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New York Times, Saturday, July 15, 2000

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0715 ( 18,512 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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In other words : THATIS
7
Ally on TV : CALISTA
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Plain : HOMELY
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Like some fine pottery : ORIENTAL
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PANT : ENAMEL
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CHEF : DOMINANT
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Lively folk dance : HORA
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Expensive car trips : TOWS
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One of four Holy Roman emperors : OTTO
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Surface : ARISE
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Scandinavian money : ORE
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Some nods : CUES
25
Jazz composer Evans : GIL
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SPED : SAW
28
Coins with profiles of Nehru : RUPEES
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Having no bounds: Abbr. : UNL
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Pop music's Hanson, e.g. : TRIO
34
Vote in Québec : NON
35
Traits helpful in answering the eight capitalized clues : EGOCENTRICITIES
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"...___ will!" : ORI
42
City on the Rhein : KOLN
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Fuzziness : NAP
44
Kind of case : CLOSET
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MOST : WET
48
Windy City transportation inits. : CTA
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48-Across's specialty : RAIL
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What some surrogates get : OVA
52
Air beyond the clouds : ETHER
54
1970's Vogue discovery : IMAN
55
Name for an Irish lass : ERIN
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River known in ancient times as Obringa : AARE
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DEFY : VENERATE
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RUNS : DEBRIS
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Strikeouts? : ERASURES
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High point : APOGEE
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Curtain decoration : TASSELS
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Like the worst predictions : DIREST
Down
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Place for diplomacy : THEHAGUE
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Eulogist's activity : HONORING
3
City that's the title of an Emmylou Harris song : AMARILLO
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Melodic subjects : TEMAS
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Suffix with project : ILE
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Lang. unit : SYL
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Braggart : CROWER
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Sights : AIMS
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___ Day (May 1, in Hawaii) : LEI
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NAVE : INNOCENT
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David, e.g. : STATUE
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Rouen relations : TANTES
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Concert voices : ALTOS
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Quality : ODOR
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Specifically : TOWIT
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Glycerides, e.g. : ESTERS
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1970's sitcom : ARNIE
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Result of some arm-twisting? : UNCLE
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___ Claire (city near Montreal) : POINTE
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Where Mork and Mindy honeymooned : ORK
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POSE : COOLNESS
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Herbert Hoover, for one : IOWAN
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Responsible : INCHARGE
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Bistros and the like : EATERIES
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Gaunt : SPARESET
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Land development : CAMERA
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Rain forest sights : LIANAS
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Just desserts : TORTES
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Transfix : RIVET
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Struggles : VIES
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Accompaniment for a fife : TABOR
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Title meaning "chieftain" : EARL
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Wish nullified : RUE
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Pop : DAD
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Prefix with grammatical : EPI

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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