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New York Times, Monday, September 18, 2000

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard and Lyell Rodieck
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard
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Lyell Rodieck

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Blackard. This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Rodieck. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0918 ( 18,577 )
Across
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Hunter in the night sky : ORION
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Gush : SPEW
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"Get out!" : SCAT
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AM/FM device : RADIO
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Artificially jazz (up) : HOKE
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___ vault : POLE
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Where Elsie looks for a husband? : BULLMARKET
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Water pitcher : EWER
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Guileful : SLY
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Actress Judith : IVEY
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World Cup sport : SOCCER
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"National Velvet" author Bagnold : ENID
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Knickknack : CURIO
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Like the word of God : SACRED
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"No, it doesn't make you look fat," maybe : WHITELIE
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747, e.g. : PLANE
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Entices : BAITS
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Cut off, as branches : LOP
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Watch amorously : OGLE
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Throws, as dice : CASTS
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One-time divorce mecca : RENO
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Clodhopper : OAF
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Drying ovens : OASTS
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Mr. Spock's forte : LOGIC
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It's yellow and crusty : LEMONPIE
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Full of modern gadgetry : HITECH
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Complete change of course : UTURN
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Superman accessory : CAPE
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Birthplace of St. Francis : ASSISI
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Kind of grapes : SOUR
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Civil War inits. : CSA
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Tetched in the head : LOCO
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Phone message from Elsie's friends? : CATTLECALL
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Buddies : PALS
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Rework, as stories : EDIT
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Quarrel : ARGUE
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German battleship Graf ___ : SPEE
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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Some blondes : DYERS
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Sun and moon, for example : ORBS
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Julia of "The Addams Family" : RAUL
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Without purpose : IDLY
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Squeaky wheel's need : OIL
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Convention V.I.P. : NOMINEE
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Scrap paper? : SHRED
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Dawdling : POKY
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Squeeze (out) : EKE
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Divers' wear : WETSUITS
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Coined money : SPECIE
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Where Elsie gets educated? : COWCOLLEGE
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Not aweather : ALEE
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Dakotas, once: Abbr. : TERR
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Greedy : AVID
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Table scraps : ORTS
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White-tailed eagle : ERNE
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Signed I.O.U.'s : CHITS
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Thread holder : SPOOL
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Low end of the food chain : ALGAE
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What Elsie's child develops at the gym? : CALFMUSCLE
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Trash : WASTE
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Like some Greek columns : IONIC
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Memorable time : EPOCH
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Yacht club site : BASIN
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Whims : CAPRICES
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Mechanical learning : ROTE
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Burden : ONUS
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Take the words out of one's mouth? : LIPREAD
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Idle : OTIOSE
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Thieves' booty : HAUL
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Terra ___ : COTTA
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Peaks near Bern : ALPS
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Camay, for one : SOAP
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Ado : STIR
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Zoo feature : CAGE
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Ugly putdown : SLUR
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Pub offerings : ALES
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Nabokov novel : ADA
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Hue's partner : CRY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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