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New York Times, Friday, September 14, 2001

Performed spectacularly, informally

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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J
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© 2001, The New York Times9/14/01 ( No. 18,938 )
Across
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Keeper of unclassified material : JUNKDRAWER
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Having no overhead? : BALD
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It may be found under the counter : URANIUMORE
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One providing input : USER
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"Labyrinth" star, 1986 : DAVIDBOWIE
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Loaded : RIFE
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Acronym part: Abbr. : INIT
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Strain : BREED
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Adherents : ISTS
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Track supporter : TIE
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Welfare state? : NEED
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Bellyaches : BEEFS
25
Secured, as a gate : HASPED
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Personal standards one aspires to : EGOIDEAL
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Flippers accompaniment : SWIMMASK
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Hotel freebie : ICE
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Fashionable dressmaker : MODISTE
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Really rebuke : BLISTER
38
Hangman choice : ANI
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Call of the wild? : BIRDSONG
41
Mr. Spock, notably : REASONER
43
Explosive ingredients : NITERS
47
Expand : SPLAY
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Sometimes-broken promises : IDOS
50
Kind of treatment : VIP
51
Angels' dreams : HITS
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Actor Burton : LEVAR
54
Manilow song setting : COPA
55
1980's-90's cars : GEOS
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Done to death : OVERWORKED
58
Teen spots? : ACNE
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TV angel portrayer : DELLAREESE
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Core component : SEED
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School administrations : ESSAYTESTS
Down
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Book of the Apocrypha : JUDITH
2
Sister of Calliope : URANIA
3
Fleet runners : NAVIES
4
Word with close or hand : KNIT
5
Impersonated : DID
6
Said "nyah, nyah, nyah" : RUBBEDITIN
7
A many-splendored thing in Italy? : AMORE
8
Performed spectacularly, informally : WOWEDEM
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Gannon University city : ERIE
10
Swamp thing : REED
11
Well out of sight : BURIED
12
Opinion opener : ASISEEIT
13
Drill directive : LEFTFACE
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Best Actress of 1930-31 : DRESSLER
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Paper provider : NEWSBOY
24
Tops and bottoms : BIKINIS
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Kind of phenomena : PSI
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Confabulates : GABS
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Where Sonja Henie was born : OSLONORWAY
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Just : MERE
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Ignis fatuus source : MARSHGAS
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Unlike 24-Down : ONEPIECE
35
It may follow a click : DIALTONE
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Driller: Abbr. : SGT
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Talks nonsense : DRIVELS
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Gave grief : SASSED
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Calls up : EVOKES
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At the peak of maturity : RIPEST
46
Some kings : SPADES
49
Child actress Hood : DARLA
52
Glittering vein : LODE
53
Lead-in periods : EVES
54
Early buffalo hunters : CREE
57
Leaving : ORT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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