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New York Times, Saturday, October 11, 2003

Political leader originally surnamed Dzhugashvili

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times10/11/03 ( No. 19,695 )
Across
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Alcott's Little Women, e.g. : FOURSOME
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Legal opener : PARA
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Juice dispenser : BARKEEPER
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Engendered : SIRED
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Neither here nor there, say : INBETWEEN
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Work in the kitchen, in a way : KNEAD
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It may take a bow : OBI
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Doesn't own : RENTS
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Digs, so to speak : ABODE
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Strong suits : METIERS
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Political leader originally surnamed Dzhugashvili : STALIN
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Daughter of Juan Carlos I : ELENA
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Kind of security : HOMELAND
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Stand on an airplane, maybe : STRETCHONESLEGS
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Display aid : EASEL
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Something planned : PREMEDITATEDACT
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They don't follow suit : RENEGERS
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Silk pattern : MOIRE
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Occasion for rolling out the red carpet : OSCARS
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Discovery of Sir James Chadwick : NEUTRON
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Cradle contents : PHONE
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Walk like a cat : PROWL
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___ Teques, Venezuela : LOS
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Hit upon the solution : HADIT
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Pedal, perhaps : RIDEABIKE
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Modern pentathletes' needs : EPEES
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Hints : OVERTONES
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Harper of Hollywood : TESS
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Like some curtains : TASSELED
Down
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Radiator adjunct : FANBELT
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Many a heavenly body : ORBITER
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It has strings attached : UKE
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Pull back : RETREAT
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Valjean's hideout : SEWER
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Jimmies : OPENS
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A runner may enter one : MEET
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Shore soarers : ERNS
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It uses flippers : PINBALL
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Anatomical interstices : AREOLAE
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Gauge datum : READING
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Summer figures? : ADDENDS
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Some complex communities : BIOMES
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Gliders : SKATES
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Like Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 : INE
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Refine : SMELT
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Legions : HOSTS
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Service status : ONEA
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Hands over : CEDES
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It may be pulled back : HAIR
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Mohammed, with "the" : PROPHET
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Morph : RESHAPE
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Makes secret, in a way : ENCODES
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Malefactors : MEANIES
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Some waders : EGRETS
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Be like : EMULATE
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Music symbol : DOT
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One with a fleet fleet : AIRLINE
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Thieving : CROOKED
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Present and the like : TENSES
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Computers on a network : NODES
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Some painted vessels : EWERS
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Meth., e.g. : PROT
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___ Ridge (racehorse) : RIVA
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Land in S.A. : BOL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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