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New York Times, Monday, August 21, 2000

Author:
Dave and Diane Epperson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dave Epperson
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Diane Epperson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Epperson. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Epperson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0821 ( 18,549 )

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Across
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A property may have one on it : LIEN
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Sound of a fall : SPLAT
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Robed : CLAD
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Singer Arnold : EDDY
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Piece of garlic : CLOVE
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Tiptop : AONE
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NATO's first supreme commander : EISENHOWER
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Bone parallel to the radius : ULNA
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Stage actress Caldwell : ZOE
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General Motors line, for short : OLDS
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Deodorant type : ROLLON
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They'll show you the world : ATLASES
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Done, in Dijon : FINI
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Dickens's orphan in "Great Expectations" : PIP
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Tropical plant with a trunklike stem : TREEFERN
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Military capability : FIREPOWER
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Stead : LIEU
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Polite turndown : NOSIR
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Russian orbiter : MIR
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Ship navigation aid : LORAN
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Uzbekistan's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Leafy shelter : VINEBOWER
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Massachusetts's nickname : BAYSTATE
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H20 at 0° : ICE
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Radio amateurs : HAMS
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Stranger in a strange land? : TOURIST
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Win back one's losses : RECOUP
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Lions and tigers : CATS
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Cause for sudden death : TIE
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"There oughta be ___!" : ALAW
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Academic enclave : IVORYTOWER
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Not yours or theirs : MINE
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Swab the deck again : REMOP
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Old piano tunes : RAGS
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Ibsen's "___ Gynt" : PEER
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Tickle pink : ELATE
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Fortuneteller's opening : ISEE
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Host Gibbons : LEEZA
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Numbskull : IDIOT
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1950's Ford flop : EDSEL
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Bill ___, the Science Guy : NYE
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Lug around : SCHLEPP
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Walks like a workhorse : PLODS
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Areas on weather maps : LOWS
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"___ Maria" : AVE
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Wirehair, e.g. : TERRIER
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It has a big head : CAULIFLOWER
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Hang (around) : LOLL
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___ Domini : ANNO
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University V.I.P. : DEAN
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More meddlesome : NOSIER
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It's next to nothing : ONE
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Spring event : APRILSHOWER
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"___ Jacques" (children's song) : FRERE
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Bale binder : TWINE
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Yeats's land : EIRE
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Kind of admiral : REAR
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Woman of habit? : NUN
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___ song (cheaply) : FORA
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"___, old chap" : ISAY
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Leaves out : OMITS
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Catch in the act : NAB
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Part of a biblical plague : LOCUST
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Dracula, for one : VAMPIRE
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Genetically related organisms : BIOTYPE
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St. Anthony's cross : TAU
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Diviner's deck : TAROT
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"___ a dark and stormy night..." : ITWAS
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Start of a long battle : SIEGE
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Short-winded : TERSE
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Wheelchair access : RAMP
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Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Sugar source : CANE
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Film "sleeper" of 1978 : COMA
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Speed: Abbr. : VEL
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"Either you say it ___ will" : ORI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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