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New York Times, Wednesday, January 24, 2001

Water current in the same direction as the wind

Author:
David Ainslie Macleod
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXY} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Macleod.
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© 2001, The New York Times1/24/01 ( No. 18,705 )
Across
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Cracker toppers : PATES
6
"Dirty" activity : POOL
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Director's call : CUT
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Javelin, for one : EVENT
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Having a strong resemblance : ALIKE
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Botanist Gray : ASA
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Nurse's office supply : COTTONBALLS
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Difficulty, to the Bard : RUB
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Like a gardener's pants : KNEEWORN
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Stellar : ASTRAL
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"Rocky II" climax : REMATCH
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Links unit : HOLE
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Light reflection ratio : ALBEDO
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Bomb squad worker : ROBOT
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Modeling medium : WOOD
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Believing that the universe has a soul : ANIMISTIC
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Thunder Bay's prov. : ONT
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Place to put the feet up : OTTOMAN
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Lennon's love : ONO
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Uncages : LETSLOOSE
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Semicircular recess : APSE
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Theater name : ODEON
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Victim of hair loss? : SAMSON
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Austen heroine : EMMA
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Water current in the same direction as the wind : LEETIDE
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Windy one : TALKER
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Gun manufacturers : ARMORERS
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Mentalist Geller : URI
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Millionaire makers : LOTTOPRIZES
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Cacophony : DIN
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Capone rival : MORAN
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Plume source : EGRET
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Legal conclusion? : ESE
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Jump over : OMIT
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Places for forks : ROADS
Down
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Amount of trouble? : PECK
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Bristol's county : AVON
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Head overseas : TETE
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Penetrated : ENTERED
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Put on board : STOWED
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Mole, maybe : PLANT
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A little squirt? : OIL
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"I Cain't Say No" musical : OKLAHOMA
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Minus : LESS
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Redheads : CARROTTOPS
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Bar order, with "the" : USUAL
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Spreadsheet section : TABLE
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Start of a magician's cry : ABRA
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Pitcher Hideo ___ : NOMO
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Jefferson or Edison: Abbr. : THOS
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Whodunit start : CRIME
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Roll call misser : AWOL
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Hermitic : LONE
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Bean counter's concern : BOTTOMLINE
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Bargain basement unit : BIN
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In total agreement (with) : ATONE
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Dissenting votes : NOS
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___ many words : INSO
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Filmdom's Ethan or Joel : COEN
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Relative of "Hurrah!" : OLE
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Shop area : TOOLROOM
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Nebr. neighbor : SDAK
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Explorer Vespucci : AMERIGO
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Fool : SIMP
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Quite the fan : ADORER
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Schumann work : ETUDE
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Slugger in 1961 news : MARIS
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Bother : EATAT
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Suffix in nuclear physics : TRON
51
Adm. Zumwalt : ELMO
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University founder Cornell : EZRA
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Marsh plant : REED
55
Members of a fast fleet : SSTS
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Prefix with angular : TRI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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