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New York Times, Monday, January 5, 2004

"Coffee, Tea ___?" (1960's best seller)

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Allan E. Parrish

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times1/5/04 ( No. 19,781 )

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Across
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Unwanted e-mail : SPAM
5
Top spot : ACME
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Stupid jerk : SCHMO
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Attire for Caesar : TOGA
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Get-out-of-jail money : BAIL
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Toward the back : AREAR
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Writer Waugh : ALEC
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"Coffee, Tea ___?" (1960's best seller) : ORME
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Light bulb holders : LAMPS
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"Vanilla Sky" actress : PENELOPECRUZ
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Young 'un : LAD
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"I Like ___" : IKE
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Carryall : TOTEBAG
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Dead-on : EXACT
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How often Santa checks his list : TWICE
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Pie ___ mode : ALA
34
"I found it!" : AHA
36
Tic-tac-toe win : OOO
37
One who's close-mouthed : CLAM
38
Maiden voyage preceder : SHAKEDOWNCRUISE
43
City near Osaka : KOBE
44
Live : ARE
45
"___ the ramparts ..." : OER
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Human's cousin : APE
47
Old-time oath : EGADS
49
1960's tripper Timothy : LEARY
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Best Picture of 1997 : TITANIC
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3 on a sundial : III
57
Grassy area : LEA
58
Ballpark maintenance groups : GROUNDSCREWS
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Pulitzer winner ___ Jefferson : MARGO
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Unaccompanied : LONE
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Bush's ___ of Evil : AXIS
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Be of use : AVAIL
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Swear : AVER
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Nothing more than : MERE
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Crown sparkler : JEWEL
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Zany Martha : RAYE
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Waterfront walkway : PIER
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Paper clip alternative : STAPLE
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Medieval weapon : POLEAX
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Meeting plan : AGENDA
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Nutmeg spice : MACE
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"You can't judge ___ by its cover" : ABOOK
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Wall-to-wall installation : CARPET
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Charades player : MIME
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November event : ELECTION
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Military action? : SALUTE
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Fad : CRAZE
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Skirt stitching : HEM
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Atlas page : MAP
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Hosp. areas : ORS
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Supple : LITHE
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Highly ornate : ROCOCO
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"___ Ha'i" : BALI
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"Oh, woe!" : ALAS
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Charades, e.g. : GAME
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Wedding reception centerpiece : CAKE
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Impressed, and how! : WOWED
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Slowly, to a conductor : ADAGIO
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Medical breakthrough : CURE
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It's played with a deck of 32 cards : SKAT
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Arizona Indian : HOPI
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Aid in crime : ABET
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Delphic : ORACULAR
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Thing from the past : RELIC
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Sign up : ENROLL
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Actor Poitier : SIDNEY
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Soviet leader ___ Kosygin : ALEXEI
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Provide with new cable : REWIRE
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Arafat of the P.L.O. : YASSER
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Texas A & M athlete : AGGIE
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Grenoble's river : ISERE
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Popular PBS science series : NOVA
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Interstate exit : RAMP
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Rank below Lt. Col. : MAJ
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"___ Maria" : AVE
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Like crunchy carrots : RAW

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