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New York Times, Tuesday, November 18, 2003

"___ Always a Woman" (Billy Joel hit)

Author:
Denise M. Neuendorf
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVX} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Neuendorf.
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© 2003, The New York Times11/18/03 ( No. 19,733 )

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Across
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Cousin of the cobra : MAMBA
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Metal in galvanization : ZINC
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Yearn : ACHE
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On the ball : ALERT
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Early Peruvian : INCA
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Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
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Share acting duties? : SPLITAPART
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Elephant flappers : EARS
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"___ Always a Woman" (Billy Joel hit) : SHES
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Within earshot : NEARBY
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Computer troublemaker : HACKER
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1992 Olympic track star ___ Devers : GAIL
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Fed. property manager : GSA
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Oklahoma wealth : OIL
30
Indian post : TOTEMPOLE
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Mexican friend : AMIGO
35
Mayberry man : OTIS
36
O.K. Corral lawman : EARP
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Delineate again : REMAP
40
Roll of dough : WAD
41
Taj ___ : MAHAL
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Ball girls : DEBS
43
Huge mouths : MAWS
44
Football site : ARENA
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Machine : APPARATUS
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Cutting tool : ADZ
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Alert to squad cars, briefly : APB
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Mayberry man : ANDY
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Football sites : STADIA
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Small cavern : GROTTO
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Poetic tributes : ODES
57
Sound of crowd approval : ROAR
58
Golf 18 holes sans golf cart? : WALKAROUND
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Replacer of the franc : EURO
65
Love god : AMOR
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Sign on a door : ENTER
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Water swirl : EDDY
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"Lovely" Beatles girl : RITA
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Boy Scouts do good ones : DEEDS
Down
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Pas' partners : MAS
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Matterhorn, e.g. : ALP
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Ott of the Giants : MEL
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Like fall weather : BRISK
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Above all others : ATTHETOP
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Postal aids, for short : ZIPS
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___ manner of speaking : INA
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Big A.T.M. maker : NCR
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Feline attractants : CATNIPS
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Region : AREA
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Assess per person? : CHARGEAHEAD
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Rosemary and thyme : HERBS
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No-stress class : EASYA
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Commercial prefix with star : AERO
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"Evil Woman" grp. : ELO
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Squirrel away : HOARD
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Anouk of film : AIMEE
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Prepare to surf? : CLIMBABOARD
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Discover how to do something? : GETAWAY
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Surrounded by : AMIDST
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In the direction of : TOWARD
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Shakespearean king : LEAR
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Sound of astonishment : GASP
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"Amazing" magician : RANDI
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City square : PLAZA
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Achieved expertise in : MASTERED
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Early thoroughbred champ : MANOWAR
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Butter square : PAT
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Org. that rejects bad eggs : USDA
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Concur : AGREE
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Like a new parent : PROUD
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In unison : ASONE
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Legendary Greek conquest : TROY
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Gumbo vegetable : OKRA
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French friend : AMI
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Auction unit : LOT
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Comanche enemy, once : UTE
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Beatty of "Deliverance" : NED
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Stethoscope users: Abbr. : DRS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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