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New York Times, Thursday, July 6, 2000

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QUXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0706 ( 18,503 )

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Across
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Golden gifts from Gaea : APPLES
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Dematerializes : VANISHES
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Any Australian girl : SHEILA
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So pretty : ADORABLE
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Blasé remark after a defeat : WINSOMELOSESOME
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Extensively : ALOT
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___ canto : BEL
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Richmond-to-Norfolk dir. : ESE
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Shutout team's score : NIL
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Automaton : GOLEM
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Blab : SING
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Prepare for a snap : POSE
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Doorpost : JAMB
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Teachers' advocate: Abbr. : NEA
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"Game" played to get information : GOODCOPBADCOP
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Bug out : SKIDDOO
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Camp facility : LATRINE
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1991 comedy of the sexes : HESAIDSHESAID
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Word with red or army : ANT
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Pigeon coop : COTE
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Impersonated : APED
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"Hey, I never thought of that!" : GOSH
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Refuse to recognize : SCORN
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Ho Chi Minh Trail locale : NAM
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Eyeball : ORB
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Kicker? : TOE
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It's active in Sicily : ETNA
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Sporadic : ONAGAINOFFAGAIN
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Drawer odorizer : POMANDER
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Some scouts : EAGLES
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Knickknacks : TRINKETS
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Git into a rough-and-tumble : RASSLE
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Temple of Isis site : ASWAN
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Alexander the Great's father : PHILIP
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Ones looking at sentences : PENOLOGISTS
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Letter-to-Santa enclosure : LIST
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"Rockaria!" rock group : ELO
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"Little" children's book character : SAMBO
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San Pablo Bay city : VALLEJO
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Misspent energy : ADO
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Roman ___ : NOSE
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Furies : IRES
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MS. accompaniers : SASES
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"The Chris Rock Show" shower : HBO
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Wood with a twisted, spiral grain : ELM
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Find out : SEE
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It twists and turns : EEL
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Lined with crystals : GEODIC
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Sweet sap source : MAPLE
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Phone calls, room service charges, etc. : INCIDENTALS
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No. 10 in a list : NEON
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Goggle : GAPE
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Highball ingredient : SODA
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Degs. for execs : MBAS
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Historic 1942 surrender site : BATAAN
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Numbskull : DODO
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Charges : COSTS
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Sink sound : DRIP
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Hairstyle : SHAG
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Casino game : KENO
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Rides : HECTORS
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1973 Elton John hit : DANIEL
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Navajo home : HOGAN
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Pained comment? : OOF
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Allude : REFER
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Parson's home : MANSE
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What stripes may indicate : RANK
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Dwell : BIDE
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Dairy aisle section : EGGS
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Cast one's vote : OPT
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Post Office motto word : NOR
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Friend abroad : AMI
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Court bisector : NET
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Trip planner: Abbr. : AAA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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