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New York Times, Friday, August 4, 2000

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FGQXZ} This is puzzle # 119 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0804 ( 18,532 )
Across
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Get comfy : NESTLE
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They're obviously happy : BEAMERS
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Gave drills to : COACHED
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Ship-to-shore handler : RADIOER
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Good way to rest : ASSURED
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Monteverdi opera : ARIANNA
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Incentive to buy tickets : LOTTOJACKPOT
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First name among sex symbols : MAE
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"Tonight ___ Comes" (hit by the Cars) : SHE
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Black : SABLE
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Grow every which way : SPRAWL
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It's like -like : ISH
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Touch of frost : NIP
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Whoosis : WHATSHISNAME
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It may be fueled and driven : ECONOMY
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Like moonstones : OPALINE
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Symbol of America : MOMSAPPLEPIE
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Emma player in "The Avengers" : UMA
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Catch, so to speak : SEE
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Cloverleaf part : ONRAMP
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Detection device : SONAR
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State since 1863: Abbr. : WVA
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Gore Vidal's "Burr," e.g. : BIO
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Cheap way to go : TOURISTCLASS
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Item for a tyro on the slopes : MINISKI
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Some roofs : PALATES
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Losing : ONADIET
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It might be picked out : IRONORE
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"With Reagan" author : EDMEESE
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Some N.S.A. employees : CODERS
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"Huh-uh" : NOSOAP
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Kind of egg : EASTER
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Cottontail's tail : SCUT
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Archaic preposition : THRO
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Actor ___ Cobb : LEEJ
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They were written in Old Norse : EDDAS
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Car halter : BRAKESHOE
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Frontier figure : EARP
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Cry before taking off : ADIOS
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Mazda model : MIATA
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No short time : EON
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Cartoon dog : REN
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Lady of Sp. : SRA
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Composes : CALMS
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Sigma ___ (fraternity men) : CHIS
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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Depict : LIMN
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It has a guarded tip : EPEE
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Grass bristles : AWNS
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"Wait just a minute!" : WHOA
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Lights : LAMPS
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River resident : HIPPO
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Create striking sentences? : TYPEWRITE
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Pitching coach Johnny : SAIN
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N.Y. Met, e.g. : NLER
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They won't get off the ground : EMUS
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"Hot Diggity" singer : COMO
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Mideast land : OMAN
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1889 Vice President ___ P. Morton : LEVI
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One who suspends an action, at law : ABATOR
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Unlikely donors : MISERS
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Oater assemblage : POSSE
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Agatha Christie's "There Is ___" : ATIDE
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First name in talk shows : ROSIE
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Jellied garnish : ASPIC
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They're picked in Hawaii : UKES
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It's harvested in Hawaii : TARO
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Doofus : CLOD
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Passing ___ : LANE
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Jazzman Koffman : MOE
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Like some candidates: Abbr. : IND
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"Miss Saigon" setting : NAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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