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New York Times, Friday, August 11, 2000

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0811 ( 18,539 )
Across
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Strikes among co-workers? : BACKSLAPS
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Overthrow, e.g. : ERROR
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Engineer's charge : IRONHORSE
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Its capital is St.-Étienne : LOIRE
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Really dresses down : SCREAMSAT
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It ends in a point : FABLE
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Lift, so to speak : THIEVE
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Wizard's need : TALISMAN
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Managed : RAN
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Article in Die Zeit : EIN
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Fixed : INTENT
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Rooter's noise? : OINK
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"Cool!" : NEATO
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Beverage suffix : ADE
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It may be stolen : SCENE
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Stop along the Trans-Siberian Railroad : ULANBATOR
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Traveling : INTRANSIT
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American chicken variety : WHITEROCK
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Soap scent : LILAC
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Guinea ___ : HEN
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Put one's name on : INKED
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Hawaiian harvest : TARO
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Crate : ENCASE
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Ball girl? : DEB
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Hebrew for "day" : YOM
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Flying Circus performer : ERICIDLE
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Arises unexpectedly : POPSUP
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Cell dissolution : LYSIS
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Mottled mount : APPALOOSA
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Balances : EVENS
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Stadiumgoer : SPORTSFAN
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Like some mountains : RIDGY
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African danger : TSETSEFLY
Down
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Places for bières : BISTROS
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Like 29-Down : ARCHAIC
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"The Far Country" actress Calvet : CORINNE
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You may be down on one : KNEE
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Eliminate one's shadow? : SHAVE
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Wok concoction : LOMEIN
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___ Nova : ARS
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Math makes up half of it: Abbr. : PSAT
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___ record : SETA
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Short and sweet? : ELFIN
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Criticize in no uncertain terms : ROAST
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Chicken breasts may come with it : RIBMEAT
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"As You Like It" hero : ORLANDO
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One might do it after being stamped : REENTER
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African dangers : LIONS
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One acting on impulse? : NEURON
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Joined together : KNIT
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"Wellaway!" : ALACK
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Blotto : TANKED
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One way to travel: Abbr. : ENE
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Cartoonist Keane : BIL
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Fighting : ATIT
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Strained : TRIED
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Word after two, three or four : WHEELER
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Eton's founder : HENRYVI
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Cut into : INCISED
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Lets go : LAYSOFF
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Awakening : AROUSAL
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Guests : COMPANY
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Take off : DEPART
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Breezing through : ACING
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No bruiser : SISSY
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They have heads and threads : BOLTS
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Definitive : LAST
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Actor Omar : EPPS
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Prepare to be shot : POSE
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His name is a letter short of his description : POE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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