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New York Times, Wednesday, September 6, 2000

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JVXZ} This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0906 ( 18,565 )

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Across
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Big bash : GALA
5
Kind of printer : LASER
10
Hoops nickname : SHAQ
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"Suuure!" : IBET
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A lot up front? : ULTRA
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Waiter's offering : MENU
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Place with a famous address : GETTYSBURG
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Detail handler, maybe : AIDE
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Remote : ISOLATED
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Hockey great Howe : GORDIE
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Further : ELSE
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Like many a high school sophomore : FIFTEEN
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Underdog's goal : UPSET
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Soup ingredient : LENTIL
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Balderdash : ROT
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Kind of price : ASKING
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Weakens, as support : EBBS
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Reason for an "R" rating : GORE
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Great Lakes fish : CISCO
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Antivenins : SERA
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Gusto : ELAN
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Go to : ATTEND
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Dangerous stretch of water : RIP
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Clown props : STILTS
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Union issue : WAGES
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Best way to drive : SOBERLY
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Competitions : BEES
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"Now!" : PRONTO
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Skirt : SIDESTEP
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Lummox : LOUT
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Penguins' home : PITTSBURGH
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Memo starter : INRE
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Remove from memory : ERASE
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Pike : ROAD
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Clothes : TOGS
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Hannah of "Splash" : DARYL
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Some receivers : ENDS
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Best Picture of 1958 : GIGI
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Fortas and Vigoda : ABES
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Mother of Apollo : LETO
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Predecessor and successor of Churchill : ATTLEE
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Covets, with "after" : LUSTS
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"Seascape" playwright : ALBEE
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Kind of bolt : STUD
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Get it wrong : ERR
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Criticizing, slangily : RAGGINGON
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Wisenheimers : SMARTIES
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German university town : HEIDELBERG
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Actress MacDowell : ANDIE
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It can move in any direction : QUEEN
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Noted conference center : YALTA
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Commonly, once : OFT
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Property marker : FENCE
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Press : URGE
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Bit of office fun : POOL
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Council of Europe site : STRASBOURG
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"Things to do" and others : LISTS
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Like some potatoes : SCALLOPED
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Result of a 26-Down : KITTY
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Cheese region : BRIE
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Weakens : SAPS
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Diplomatic arrangements : ENTENTES
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Uncool sort : DWEEB
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N.Y.C. subway : IRT
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Guarantee : ASSURE
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Bowling challenge : SPLIT
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Town NE of Bangor : ORONO
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Itsy-___ : BITSY
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The "Ishtar" of cars : EDSEL
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Hollywood sighting : STAR
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80's sci-fi flick : TRON
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"Holy moly!" : EGAD
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Thesis penners : PHDS
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Belfast inits. : IRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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