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New York Times, Thursday, July 27, 2000

"It Was a Lover and His ___" (old song standard)

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times7/27/00 ( No. 18,524 )
Across
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Rebounds, e.g. : STAT
5
Pioneer automaker : OLDS
9
Ill-prepared : UNSET
14
Word with Red or ant : ARMY
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Galba's predecessor : NERO
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"Lorenzo's Oil" star, 1992 : NOLTE
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Chicken (out) : WIMP
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Clever accomplishment : COUP
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Bakery goodie : SCONE
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Proceeds boldly : GOESRIGHTAHEAD
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"Potent Potables for 200, ___" : ALEX
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___ piece (consistent) : OFA
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Adventurer played by Douglas Fairbanks Jr. : SINBAD
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Approached : CAMENEAR
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It's grounded : EMU
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Golfer's accessory : VISOR
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Muse of history : CLIO
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Doesn't go in single file : WALKSTWOABREAST
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Give the look to : OGLE
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To whom a fakir prays : ALLAH
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Mom's specialty, for short : TLC
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Some plastic surgery : NOSEJOBS
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Seychelles money : RUPEES
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Part of a price : PER
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Top : ACME
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Shows shock : GETSTAKENABACK
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"Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
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Jerusalem's Mosque of ___ : OMAR
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Result of a dam, perhaps : POND
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Go together : AGREE
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Drop : OMIT
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Word to a C.B. operator : OVER
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Bait : TEMPT
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"It Was a Lover and His ___" (old song standard) : LASS
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Damp : DEWY
Down
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Prop for a magician's trick : SAW
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Kind of function : TRIG
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It's found in a round : AMMO
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Rare blood designation : TYPEAB
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One way to buy things : ONCREDIT
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Pope who created the Schism of 1054 : LEOIX
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Regulated item : DRUG
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Certain student, for short : SOPH
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Wobbly, say : UNSAFE
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"Impossible" : NOCHANCE
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___-eyed : SLOE
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Peak in Catania province : ETNA
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Put down one's ball : TEED
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Poles, e.g. : SLAVS
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Name repeated in a nursery rhyme : TOM
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Attach, as a patch : SEWON
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Adult insect : IMAGO
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Cancels : NULLS
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Relaxes, with "down" : COOLS
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Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Send : ELATE
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Window alternative : AISLE
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Univ. military programs : ROTCS
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Clear the deck? : SWAB
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Maintain the pace : KEEPSTEP
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Mixed drink servers : BARCARTS
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Any point on a mariner's compass : RHUMB
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Hardly stay-at-homes : JETSET
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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It may be shelled : PEAPOD
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First name in diaries : ANAIS
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Kind of cheese : GOAT
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Leg up : EDGE
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___ limit : TERM
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Brown & Williamson brand : KOOL
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Flaubert heroine : EMMA
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Sheltered spot : COVE
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Understood : KNEW
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Like some wines : DRY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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