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CELEBRITY CHEFS

New York Times, Sunday, January 5, 2003

Singer of the #1 country hit "Tall Dark Stranger"

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 100 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 2003, The New York Times1/5/03 ( No. 19,416 )
Across
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Archaeological find : TOMB
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Son of Mary, Queen of Scots : JAMESI
11
Entrance feature : JAMB
15
Fishing site : DORY
19
"What a ride!" : WHEE
20
Corrects : EMENDS
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Part of a conjugation lesson : AMAT
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Symphony member : OBOE
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They may be rolled : OATS
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Writer's favorite recipe? : ANNESRICEPUDDING
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Used : PREOWNED
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Holiday song : NOEL
30
Security need : IDTAG
31
Comedian's favorite recipe? : MARTINSSHORTBREAD
36
Mid-first-century date : LII
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Before, in verse : ERE
38
Like the lungs : LOBAR
42
One of the continents: Abbr. : AFR
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Place known anciently as Lacus Asphaltites : DEADSEA
47
It established banks in Switzerland : AARE
50
Sugar suffixes : OSES
52
Clerk's counterpart : LAIC
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Actress's favorite recipe? : HALLESBERRYPIE
57
Predecessor of Tiberius : AUGUSTUS
61
One whose business is picking up : MAID
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Singer of the #1 country hit "Tall Dark Stranger" : OWENS
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Guard dog, e.g. : SNARLER
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Ready for occupation : VACANT
67
Hearty cuts : TBONES
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Game show hostess's favorite recipe? : VANNASWHITECORN
71
Emphasize : ACCENT
74
Windup : FINALE
75
Losing ground : ERODING
79
Question : DOUBT
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Box : LOGE
81
Highlighted : PLAYEDUP
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Poet's favorite recipe? : EZRASPOUNDCAKE
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WB sitcom : REBA
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1994 film based on the play "Idioglossia" : NELL
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Mice catchers : OWLS
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Rebels : UPRISES
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Dunderhead : ASS
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AstroTurf fiber : NYLON
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Guanabara Bay city : RIO
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Jokester : IMP
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Actor's favorite recipe? : KEVINSBACONBURGER
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Not cede the point : ARGUE
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Mexican poet Juana ___ de la Cruz : INES
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"Sorry" : PARDONME
115
Politician's favorite recipe? : JERRYSBROWNBETTY
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Places : LOCI
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Cuckoos : ANIS
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Sharp : KEEN
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The Joker player on "Batman" : ROMERO
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Gathering clouds, say : OMEN
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TV sword wielder : XENA
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Doctrines : ISMS
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Puma rival : ADIDAS
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Attends : SEES
Down
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Afternoon hr. : TWOPM
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"Butterfield 8" author : OHARA
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What a reader may read : METER
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Stupefy : BESOT
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1960's sitcom title role : JEANNIE
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Common soap opera affliction : AMNESIA
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Patches : MENDS
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Suffix with menth- : ENE
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60's antiwar grp. : SDS
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45-Across neighbor: Abbr. : ISR
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Ebenezer's partner in "A Christmas Carol" : JACOB
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Eastern chieftain: Var. : AMEER
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Sugar ___ : MAPLE
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A.C. output : BTU
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Longtime Connecticut senator : DODD
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Life lines? : OBIT
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Author Jaffe : RONA
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Person with a safe job? : YEGG
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C.D. earnings : INT
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Singer of the 2001 hit "Thankyou" : DIDO
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Unbroken : WILD
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Peggy Lee's "___ Tramp" : HESA
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City south of Moscow : OREL
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Honest-to-God : REAL
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Yank or Blue Jay : ALER
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The young Mozart, e.g. : BOYWONDER
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See 116-Down : ASPEN
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Constance d'Arles, e.g. : REINE
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"Sad to say ..." : ALAS
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Horned deity : FAUN
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Baltic's Gulf of ___ : RIGA
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Some batters, for short : DHS
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People of Ghana : ASANTE
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Grab ___ : ABITE
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Bloodshot : RED
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Legis. meeting : SESS
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It may cause a strike : CURVEBALL
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Letters that can't be found at the post office : EMAIL
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Drink made with Scotch : ROBROY
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Angles : SLANTS
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It's pitched : TENT
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Agora purchase : URN
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Digital displays? : VSIGNS
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Bristly, like barley : AWNED
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Half a dance : CHA
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Part of a Japanese war cry : TORA
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Against the rules : AFOUL
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Collectible frame : CEL
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Yemeni city : ADEN
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Swindle : COZEN
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Frizzed : CURLY
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Head piece? : IDEA
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Central points : NUBS
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Transcript stats : GPAS
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Blue : LOW
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Charlottetown's prov. : PEI
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Southern side? : PONE
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Parking spot : CURB
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Samoan port : APIA
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Golden Arches founder Ray : KROC
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"On the Town" actor : SINATRA
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Biologists' study : EMBRYOS
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Idaho, informally : SPUD
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___-dokey : OKEY
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Feelings : VIBES
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Directed against a thing, legally : INREM
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Some Dodges : NEONS
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Fairbanks-to-Anchorage dir. : SSW
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Chose : OPTED
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Candy brand : ROLOS
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Lawn decoration : GNOME
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Jon Stewart, for one : EMCEE
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They may run down the neck : REINS
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"Iliad" figure : AJAX
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Artist Magritte : RENE
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Beam : GRIN
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Animal in the sky : URSA
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Vacation in 40-Down, e.g. : SKI
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Charlton Heston org. : NRA
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Gym-goer's concern, for short : BOD
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Record inits. : EMI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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