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New York Times, Thursday, July 13, 2000

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GQXZ} This is puzzle # 126 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0713 ( 18,510 )
Across
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"I Spy" co-star : CULP
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Opening device : TAB
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"Lycidas" poet : MILTON
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Kind of account : ORAL
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Melodic : ARIOSO
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Wuss : MAMASBOY
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Change the agenda : REPLAN
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Clear-cut : BLACKANDWHITE
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Above reproach : LILYWHITE
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De Valera's land : EIRE
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Raised : BRED
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Improvised, in a way : JAMMED
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Standard advice for a bride : DRESSINWHITE
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Square dance group : OCTAD
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Kicks : BEEFS
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Brooks or Allen : MEL
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Average, e.g. : STAT
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N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer George : HALAS
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Austin of "Knots Landing" : TERI
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One in the service? : HUP
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Solved : CURED
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Long for : CRAVE
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Cottonwood relatives : WHITEPOPLARS
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"Macbeth" figures : CRONES
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Indelicate : RACY
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Warm-up : PREP
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1949 Cagney film : WHITEHEAT
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Many a yard sale item : WHITEELEPHANT
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Forgives, as an offense : REMITS
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Advance : CONTINUE
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Popped up : ARISEN
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Have : OWN
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Erupter of 1992 : ETNA
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Dangerous job : TORERO
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Fed. hush-hush group : NSA
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Settle : SINK
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Scour : COMB
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Orenburg's river : URAL
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Priest of the East : LAMA
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Diner souvenir : PLACEMAT
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Sleeveless tunic worn over a knight's armor : TABARD
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Expiate : ATONE
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Singer Bill known as the Cowboy Rambler : BOYD
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Impair : MAR
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Not at all resentful : IRELESS
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Fat stuff : LIPIDS
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Kind of call : TOLL
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Anthem opening : OSAY
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Asian, e.g. : NONWHITE
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Did half a biathlon : SKIED
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Conventional : WHITEBREAD
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Officiates : REFS
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"Ballad of John Henry" folk singer : JOSHWHITE
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Malfunction : ACTUP
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Highest peak in the Philippines : MTAPO
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Orders to go? : DELES
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"In other words..." : IMEAN
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Brass : NERVE
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They usually do no harm : WHITELIES
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Singer who formed the Love Unlimited Orchestra : BARRYWHITE
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Old antisubversive group : HUAC
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Den decorations : TROPHIES
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Din : CLATTER
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Barely moved : CREPT
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Buildup : PRAISE
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"The Real McCoys" co-star of 50's-60's TV : CRENNA
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Team followers : PLOWS
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Lab subject : WHITERAT
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"My ___!" : HERO
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Dubai V.I.P. : EMIR
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Study of G.D.P. and such : ECON
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Not supporting : ANTI
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"Cats" director Trevor : NUNN
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Durable wood : TEAK
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___-cone : SNO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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