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Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Jun 11, 2000

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 68, Blocks: 124
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© 2000, The New York Times
Across
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Red carpet recipient : VIP
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Separate into groups of two : PAIROFF
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"Dallas" matriarch : MISSELLIE
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Workout woe : ACHE
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Defendant's opponent : SUER
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"I like ___" : IKE
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Mid-11th-century date : MLI
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Man of many voices : BLANC
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Jason jilted her : MEDEA
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Canon competitor : XEROX
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Rap sheet abbr. : AKA
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It's donned for diving : SCUBA
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It's donned for jousting : ARMOR
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Neckwear with an aroma : LEI
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Leaps on the ice : AXELS
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Bus alternative : CAB
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Swears by : DEPENDSON
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"___ pasa?" : QUE
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Firth of Clyde port : AYR
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"___ Brockovich" : ERIN
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Hollywood's Kazan : ELIA
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Montréal article : UNE
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"S*P*Y*S" org. : CIA
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Money for Mandela : RAND
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Valueless : NULL
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Ideal ending? : ISM
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Co. name ending : INC
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Fails to feed : STARVES
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Unagi, at a sushi bar : EEL
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Word with Iron or Ice : AGE
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Nabisco package : OREOS
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Test : TRY
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Not straight : GAY
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Not destined to be incurred : AVOIDABLE
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Big name in anatomy : HENRYGRAY
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SeaWorld attraction : SEAL
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Lighten : EASE
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It's gripping in the workshop : VISE
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Wrath : IRE
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D.C. insiders : POLS
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Forty-niner's tool : PICKAX
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Far from ruddy : ASHEN
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Watery amusement park ride : FLUME
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Places for some marshals or mice : FIELDS
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Like some shopping : MAILORDER
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Waterway with 82 locks : ERIECANAL
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Someone to hang with : BRO
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Neil Sedaka hit : CALENDARGIRL
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Ill-fated occasion for the Titanic : MAIDENVOYAGE
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"La Cage ___ Folles" : AUX
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Looking beneath the surface? : XRAYING
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Welcome with open arms : EMBRACE
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Mattel doll : KEN
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"Can it!" : BEQUIET
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Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner : ALUNSER
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Mimosa family member : ACACIA
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In good taste : SEEMLY
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Important times : ERAS
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Kind of bean : PINTO
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Swings around : SLUES
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Most Monets : OILS
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Well-practiced : READY
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Sighed sounds : AHS
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Flying geese formation : VEE
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___ trial basis : ONA
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Invisible means of support? : BRA
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Part of U.N.L.V. : LAS
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One of Argus's hundred : EYE
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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