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"C" CHANGE

New York Times, Sunday, July 9, 2000

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 112 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0709 ( 18,506 )
Across
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Game equipment : PIECES
7
Part of the Northland peninsula : SWEDEN
13
Puzzled : ATALOSS
20
Open, in a way : UNROLL
21
Indiana University campus site : KOKOMO
22
In a disastrous way : FATALLY
23
Health-conscious fish? : NONSMOKINGGAR
25
Harmonize (with) : BLENDIN
26
Bow : KNOT
27
Spain's last King Ferdinand : VII
28
[Oh, well] : SIGH
30
Pier group work : LADING
31
European coin : PFENNIG
35
Roof problem : LEAK
37
Attack on a fort, maybe : SIEGE
38
Etcher's window work? : RULINGGLASS
41
Clinton Cabinet member William : COHEN
43
Kind of market : FUTURES
44
Trickster : IMP
45
Staple of Southern cuisine : OKRA
46
Madly in love : GAGA
50
Take for a while : LEASE
51
Inspiration : MUSE
52
Bank security : LIEN
53
Lump of clay, say : GLOB
54
See 79-Across : ASH
55
Information repository : CDROM
58
Comment from a scolded person : NAGNAG
60
100 dinars : RIAL
61
Unhappy spectator : BOOER
62
Ring around the collar? : IDTAG
63
Canada's ___ Bay : GASPE
64
V-formation group : SQUADRON
67
Op. ___ : CIT
68
Told to shape up : GOTAFTER
71
Poker Flat chronicler : HARTE
72
"Gulliver's Travels" feature : IRONY
74
Keats was one : ODIST
75
Rat-___ : ATAT
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See 77-Down : INNING
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Tree with tanning bark : ALDER
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With 54-Across, furnace emission : FLY
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Eastern royal : RANI
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Fixes, in a way : RIGS
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Fish hook : GAFF
86
Half of an 80's TV duo : ALLIE
88
Smooth (out) : IRON
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"A Loss of Roses" playwright : INGE
90
___ tree : UPA
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Most like Chianti, say : WINIEST
93
Relish : GUSTO
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Hole in hosiery? : STOCKINGGAP
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Do car wheels : ALIGN
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Circle overhead : HALO
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It's south of ancient Shiloh : DEADSEA
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Lord in love with Lady Clare, in Tennyson : RONALD
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Plug : TOUT
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Ring around the collar? : LEI
108
Dead on target : TRUE
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Backbreaking : ARDUOUS
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Friendly sentry? : GREETINGGUARD
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Outlaw : BRIGAND
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Traps, as an Arctic ship : ICESIN
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Business practice : HIRING
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Breaks away : SECEDES
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Cuddle up : NESTLE
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Wee : TEENSY
Down
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Lousy : PUNK
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Sit ___ : INON
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Cubemaster Rubik : ERNO
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Like a defense contractor's contract : COSTPLUS
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Kind of beetle : ELM
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Eastern European : SLOVENE
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Activity for sunglass wearers : SKIING
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Earned : WON
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Part of a hosp. record : EKG
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Kind of life : DOGS
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Replies to a newsgroup : EMAILS
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Scandinavian land, to natives : NORGE
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64-Across's locale: Abbr. : AFB
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Unbelievable : TALL
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Loose : ATEASE
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Activity for a crooked politician? : LANDINGGRAFT
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Any Platters platter : OLDIE
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Armrest? : SLING
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"Riders to the Sea" writer : SYNGE
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Part of the Old Testament : KINGS
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Poor links play, as they might say in England? : HACKINGGOLF
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Building inspector's topic : FIRECODE
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Troy, in poetry : ILIUM
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Legs, slangily : GAMS
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It has a line through it : KOREA
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Is repentant : RUES
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D-Day beach : UTAH
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Really severe economizing? : SPENDINGGUT
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Be undecided : HANG
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Apalachee Bay locale: Abbr. : FLA
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Russian saint : OLGA
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Important guest group : ALIST
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Flip out : GOAPE
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More fit : ABLER
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Butter at breakfast? : MORNINGGOAT
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"Le Coq ___" : DOR
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Maxwell competitor : REO
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Ally McBeal, e.g.: Abbr. : ATTY
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Mechanical device for baseball practice? : BATTINGGAUGE
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Spot for a cursor, maybe : ICON
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Kitchen appliance : GASRANGE
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Emmy-winning Lewis : SHARI
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Persian Gulf land : QATAR
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Heavens: Prefix : URANO
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"That's ___ . . . " : ODD
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Lash : TIE
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Hillock : RISE
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Camera diaphragm : IRIS
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With 76-Across, a game ender : NINTH
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Make ___ (mug) : AFACE
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Hopper : FLEA
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Imperfect speech : LISP
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Up to this point : YET
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Like two peas in ___ : APOD
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Blood vessel securer : LIGATURE
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Open up : WIDEN
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Perception : INSIGHT
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Get off : UNLOAD
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Informant : SOURCE
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Tiger Hall-of-Famer Al : KALINE
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Ishmael's people : ARABS
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"20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" actor, 1954 : LORRE
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Of Nehru's land : INDIC
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Gain computer access : LOGIN
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View from an oasis : DUNE
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Ball-bearing items : TEES
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Reservoir filler : RAIN
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Garden decorations : URNS
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On pins and needles : EDGY
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Vietnam War opposer: Abbr. : SDS
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N.Y.C. clock setting : EST
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Up to, informally : TIL
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Bestow on, to Burns : GIE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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