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New York Times, Sunday, October 8, 2000

Actress romanced in real life by Rudolph Valentino

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Silvestri.
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© 2000, The New York Times10/8/00 ( No. 18,597 )
Across
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A little lower : CALF
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Like some respect : DUE
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Secondary bank : BRANCH
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One whose social life is going to pieces? : GAMER
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Utopia seeker : IDEALIST
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Bad-mouth : REVILE
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Voice one's view : OPINE
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Sadist : DEGRADER
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Embodiment : AVATAR
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Empire : LANDS
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"Calling America" band : ELO
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"Autumn in New York" co-star : GERE
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Great money-saving achievement? : CENTSOFFCOUP
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High beams : RAFTERS
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To be more accurate : THATIS
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___ citato : OPERE
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Joan of art : MIRO
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Victim of erosion : SOIL
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J.F.K. posting: Abbr. : ARR
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Phaser setting : STUN
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Robert Conrad courtroom drama : THEDA
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Result of a moon-landing accident? : TWISTOFLEM
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Toys with runners : KITES
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Sea into which the Amu Darya flows : ARAL
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Biblical verb : HATH
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Black brew : JAVA
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Even : YET
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Bacon bit : ESSAY
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Hungarian wine : TOKAY
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Pulitzer-winning novel of 1925 : SOBIG
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Make tiny knots : TAT
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From Yerevan: Abbr. : ARMEN
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Prefix with type : PROTO
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Religious figure in a hot-rod race? : SAINTGEORGEANDTHEDRAG
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Go along : AGREE
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___ apart : POLES
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Detroit-based org. : UAW
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Considerable : LARGE
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Having eyes, in verse : ORBED
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Drivel : BILGE
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Medieval : OLD
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Like a 911 call: Abbr. : EMER
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Tease : BAIT
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Final Four game : SEMI
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Stonehenge priest : DRUID
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Disappearing restrooms? : MAGICJOHNS
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"The Sound of Music" name : TRAPP
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Groucho, in "A Night at the Opera" : OTIS
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Take off : HIE
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Certain attachment : LIEN
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Good sign? : HALO
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Disdain : SCORN
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Clear : PATENT
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Nonpaying gig : BENEFIT
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Veterinarian's promise? : ILLFIXHISWAG
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Italy's Val d'___ : ARNO
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Hindu title : SRI
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Simple souls : NAIFS
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Kind of duty : ACTIVE
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Lot : GOODDEAL
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Hold firmly : RIVET
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Temporary wheels : LOANER
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Stomach : TOLERATE
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Calendario marking : ENERO
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Point up : STRESS
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Port Huron Statement grp. : SDS
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River of Flanders : YSER
Down
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Mill product : CIDER
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"A Passage to India" heroine ___ Quested : ADELA
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Drumstick for Fido? : LEGOFMUTT
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Considerably : FAR
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Noted French encyclopedist : DIDEROT
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Not abstainers : USERS
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To be, in Bordeaux : ETRE
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Of the arm : BRACHIAL
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Unmask : REVEAL
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Opposite of après : AVANT
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Gangster called "The Enforcer" : NITTI
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Teaching assignment : CLASS
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Sub : HERO
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One who knows how to swing : GOLFPRO
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At full gallop : APACE
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College student's declaration : MINOR
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Provide : ENDUE
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Legal defendant: Abbr. : RESP
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It has a head and hops : LAGER
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Western setting : FORT
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Prong : TINE
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Now : TODAY
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Infection suppressants : SERA
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Not healthy-looking : ASHY
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Something blue : SKY
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Ring around the collar? : TIE
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Speeders make it : HASTE
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Mann of many words : THOMAS
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Come to : WAKEN
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"Try ___ see" : ITAND
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Nordic wonder : FJORD
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Grind away : LABOR
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1980 Tony winner : EVITA
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Land in Ezekiel : MAGOG
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Parlor piece : SETTEE
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Show signs of overuse : SAG
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In a tough spot : TREED
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Cast forth : SPEWED
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Lace tips : AGLETS
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Illinois birthplace of William Jennings Bryan : SALEM
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Color-changing lizard : AGAMA
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Like some vbs. : IRREG
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Actress romanced in real life by Rudolph Valentino : NEGRI
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First name in daytime TV : OPRAH
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"For bonny sweet ___ is all my joy": Ophelia : ROBIN
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Subject of an annual festival in Holland, Mich. : TULIP
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Beldam : HAG
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Organ stop : OBOE
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Guardian Angels wear : BERET
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Single-named supermodel : IMAN
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In drydock? : OUTOFSEAS
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Year in Claudius's reign : LII
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Shingle letters : DDS
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Brandy cocktails : STINGERS
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Stage part : ROLE
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"Wrap" artist : CHRISTO
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Hoodoo : JINX
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Disinfectant compounds : PHENOLS
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Manuscript units : LEAVES
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Electron collector : ANODE
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Massacred : SLAIN
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Novelist Barker : CLIVE
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Volunteer : OFFER
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Ornamental loop : PICOT
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"Everybody Is ___" (1970 hit) : ASTAR
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Wrap (around) : TWINE
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Litter : BROOD
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Past perturbed : IRATE
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Floorer : TILER
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About : INRE
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Rembrandt contemporary : HALS
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Ins. sellers : AGTS
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Prohibition promoter : DRY

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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