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New York Times, Wednesday, January 2, 2013

With 35-Down, fictional heroine who says "I am no bird; and no net ensnares me"

Author:
David Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York Times1/2/13 ( No. 23,066 )
Across
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With 71-Across, breakfast choice ... or a punny hint to this puzzle's theme : FROOT
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River in a 1957 hit movie : KWAI
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SALT topic : ICBM
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Singer/actress Luft : LORNA
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Boss Tweed lampooner : NAST
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___ avis : RARA
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Midwest hub : OHARE
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Eye : OGLE
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Words after "come" or "go" : ONIN
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Mark down for a sale, say : RELABEL
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Model's path : RUNWAY
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"Lawrence of Arabia" figure : MOSLEM
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Spotted : SEEN
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Angel dust, briefly : PCP
30
Ore tester : ASSAYER
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"Amo, amas, I love ___" : ALASS
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Cut crosswise : TRANSECT
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Slangy affirmative : YEP
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Make scents of? : ODORIZE
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Cry of derision : YAH
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Hot desert wind : SANTAANA
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Yankees manager before Girardi : TORRE
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F.D.A.-banned diet pill ingredient : EPHEDRA
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Thrice, on an Rx : TER
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With 35-Down, fictional heroine who says "I am no bird; and no net ensnares me" : JANE
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Augustus ___ : CAESAR
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Hit for Guy Lombardo in 1937 and Jimmy Dorsey in 1957 : SORARE
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Jewish or Iranian, e.g. : NONARAB
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Make : EARN
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Auden or Aiken : POET
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[Bo-o-oring!] : SNORE
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Swarm member : GNAT
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Layer of the eye : UVEA
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Singers James and Jones : ETTAS
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Hard thing to carry : ONUS
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Meal for a weevil : BOLL
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See 1-Across : LOOPS
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Dona ___ (1976 Sonia Braga role) : FLOR
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Architect Mies van der ___ : ROHE
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Like much folklore : ORAL
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Things that lead to mergers? : ONRAMPS
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Billy Blanks fitness system : TAEBO
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Small hills : KNOLLS
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Tail movement : WAG
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Talking with one's hands: Abbr. : ASL
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Roman road : ITER
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Laundry staff : IRONERS
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Request for group permission : CANWE
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Jones once of the Stones : BRIAN
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Oodles : MANY
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Tikkanen of hockey : ESA
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Newsgroup system since 1980 : USENET
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Erik of "CHiPs" : ESTRADA
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Husband, in France : MARI
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"No more!," e.g. : PLEA
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___ Crunch : CAPN
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Bosox nickname of old : YAZ
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Sorrowful cries : AYS
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Melodramatic series, in slang : SOAPER
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See 51-Across : EYRE
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Mystery author John Dickson ___ : CARR
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Everyday article : THE
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Morse unit : DAH
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10 sawbucks : ONEC
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The Ricardos, to the Mertzes : TENANTS
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Italian city that is the title setting of a Walpole novel : OTRANTO
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Prom tux, usually : RENTAL
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Japan's largest active volcano : ASO
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Actress Pflug : JOANN
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Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
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Photographer Adams : ANSEL
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___ lily : SEGO
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Digital book file extension : EPUB
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___-Rooter : ROTO
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Give ___ (care) : ARAP
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Gershwin opera heroine : BESS
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Egg head? : OVO
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Fish contained in unadon : EEL

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