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New York Times, Wednesday, October 10, 2001

11-Down : Something put on the spot?

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Chisholm

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times10/10/01 ( No. 18,964 )

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Go out : LEAVE
6
Understands : GETS
10
Put away : STOW
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Big can producer : ALCOA
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Door sign : EXIT
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Topological shapes : TORI
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Finishing school enrollees : GIRLS
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Danish toy company : LEGO
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Election losers : OUTS
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Carried too much? : OVERSCHLEPPED
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Shoe part : INSOLE
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Red Sox legend Williams : TED
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Kind of trip : EGO
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Leopard, e.g. : CAT
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Heroic tales : SAGAS
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Construction element : IBEAM
33
Heroic tale : EPIC
35
Strenuous class : GYM
36
Ike's W.W. II command : ETO
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Quick, strong alcoholic drinks? : SCHNAPPSSHOTS
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It may be positive or negative : ION
43
Sass : LIP
44
"Pygmalion" playwright : SHAW
46
___ acid : AMINO
49
Baseballer noted for bon mots : BERRA
51
Bank offering, for short : IRA
52
Freight weight : TON
53
Île ___ Marie : STE
55
Modern Persians : IRANIS
57
Slap shots for Jagr or Lemieux? : HOCKEYSCHTICK
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Unwritten : ORAL
62
Part of a horse's pedigree : SIRE
63
Smell : SCENT
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Appropriately named Colorado county : MESA
67
Smell : ODOR
68
Wild throw, e.g. : ERROR
69
1950's P.M. : EDEN
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Top-of-the-hour radio offering : NEWS
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Spiteful : NASTY
Down
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Hang back : LAG
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Ivy Leaguer : ELI
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Clever verse : ACROSTIC
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Latin for "I roll" : VOLVO
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Stands in a studio : EASELS
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Shower soaps : GELS
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Office honcho : EXEC
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Ballet wear : TIGHTS
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Non-P.C. garb : STOLE
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Desist : STOP
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Something put on the spot? : TOUPEE
12
Former Sandinista leader : ORTEGA
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Sagacity : WISDOM
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President who was also a sportscaster : REAGAN
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Bunker matriarch : EDITH
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Clinch : ICE
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Refreshers, you might say : NAPS
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Swindle : GYP
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Sufficient : AMPLE
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Derisive reception : BOOS
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Gab : CHIN
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Zing : ESPRIT
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Tightenable loop : NOOSE
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Yes or no follower : SIR
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Academic types : THINKERS
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Bombay wear : SARI
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Used to be : WAS
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Not out : ATHOME
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Tied up, in a way : MOORED
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As a precaution : INCASE
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Next to : BESIDE
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Come to light : ARISEN
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Whom Holyfield KO'd, 11/9/96 : TYSON
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Capital on the Gulf of Guinea : ACCRA
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Hate group : KLAN
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Rooster's cry : CROW
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His's partner : HERS
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"___ so fast!" : NOT
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Taste : TRY

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