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CHOCOHOLIC'S DELIGHT

New York Times, Sunday, August 13, 2000

29-Down : Hot

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52700
Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 59 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times8/13/00 ( No. 18,541 )
Across
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Band aid : ROADIE
7
"I, Robot" author : ASIMOV
13
Tasters' testers : PALATES
20
Higher ground : UPLAND
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Couch, in a way : PHRASE
22
Beach in a 1964 hit song : IPANEMA
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Nice people collect them : BROWNIEPOINTS
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It may be flared : NOSTRIL
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In the limelight : EYED
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"Honor Thy Father" author : TALESE
28
Business graphics : PIECHARTS
30
Out of chains : LOOSED
32
Change a bill, say : AMEND
34
Dwelling in Durango : CASA
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Like some Riesling wines : SEMIDRY
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Great balls of fire : STARS
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Kimono closer : OBI
41
Sultanate citizen : OMANI
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Beat to a pulp : MASHED
45
Sound system component : TAPEDECK
50
Statistician's margin for error : FUDGEFACTOR
52
Standing rule : BYLAW
53
Savoie sovereign : ROI
54
Lao-___ : TSE
55
Pianist Schnabel : ARTUR
56
Drink with a kick : MALTLIQUOR
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Blotto : TANKED
60
The Switchblade Kid of cinema : MINEO
61
Secures under cover, with "in" : TUCKS
62
Big Band music : SWING
64
___ Walton League (conservation group) : IZAAK
66
Skedaddles : SCATS
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Wise guy : SWAMI
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Clamorous : AROAR
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Hummable, perhaps : CATCHY
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Facial foundation : CAKEMAKEUP
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Chest-thumping : MACHO
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High-tech co. : GTE
79
Draft choice : ALE
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Not quite right : AMISS
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Rites of passage : BARMITZVAHS
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Suggestive : REDOLENT
86
"Absalom and Achitophel" poet : DRYDEN
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"The Pearl Fishers" composer : BIZET
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Service arm: Abbr. : USN
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Spring shower, possibly? : ATLAS
91
Woodstock band, 1969 : SHANANA
93
Drop down? : MOLT
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Sink hole : DRAIN
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Flimflam : FAKERY
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Some approaches on the links : CHIPSHOTS
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Sweets : DEARIE
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___ Lang, Superboy's girlfriend : LANA
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Alternative fuel : GASOHOL
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Claim in a collectibles ad : MINTCONDITION
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Sign of a goof : ERASURE
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Siberians' relatives : ALEUTS
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In a weakened state : ERODED
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Section of London : EASTEND
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Not in any way : NOWISE
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Drives back : REPELS
Down
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Hick : RUBE
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Word after "Ole" : OPRY
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Cream ingredient : ALOE
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Slow : DAWDLING
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B & B, e.g. : INN
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Paper worker : EDITOR
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Mac maker : APPLE
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Did a smith's job : SHOED
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Place for a pupil : IRIS
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Tiger, for one : MANEATER
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East of Essen : OST
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Evening bell : VESPER
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Long in the past? : PINED
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Part of the Bible: Abbr. : APOC
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Punishment unit : LASH
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Last "course" of a spicy meal? : ANTACID
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Earth, in sci-fi : TERRA
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Sends out : EMITS
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Chili topper : SALSA
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Gull : EASYMARK
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Hot : INSTYLE
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Comic strip dog : ODIE
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More than sore : MAD
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Yielding : SOFT
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Modern farm birds : EMUS
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Whipped up : MADE
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Toots in a restaurant : SHOR
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Common name for hydrous silica : OPAL
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Entrance : BEWITCH
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Entr'___ : ACTE
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Book-cracking : STUDIOUS
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Treble clef singer : ALTO
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Issue suddenly : ERUCT
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Roasts, e.g. : COOKS
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White wine apéritifs : KIRS
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Adder's threat : FANG
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Valuable plastic : BANKCARD
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Actress Farrow : MIA
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Landing : QUAY
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Game-stopping call : TIME
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Characters in fables, usually : ANIMALS
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Scuff : MAR
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Low spot of land : SWALE
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Faced a new day : WAKED
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[Gotcha!] : ZAP
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Dundee citizen : SCOT
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The lightning bolt on Harry Potter's forehead, e.g. : SCAR
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Similar : AKIN
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Computer command : RESTART
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#1 spot : ACME
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Bad trait for a politician : THINSKIN
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Grace's end : AMEN
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Spark for the Giants' 1951 pennant win : MAYS
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Biblical site of the temple of Dagon : GAZA
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Story connector : THEN
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"Cómo ___?" : ESTA
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Hot off the press : BRANDNEW
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Letter-shaped construction piece : ZBAR
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Bygone car option : VINYLTOP
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Distant settlement : OUTPOST
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Mid-6th-century date : DLI
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Southern Australia explorer : TASMAN
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Obedient one : HEEDER
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Fibber of note : MCGEE
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Kim of Rudyard Kipling's "Kim" : OHARA
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Kudrow and Bonet : LISAS
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Meted (out) : DOLED
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Rumor squelchers : FACTS
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Originated : AROSE
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Cage co-star in "Leaving Las Vegas" : SHUE
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Phone, slangily : HORN
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Pins' place : ETUI
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Glorified gofer : AIDE
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Present time : NOEL
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Added stipulations : ANDS
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U.N. working-conditions agcy. : ILO
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Wrath : IRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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