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New York Times, Tuesday, November 12, 2002

Vietnamese official who declined a Nobel Peace Prize

Author:
Adam Cohen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Adam Cohen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times11/12/02 ( No. 19,362 )

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5
___ Alaska : BAKED
10
Lounge : LAZE
14
Away from the wind : ALEE
15
Manicurist's board : EMERY
16
Impulse transmitter : AXON
17
Short passage from "Water Music"? : HANDELBARS
19
Remain unsettled : PEND
20
Schism : DISUNION
21
Serves, as soup : LADLES
23
Snug : COZY
24
Dashboard control : DEFOG
25
Mickey of Cooperstown : MANTLE
28
Star of David, essentially : HEXAGRAM
31
Greeting in Hilo : ALOHA
32
"___, With Love" : TOSIR
33
Big inits. in the record business : EMI
34
Mount from which Moses saw Canaan : NEBO
35
Onetime Alaskan capital : SITKA
36
___ monde : HAUT
37
A load off one's mine? : ORE
38
Rations (out) : METES
39
"Siddhartha" author : HESSE
40
Start of many classes : ROLLCALL
42
Workaholic's concern : CAREER
43
Appearance : GUISE
44
Poet Teasdale : SARA
45
Like "King Lear" : TRAGIC
47
Air force unit : WARPLANE
51
Stockings : HOSE
52
Physically no match for Cain? : ABELBODIED
54
Pitcher : EWER
55
Nurmi, the Flying Finn : PAAVO
56
Paradisiacal place : EDEN
57
Military lunchroom : MESS
58
Popular 1990's sitcom : ELLEN
59
Arp's art : DADA
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Saudi monarch : FAHD
2
Jai ___ : ALAI
3
Camera attachment : LENS
4
Vietnamese official who declined a Nobel Peace Prize : LEDUCTHO
5
British Honduras, now : BELIZE
6
Perth ___, N.J. : AMBOY
7
New Jersey university : KEAN
8
Do wrong : ERR
9
Poor character analysis? : DYSLEXIA
10
Pooch that perches : LAPDOG
11
Lubricant for ice skates? : AXELGREASE
12
Part of DMZ : ZONE
13
Certain linemen : ENDS
18
___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
22
At a distance : AFAR
24
Office stations : DESKS
25
Estate : MANOR
26
Oldsmobile model : ALERO
27
Long-winded acceptance speeches in Stockholm? : NOBELGASES
28
Monopoly purchase : HOTEL
29
Tickle : AMUSE
30
Oblique surface in carpentry : MITER
32
Sir or madam : TITLE
35
Many a Winslow Homer painting : SEASCAPE
36
Foreshadowed : HERALDED
38
Roman 1,102 : MCII
39
Silent film star : HARPO
41
German pistols : LUGERS
42
It can help you get a date : CARBON
44
Balm : SALVE
45
1954 horror film about giant ants : THEM
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Brokerage house T. ___ Price : ROWE
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Prosperity : WEAL
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Slave girl of opera : AIDA
49
Requirement : NEED
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Dame ___ Everage : EDNA
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Account amt. : BAL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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