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New York Times, Monday, January 20, 2003

Horticulturist who developed the Shasta daisy

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QVXYZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Arbesfeld.
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© 2003, The New York Times1/20/03 ( No. 19,431 )
Across
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Put off, as a motion : TABLE
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Life stories, for short : BIOS
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Poison ivy symptom : RASH
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Trojan War epic : ILIAD
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As a twosome, musically : ADUE
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Initial stake : ANTE
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"Norma Rae" director : MARTINRITT
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London privies : LOOS
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Extra wager : SIDEBET
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Tennis champ Pete : SAMPRAS
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The "L" of L.C.D. : LEAST
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"___ to break it to you, but ..." : IHATE
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Horticulturist who developed the Shasta daisy : LUTHERBURBANK
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Sky color, in Paris : BLEU
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Terra ___ : FIRMA
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Noted French Dadaist : JEANARP
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Was remunerative : PAIDOFF
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Princess topper : TIARA
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Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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1965 Roger Miller hit : KINGOFTHEROAD
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In the midst of : AMONG
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Group of three : TRIAD
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A truck may go uphill in it : LOWGEAR
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"College" member who votes for president : ELECTOR
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Frist's predecessor as Senate majority leader : LOTT
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It may follow grade school : JUNIORHIGH
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Ending for buck : AROO
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Tennis score after deuce : ADIN
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City in northern France : LILLE
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Cut, as wood : HEWN
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Dems.' foes : REPS
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
Down
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Actors Robbins and Allen : TIMS
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Nest builder : BIRD
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After midnight, say : LATE
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Fit to be eaten : EDIBLE
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Drinker's total : BARTAB
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Dictator Amin : IDI
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Surpass : OUTSTRIP
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___ good example : SETA
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2000 Green Party candidate : RALPHNADER
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Polar jacket : ANORAK
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Summer ermine : STOAT
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Hermann who wrote "Steppenwolf" : HESSE
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___-do-well : NEER
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City near Fort Lauderdale : MIAMI
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"-er" or "-ing," e.g.: Abbr. : SUF
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J.F.K.'s successor : LBJ
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Ending with sched- : ULE
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Oolong, for one : TEA
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Coal-mining city of West Virginia : HUNTINGTON
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Hidden means of support? : BRA
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Former N.B.A. star Danny : AINGE
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Scott Joplin piece : RAG
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Stick out : PROTRUDE
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Spanish gold : ORO
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22-Down's state: Abbr. : FLA
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Nourished : FED
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Mozambique's locale: Abbr. : AFR
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Be obsequious (to) : KOWTOW
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Connections : TIEINS
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Ring up? : HALO
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Channel swimmer Gertrude : EDERLE
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To whom Muslims pray : ALLAH
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007 player Roger : MOORE
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Barely open : AJAR
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X's, in Greece : CHIS
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Lean slightly : TILT
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Eye amorously : OGLE
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Korean leader Syngman ___ : RHEE
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Light bite : NIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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