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DOUBLE OR NOTHING

New York Times, Sunday, August 27, 2000

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0827 ( 18,555 )
Across
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Michener best seller : ALASKA
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Fed. loan agency : SBA
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Nolan Ryan, for one : ASTRO
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Where to do some bodywork? : SPA
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Gets the red out? : REPAYS
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National League division : EAST
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Limonite's pigment : OCHER
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Legend on the ice : ORR
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Temporarily : FORNOW
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Certain partner: Abbr. : ATTY
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They come on the 25th : NOELS
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It may be tidy : SUM
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Ending with Juan : ITA
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"The Carpet-Bag," in "Moby-Dick" : CHAPTERII
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With 63-Down, a New Mexico county : DONA
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Confectioner's goof? : BONBONBOOBOO
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Introduced : PREFACED
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Merle Haggard, self-admittedly : OKIE
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Troubadour's tune : LAI
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One of Thor Heyerdahl's boats : RAI
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Snap brim, e.g. : FEDORA
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Washington dingbat? : WALLAWALLAYOYO
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They're cross-shaped : TAUS
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Lixivium : LYE
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London's Old ___ : VIC
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60's campus news : SITIN
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Forceful group? : COPS
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Men in the hood? : MONKS
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Part of P.S.T.: Abbr. : STD
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Mexican sandal : HUARACHE
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Texas state tree : PECAN
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Street that hosts a music festival : BEALE
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Slash, for one : MARK
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Meal for a moth : WOOL
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"Magnum, P.I." setting : OAHU
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Occasion to use the good china : DINNERPARTY
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Kisser : PUSS
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Victorian : PRIM
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Major introduction? : URSA
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Serial novel's start : BOOKI
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It gets into hot water : PASTA
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Stunt : ESCAPADE
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X into MXX : CII
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Kind of propeller : SCREW
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Load line locale : HULL
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N.F.L. coach with 347 career victories : SHULA
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Castle site? : AIR
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Keep in a cellar, maybe : AGE
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___ colada : PINA
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Dress decoration? : MUUMUUFROUFROU
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With 118-Across, part of a child's schooling : SECOND
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Tech stock choice : IBM
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You, to Yves : TOI
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Inventor Sikorsky : IGOR
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Trips : TRANSITS
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Samoan simpleton? : PAGOPAGODODO
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Physics Nobelist Penzias : ARNO
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One with unusually fine hands? : CARDSHARP
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Goon : APE
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Lighter producer : BIC
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Outmoded copier : MIMEO
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Trans ___ (Asian range) : ALAI
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Like some nuts : SALTED
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Hertfordshire river : LEA
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Calyx segment : SEPAL
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Jiffs : SECS
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Dominican's dwelling : PRIORY
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Southwest extension : ERN
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See 90-Across : GRADE
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Book before Esth. : NEH
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Line feeder, of a sort : STOOGE
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Fido's greeting : ARF
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___ Minor (northern constellation) : LEO
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Spring time: Abbr. : APR
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Florida island : SANIBEL
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Doshisha University locale : KYOTO
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It spans the 33-Down : ASWAN
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Fossil fuel found in coastal veins : SEACOAL
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Aromatherapeutic additives : BATHOILS
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Take ___ at : ASTAB
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Five-star : AONE
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Autumn arrival : SCORPIO
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Churchill's "___ Finest Hour" : THEIR
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It may bring on a sigh : RELIEF
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Hosp. sites : ORS
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Mediocre steamed dish? : SOSOCOUSCOUS
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Branch managers? : PRUNERS
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Philip II dispatched it : ARMADA
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Letter drop, e.g. : TYPO
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Circular tube : TOROID
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20th-century tree painting? : DADAPAWPAW
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Play in an alley : BOWL
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Not spectacular : OKAY
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Blue preceder or follower : NILE
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Crow, e.g. : BLACKBIRD
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Reek : FETOR
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Author Rand : AYN
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It's known for its bell ringers : AVON
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Sports stat : WIN
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Window alternative : AISLE
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One of the rare earths : YTTERBIUM
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Like some face powders : CAKY
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Terrorist's taboo? : MAUMAUNONO
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See 84-Down : SENSE
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Uses one's 60-Down : HARKS
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Hives, medically : URTICARIA
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A party to a party? : HOST
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Novelist Morante : ELSA
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Swift contemporary : POPE
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Side flaps : EARS
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Flashy dance? : CHICHICANCAN
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See 30-Across : ANA
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Cultural Revolution leader : MAO
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Like some controls : DUAL
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Kepi-sporting soldier : POILU
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Fujimori's land : PERU
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They may be laid out : PLANS
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Easy dupes : CHUMPS
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Spain's Guadalquivir, e.g. : RIO
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Stand in : SUB
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500 : AUTORACE
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Jason's charge : ARGO
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With 53-Down, smarts : GOOD
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Speculator's target : EURO
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Teetotaler's order : PERRIER
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See see as sea, say : MISREAD
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Like a coxcomb : FOPPISH
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Vienna premiere of 1805 : FIDELIO
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Pacer's place : STABLE
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Less certain : DICIER
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Snowbird's destination, perhaps : TAMPA
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Recognition responses : AHAS
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Physician to Marcus Aurelius : GALEN
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Shows shock : GASPS
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Bridget Riley's genre : OPART
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Lott's predecessor : DOLE
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Chinese menu letters : MSG
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Besides : TOO
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Unit of energy : ERG
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Turn red, perhaps : DYE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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