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New York Times, Wednesday, June 21, 2000

Author:
Greg Staples
Editor:
Will Shortz
N.L. Central team, on scoreboards
TotalDebutLatest
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Greg Staples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQXYZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Staples. Wednesday freshness: 1%
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© 2000, The New York Times6/21/0 ( No. 18,488 )
Across
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Verbal assault : SLAM
5
Verbal break-in : AHEM
9
Way around Paris : METRO
14
Offer as proof : CITE
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Stuff to be crunched : DATA
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Hatch on the Hill : ORRIN
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Book after Joel : AMOS
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Old Dodge : OMNI
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Plain speaking : PROSE
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Himalayan aviation board? : NEPALPLANEPANEL
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Filled the bill, perhaps : ATE
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November honoree : VET
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Freshest stories? : LEASTSTALETALES
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Bert's buddy : ERNIE
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Third-smallest of nine : MARS
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Maker or breaker lead-in : LAW
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Tour dates : GIGS
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Bugs Bunny and others : TOONS
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Merlin, e.g. : MAGE
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Whiz : ACE
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On toast, at a diner : DOWN
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Readied the bow : AIMED
44
Closeup of royal displeasure? : LARGEREGALGLARE
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Sch. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
49
"Is that so!" : GEE
50
Indiana team hijinks summary? : PACERCAPERRECAP
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Storming : IRATE
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Beethoven's birthplace : BONN
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RC, e.g. : COLA
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Frasier's brother : NILES
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Be an omen of : BODE
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Homeboy's place : HOOD
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Exasperates : GALLS
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Apple color enhancer : ALAR
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Numbered work : OPUS
Down
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Digitize, in a way : SCAN
2
Lawn application : LIME
3
Resting on : ATOP
4
___ Verde National Park : MESA
5
Takes on : ADOPTS
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Dogpatch, for one : HAMLET
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Sicilian peak : ETNA
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It may be bounding : MAIN
9
Rug rats : MOPPETS
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Slips : ERRATA
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Suffix in nuclear physics : TRON
12
Court order? : RISE
13
Scott Turow's first book : ONEL
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Eleventh-hour : LATE
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Middle of a noted Cubs trio : EVERS
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Over 21, perhaps : LEGAL
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Writer Jong : ERICA
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Reason for the silent treatment : ANGER
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Family girl : SIS
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In with : AMONG
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PC linkup : LAN
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Andean wool source : LLAMA
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Hot to trot : EAGER
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Bjorn Borg, for one : SWEDE
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Like inner tubes : TORIC
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Be in the red : OWE
40
N.L. Central team, on scoreboards : MIL
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Lower : DEPRESS
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Golden finish? : AGER
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Grimm heroine : GRETEL
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Chairman's paper : AGENDA
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"My Fair Lady" lyricist : LERNER
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Engine sound : PING
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Part of a score, maybe : ARIA
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"Tails," e.g. : CALL
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"SOS" pop group : ABBA
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Summer hangout : POOL
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Sonar's principle : ECHO
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Group enterprise : COOP
57
Baseball family name : ALOU
58
Pew parts : PADS

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

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