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New York Times, Tuesday, July 25, 2000

Author:
Patrick Jordan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Jordan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0725 ( 18,522 )

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Across
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Poker variation : STUD
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Sources of delight : JOYS
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Bashful, e.g. : DWARF
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Improve, as one's skills : HONE
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Sector : AREA
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Contest in the West : RODEO
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Milo's pal, in a 1989 film : OTIS
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Word after body or grand : SLAM
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Avoid answering : EVADE
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"While I'm away on vacation, would you ___...?" : WATCHMYHOUSE
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Object of an old French cheer : LEROI
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Gives in to gravity : SAGS
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Quick-witted : APT
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Over there, poetically : YOND
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Surface sheen : LUSTER
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Battering device : RAM
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"And ___...?" : FEEDMYPUPPY
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Designer Cassini : OLEG
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Teeny : WEE
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One of two on a brig : MAST
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"And ___...?" : WATERMYLAWN
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Place to do the samba : RIO
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Editor/suffragist Bloomer : AMELIA
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Begin a hand : DEAL
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Neither's partner : NOR
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Nudge forward : PROD
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Streetcars : TRAMS
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"And ___?" : PICKUPMYMAIL
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Stick that's waved : BATON
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Plane prefix : AERO
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Old TV clown : BOZO
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Glorify : EXALT
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Alka-Seltzer jingle starter : PLOP
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Started a gunfight : DREW
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Tropical lizard : GECKO
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Political doctrines : ISMS
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Capitol Hill worker : AIDE
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Third place : SHOW
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Wreck beyond recognition : TOTAL
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Bring together : UNITE
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Catch sight of : DESCRY
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Incense scent : JASMINE
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Paris airport : ORLY
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Informal affirmatives : YEAHS
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Pago Pago's place : SAMOA
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Put on one's Sunday best : DRESSUP
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Made a tapestry : WOVE
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Cavity fillers' org. : ADA
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Like a sunset : RED
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Any Hatfield, to a McCoy : FOE
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Foot that goes clop : HOOF
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Hideous : UGLY
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How some stocks sell : ATPAR
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Coke competitor : PEPSI
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"___ Remember" (1960 song) : TRYTO
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Like a morning meadow : DEWY
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Addition solution : SUM
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Mr. Bean portrayer Atkinson : ROWAN
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Crockett's last stand : ALAMO
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Cabbie's counter : METER
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Neighbor of Md. : DEL
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Honey drink : MEAD
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Hairstyling goop : GEL
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Attack verbally : RIPINTO
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Painter Chagall : MARC
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Does a swab's job : WETMOPS
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Not (a one) : NARY
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Kappa follower : LAMBDA
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Giraffelike beast : OKAPI
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Combats of honor : DUELS
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New Zealand native : MAORI
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Measured, with "up" : SIZED
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Tyler and Taylor's go-between : POLK
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Place for a king and queen : PROM
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1993 Emmy winner Chad : LOWE
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Dog command : BEG
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Chopper : AXE
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Middle X or O : TAC

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

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