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New York Times, Tuesday, January 23, 2001

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BFZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 66 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0123 ( 18,704 )
Across
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The Marines, e.g. : CORPS
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Mafia bosses : DONS
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Venus de Milo's lack : ARMS
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Take as one's own : ADOPT
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Guinness who was knighted : ALEC
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"Star Wars" princess : LEIA
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Game : READYANDWILLING
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Submissions to eds. : MSS
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What the booby prize winner scored : LEAST
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"Money ___ object" : ISNO
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Purim honoree : ESTHER
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Yellow-ribboned tree : OAK
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N.B.A.'s Erving, informally : DRJ
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Space race acronym : NASA
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Rules maven : HOYLE
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Squeeze (out) : EKE
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Wedding guide : USHER
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Hosted, as 3-Down : EMCEED
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Game : HUNTERSQUARRY
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Chinese dumpling : WONTON
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Best : OUTDO
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"What Kind of Fool ___?" : AMI
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Wrinkled fruit : PRUNE
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"___ there?" (part of a knock-knock joke) : WHOS
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Gen-___ : XER
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Martini maker : GIN
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Tomorrow, in Tijuana : MANANA
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Roman wrap : TOGA
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Director DeMille : CECIL
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"Oy ___!" : VEY
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Game : MONOPOLYORCHESS
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Was in the hole : OWED
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Disrobe : PEEL
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Writer Joyce Carol ___ : OATES
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Means justifiers : ENDS
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"Check this out!" : PSST
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Exxon alternative : AMOCO
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It opens in a public square in Seville : CARMEN
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Forsyth's "The ___ File" : ODESSA
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Friars Club events : ROASTS
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Mail order abbr. : PPD
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Edwardian or Victorian : STYLE
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Gillian's role on "The X-Files" : DANA
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An 88, e.g. : OLDS
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Child's wish for Christmas : NEWTOY
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Biol. or chem. : SCI
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Whittier poem "___ Well" : ALLS
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Dancer's partners : REINDEER
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Beethoven's Ninth is in one : MINORKEY
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Give in to gravity : SAG
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___ Lingus : AER
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At a feverish pace : LIKEMAD
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Hangout : HAUNT
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Sealskin wearer, maybe : ALEUT
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Pa Clampett : JED
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The Beatles' "And I Love ___" : HER
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Bean on the screen : ORSON
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Makeshift : STOPGAP
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Artist Matisse : HENRI
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Queen topper : CROWN
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Where you're from : HOMETOWN
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Having a pressing need? : UNIRONED
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What's what in Spain : QUE
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Car wash option : WAX
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What many brothers are also : UNCLES
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Must : HAVETO
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"I'll be right there!" : ONESEC
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States as fact : SAYSSO
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Russian space station : MIR
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Big name in kitchen foil : ALCOA
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Mount Olympus dwellers : GODS
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Baby blues : EYES
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Kentucky Derby prospect : COLT
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A Stooge : MOE
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Across the street from: Abbr. : OPP
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Stage hog : HAM

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

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