66
Used to be : WERE
67
Song and dance, e.g. : ARTS
68
Film units : REELS
Down
1
Spot of wine? : ASTI
2
Sting target : MARK
3
Astronaut Bean : ALAN
4
In the offing : TOCOME
5
Divided : INTWO
6
Soaks (up) : SOPS
7
"Nah!" : UHUH
8
How a trucker might go up a hill : INLOW
9
Worst seats in the house : TOPROW
10
Short snort : QUICKONE
11
Indic language : URDU
12
Skeptic's scoff : IBET
13
Ltr. addenda : PSS
21
Boundary : AMBIT
22
Slop holder : TROUGH
25
Travels like Tinker Bell : FLITS
26
Patronize, as a restaurant : EATAT
27
"Vissi d'arte" opera : TOSCA
29
Spellbound : RAPT
30
O.K. : ALLOW
32
Inflicted upon : DIDTO
33
Stock holders? : STIES
34
"Fiddler" matchmaker : YENTE
36
Square dance call : DOSIDO
37
"Without a doubt!" : SURE
40
Capable of stooping to : NOTABOVE
41
Libreville's land : GABON
46
Plane name : CESSNA
48
Tribute : HOMAGE
50
Fruity-smelling compound : ESTER
52
Catchall column : OTHER
53
Suburban pest : MOLE
54
North Sea feeder : YSER
55
Have a yen for : WANT
56
Rock groups? : ORES
57
Legalistic phrase : INRE
58
Seasonal tune : NOEL
59
E's, I's and S's, in Morse code : DITS
60
Needle : SEW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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