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New York Times, Wednesday, January 17, 2001

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0117 ( 18,698 )
Across
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Like many a wrestler : BEEFY
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Balance sheet item : DEBT
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One of a great quintet : LAKE
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___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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Alice's chronicler : ARLO
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Beasts in a span : OXEN
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Purple shade : LILAC
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Plowman's need : REIN
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Cutlass maker, briefly : OLDS
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Start of a quip about middle age : ITSWHENITTAKES
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"Star Wars" walk-ons : ETS
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Kachina doll makers : HOPI
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Embellish, in a way : LARD
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It may be upside-down : CAKE
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Fireplace : INGLE
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Org. with a much-cited journal : AMA
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Needing patches : WORN
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Micromanager's concern : DETAIL
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Middle of the quip : LONGERTORECOVER
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Grand : AUGUST
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It's insurable : LIFE
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Ike's command, once: Abbr. : ETO
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Small songbirds : WRENS
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Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
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Ruse : PLOY
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Blame bearer : GOAT
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Smoker or diner : CAR
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End of the quip : THANTOGETTIRED
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Steinbeck hero : JOAD
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Scads : ALOT
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When repeated, an Ivy League tune : BOOLA
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Social introduction? : ANTI
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Baltic port : RIGA
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Packing heat : ARMED
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"___ here long?" : BEEN
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Object of blind devotion : IDOL
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Aggressive sort : TYPEA
Down
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Java neighbor : BALI
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Tinker with, in a way : EDIT
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Fish lacking ventral fins : EELS
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Full of holes : FLAWED
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Spinnaker's place : YACHT
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Extremely, informally : DARN
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"... ___ saw Elba" : EREI
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Cheerful : BLITHE
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Old TV sidekick : TONTO
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Investigate : LOOKINTO
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Linchpin's place : AXLE
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Reebok competitor : KEDS
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Pulver's rank: Abbr. : ENS
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Accompanist? : ESCORT
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Pricing word : APIECE
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Bochco TV drama : LALAW
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Love affair : AMOUR
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Place to practice driving : RANGE
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Class in which posers are presented : ART
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Small hill : KNOLL
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Court attention-getter : GAVEL
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Be still, at sea : LIETO
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N.F.L. great Hirsch : ELROY
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Smith's partner : WESSON
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Cause for a recall : DEFECT
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Kipling classic : GUNGADIN
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Earth Summit site : RIO
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Stone-faced : STOLID
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Monk's home, maybe : PRIORY
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Arcade name : ATARI
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Chance to swing : ATBAT
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Calisthenics improve it : TONE
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Motive for some crime : HATE
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Full of energy : GOGO
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List ender : ETAL
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Win big : ROMP
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Virginia's Robert ___ : ELEE
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Arp movement : DADA
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Front end of a one-two : JAB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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