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New York Times, Wednesday, August 30, 2000

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0830 ( 18,558 )
Across
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Snatches : NABS
5
Nuclear treaty result : BAN
8
Farm cry : HEEHAW
14
Three-layer treat : OREO
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Sport ___ : UTE
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Like a white rat : ALBINO
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Cousin of a canvasback : TEAL
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E-mail address ending : GOV
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Golf pro's concern : STANCE
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Spy movie catch phrase : BONDJAMESBOND
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It may be sold in yards : ALE
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Crunches tighten them : ABS
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Coffee holder : URN
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Tabloid photo subject : UFO
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Cool cat : DADDYO
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LP contents? : MNO
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Ill humor : BILE
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Calls up : EVOKES
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More smart-alecky : WISER
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Sampler sentiment : HOMESWEETHOME
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"Platoon" actor Willem : DAFOE
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In addition : ATTHAT
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Pound sounds : ARFS
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"ER" extras : RNS
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Slip away : ELAPSE
47
"May I help you?" : YES
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"___ who?" : SEZ
49
The fin man? : ABE
50
Morgan of the comics : REX
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1984 Cyndi Lauper #1 hit : TIMEAFTERTIME
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Gives a clarion call : BLARES
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Pastoral place : LEA
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Skip : OMIT
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Ply with food and drink : REGALE
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S O S part, supposedly : OUR
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Parcel : METE
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Scully and Mulder, for two : AGENTS
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Letter abbr. : PPS
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Rabbit's title : BRER
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"I'm impressed!" : NOTBAD
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Pupil surrounder : AREOLA
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Conked : BEANED
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Unloaded, in a way : SOLD
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Persistent problems : BUGABOOS
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Quarks' places : ATOMS
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Actress Campbell : NEVE
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Monopoly maker : HASBRO
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John of song : ELTON
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Meir contemporary : EBAN
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Untouchable's belief : HINDUISM
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Mandela's org. : ANC
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Misfortune : WOE
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Freshmen's and sophomores' team : JAYVEE
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Clichéd movie ending : SUNSET
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Turn tail : FLEE
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Anthem contraction : OER
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Self-produced CD's, maybe : DEMOS
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Satisfies : MEETS
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Regional flora and fauna : BIOTA
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Holiday since 1966 : KWANZA
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Ahab, e.g. : WHALER
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Also-ran of fable : HARE
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Behind the scenes : OFFSTAGE
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Soldier Field crew : THEBEARS
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Kind of trader : DAY
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Candy name : REESES
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First coat : PRIMER
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Arab, e.g. : SEMITE
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Seat of Devonshire : EXETER
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Refine, as ore : SMELT
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Really enjoyed : ATEUP
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Qom home : IRAN
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Angel's worry : FLOP
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Mummy's home : TOMB
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Undergarment : BRA
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Drumstick : LEG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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