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New York Times, Monday, July 31, 2000

They're seen in air traffic control towers

Author:
Marjorie Berg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Marjorie Berg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Berg.
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© 2000, The New York Times7/31/00 ( No. 18,528 )
Across
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What an umbrella may provide : SHADE
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Moolah : GELT
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Mama's partner : PAPA
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Dead, as an engine : KAPUT
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Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
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Appliance with a cord and a board : IRON
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Hole-___ : INONE
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Head-butts : RAMS
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Former Speaker Gingrich : NEWT
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Office fasteners : PAPERCLIPS
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"Trick" joint : KNEE
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Symbol of slowness : SNAIL
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Some Romanovs : TSARS
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Stir-fry pan : WOK
28
Former Detroit auto inits. : AMC
29
Belgian composer Jacques : BREL
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Safe to eat : EDIBLE
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Not rigid : FLEXIBLE
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Gaucho's weapon : BOLA
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Neighbor of Egypt : LIBYA
40
Docking spot : PIER
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Vegetable with a head : BROCCOLI
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Went ape : LOSTIT
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"Kiss Me, ___" : KATE
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Norm: Abbr. : STD
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Opposite of NNW : SSE
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Embezzlement, e.g. : THEFT
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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Rock's partner : ROLL
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They're seen in air traffic control towers : RADARBLIPS
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Nay sayer : ANTI
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Dinner from a bucket : SLOP
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Foil maker : ALCOA
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Chicken site : COOP
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"Psycho" actress Miles : VERA
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Members of a pride : LIONS
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Sea eagles : ERNS
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Locked (up) : PENT
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Raises some interest? : LENDS
Down
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Pass over : SKIP
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Czech tennis ace Mandlikova : HANA
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Each : APOP
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Sand drifts : DUNES
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Unending : ETERNAL
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Scampi seasoning : GARLIC
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Memo from a dot-com, maybe : EMAIL
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Not having much body : LIMP
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Actress Harper : TESS
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Fires : PINKSLIPS
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"Gladiator" setting : ARENA
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Major nation : POWER
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Pays to play : ANTES
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King Arthur's home : CAMELOT
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Gore-___ (fabric) : TEX
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"Dragnet" star : WEBB
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What the nose knows : ODOR
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Prefix with hertz : KILO
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Round-the-world traveler Nellie : BLY
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One with a lot to offer? : REALTOR
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Reverse springs : BACKFLIPS
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J. Edgar Hoover's org. : FBI
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Computer units : BITS
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Hawaiian neckwear : LEIS
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One-named Art Deco designer : ERTE
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___ de France : ILE
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Jazz man : CAT
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Eccentric : ODDBALL
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Speak sharply to : SNAPAT
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Not do original drawings : TRACE
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"Employee of the Month," e.g. : HONOR
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Pop-rocker John : ELTON
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Deck out : ADORN
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"Dallas" matriarch Miss ___ : ELLIE
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Invitation request : RSVP
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Toward shelter : ALEE
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Computer image : ICON
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Frog's home : POND
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Back talk : SASS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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