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New York Times, Wednesday, January 3, 2001

Plimpton book subtitled "An American Biography"

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 116 for Mr. Piscop.
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© 2001, The New York Times1/3/01 ( No. 18,684 )
Across
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British sex symbol Diana : DORS
5
Tortilla, to a burrito : WRAP
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Food often cut in eighths : PIZZA
14
Plimpton book subtitled "An American Biography" : EDIE
15
Good sign? : HALO
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"Up the creek," e.g. : IDIOM
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Eskimo prospector? : COLDMINER
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1,000 kilograms : TONNE
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Like some coffee orders : AULAIT
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Feeling of pain : STAB
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Dark time for poets : EEN
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Defatted, as a whale : FLENSED
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Not quite yet : ANON
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Eskimo hot dog topping? : CHILLYSAUCE
33
Have hands-on experience? : FEEL
37
Tram filler : ORE
38
Suppress : SITON
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More than suggest : URGE
40
Waits on : TENDS
43
Sight from the crow's-nest : LAND
44
Maggie's mate, in the comics : JIGGS
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"Well, lah-di-___" : DAH
47
Cows and sows : SHES
48
Eskimo words of enlightenment? : ICYITALLNOW
52
Attire worn with sandals : TOGA
53
Was of use : AVAILED
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Wanted-poster letters : AKA
61
Hang : PEND
63
Salad green : ENDIVE
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Remove errors from : DEBUG
66
Eskimo street? : COOLDESAC
68
Mississippi's ___ State University : DELTA
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Vogue competitor : ELLE
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Designer Gucci : ALDO
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"The sweetest gift of heaven": Virgil : SLEEP
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Critic Rex : REED
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Look of a wolf : LEER
Down
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Joltless joe : DECAF
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Two-time batting champ Lefty : ODOUL
3
Lunar valley : RILLE
4
Roomy vehicle : SEDAN
5
Impassioned : WHITEHOT
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Showed : RAN
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Pub potables : ALES
8
Way in : PORTAL
9
Casino honcho : PITBOSS
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Swearing-in words : IDO
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Fans' publication, for short : ZINE
12
Defense type : ZONE
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"You said it!" : AMEN
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Junk drawer abbr. : MISC
22
"___ takers?" : ANY
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Calamitous : DIRE
27
Epitome of toughness : NAILS
29
Three-time U.S. Open winner Ivan : LENDL
30
Zion National Park home : UTAH
31
Dunce cap shape : CONE
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Winds up : ENDS
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Honshu peak : FUJI
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Grid great Dickerson : ERIC
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Like zabaglione : EGGY
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Kosher : LEGIT
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Andrews or Carvey : DANA
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Cleared of snow : SHOVELED
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Temporary fix : STOPGAP
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Ripen : AGE
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Cavalry member : LANCER
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Tinker Bell prop : WAND
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Worth a ten : IDEAL
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Fine cotton thread : LISLE
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Give the slip to : EVADE
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Furnishings : DECOR
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Throws in : ADDS
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Boat's backbone : KEEL
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Fully qualified : ABLE
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Loser in 1996 : DOLE
65
Western Amerind : UTE
67
Pamplona cry : OLE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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