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New York Times, Saturday, July 1, 2000

Defensive wall around an outer court of a castle

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 125 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times7/1/00 ( No. 18,498 )

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Across
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Bygone hangout for 64-Acrosses : MALTSHOP
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Popular money-raiser : RAFFLE
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Regional figure : AREACODE
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Joined forces? : ALLIES
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Common restaurant request : ICEWATER
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Lights-out activity : SEANCE
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Post-graduate pursuit : LAW
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Part of some military academy attire : MESSJACKET
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___ cheese : EDAM
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"Welll...?" : SOO
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Scheme : SETUP
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Old African rulers : DEYS
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It won't keep you up : SANKA
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Steady : SURE
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Stumped : GOT
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___ Flite (bicycle brand) : AERO
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Untested : NEW
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Family gathering, maybe : SITDOWNDINNER
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Bill provider : ATM
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Touristy district : SOHO
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___ Miguel : SAO
43
California city, county or river : NAPA
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Blockish : DENSE
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Head of the Egyptian god Thoth : IBIS
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Walk noisily : CLOMP
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Big time : AGE
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Peace Nobelist Cassin : RENE
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Symbol of speed : BLUESTREAK
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Grey who co-starred in "Three Smart Girls" : NAN
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Defensive wall around an outer court of a castle : BAILEY
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Lighter? : ARSONIST
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Confine : INTERN
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See 1-Across and 2-Down : TEENAGER
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African carrier : TSETSE
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Employer for creative types : ADAGENCY
Down
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Like many packages : MAILED
2
Modern hangout for 64-Acrosses : ARCADE
3
Latitude : LEEWAY
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Shooter : TAW
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Defraud : SCAM
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Réception V.I.P. : HOTE
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City southwest of Midland : ODESSA
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The groom's ex, say : PERSONANONGRATA
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Literally, "scraped" : RASA
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Smart ones : ALECS
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Screwballs : FLAKES
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Adjust : FINETUNE
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Docent : LECTURER
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Suffix on some country names : ESE
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Played a card? : JOKED
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Certain N.C.O. : MSGT
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Collection area : PEW
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Endured : STOOD
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Spring up : ARISE
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Some E.R. admissions : ODS
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Bob Dylan's "___ Night Like This" : ONA
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War of the Roses battle site : STALBANS
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Blunt, perhaps : IMPOLITE
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Bearded growth : WHEAT
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Film follower : NOIR
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Like some history: Abbr. : ANC
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Fetish : AMULET
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Get really hot : SEERED
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Favorable : BENIGN
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Very soon : INASEC
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Halter? : SENTRY
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Aristocrats : PEERS
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Scot's "since" : SYNE
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Not docked : ASEA
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Big ape : KONG
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Was taken in : BIT
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Response from a bonny lass? : NAE

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