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New York Times, Thursday, September 28, 2000

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 111 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0928 ( 18,587 )
Across
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Secure with rope : LASH
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Cassandra's father : PRIAM
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Arnold Schwarzenegger's Austrian birthplace : GRAZ
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Corp. monitor : OSHA
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Andrew Wyeth's "___ Pictures" : HELGA
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Zhivago's love : LARA
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Blacken : CHAR
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Copycats : APERS
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___ uproar : INAN
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With 53-Across, a comment on British P.M. William Gladstone : HEHASNOTASINGLE
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"Santa Baby" hitmaker, 1953 : KITT
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Sign : INK
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Barrio resident : LATINO
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With 47-Across, maker of the comment : BENJAMIN
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Route for Ben-Hur : ITER
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The sphere one moves in : MILIEU
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1969 movie starring Omar Sharif : CHE
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Long skirts : MAXIS
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Conversation stopper? : DIN
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Conrad of early films : NAGEL
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Group of periods : ERA
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Twins : CLONES
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"Get ___!" : REAL
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See 28-Across : DISRAELI
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Traffic site : ARTERY
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Kind of bark : ELM
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Not for : ANTI
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See 20-Across : REDEEMINGDEFECT
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Uncontrolled : AMOK
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Poetic name for Ireland : IRENA
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Stiff in the joints : ACHY
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World chess org. : FIDE
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Unprecedented : NOVEL
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Bloke : CHAP
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Padded : TROD
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Doesn't eat politely : GNAWS
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Emerald City visitor : TOTO
Down
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Place to summer in Scotland : LOCH
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1968 U.S. Open champion : ASHE
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Onetime Islamic leader : SHAH
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Cio-Cio-San's way out : HARAKIRI
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Not really there : PHANTOM
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Move, in a way : REPOT
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"Before ___ you go..." : ILET
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Ballet Russe dancer Léonide : MASSINE
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The Father of Russian Music : GLINKA
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Tried to contact : RANG
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Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Author Grey : ZANE
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Wrong : SIN
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Twain's ___ Joe : INJUN
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Did a lawn job : LIMED
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Game company founded in 1972 : ATARI
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Where bluebonnets bloom : TEXAS
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Pancakes served with sour cream : BLINI
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Strauss's "___ Alpensinfonie" : EINE
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1985 N.L. M.V.P. : MCGEE
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"Do ___ a Waltz?" : IHEAR
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Nice-___ : NELLY
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It might be surrounded by bows : IDOL
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Music practice : SCALE
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Caveman's tool, e.g. : ARTIFACT
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Victim of herd mentality : LEMMING
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Mercury wore winged ones : SANDALS
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Smelled : REEKED
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Way: Abbr. : RTE
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1973 resignee : AGNEW
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Lot : RAFT
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Arabian bigwig : EMIR
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Old fogy : DODO
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Unwavering : IRON
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St. Petersburg's river : NEVA
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Backtalk? : ECHO
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Talk : CHAT
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Tit for tat, e.g.? : TYPO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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