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New York Times, Thursday, January 24, 2002

1916-18 post for Calvin Coolidge: Abbr.

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Quigley.
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© 2002, The New York Times1/24/02 ( No. 19,070 )
Across
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With 5-Down, Microsoft co-founder : PAUL
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___ unto itself : ALAW
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Naval Academy newcomer : PLEBE
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"The Weakest Link" host Robinson : ANNE
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___ land : LALA
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Play against : RIVAL
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Laissez-faire doctrine : SOCIALDARWINISM
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Kay Kyser's "___ Reveille" : TIL
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Earthshaking? : SEISMIC
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W.W. II vessel: Abbr. : LST
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"Music for Airports" composer : ENO
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It may be bitter : END
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Article in Le Monde : UNE
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Board mem., maybe : DIR
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1916-18 post for Calvin Coolidge: Abbr. : LTGOV
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Concert array : AMPS
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It may wind up on the side of a house : HOSE
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Motor City monogram : REO
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1940's Giants manager : OTT
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Belle's counterpart : BETE
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Wet blanket : PARTYPOOPER
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Housecat's perch : SILL
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Snicker syllable : HEE
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Piece activists?: Abbr. : NRA
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Piece : OPUS
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What it is in Italy : ESSA
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Surround snugly : EMBED
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One that shoots the breeze? : FAN
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Sixth-century date : DLI
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Electric's partner : GAS
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Margin : RIM
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Director ___ Lee : ANG
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City near South Bend : ELKHART
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Actress/singer Tatyana ___ : ALI
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Minor obsession : BEEINONESBONNET
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Some Mideast dignitaries : EMIRS
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Guesstimate words : ORSO
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German border river : ODER
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Matisse's "La ___" : DANSE
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Small dam : WEIR
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Nobelist Morrison : TONI
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Many a Degas : PASTEL
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Consecrate : ANOINT
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Open, in a way : UNCLOG
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Souvenir with a scent : LEI
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See 1-Across : ALLEN
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Oh-so-genteel : LADIDA
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Cry after failing : ALAS
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Become friendly with : WARMUPTO
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Tag line? : PRICE
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China's ___ Piao : LIN
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A saint he ain't : EVILDOER
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One of the strings : BASSIST
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Bay State emblem : ELMTREE
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Invariably : ASEVER
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Nascar sponsor : WINSTON
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Challenging tests : ORALS
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Depression, with "the" : MOPES
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Letter-shaped girder : HBEAM
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Murderous Moor : OTHELLO
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Begin impetuously : PLUNGEIN
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"That's nothing new to me" : YESIKNOW
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Magic word : PRESTO
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Overnight guest's spot : SOFABED
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Beach in a 1964 hit song : IPANEMA
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1999 U.S. Open champ : AGASSI
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1972 Oscar refuser : BRANDO
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Soprano Farrell : EILEEN
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Composer Shostakovich : DMITRI
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Doltish : DENSE
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Shady plot : ARBOR
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Now's partner : HERE
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C.P.A. hirer : IRS
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Word in a denial : NOT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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