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New York Times, Wednesday, January 28, 1998

Button on James Bond's dashboard?

Author:
Mark Gottlieb
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Gottlieb

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Gottlieb.
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© 1998, The New York Times1/28/98 ( No. 17,613 )
Across
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Siamese and Persian : CATS
5
Creator of Rabbit and Piglet : MILNE
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Soak up some sun : BASK
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Touched down : ALIT
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10 on a scale of 1 to 10 : IDEAL
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Minute ___ : RICE
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Look on tiptoe, say : PEER
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Burglar deterrent : ALARM
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Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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Ivy preferred by vegetarians? : CREAMEDCORNELL
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Used car caveat : ASIS
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Cuddly bear : TEDDY
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Rapscallion : SCAMP
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West Pointer : CADET
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Chit : IOU
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Goalie's spot : CREASE
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Crunchy sandwich : TACO
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Ivy found in Haiti? : PORTAUPRINCETON
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Jab back and forth : SPAR
43
Unperturbed : SEDATE
44
Mine find : ORE
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Arson evidence : ASHES
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Harsh criticism, so to speak : LUMPS
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Screening device : SIEVE
52
Riverbank component : SILT
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Ivy that belongs in a museum? : OBJETDARTMOUTH
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One who's in it for himself : USER
61
Paris landmark, with "L'" : OPERA
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It's rough on roaches : RAID
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Moments, informally : SECS
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Fix, as a computer program : DEBUG
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Microwave : NUKE
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Pot component : ANTE
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Speechify : ORATE
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Hodgepodge : STEW
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Insignia site : CAP
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Actor McCowen : ALEC
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Wedding cake feature : TIER
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Flow : STREAM
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Don Shula's team : MIAMI
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Runs with no effect : IDLES
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Kind of balloon : LEAD
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D.E.A. agent : NARC
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Ticklish one : ELMO
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Clairol choice : BRUNETTE
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Broadcast : AIRED
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Almost boil : SCALD
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Relative of jade or emerald : KELLY
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Org. to adopt a puppy from : ASPCA
22
Road with a no. : RTE
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Tastes : SIPS
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Farm combine? : COOP
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A movie star may carry one : AURA
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Jokesters : CARDS
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Atlas section : ASIA
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Ding : DENT
33
Send by FedEx, e.g. : RUSH
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Swordplay : EPEE
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Teensy bit : ATOM
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Business org. : CORP
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Change for a five : ONES
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Cross : TRAVERSE
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Instrument played while seated : CELLO
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Prepared : SET
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Reversals : UTURNS
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The March King : SOUSA
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"Hedda Gabler" playwright : IBSEN
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Button on James Bond's dashboard? : EJECT
52
Swagger : STRUT
53
General perception : IMAGE
55
Dumbbell : DODO
56
Impersonator : APER
57
First name in country : REBA
58
Without slack : TAUT
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Go on a nature walk : HIKE
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Kind of line : DEW

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