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New York Times, Thursday, January 23, 2003

God who gave up an eye to drink from the spring of wisdom

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 74 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times1/23/03 ( No. 19,434 )

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Across
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Spanish eyes : OJOS
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Jots : IOTAS
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News anchor Paula : ZAHN
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Hitchcock title : ROPE
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Black-necked goose : BRANT
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Award started by the Village Voice : OBIE
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Reducing the autopsy staff? : CUTTINGCORONERS
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Crime for which one takes the heat : ARSON
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Barely flows : TRICKLES
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Captain of science fiction : NEMO
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Alias : AKA
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Jokester : WAG
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Dyed trick-or-treat costume? : REDSKELETON
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Emotionally charged : ELECTRIC
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Subject for il poeta : AMORE
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___-Honey (candy name) : BITO
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High-hats : SNOBS
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Ovaltine ingredient : MALT
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People travel only one way on them : TBARS
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Permanent spot on a dress : POLKADOT
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Lively state? : VITALOREGON
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Spotter : SPY
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Prefect ending : URE
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Knock off : STOP
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Growing post-W.W. II environs : SUBURBIA
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Swing and a miss : WHIFF
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Politician on a spree? : SHOPPINGSENATOR
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Pipsqueak : RUNT
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Many a McDonald's promotion : TIEIN
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Stuff on slides : SERA
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"Vamoose!" : SHOO
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Famous bucktoothed dummy : SNERD
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Longtime Susan Lucci quest : EMMY
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Sea World attraction : ORCA
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Day at the Louvre : JOUR
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Decides : OPTS
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Decided about : SETON
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"Son of," in Arabic names : IBN
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Domain name suffix : ORG
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Public relations need : TACT
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Parka : ANORAK
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Sound, as the hour : STRIKE
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Stupefy, slangily : ZONK
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Explorer Tasman : ABEL
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Engage : HIRE
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Role for Stack and Costner : NESS
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Like helium : INERT
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City SSE of Gainesville : OCALA
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They lap France's coasts : MERS
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God who gave up an eye to drink from the spring of wisdom : ODIN
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Home entertainment option : WEBTV
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Way out : ALIBI
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Imply : GETAT
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Ambit : SCOPE
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Literary matchmaker : EMMA
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Warty jumpers : TOADS
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Fourth deck of a ship : ORLOP
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Meshlike : NETTY
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Mrs. Dithers in "Blondie" : CORA
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Cranberries thrive here : BOGS
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Place on a schedule : SLOT
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Bad etiquette at the dinner table : SLURP
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Famous : KNOWN
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Flies around : ORBITS
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Curb : REININ
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Part of growing up : PHASE
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Estonia et al., once: Abbr. : SSRS
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Nope : UHUH
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Rock star with many causes : BONO
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Machinating : UPTO
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Onetime Mets slugger Tommie : AGEE
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Particular : ITEM
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1040, for one : FORM
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Scuffle : FRAY
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Hardly an ordinary Joe : SIR
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Apt answer for this clue : END

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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