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WORKING PARADOXES

New York Times, Sunday, July 16, 2000

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0716 ( 18,513 )
Across
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[I am shocked!] : GASP
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Nogales nosh : TAMALE
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More than impair : CRIPPLE
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Completed : OVER
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Popular salad ingredient : ARUGULA
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They help catch criminals : BOUNTIES
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A fact-finding civil court judge ___ : FIXESDAMAGES
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Completed : INTHECAN
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Settles on, in a way : ELECTS
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Hockey Hall-of-Famer Francis : EMILE
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Appeared : AROSE
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Active starter? : RADIO
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An improvising jazz musician ___ : DISREGARDSNOTES
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Beeswax : POLISH
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Compass heading : NNW
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With 44-Across, a veteran : OLD
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Spots : ADS
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Gala : PAGEANT
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See 38-Across : PRO
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Corner : TREE
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Directive : BEHEST
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A helpful bridal shop clerk ___ : DISPLAYSVEILS
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It may be forfeited : BAIL
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Silicon Valley giant : INTEL
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Writer Rand : AYN
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Delayed : HELDUP
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Piz Bernina group : ALPS
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Small amount : SOU
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Traffic signal, at times : ARROW
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"Valley of the Dolls" girl : NEELY
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A hard-working coal miner ___ : WITHDRAWSDEPOSITS
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Doone of fiction : LORNA
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Word with steak or search : STRIP
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Bruce nicknamed "The Little Dragon" : LEE
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Noted sprinter : HARE
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Ring of color : AREOLE
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French article : LES
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___ prayer : SAYSA
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Was behind : OWED
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A bottom line-oriented executive ___ : INCREASESCUTS
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Split part : BANANA
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Rum's partner : COKE
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Last word of "Angela's Ashes" : TIS
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Not so nice : NASTIER
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___ Kippur : YOM
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Turned on : LIT
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Dickensian complaint : BAH
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Convictions : TENETS
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A thorough insurance adjuster ___ : OBTAINSRELEASES
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Like many Iranis : FARSI
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Witch : CRONE
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Ancient gathering place : AGORA
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Like some stables of myth : AUGEAN
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Supposes to be : TAKESFOR
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A diligent police detective ___ : FOLLOWSLEADS
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Exactly 3 hours for a marathon, e.g. : EVENTIME
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1997 film hit : TITANIC
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Web destination : SITE
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Bands of athletes? : TENDONS
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End of an O'Neill title : COMETH
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Horse race : TROT
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Messenger : GOFER
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Spanish tourist town : AVILA
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Modern high school class, informally : SEXED
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Slangy forecaster's word : PRECIP
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Smidgens : TADS
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The Altar constellation : ARA
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Big bloom : MUM
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Turkish pooh-bah : AGA
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Winter Olympian : LUGER
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Gold and silver, e.g. : ELEMENTS
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Jailbird : CON
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Track part : RUT
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With you : INHAND
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Wing: Prefix : PTERO
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Decorative loop : PICOT
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Where security is discussed : LEASE
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Old laborers : ESNES
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"It's ___ of the times" : ASIGN
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Stand for the deceased : BIER
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Bad postures : STOOPS
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Kind of partner : LAW
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Like a heap : DIG
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Expert finish : ISE
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Ghost : SHADE
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Boat with a high bow : DORY
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Not be careful with a bucket : SLOSH
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In arrears : LATISH
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"Fernando" singers : ABBA
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"It's a ___!" : DEAL
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"The Tempest" event : SHIPWRECK
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Zilch : NIL
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Wide-ranging display : PANOPLY
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Big fund-raiser : TELETHON
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Takes off, cowboy-style : RIDESAWAY
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Month after Ab : ELUL
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Sports award : ESPY
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Where Hamlet cogitated : ELSINORE
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One greeted on a ranch : PARD
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Harp's cousin : LYRE
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Start of a boast : VENI
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Actions at auctions : NODS
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Chocolate treats : TURTLES
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Nasty biter : ASP
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Bounced checks, hangnails, etc. : WOES
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Rumor : TALE
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Aphrodite's lover : ARES
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Appleton locale: Abbr. : WISC
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Navy worker : SEABEE
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Secular : LAIC
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"Yes ___?" : ORNO
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City on the Truckee : RENO
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Product encased in red wax : EDAM
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Kind of kitchen : EATIN
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Whistle-blowing spot: Abbr. : STA
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1-Down and others: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Plops down : SITS
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Timid : UNHEROIC
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Double-dealing : ARTFUL
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It may be hit by a driver : TEE
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The elected : INS
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Worse than tricks : LIESTO
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Order to a dog : BEG
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On high : ALOFT
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Most discerning : SAGEST
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Wedding band, perhaps : OCTET
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Word in the Boy Scout Law : BRAVE
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One of a kind? : TOKEN
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Put ___ to : ANEND
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Like some coins : RARE
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Finlandia House architect : AALTO
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Show again : REAIR
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"___ say..." : SADTO
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Atlas feature : INSET
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"Moses" novelist, 1951 : ASCH
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Fiver : FIN
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Mantra sounds : OMS
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Flee : LAM
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Together : ONE
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1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning play : WIT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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