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New York Times, Monday, September 25, 2000

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVX} This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Peanut, in the South : GOOBER
7
Kitten's plaything : YARN
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Magazine with a fold-in back cover : MAD
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Richly decorated : ORNATE
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Eminently draftable : ONEA
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Intense anger : IRE
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Gab : YACKETYYACK
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TV room : DEN
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Aweather's opposite : ALEE
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Winning tic-tac-toe row : OOO
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College application part : ESSAY
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Piece next to a knight : ROOK
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Core group : CADRE
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Sound from a moving train : CLICKETYCLICK
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Winter forecast : SLEET
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On guard : WARY
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Explosive stuff : TNT
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Hardly neatniks : PIGS
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Dress with a flared bottom : ALINE
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Uncles, in Cuba : TIOS
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Les États-___ : UNIS
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Base stealer Lou : BROCK
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Darned : BLANKETYBLANK
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Novelists Ferber and O'Brien : EDNAS
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Feedbag fill : OATS
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Town square : PLAZA
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Make a goof : ERR
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Radio operators : HAMS
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Captain's journal : LOG
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Important person : MUCKETYMUCK
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Bird that gives a hoot : OWL
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French 101 verb : ETRE
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Aviator Earhart : AMELIA
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Driving range peg : TEE
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Calendar units : DAYS
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Stagecoach robber : BANDIT
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"Naked Maja" painter : GOYA
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Spoken : ORAL
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Give the ___-over : ONCE
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Pastry shops : BAKERIES
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When the French fry : ETE
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Seized again : RETOOK
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Toy that goes "around the world" : YOYO
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Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
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___ room (place to play games) : REC
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In an unprotected manner : NAKEDLY
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Torso : MIDSECTION
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Zone : AREA
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Contradict : DENY
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Oxen connector : YOKE
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Halloween's mo. : OCT
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Shade of blue : CYAN
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Big garden size : ACRE
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Ascend : CLIMB
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Top-notch lawyer : LEGALEAGLE
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Chubby Checker's dance : TWIST
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Word repeated before "Who's there?" : KNOCK
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Health resort : SPA
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Sound of disappointment : TSK
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"My Way" songwriter : ANKA
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Commits perjury : LIES
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Sanitation workers : TRASHMEN
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Not specified : UNNAMED
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Sandwich that usually contains mayo : BLT
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Axlike tool : ADZ
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Time past : YORE
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It grows every time you get a shot : BARTAB
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Parcel of land : PLOT
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Actor Rob : LOWE
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Meagerly maintains, with "out" : EKES
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"___ Lang Syne" : AULD
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Early 12th-century date : MCII
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Three-person card game : SKAT
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Actress Hagen : UTA
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Weep : CRY
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Singer Sumac : YMA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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