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New York Times, Friday, September 15, 2000

Prominent 1988 Bush campaign adviser

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Quigley.
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© 2000, The New York Times9/15/00 ( No. 18,574 )
Across
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Persian War participant : SPARTA
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It may take a beating : BREAST
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Pillars of the community : ELDERS
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Film critic Kael : PAULINE
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Wind god : AEOLUS
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Like some stomachs : CASTIRON
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Rattle of a sort : MARACA
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National competitor : AVIS
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Claustrophobic patient's dread : MRI
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Siren : SEXKITTEN
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Make snaps, say : BAKE
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Sled parts : SLATS
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Comparatively cockeyed : WRIER
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Mass communication? : LITANY
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Flu symptom : CHILLS
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It's a wrap : SARONG
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Playground equipment : SLIDES
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Swallow : ACCEPT
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Like some pie crusts : FLUTED
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If-___ (computer routines) : THENS
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Popular supermarket tabloid : GLOBE
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"___ sorry..." : WERE
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Desire in the offing? : DEATHWISH
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Mathematician Lovelace : ADA
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Preener, perhaps : BEAK
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Made a pig of oneself? : OINKED
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Guardian : TUTELARY
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Loosen, as a 37-Down : UNLACE
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Big rolls : ELEVENS
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Boil : SEETHE
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Grayish green : RESEDA
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Treasure : ESTEEM
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Place vulnerable to ripping : SEAM
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They're entered in court : PLEAS
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Like loads : ADORE
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Become less gripping? : RELAX
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Gas station plazas : TRUCKSTOPS
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Attacker : ASSAILANT
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It holds water : BASIN
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Causes of some spinning wheels : RUTS
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Philip Roth's "___, the Fanatic" : ELI
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Sent flying? : AIRMAILED
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Does some shoal searching? : SNORKELS
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"The Alchemist" painter : TENIERS
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Makes concrete? : PAVES
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Malicious : CATTY
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Punch : TANG
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One given away : BRIDE
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Sancerre and Sylvaner : WHITEWINES
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Tears : LACERATES
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Memorable 1999 hurricane : IRENE
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19th hole : CLUBHOUSE
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It's full of 29-Downs : SCHEDULE
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See 28-Down : SLOT
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Prominent 1988 Bush campaign adviser : ATWATER
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Like some pie crusts : FLAKY
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Subjects of ratios : GEARS
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Country singer Carter : DEANA
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Small fjord : INLET
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It may have a blade : SKATE
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"Psycho" co-star, 1998 : HECHE
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Ran : BLED
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Believe : DEEM
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Early evictee : EVE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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