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New York Times, Tuesday, July 18, 2000

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 92 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Game of kings and queens : CHESS
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Show snide satisfaction : GLOAT
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Act like : APE
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Artificial jewelry : PASTE
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Winchester, for one : RIFLE
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Lobster ___ Diavolo : FRA
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Pounce on some mariners' gear : ASSAILASAIL
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In favor of : FOR
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Gusto : ZEST
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Off the leash : LOOSE
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Where Woodstock can be found : PEANUTS
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Used a teaspoon : STIRRED
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Changes : ALTERS
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Interlaced : TWINED
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Card catalogue listing : TITLE
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Fetch : BRING
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Pompous person : ASS
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List ender : ETAL
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Really bad : LOUSY
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"___ first you don't..." : IFAT
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Kind of room : REC
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Bowwow : POOCH
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Hacienda brick : ADOBE
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Black belt activity : KARATE
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Capital of South Dakota : PIERRE
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Military school : ACADEMY
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Celebrated Mardi Gras, in a way : PARADED
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___ 6 : MOTEL
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Maintained : HELD
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Victoria's Secret purchase : BRA
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Validate, businesswise : AFFIRMAFIRM
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Resinous substance : LAC
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Ruin of a statue, perhaps : TORSO
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Tennessee footballer : TITAN
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Wapiti : ELK
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Live : EXIST
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Sonneteer's Muse : ERATO
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I.R.S. job applicant, maybe : CPA
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Owns : HAS
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Tee preceder : ESS
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Sched. locale : STA
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Confiscation : SEIZURE
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Hawaiian skirt material : GRASS
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Top 10, e.g. : LIST
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"Birth ___ Nation" : OFA
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Actress MacGraw : ALI
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Revelatory : TELLING
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Be able to buy some wheels : AFFORDAFORD
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Simple writing : PROSE
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Like a ewer : EARED
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"___ Fall in Love" : LETS
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Refinable rock : ORE
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Object of a Latin prayer : PATER
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Cream of the crop : ELITE
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Start hammering : ATTACKATACK
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Carter of sitcoms : NELL
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Make a rustling sound : SWISH
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Pint-sized : TINY
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Armistice : TRUCE
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Spoils of war : BOOTY
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Buffalo hockey player : SABRE
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Spirited horse : STEED
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Rich soil : LOAM
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Concept : IDEA
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Church dignitary : PRELATE
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When a show is broadcast : AIRDATE
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Citrus drink : ADE
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It may be read : PALM
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Stroll : AMBLE
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Reef material : CORAL
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Candidate of 1992 and '96 : PEROT
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Sound like a snake : HISS
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CBS competitor : FOX
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Night that "Miami Vice" was on: Abbr. : FRI
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Christmas buy : FIR
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Call ___ day : ITA
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Betrayer : RAT
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L-P filler : MNO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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