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New York Times, Thursday, November 11, 1999

"___ Santa Claus" (Angela Lansbury film)

Author:
Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 39 for Ms. Salomon.
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© 1999, The New York Times11/11/99 ( No. 18,265 )

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Across
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Fast food eponym : MCDONALD
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Garners : REAPS
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Prophetic : ORACULAR
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Professor's protection : TENURE
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Try out a bike, e.g. : TESTRIDE
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"For Your Eyes Only" singer, 1981 : EASTON
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Start of a quip from an exercisephobe? : WHOSAYSIAMNOT
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Zoologist's foot : PES
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Busch Stadium site: Abbr. : STL
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Certain league: Abbr. : AMER
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Better Business Bureau subject : FRAUD
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"___ Santa Claus" (Angela Lansbury film) : MRS
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Wreck but good : TRASH
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Exercise room count : REPS
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Give a line to : CUE
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Easy on the eyes : PRETTY
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Back : AGO
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Middle of the quip : INSHAPE
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Dr. Seuss's Sam ___ : IAM
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Greenish-yellow : CITRON
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Some TV drama sets : ERS
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Matter of contention : BONE
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Visibly scared : ASHEN
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Bean cover : HAT
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Military supply : TENTS
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Rung : STEP
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Musical gift : EAR
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Berne's river : AAR
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End of the quip : ROUNDISASHAPE
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Threw off the scent : MISLED
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Your highness? : ALTITUDE
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Full of spunk : FEISTY
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Hung around : LOITERED
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Biblical bearers : ASSES
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Shrill : STRIDENT
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Word for word? : MOT
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Vessel's complement : CREW
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Track event : DASH
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Army threat? : OCTOPUS
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Cared for : NURSED
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What a thief might go by : ALIAS
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Madam : LADY
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They precede opening nights : DRESSREHEARSALS
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Printer's amount : REAM
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Sucker : ENSNARE
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Labor saver : AUTOMATION
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Like Luther : PROTESTANT
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One in a hundred: Abbr. : SEN
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Cousin of a canvasback : TEAL
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They're inhuman : ITS
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Skirts and shirts, e.g. : RHYMES
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Row : FRACAS
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Record holders : REGISTRIES
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Quintessence : APOTHEOSIS
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Greek letters : MUS
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Half of sei : TRE
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King's domain? : CNN
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Epistle appendage: Abbr. : PPS
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+ or - item : ION
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Knack : ART
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Drive away : REPULSE
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Blasted : BERATED
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Yokohama "yes" : HAI
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Land in a Gauguin landscape : TAHITI
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Water whirled : EDDY
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Full of activity : ASTIR
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Clears : NETS
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Scads : ALOT
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Utter : PURE
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First family's home : EDEN
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Juilliard deg. : MFA
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N.Y.C. summer setting : EDT

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

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