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New York Times, Monday, August 28, 2000

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0828 ( 18,556 )
Across
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Lump of cream, for example : GLOB
5
Open a bit : AJAR
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Man with a fable : AESOP
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Debauchee : ROUE
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Wowser : LULU
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Lollipop flavor : GRAPE
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Really happy, as an angel? : INSEVENTHHEAVEN
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___ dish : PETRI
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Al or Tipper : GORE
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When said three times, a 1970 war movie : TORA
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Without principles : AMORAL
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Really happy, as a kid in March? : HIGHASAKITE
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"Garfield" dog : ODIE
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H.S. junior's test : PSAT
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Concur : AGREE
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Tony-winner Moore : MELBA
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7, on a phone : PRS
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Tailless hoppers : TOADS
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Really bother : EATAT
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They have their pluses and minuses : IONS
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Currier's partner in lithography : IVES
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Really happy, as a meteorologist? : ONCLOUDNINE
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Auto trim : CHROME
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Unit of energy : ERG
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Raise, as kids : REAR
57
"Two Years Before the ___" : MAST
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"Measure twice, cut once," e.g. : ADAGE
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Really happy, as a mountaineer? : ONTOPOFTHEWORLD
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Teatime treat : SCONE
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Bulrush, e.g. : REED
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Remove from a mother's milk : WEAN
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Monsieur : Paris :: ___ : Madrid : SENOR
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Isn't keeping up with bills : OWES
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Zippo : NADA
Down
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Tight hold : GRIP
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Sole : LONE
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Bump from office : OUST
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Southernmost city of ancient Palestine : BEERSHEBA
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Pub order : ALE
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Father of Analytical Psychology : JUNG
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Choir voice : ALTO
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German industrial region : RUHR
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Paleontologist's estimate : AGE
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A Muse : ERATO
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Relish : SAVOR
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"Lohengrin," e.g. : OPERA
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Kind of code : PENAL
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Ars longa, ___ brevis : VITA
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Miami basketball team : HEAT
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Debatable "skill" : ESP
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Vegetarians eschew it (NOT chew it) : MEAT
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"Where the heart is" : HOME
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Concept : IDEA
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Coated with gold : GILT
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Savory jelly : ASPIC
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Pope John Paul II's real first name : KAROL
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"___ skin off my nose!" : ITSNO
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Submerging : GOINGDOWN
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Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
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Garden with a snake : EDEN
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Start of North Carolina's motto : ESSE
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Part of a molecule : ATOM
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Take to court : SUE
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Nautilus captain : NEMO
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Sketch : DRAW
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Angry : CROSS
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From now on : HENCE
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Betray, in a way : RATON
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Maine college town : ORONO
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60's do : AFRO
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Fret : STEW
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You, to the Amish : THEE
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Region : AREA
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Happy : GLAD
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___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
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For each : PER
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Newsman Bradley et al. : EDS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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