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New York Times, Friday, July 21, 2000

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 56 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0721 ( 18,518 )
Across
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Tag sale tag : ASIS
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Arab patriarch : SHEIK
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Crumpled : GAVE
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20-0 win, e.g. : ROMP
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Little wriggler : LARVA
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Lena of "Havana" : OLIN
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Good buddy : CBER
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1950's sitcom star : ARNAZ
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Alliance : BLOC
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With 37-Across, what the music critic said about 55-Across? : HELEAVESNO
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Stag : SOLO
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Pillow material : EIDER
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Drench : SOP
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Kind of service : CAR
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Union ___: Abbr. : STA
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Nicholas of ___, patron saint of mariners and thieves : MYRA
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Drug : SEDATE
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Electrify : AROUSE
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Things that help people to carry on? : TOTES
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See 20-Across : TONEUNSTERNED
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Phlebitis targets : VEINS
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Salt : SEADOG
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White Rabbit's cry : IMLATE
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Opp. of legato, in music : STAC
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Idled : SAT
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Photo ___ : OPS
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High-tech program, for short : SDI
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"A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" woman ___ Nolan : KATIE
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They may be odd : LOTS
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This puzzle's subject, born 7/21/20 : ISAACSTERN
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Press : IRON
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"Semper Fidelis" composer : SOUSA
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No. 2 : AVIS
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Second starter : NANO
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Not so new : OLDER
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Result of a gas shortage : LINE
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Load : SLEW
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Young dragonfly : NAIAD
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Support system? : LEGS
Down
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Curves : ARCHES
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"Very well" : SOBEIT
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Mrs. Marcos : IMELDA
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Shooting ___ : SPREE
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Czech, e.g. : SLAV
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One with big ears : HARE
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Marine birds : ERNS
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Six Russian czars and grand dukes : IVANS
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Instruments seldom seen in orchestras : KAZOOS
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Oodles : GOBS
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Ration out : ALLOCATE
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Broken : VIOLATED
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55-Across has played many of these : ENCORES
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Auto amenities : ARMRESTS
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1970's fad : PETROCKS
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Pointer's cry : YOU
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Hightails it : RUNS
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Dolts : ASSES
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Bell sound : DONG
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Madame Karenina : ANNA
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New York, e.g., to Henri : ETAT
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Time-related : TEMPORAL
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Blade sharpener : OILSTONE
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Author LeShan : EDA
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55-Across has played many of these : VIOLINS
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Holder of 1,093 patents : EDISON
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He's a Wonder : STEVIE
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On : AIRING
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Shows fear : TENSES
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Capri, for one : ISOLA
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In any way : ATALL
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Winter blanket : SNOW
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A6 or TT : AUDI
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Not in harbor : ASEA
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Wit : CARD

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

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