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New York Times, Tuesday, June 27, 2000

Author:
Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
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1.52700
Harvey Estes
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 55 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0627 ( 18,494 )
Across
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In the thick of : AMID
5
Fallings-out : RIFTS
10
Nose (out) : EDGE
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Chauffeur's spot : LIMO
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Ahead of the game : ONEUP
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In need of patching : WORN
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___ uproar : INAN
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Food from heaven : MANNA
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Old-time oath : EGAD
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They're loaded : BIGSPENDERS
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Dan Aykroyd's old show, briefly : SNL
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"What a good boy ___!" : AMI
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Ground-breakers? : HOES
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French composer Erik : SATIE
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Bluegrass strings : BANJOS
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They're loaded : FATCATS
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Native Alaskan : ALEUT
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Sound like a siren : WAIL
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Uno + dos : TRES
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Possible title for this puzzle : MONEYBAGS
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Telegram punctuation : STOP
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Words from Wordsworth : ODES
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More boorish : RUDER
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They're loaded : TYCOONS
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Per ___ income : CAPITA
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Some tournaments : OPENS
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Garr of "Mr. Mom" : TERI
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Floral ring : LEI
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PBS benefactor : NEA
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They're loaded : HIGHROLLERS
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Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
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Earth that's "firma" : TERRA
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___ Hotels (luxury chain) : OMNI
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Botch : RUIN
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Stream : CREEK
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Mideast sultanate : OMAN
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Humane org. : SPCA
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Pays attention to : HEEDS
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Good buds : PALS
Down
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"Arabian Nights" hero : ALIBABA
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Barely adequate : MINIMAL
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Use the mind's eye : IMAGINE
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Slips into : DONS
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Ladies' men : ROMEOS
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Really dumb : INANE
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___ for oneself (goes it alone) : FENDS
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The sound of music : TUNE
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Practice in the ring : SPAR
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Ram's ma'am : EWE
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Part of Canis Major : DOGSTAR
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Rock for a monument : GRANITE
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Nonstop : ENDLESS
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ID item : PHOTO
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Concorde, e.g. : SST
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Goes on the fritz : ACTSUP
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Attack : JUMPON
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Whopper juniors? : FIBS
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Pie ___ mode : ALA
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Ties the knot with : WEDS
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Admiral's affirmative : AYE
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Alternative to smoking : NON
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Last Supper cup : GRAIL
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Those who shouldn't live in glass houses? : STONERS
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Prepared, as a memo : TYPEDUP
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Sea-dwelling : OCEANIC
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Thorny problem : DILEMMA
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Nonstop : ETERNAL
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Cereal fruit : RAISINS
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City in Kyrgyzstan : OSH
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Frog sounds : CROAKS
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Wee hour : THREE
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Slipped up : ERRED
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Rash reaction? : ITCH
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Richard of "Pretty Woman" : GERE
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Cloverleaf feature : LOOP
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Santa ___ winds : ANA

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

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