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New York Times, Tuesday, August 1, 2000

2-Down : Jam-pack

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times8/1/00 ( No. 18,529 )
Across
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"Macbeth" quintet : ACTS
5
Distort : SKEW
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Place for a mirrored ball : DISCO
14
Smith Brothers unit : DROP
15
Actress Spelling : TORI
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Poland Spring competitor : EVIAN
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Object of a classic pursuit : HOLYGRAIL
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43-Across division : CANTO
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Rice University mascot : OWL
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The life of ___ : RILEY
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Tee off : ANGER
23
S. & L. offerings : CDS
24
Lupino of "High Sierra" : IDA
25
Elvis or Fabian, once : IDOL
26
Childbirth : BLESSEDEVENT
31
Kind of wool or drum : STEEL
34
Some drafts : ALES
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Rocky pinnacle : TOR
36
Didn't give way : HELD
37
Eric Clapton classic : LAYLA
39
Jim-dandy : AONE
40
Before, to Burns : ERE
41
Haughty pose : AIRS
42
Tack on : ANNEX
43
Hellish literary work : DIVINECOMEDY
47
Aardvark's meal : ANTS
48
Brian of Roxy Music : ENO
49
Shriver of tennis : PAM
52
Photo finish : MATTE
54
Family name at Indy : UNSER
56
In need of salting, perhaps : ICY
57
Little green man : ALIEN
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You can't touch this : SACREDCOW
60
Embellish : ADORN
61
Deer sir : STAG
62
Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
63
Heavenly gift : MANNA
64
___-poly : ROLY
65
Part of MOMA's address : NYNY
Down
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
2
Jam-pack : CROWD
3
Trucker's expense : TOLLS
4
Le Carré character : SPY
5
Big step : STRIDE
6
Eucalyptus-eating animals : KOALAS
7
Iroquoian Indian : ERIE
8
Cunning : WILY
9
The Roaring 20's and others : DECADES
10
Chekhov's first play : IVANOV
11
Playing card without a match : SINGLETON
12
Blanchett of "Elizabeth" : CATE
13
___ close to schedule : ONOR
18
Give the third degree : GRILL
25
Brainstorm : IDEA
26
Fourposter, e.g. : BED
27
Final authority : SAYSO
28
Wright wing? : ELL
29
Poor dog's portion : NONE
30
"Jurassic Park" beast, for short : TREX
31
Get rid of : SHED
32
Hatcher of "Lois & Clark" : TERI
33
One mile, for Denver : ELEVATION
37
Golf positions : LIES
38
Compass creation : ARC
39
"___ Given Sunday" : ANY
41
One of a bug's pair : ANTENNA
42
Be nuts over : ADORE
44
Trainee or detainee : INTERN
45
Peyote : MESCAL
46
The "E" in E = mc2 : ENERGY
49
Hard to please : PICKY
50
Squirreled-away item : ACORN
51
Sinatra classic : MYWAY
52
Hat-tipper's word : MAAM
53
"Betsy's Wedding" star : ALDA
54
The Beatles' "Back in the ___" : USSR
55
Cold war winner : NATO
59
Mafia figure : DON

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

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