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New York Times, Friday, September 29, 2000

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QVWZ} Spans: 10, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0929 ( 18,588 )

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Across
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Comprehensive insurance plans : BLANKETPOLICIES
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Cause for celebration : NATIONALHOLIDAY
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Summer runners : AIRCONDITIONERS
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Romeo's last words : IDIE
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1995 role for Kenneth Branagh : IAGO
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Empty talk : CANT
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Start of a religious observance? : ROSH
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Command level: Abbr. : ECH
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Personal involvement : STAKE
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Provider of a pick-me-up? : TAXI
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What 1 might mean: Abbr. : JAN
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Contract provision : ESCALATORCLAUSE
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"Leaving Home" author : GARRISONKEILLOR
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"Guys and Dolls" song : ADELAIDESLAMENT
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Purged : RID
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March figures, for short : NCOS
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They're made to measure : TAPES
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Mtge. units : PTS
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Broken : TAME
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Trouble spots? : ACNE
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Capital of Moravia : BRNO
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It takes a beating : DRUM
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Team for which George Plimpton once played : THEDETROITLIONS
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"Ain't Misbehavin'" tune : YOURFEETSTOOBIG
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Like 101, to 102? : ACROSSTHESTREET
Down
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Sons of, in Hebrew : BNAI
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Wagered : LAID
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"Tales of a Wayside Inn" bell town : ATRI
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Swell : NICE
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Hootchy-___ : KOO
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"The Untouchables" composer Morricone : ENNIO
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Shouts of triumph : TADAS
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Promise to marry : PLIGHTONESTROTH
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"___ be in England..." : OHTO
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Rule, in Rouen : LOI
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1969 Peace Prize grp. : ILO
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Sure thing : CINCH
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Noodle concoction : IDEA
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Clear : EARN
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Network: Abbr. : SYST
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Dependent : RELIANT
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Shine : EXCEL
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Paramecium, e.g. : CILIATE
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Popeye's creator : SEGAR
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Letter before qoph : TSADI
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Like a farm : ACRED
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Baron Münchhausen : KARL
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Places of refuge : ARKS
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Something to sip : JULEP
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Together : ASONE
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"Phooey!" : NERTS
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Nike competitor : ASICS
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Flap : TODO
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"Summer and Smoke" heroine : ALMA
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L.A.'s San ___ Bay : PEDRO
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Pernod flavoring : ANISE
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Big name in juices : MOTTS
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"Comin ___!" (1981 3-D western) : ATYA
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Ice cream flavor, briefly : CHOC
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Prefix with -itis : NEUR
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Novelist ___ Easton Ellis : BRET
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Classic dress : DIOR
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Courtroom cover-up : ROBE
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Combined, in Compiègne : UNIE
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One of a group of 40-Across : MSGT
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Letters starting many military plane names : EFS
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French pronoun : TES
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Drawing : LOT

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

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