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New York Times, Tuesday, August 8, 2000

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joy L. Wouk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 133 for Ms. Wouk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0808 ( 18,536 )
Across
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Two smackers? : LIPS
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"___ la Douce" : IRMA
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Is eliminated from competition : LOSES
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Yearn (for) : ACHE
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Contemptible one : TOAD
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Take over : USURP
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Mason's wedge : SHIM
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Italian lake : COMO
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Hawaiian party site : LANAI
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1932 novel of crime and race by 40-Across : LIGHTINAUGUST
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British biscuit : SCONE
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Berlin bar need : EIS
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One-on-one sport : EPEE
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From a personal standpoint : HUMANLY
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Slump : SAG
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Genesis victim : ABEL
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Symbol of sturdiness : OAK
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Mind terribly : RESENT
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See 20- and 57-Across : WILLIAMFAULKNER
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Hung around : STAYED
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___-de-sac : CUL
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Cutting part : EDGE
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Q-U connection : RST
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Kind of film : FEATURE
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It may react with an acid : BASE
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Swiss canton : URI
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Fish that's split for cooking : SCROD
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Fictional county, locale of 20-Across : YOKNAPATAWPHA
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Hearty breakfast dish : GRITS
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MOMA artist : DALI
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"Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
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Cheri of "Saturday Night Live" : OTERI
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Dash : ELAN
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Hoops tournament org. : NCAA
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Bells the cat : DARES
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Dinero : GELT
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___ Vegas : LAS
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German pronoun : ICH
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In myth she was changed into a nightingale : PHILOMELA
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From the very beginning : SEMINALLY
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Dermatologist's concern : ITCH
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Kind of vegetable : ROOT
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Ike's mate : MAMIE
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Poster boy : ADONIS
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Lollapalooza : LULU
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___ orange : OSAGE
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Dawn : SUNUP
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Delete : ERASE
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Maliciousness : SPITE
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Washington, e.g.: Abbr. : GEN
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Usually : ASARULE
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Bandleader Artie and others : SHAWS
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Biblical length : CUBIT
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Packs a lot in : LOADSUP
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Edible 6-Down : YAM
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Hair goop : GEL
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Popular fast-food chain : KFC
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Outlining : SKETCHING
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Marathoner's trait : ENDURANCE
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The "N" of U.N.C.F. : NEGRO
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Unable to escape : TREED
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Ending with cash or bombard : IER
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"___ Wiedersehen" : AUF
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Swaps : TRADES
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Nile reptile : ASP
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"I swear...!" : BYGOD
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Feeder of the body's organs : AORTA
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Winter sight at Tahoe : SKIER
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Where Soave comes from : ITALY
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Yard sale tag : ASIS
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Ladd or Alda : ALAN
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Soave, e.g. : WINE
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Guy's honey : GAL
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"Dig in!" : EAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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