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New York Times, Wednesday, June 7, 2000

Author:
John Duschatko
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Duschatko

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Duschatko. NYT links: Across Lite
Note: This was published as a uniclue puzzle in print.
All the clues appear in a single list, combining Across and Down.
When two answers share a number, they also share a clue.
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0607 ( 18,474 )
Clues
1
Fast place : LEFT / LANE
2
It's sent by wire: Abbr. : ELEC
3
Family dog : FIDO
4
Will : TESTAMENT
5
It may bring a box to your house : CABLE / COMPANY
6
Burn relief : ALOE
7
Uncle ___ : BENS
8
British facility : LOO
9
Catches sight of : ESPIES
10
Arboreal creature with sticky feet : TREE / TOAD
11
Hindu queen : RANI
12
Scratched (out) : EKED
13
Start of North Carolina's motto : ESSE
14
"That is ___!" (debate charge) : ALIE
15
Dairy aisle items : OLEOS
16
Thousand ___ : OAKS
17
TV newsman Potter and others : NEDS
18
Piper Cubs, e.g. : MONOPLANES
19
Couch potato : LOAFER
20
Groups adapted to their environments : ECOTYPES
21
Singer Sumac : YMA
22
NaI, e.g. : IODIDE
23
Doc bloc : AMA
24
Members of the family Hydrophidae : SEA / SNAKES
25
1946 Literature Nobelist : HERMANN / HESSE
26
Gen. Rommel : ERWIN
27
Omani money : RIALS
28
"Hold on, I've changed my mind!" : NOWAIT
29
Retd. check notation : NSF
30
Children's game : RED / ROVER
31
Bring out : EDUCE
32
Knight's list : DEEDS
33
Western New York county : ERIE
34
Kind of class : YOGA
35
Salt : GOB
36
Classical poem : EPODE
37
Colonnade around a courtyard : PERISTYLE
38
Graceful swimmers : SWANS
39
Gambler's chimera : SYSTEM
40
General Tso's chicken maker : WOK
41
Variety show : REVUE
42
Like a delta : SILTY
43
Second son : ABEL
44
Texas city, site of the San Jacinto Monument : LAPORTE
45
Invoice stamp : RECD
46
Superior to a chief warrant officer: Abbr. : ENS
47
"___ said..." : SOI
48
Highway access : ONRAMP
49
"Gulliver's Travels" and others : SATIRES
50
Universal ideal : TAO
51
Detonation maker : TNT
52
Ballet step : PAS
53
Hunted items : EASTER / EGGS
54
Kind of lily : ARUM
55
Compos mentis : SANE
56
Rug rat : TYKE
57
It may be the basis of wishful thinking : SHOOTING / STAR
58
Some roasters : HENS
59
Analyst's reply : ISEE
60
Actor ___ Patrick Harris : NEIL
61
Mardi ___ : GRAS
62
Brain : GRAYMATTER
63
Genteel event : TEA
64
W.W. I battle site : YSER
65
Crud : GUNK
66
Destined (for) : MEANT
67
Fictional princess : LEIA
68
"Peter Pan" man : SMEE
69
Analyze : PARSE
70
Wrigglers : EELS

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

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