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New York Times, Thursday, September 7, 2000

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
What pollution in the Sargasso Sea may lead to?
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JPXZ} This is puzzle # 115 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 2000, The New York Times9/7/00 ( No. 18,566 )
Across
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"A miss ___ good..." : ISAS
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"Excuse me..." : AHEM
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Swindler, slangily : GANEF
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Hardly the pick of the litter : RUNT
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When said three times, a W.W. II movie : TORA
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Prayer starter : OLORD
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Utah ski resort : ALTA
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Like many an I.R.A. : ROLLEDOVER
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Octet's peculiarity? : QUIRKOFEIGHT
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Year in Justinian I's reign : DLII
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Happy baby talk : GOOGOO
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"Et tu, Brute?," e.g.? : QUESTIONOFACT
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Scene of W.W. I fighting : MEUSE
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Well-behaved : GOOD
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Writer-critic Hentoff : NAT
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Biol. course : ANAT
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Cast : FLING
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Eyeball : OGLE
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Night off for Scheherazade? : MII
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Norwegian hero : OLAV
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Cause fuzzy vision : BLEAR
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One who babbles "baa, baa"? : MANOFEWEWORDS
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On the move : ACTIVE
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"Perfectly clear, man!" : IDIG
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What pollution in the Sargasso Sea may lead to? : LACKOFEELING
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Do an autumn job : RAKELEAVES
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Imitation butter : OLEO
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Hokkaido port : OTARU
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___ Diner : MELS
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It may be polished : RICE
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Like sudden-death playoffs : TENSE
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"Dragonwyck" author Seton : ANYA
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Gabs : YAKS
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Modern site of ancient Nineveh : IRAQ
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Officer in the original "Star Trek" : SULU
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Not a pro : ANTI
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Hoagy Carmichael classic : STARDUST
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For three: Fr. : ATROIS
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Walk : HOOFIT
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___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Bamako is its capital : MALI
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Divinity : GODHOOD
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Many : ALOTOF
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Election time: Abbr. : NOV
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Before, once : ERE
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N.Y.C.'s ___ Drive : FDR
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Cold weather drink : EGGNOG
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"The Twittering Machine" artist : KLEE
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Destination of some pilgrims : GANGES
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City SSE of Gainesville : OCALA
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Web-footed swimmer : OTTER
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Like many an English inn : QUAINT
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"Uncle!" : IGIVE
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Suffix with ball : OON
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Bambino watcher : MAMMA
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Granddaddy of all computers : ENIAC
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Bamboozle : FLEECE
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Barrister's concern : LAW
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June 14 display : OLDGLORY
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Useful : OFVALUE
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High-calorie cheese : BRIE
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Defunct Texas team : OILERS
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Uxorial : WIFELY
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Where Leon Trotsky grew up : ODESSA
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___ Sutra : KAMA
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Cooker : OVEN
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Hip bones : ILIA
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Chain site : NECK
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Operates : GOES
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Become unusable : ROT
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Took the cake? : ATE
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Neb. neighbor : KAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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