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New York Times, Wednesday, July 26, 2000

Author:
William I. Johnston
Editor:
Will Shortz
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William I. Johnston

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Johnston. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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"Air Music" composer : ROREM
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Town near Arches National Park : MOAB
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Answer the host : RSVP
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Final word : ADIEU
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Solo, of a sort : ARIA
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Abbr. in a listing : ETAL
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Policy mates : COINSURERS
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Something to keep tabs on : FILE
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Age abbr. : YRS
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Dumas's Musketeers, e.g. : TRIO
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Was rude to : SAUCED
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It may turn on a rooster : VANE
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Belarus's capital : MINSK
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Olympic pool units : METERS
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Argues an outcome : CONTESTS
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Orchard item : APHID
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Hindu queen : RANEE
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Prevailed : WON
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Carol : NOEL
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With 29-Down, source of this puzzle's theme : TAROT
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Vocalist Vannelli : GINO
38
"___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
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Air traffic controllers stare at them : GRIDS
40
Asked : PUTTO
41
Southern taste treat : CHITLINS
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Drive-in employee : CARHOP
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Big reptiles, informally : CROCS
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Big coca producer : PERU
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Take over : OCCUPY
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Make reservations : BOOK
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General Motors division : GEO
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Pout : MOUE
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Daily pastime for millions : CROSSWORDS
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Concert equipment : AMPS
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Thailand neighbor : LAOS
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Diarist Nin : ANAIS
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Condé ___ (publisher) : NAST
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Brontë woman : EYRE
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Gabber : YENTA
Down
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Risqué : RACY
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Emanation : ODOR
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Reformer Jacob : RIIS
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Poetic contraction : EEN
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Kind of gas : MUSTARD
6
Donny's TV partner : MARIE
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Three-layer snack : OREO
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Space : AIR
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Baby's bed : BASSINET
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Trash : REFUSE
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Keeps : STICKSWITH
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Farewell, to Cicero : VALE
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Argued : PLED
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Garden decorations : URNS
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Chip in : ANTE
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Obscure : VEIL
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Early recordings : MONOS
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Excessively enthusiastic : MANIC
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Age : EPOCH
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What drinking may cure : THEHICCUPS
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See 36-Across : CARDS
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Loyal sidekick : TONTO
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Pry : SNOOP
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Spring events : RAINS
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First set of wheels, maybe : TRICYCLE
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Swami : GURU
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Mush : GLOP
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Treelined thoroughfare : PARKWAY
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Most loyal : TRUEST
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Corp. bigwigs : CEOS
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Group on horseback, maybe : POSSE
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Mideast's Gulf of ___ : OMAN
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A person in it is out of it : COMA
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Rude person : BOOR
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1970's Plymouth ___ Fury : GRAN
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Rephrase : EDIT
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Bones, anatomically : OSSA
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Bit of hope? : RAY
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Long-distance call starter : ONE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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