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New York Times, Tuesday, September 19, 2000

Author:
Myles Callum
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Myles Callum

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0919 ( 18,578 )
Across
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Nerd's friend : GEEK
5
Sonia of "Moon Over Parador" : BRAGA
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Bears' hands : PAWS
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Lucy's partner : DESI
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Fished for morays : EELED
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Shrinking Asian sea : ARAL
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Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
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Locale : AREA
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Classic pickup line #1 : YOULOOKFAMILIAR
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Murder mystery plot device : TWIST
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Doesn't proceed openly : SNEAKS
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Nickel-and-dime org.? : USMINT
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Pitt of "Meet Joe Black" : BRAD
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Grab (onto) : GLOM
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Leave stranded in the Arctic, say : ICEIN
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Alehouse : PUB
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Classic pickup line #2 : HAVEWEMETBEFORE
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Rabbit relatives : HARES
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Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
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Fridge posting : NOTE
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Talisman : AMULET
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Extreme cruelty : SADISM
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Apple gadget : PARER
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Modern pickup line : ILIKEYOURTATTOO
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Skirt that's not for the modest : MINI
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Venus' flytrap feature : HINGE
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Honolulu's island : OAHU
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Sugar source : BEET
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Fur trader John Jacob : ASTOR
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Wrestling finales : PINS
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"Shave ___ haircut" : ANDA
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Ill-tempered : TESTY
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Schedule position : SLOT
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Greeting for a mate : GDAY
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Biblical birthright seller : ESAU
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Idle : KILLTIME
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Wisconsin college city : BELOIT
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Smells to high heaven : REEKS
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Among the clouds : ALOFT
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Rowlands of "Hope Floats" : GENA
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1949 Tracy/ Hepburn film : ADAMSRIB
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Rang out : PEALED
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Courtyards : ATRIA
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Inflict : WREAK
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Anchor store at many malls : SEARS
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Have the deed to : OWN
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Senseless : INANE
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Words said while holding the nose : UGHS
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Blind part : SLAT
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Player's turn : MOVE
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"Rouge" and "noir" : BETS
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50's Hungarian leader Nagy : IMRE
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Mediocre mark : CEE
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Campaign effort : POLL
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Exhort : URGE
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Conquer : BEAT
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TV's "___ Line Is It Anyway?" : WHOSE
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End of a challenge : EATMYHAT
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1960's-70's Motown hitmakers : FOURTOPS
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Mr. Khrushchev : NIKITA
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Angioplasty target : ARTERY
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___ culpa : MEA
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Disney's Lion King : SIMBA
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Green card holder : ALIEN
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Had supper : DINED
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Rugby kicks : PUNTS
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Insider's vocabulary : ARGOT
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Seine tributary : OISE
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Follow furtively : TAIL
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"Say it isn't so!" : OHNO
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Kick out : OUST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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