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New York Times, Wednesday, January 31, 2001

Comics character with an "R" on his sweater

Author:
Jon Delfin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jon Delfin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Delfin. NYT links: Across Lite
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C
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R
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E
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W
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I
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N
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S
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E
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T
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B
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E
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C
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K
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H
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R
O
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T
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R
R
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E
L
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E
N
G
R
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S
T
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E
V
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R
Y
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Z
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M
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L
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F
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C
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H
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S
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A
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L
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D
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A
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Y
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F
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W
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I
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E
X
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M
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T
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B
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O
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A
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L
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P
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R
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E
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Y
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R
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B
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E
N
S
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A
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S
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W
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A
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R
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D
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D
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R
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N
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A
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U
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R
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W
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H
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© 2001, The New York Times1/31/01 ( No. 18,712 )
Across
1
Ship's complement : CREW
5
Atlas feature : INSET
10
Call's mate : BECK
14
Lifesaver : HERO
15
Yankees manager Joe : TORRE
16
Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
17
Tech sch. grad : ENGR
18
Beginning of a quote by W. C. Fields : STARTEVERY
20
Paparazzo's purchase : ZOOMLENS
22
Place for the undecided : FENCE
23
Hawaii County's seat : HILO
24
Military assaults : SALLIES
26
Quote, part 2 : DAYOFFWITHA
30
Napoleon, notably : EXILE
31
Debatable : MOOT
32
It'll take your breath away : BOA
35
Easy stride : LOPE
36
Settle, in a way : REPAY
38
L.B.J. in-law : ROBB
39
Coast Guard off. : ENS
40
Outstanding : AONE
41
Cliffside dwelling : AERIE
42
Quote, part 3 : SMILEANDGET
45
Got bored stiff : WEARIED
49
Bond foe : DRNO
50
Galloping : RAPID
51
Astronomer Copernicus : NICOLAUS
55
End of the quote : ITOVERWITH
58
It towers over Taormina : ETNA
59
It may be belted : TIRE
60
Asian capital : HANOI
61
Actor ___ Patrick Harris : NEIL
62
___'acte : ENTR
63
Midway alternative : OHARE
64
Kind of case : TEST
Down
1
Word in French restaurant names : CHEZ
2
Betting setting : RENO
3
Thus : ERGO
4
Unwelcome sight on an apple : WORMHOLE
5
"... is fear ___" : ITSELF
6
"Later!" : NOTNOW
7
Sp. ladies : SRAS
8
Go off : ERR
9
Holiday in 60-Across : TET
10
Feature of a miter joint : BEVEL
11
Film role for Kate Nelligan : ELENI
12
"Odyssey" enchantress : CIRCE
13
Conservative Alan : KEYES
19
Note in the C minor scale : EFLAT
21
Long sentence : LIFE
24
Ancient colonnade : STOA
25
Mariner's cry : AHOY
26
Typographer's strike : DELE
27
Neurotransmission site : AXON
28
Sounds in pounds : YIPS
29
Drive forward : IMPEL
32
Five-time Wimbledon champ : BORG
33
Big Apple award : OBIE
34
"Not on ___!" : ABET
36
1960 Olympics site : ROME
37
An OK city : ENID
38
Like perfume : REDOLENT
40
Half of a 45 : ASIDE
41
Part of A.D. : ANNO
43
Slate.com employee : EDITOR
44
Comics character with an "R" on his sweater : ARCHIE
45
Pen : WRITE
46
Like many kitchens : EATIN
47
Nautical direction : APORT
48
Banks hold it : RIVER
51
Notable caravel : NINA
52
Suit to ___ : ATEE
53
Colleges, to Aussies : UNIS
54
It may be shaken : SALT
56
Sorority chapter : RHO
57
Baby's cry : WAH

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle.

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