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New York Times, Tuesday, September 26, 2000

Author:
Bill Ballard
Editor:
Will Shortz
Exclamation after "What are you waiting for?"
TotalDebutLatest
102/24/19984/13/2004
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0342100
ScrabbleFresh
1.5720%
Bill Ballard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJKQ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Ballard. Tuesday freshness: 40%
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© 2000, The New York Times9/26/0 ( No. 18,585 )
Across
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Literary lioness : ELSA
5
Titicaca, por ejemplo : LAGO
9
Person with a handle : CBER
13
People to hang with : PALS
14
Wear down : ERODE
16
Edison's middle name : ALVA
17
"The jig ___!" : ISUP
18
Cliffs ___ (study aids) : NOTES
19
Exclamation after "What are you waiting for?" : DOIT
20
December singer? : CHRISTMASCAROL
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Not play fair : CHEAT
24
Blazed a trail : LED
25
Hollywood Indian's word : HOW
28
Young ___ (tads) : UNS
29
Friend of François : AMI
31
Deviate from a direct course : YAW
34
___ dictum : OBITER
36
Dean's world : ACADEMIA
38
Nick at ___ : NITE
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Like Cheerios : OATEN
41
With 12-Down, a modern idler : MALL
42
No longer chic : DECLASSE
44
Winner's crown : LAUREL
46
Bat wood : ASH
47
"How about that!" : GEE
48
Songwriter Coleman et al. : CYS
49
Gridiron divs. : YDS
50
Boo follower : HOO
52
Word with house or mouth : ORGAN
54
Fast-food addict? : HAMBURGERPATTY
60
Drop off : DOZE
61
Triangular formation : DELTA
62
The Crimson Tide, for short : BAMA
63
Take down ___ (humble) : APEG
64
___ acid (soap ingredient) : OLEIC
65
They have pull : OXEN
66
Kind of monster : GILA
67
Caen's river : ORNE
68
Cherry variety : BING
Down
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Colossal, filmwise : EPIC
2
Punishment unit : LASH
3
Talk like a tosspot : SLUR
4
Savory jelly : ASPIC
5
One who blossoms in spring? : LENTENROSE
6
Bouquets : AROMAS
7
Reached : GOTAT
8
Poems with "To" in their titles : ODES
9
Training group : CADRE
10
Sunday brunch regular? : BLOODYMARY
11
Sermon topic : EVIL
12
See 41-Across : RAT
15
PC "oops" key : ESC
21
Cage's "Leaving Las Vegas" co-star : SHUE
22
"Put ___ on it!" : ALID
25
Accord maker : HONDA
26
Drama awards since 1955 : OBIES
27
Helper with sprains and bruises? : WITCHHAZEL
29
Duffer's dream : ACE
30
Tomboyish one? : MANLYGRACE
32
Had a bug : AILED
33
Jericho features : WALLS
35
No. on a business card : TEL
36
Downed : ATE
37
Outback runner : EMU
40
Enzyme suffix : ASE
43
Lots : AGOB
45
Urgent notation : ASAP
48
Hardly a Mensa candidate : CRETIN
51
Horseshoe-shaped letter : OMEGA
52
Leer-y one? : OGLER
53
Moneybags : NABOB
54
Pueblo Indian : HOPI
55
Widmark's role in "Kiss of Death" : UDO
56
Move, in Realtor lingo : RELO
57
Rainy day rarity : TAXI
58
Many Feds : TMEN
59
Yin's complement : YANG
60
Nobelist Hammarskjöld : DAG

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