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New York Times, Friday, July 28, 2000

The 13 books from Romans to Philemon

Author:
Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {BQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 58 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times7/28/00 ( No. 18,525 )

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Across
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Proj. begun in 1984 : SDI
4
Kipling's wolf pack leader : AKELA
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In a fog : ATSEA
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Shot spot : ARM
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Charity allotments : DOLES
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Industrial Light and Magic creator : LUCAS
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They're used in dumping : DEARJOHNLETTERS
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Dressing ingredient : SAGE
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Not be serious : KIDAROUND
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In the thick of : AMID
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Travel guide list : INNS
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Tiny fraction of a foot-pound : ERG
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Secret sharer : CONFIDANTE
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So : TRUE
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Quasimodo's job : KNELLING
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A mint : THYME
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"The Seduction of Joe Tynan" star : ALDA
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Architect Mies van der ___ : ROHE
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Sides in some wars : GANGS
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Hearty fare : POTROAST
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They may be crushed : EGOS
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Worshipers' place : AMENCORNER
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Fight figure : REF
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When Taanit Esther is observed : ADAR
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Subject preceder : INRE
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Untouchable : SACREDCOW
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Takes courses? : SUPS
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The 13 books from Romans to Philemon : PAULINEEPISTLES
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Keeps an eye on figures? : OGLES
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Works with afterimages : OPART
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Magritte's "Ceci n'est pas ___ pipe" : UNE
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"I'm stumped" : GOTME
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N.J. town on the Hudson : FTLEE
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City grid: Abbr. : STS
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Born loser : SADSACK
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"You wish!" : DREAMON
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Picture : IMAGINE
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Hot or cold, e.g.: Abbr. : ADJ
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Flake : KOOK
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K-12, in education : ELHI
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Kind of library : LENDING
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Not on the level? : ASLANT
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Treble clef readers : ALTOS
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1984 Peace Nobelist : TUTU
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Set back? : SCENERY
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It catches some waves : EARDRUM
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Apuleius's "golden" one : ASS
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Alerts : REDFLAGS
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Coastal raptor : ERNE
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"Oh, wow!" : GEE
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Reform targets : ILLS
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Carried out : DID
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Gasteyer of "Saturday Night Live" : ANA
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Impractical person? : THEORIST
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"Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
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Darling on the field : RON
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Stock page hdg. : OTC
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One who makes a mark: Abbr. : GER
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Way back when : AGESAGO
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Like some divorces : NOFAULT
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Something seen : PERCEPT
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Growth ring : ANNULUS
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Treacherous type : SERPENT
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They may be in a bun : TRESSES
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Port near Ta'izz : ADEN
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Having as constituents : MADEOF
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Surface : ARISE
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Mr. Miniver : CLEM
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It's 6.5 on the Mohs scale : OPAL
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Hide a mike on : WIRE
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Collectible cap : POG
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Marie, e.g.: Abbr. : STE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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