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New York Times, Friday, September 1, 2000

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0901 ( 18,560 )
Across
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Reviewed : BRUSHEDUP
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Colorful squawker : MACAW
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Where the Wildcats play : RUPPARENA
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Building material : ADOBE
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Like some immunological agents : ANTIGENIC
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Join securely : TENON
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Pour ___ : ITON
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Cordwood measure : STERE
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He was well-preserved : TUT
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1941 Oscar-winner Crisp : DONALD
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Oil source : SOY
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First N.L.'er to hit 500 homers : OTT
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Late risers : LIEABEDS
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Mysterious visitor : UFO
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Like some decisions : LASTMINUTE
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Interest, slangily : GRAB
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Free from limits : UNCAP
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Great leveler : TNT
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Allotment : PIECE
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Like some decisions : SNAP
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On the same page, so to speak : LIKEMINDED
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Ready to deliver? : LABORING
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Abbr. on a gauge : AMP
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Follower of "Rocky" or "Superman" : III
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Unfair hiring : AGEISM
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Invoice amount : FEE
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Cause of some stomachaches : ECOLI
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It may be skipped : ROPE
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Napoleons' relatives : TARTS
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Alienates : TURNSAWAY
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At attention : ERECT
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Protect from bugs : INOCULATE
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Wave catcher? : RADIO
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It helps you take off the top : CANOPENER
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Place for a ribbon : BRAID
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Total : RUNTO
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Author Sinclair : UPTON
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Painful piercing : SPINALTAP
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Hardly a nymph : HAG
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"___ he drove out of sight..." : ERE
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Wolves' creations : DENS
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Graduation mark : UNIT
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Bellwether : PACESETTER
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Reading buddies? : MATEYS
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Cooler cooler : ADE
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Like some seats : CONTOURED
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One-eighty : ABOUTFACE
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Retired : WENTTOBED
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Was contingent (on) : RODE
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Favor one side? : LIMP
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Opus ___ (work of God) : DEI
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Protection from bugs : ANTIBIOTIC
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Swindle : BUNKO
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More than want : LUSTAFTER
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Half a noted comedy duo : ANNEMEARA
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Played tag, e.g. : SCAMPERED
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Mixer : GINGERALE
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Striking sound : PING
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Of the flock : LAIC
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Frank's third : MIA
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Misinforms : LIESTO
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Buffalo Bill, e.g. : IOWAN
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Avalanche : SPATE
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Nicholas who wrote "The Seven-Per-Cent Solution" : MEYER
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Isabel Allende's "Eva ___" : LUNA
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Smooth : IRON
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Big inits. in cable : TCI
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Kind of mil. club : NCO
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Eat : SUP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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