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New York Times, Thursday, January 11, 2001

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JPQXZ} This is puzzle # 67 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0111 ( 18,692 )
Across
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With 63-Across, author of the quip starting at 17-Across : OSCAR
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Chicago sights : ELS
9
Baltic country: Abbr. : LITH
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Rest against : LEANON
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Waikiki gift : LEI
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Cruising : ASEA
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Start of a quip : IMNOTYOUNG
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"___ be a cold day in hell ..." : ITLL
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Routing word : VIA
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Add spice to : SEASON
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Jazz trumpeter Baker : CHET
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To be, at the Sorbonne : ETRE
25
Where the U.N. is in Manhattan, with 27-Across : FIRST
27
See 25-Across : AVE
28
Like Salome : SEDUCTIVE
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In motion : ASTIR
33
Soak : DOUSE
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"Yours truly" and the like : CLOSES
35
Middle of the quip, with 37-Across : ENOUGH
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See 35-Across : TOKNOW
38
Rears : STERNS
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Name for a king or a queen? : SERTA
40
About three grains of troy weight : CARAT
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Deli order : TUNAONRYE
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Columbia, e.g.: Abbr. : RIV
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Rare string : STRAD
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Santa's reindeer, e.g. : TEAM
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Pelvic parts : ILIA
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Baltimore N.F.L.ers : RAVENS
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When "77 Sunset Strip" aired: Abbr. : FRI
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Batter's base, maybe : BEER
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End of the quip : EVERYTHING
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Once, once : ERST
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Electric ___ : EEL
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Beachgoer's burden : COOLER
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Sleek fleet : SSTS
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Cunning : SLY
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See 1-Across : WILDE
Down
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Major producers of oil : OLIVES
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Mideast native : SEMITE
3
False rumor : CANARD
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Enero to enero : ANO
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Falls apart : ROTS
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Hard to pin down : ELUSIVE
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Name immortalized by Poe : LENORE
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Indications : SIGNS
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Secular : LAIC
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"Really?" : ISTHATSO
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Watch a monitor, say : TELEVIEW
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They hold your horses : HALTERS
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Actress Carrie : NYE
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Hardly refined : OAFISH
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Author Welty : EUDORA
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Address : TALKTO
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Dracula and others : COUNTS
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They have a lot of pull : TUGS
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Speech sound : SONANT
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Langston Hughes's "___ Unashamed" : CORA
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Online merchants : ETAILERS
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Most gutsy : NERVIEST
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Like caresses : TENDER
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Writers' bloc : SCRIBES
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With refinement : SUAVELY
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Commit a court infraction : TRAVEL
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Bar order : REFILL
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Spun, as a story : YARNED
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Solzhenitsyn, e.g. : EMIGRE
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They're for the birds : TREES
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Liberal pursuits : ARTS
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212 initials : NYC
53
Put belowdecks : STOW
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___ polloi : HOI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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