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New York Times, Monday, July 17, 2000

Author:
Mitch Komro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mitch Komro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVWX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Komro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0717 ( 18,514 )
Across
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"___ for the poor" : ALMS
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German author Hermann : HESSE
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Iridescent gem : OPAL
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Lamb : sheep :: kid : ___ : GOAT
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Crowning points : ACMES
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Whitish : PALE
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Horrible boss : OGRE
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Unexpected benefits : BOONS
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They may be smoked or pickled : EELS
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1974 Mel Brooks comedy : BLAZINGSADDLES
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Fancy drinking glass : GOBLET
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Optometrist's interest : EYE
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Common name for sodium hydroxide : LYE
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As well : TOO
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Wettish : DAMP
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New moon, e.g. : PHASE
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Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
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Halloween cry : BOO
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___ constrictor : BOA
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1959 film with Marilyn Monroe : SOMELIKEITHOT
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Suffix with Paul : INE
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To do this is human : ERR
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In for the night : ABED
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Whitish : ASHEN
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Fix up : REDO
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Susan of "The Partridge Family" : DEY
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Norma ___ (Sally Field role) : RAE
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Raises, as the ante : UPS
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Military greeting : SALUTE
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Best Picture of 1981 : CHARIOTSOFFIRE
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It's hard to believe : TALE
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Baby grand, e.g. : PIANO
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Guardianship : CARE
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More than annoys : IRES
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Distant planet : PLUTO
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Particular : ITEM
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Apple carrier : CART
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Divvy up : ALLOT
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Turner and Danson : TEDS
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In the past : AGO
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Ships' records : LOGBOOKS
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___ Man (classic ad figure) : MARLBORO
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Great buy : STEAL
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Fit for living : HABITABLE
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Supply-and-demand subj. : ECON
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Grimy air : SMOG
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Have a hunch : SENSE
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Think piece : ESSAY
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___ page (place for a 9-Down) : OPED
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Spanish dish with rice : PAELLA
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Bowling spots : ALLEYS
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Apartment dweller : LESSEE
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A's opposite, in England : ZED
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Bus station : DEPOT
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1960's Pontiac muscle car : GTO
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"You don't mean me?!" : MOI
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Game played with a straight...or a straight face : POKER
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Big laugh : HAHA
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French friend : AMIE
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Place for a claw : BIRDSFOOT
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World-weariness : ENNUI
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Before, to a bard : ERE
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Bull-headed : OBDURATE
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Was on the brink : TEETERED
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Blonde's secret, maybe : DYE
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Extremely cold : ARCTIC
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Libyan expanse : SAHARA
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Doctor : HEALER
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Stumblebum : OAF
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The old man : POPPA
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Silence : STILL
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Permissible : LICIT
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Take it easy : REST
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"Herzog" author Bellow : SAUL
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Latch ___ (get) : ONTO
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Ens' preceders : EMS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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