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OUTTAKES

New York Times, Sunday, August 20, 2000

Author:
Charles M. Deber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Charles M. Deber

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 170, Blocks: 92 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Deber. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0820 ( 18,548 )
Across
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Czech capital, to the Czechs : PRAHA
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Take 5, clue 3 : GRAB
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Private schools: Abbr. : ACADS
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Stop, in Paris : ARRET
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Mathematician with a formula named after him : EULER
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___ Kea : MAUNA
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Harold of "Ghostbusters" : RAMIS
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Distrustful : LEERY
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Take 4, clue 1 : START
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Hebrew fathers : ABBAS
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Take 5, clue 5 : CHEAT
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Orgs. : ASSNS
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TAKE 1 : THEBULLBYTHEHORNS
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Risks : BETS
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Marriage and others : RITES
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Connery successor : MOORE
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Mother, colloquially, in Britain : MAM
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Take 3, clue 1 : HIRE
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How some pkgs. are sent : COD
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Lots : PLENTY
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Decay constants, in physics : LAMBDAS
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Illegal bank practices : USURIES
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Take 1, clue 1 : FACE
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Musical quality : TONALITY
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TAKE 2 : THEMONEYANDRUNAWAY
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Those, in Tegucigalpa : ESOS
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Neighbor of Liech. : AUS
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Quaint verses : ODES
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Ancient Italic people : SABINES
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A-Team member : MRT
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Auditor, e.g.: Abbr. : CPA
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Hit the nose : SOCKED
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Insurable item : AUTO
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Chip dip : SALSA
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Folk's Guthrie : ARLO
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Francis or Henri : ROI
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Vietnam War Gen. Creighton : ABRAMS
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Sled piece : RUNNER
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Pleasureful retreat : VILLA
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TAKE 3 : ONFIVEPLACE
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Underground : METRO
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Discrimination against the elderly : AGEISM
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Hulled grain : GROATS
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Prepare for war : ARM
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60's Mets shortstop Chacon : ELIO
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___ this earth : NOTOF
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Burden : ONUS
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Versailles, for one : PALAIS
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Suffix with absorb : ENT
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No. of beachgoers? : SPF
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Former Ugandan strongman : IDIAMIN
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Award-winning Disney Broadway musical : AIDA
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Family docs : GPS
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Clark's girl : LOIS
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TAKE 4 : EFFECTAFTERSHAPEUP
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In a tizzy : ALLUPSET
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Charlie Brown's exclamation : RATS
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Algonquian tribe : OTTAWAS
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Aussie marsupials : WOMBATS
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Treacherous ones : VIPERS
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Witching hour : XII
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Colorful salamander : NEWT
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"Don't give up!" : TRY
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Singer Horne and others : LENAS
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Brave one : DARER
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"Let 'em have it!" : FIRE
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TAKE 5 : HOLDDOWNOVEROFFIN
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Kitschy 50's film monster : RODAN
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Take 3, clue 3 : OCCUR
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Supernatural : EERIE
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Track gold medalist Rudolph : WILMA
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Build, as a monument : ERECT
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___ que (because): Fr. : PARCE
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Recovers from a flood : DRIES
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Take 4, clue 4 : ADOPT
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Certain entrance exams, for short : GMATS
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Casino lure : SLOTS
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Take 5, clue 4 : SOAR
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Like Eric the Red : NORSE
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Adamant ant? : PEST
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Bride of Boaz : RUTH
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Wings : ALAE
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Thyme, e.g. : HERB
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Recitalist Rubinstein : ARTUR
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Gossiped : GABBED
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Keeler and Dee : RUBYS
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Med. sch. subject : ANAT
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All-nighter, maybe : BASH
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Athenian magistrate : ARCHON
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Partnership : CAHOOT
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"...___ old soul" : AMERRY
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Sawyer or Keaton : DIANE
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Concordes : SSTS
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Crimson Tide : ALABAMA
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Take 4, clue 2 : RESEMBLE
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Take 3, clue 2 : REST
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Sea eagles : ERNS
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Cobb and others : TYS
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Sugar for beer-making : MALTOSE
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Legal trademark user : LICENSOR
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Arab chieftain: Var. : EMEER
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Work force measure : MANYEAR
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Shelter in TV's "Survivor" : HUT
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Relative of -esque : ISH
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Paris street : RUE
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Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
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Like windows : PANED
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Modern image makers, for short : LCDS
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Bank department : LOANS
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Take 5, clue 2 : DISMANTLE
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Suffix with liquid : ATOR
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Dewey Decimal ___: Abbr. : SYST
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Chits : IOUS
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Lose one's blush : FADE
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___-night doubleheader : TWI
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Making a team : YOKING
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Supplants : USURPS
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South Africa's KwaZulu-___ province : NATAL
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Certain constrictor : ABOMA
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Tenement locale : SLUM
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Vena ___ : CAVA
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Unlikely Playboy Channel watcher : PRIG
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Take 2, clue 1 : ALLENFILM
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Murmur : COO
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Encourages : ABETS
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Snick-a-___ (combat with knives) : SNEE
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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"Begone!" : AVAUNT
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Graduated : SCALAR
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Leprechaun's land : ERIN
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Take 5, clue 1 : ROOT
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___ spumante : ASTI
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Wharton hero : FROME
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Charged : IONIC
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Common ___ : ERA
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Victorian virtue : MODESTY
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More powerful : MIGHTIER
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March instruments : FIFES
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Elder and Younger English statesmen : PITTS
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Citrus drinks : ADES
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Tiff : SPAT
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Picnic dish : SLAW
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Prince Charles's avocation : POLO
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Towards the tail : AFT
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Many miles off : AFAR
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Attention amount : SPAN
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Take 2, clue 2 : SUBTRACT
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"You ___ Beautiful" : ARESO
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Memorable dos : SOIREES
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Wool coat wearer : EWE
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Detroit-based grp. : UAW
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Calif. zone : PST
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Mom and dad : PARENTS
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Jacket fastener : VELCRO
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Make a member : INDUCT
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1998 N.L. champs : PADRES
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Bandleader Cugat : XAVIER
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110-Down part : LOCAL
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Andrea ___ : DORIA
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"Laugh-In" man : ROWAN
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Take 4, clue 3 : FORM
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The light bulb, to Edison : IDEA
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Brewer's base : HOPS
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Says "I do" : WEDS
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Roman "fiddler" : NERO
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Pet name : FIDO
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Dona ___, 1978 Sonia Braga role : FLOR
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Tricksters : IMPS
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N.B.A.'s Archibald : NATE
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Avg. size : REG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 10 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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