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New York Times, Tuesday, October 16, 2001

Word that follows the start of 21-, 26-, 43- and 50-Across

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Keller.
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© 2001, The New York Times10/16/01 ( No. 18,970 )

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Across
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Mayhem : HAVOC
6
French novelist André : GIDE
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White House dweller, informally : PREZ
14
Madison Square Garden, for one : ARENA
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Yemeni port : ADEN
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New York's state flower : ROSE
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Desert bordering the Sinai : NEGEV
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Shipshape : NEAT
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"I'm ___ here!" : OUTA
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Fed. property overseer : GSA
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Organization for senior travelers : ELDERHOSTEL
24
David of "Rhoda" : GROH
25
They make your time more valuable : RAISES
26
Boston hub : LOGANAIRPORT
31
Contents of Pandora's box : EVILS
32
Years and years : EONS
33
Highchair attire : BIB
36
Pickling herb : DILL
37
___ Nast : CONDE
39
Second introduction? : NANO
40
Tack on : ADD
41
All there : SANE
42
Word that follows the start of 21-, 26-, 43- and 50-Across : BERRY
43
Yellowish-brown : STRAWCOLORED
46
Host Conan : OBRIEN
49
Literary ___ : LION
50
Edits : BLUEPENCILS
53
Expected : DUE
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Half of zwei : EINS
57
Thug : GOON
58
Brief apology : SORRY
60
Peevish humor : SNIT
61
Writer Dinesen : ISAK
62
Missouri River tributary : OSAGE
63
"The Awakening" protagonist : EDNA
64
Snakelike fish : EELS
65
Olympics unit : METER
Down
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Put up on the wall : HANG
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War deity : ARES
3
Lyra's brightest star : VEGA
4
"A Chorus Line" number : ONE
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Stalactite sites : CAVERNS
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Proponent of nonviolent protest : GANDHI
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Costly : DEAR
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Put in power : ENTHRONE
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"To your health!" : PROSIT
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Defeats decisively : ROUTS
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
13
Enthusiasms : ZEALS
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Mauna ___ : LOA
23
Coxswain's command : OARS
24
Chutzpah : GALL
26
Zeus visited her as a swan : LEDA
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Exiled Latin poet : OVID
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Embellish richly : GILD
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Keep the issues coming : RENEW
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Pea's place : POD
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Roseanne, once : BARR
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Concerning : INRE
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Hopalong Cassidy portrayer Bill : BOYD
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Name on many libraries : CARNEGIE
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"Not ___ bet!" : ONA
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Glass tube filler : NEON
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Put one's foot down : STEP
42
Bloom : BLOSSOM
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Nap : SIESTA
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Toasting sounds : CLINKS
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Well-supplied resource? : OIL
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Corpulent : OBESE
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Unquestioning, as faith : BLIND
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Altercation : RUNIN
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Snoop (around) : NOSE
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Locomotive fuel : COAL
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"Dadgummit!" : DRAT
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Craving : URGE
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Observer : EYER
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Sugar suffix : OSE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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