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Theme: The Lady Changes Her Name

New York Times, Sunday, November 24, 1996

Author:
M. Jacobson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Maura B. Jacobson

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 65 for Ms. Jacobson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1124 ( 17,183 )
Across
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"It" in the old slogan "Gotta have it" : PEPSI
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Stinky : FETID
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Crescent's tip : CUSP
15
Scepters' go-withs : ORBS
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Liquid part of fat : OLEIN
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Poem's farewell : ENVOI
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"God ha' mercy on such ___" : ASWE
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Pullover : POLO
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"The Goodbye Girl" star suffers audibly : MARSHAMOANS
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Look from Groucho : LEER
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Foreign statesman whose real first name is Aubrey : EBAN
27
Annex : ELL
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Beggar's cry : ALMS
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Philippine lady ricochets : IMELDACAROMS
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Aproned advertising animal : ELSIE
34
Destinations : AIMS
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Kickback : REBATE
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Reproductive cell : GAMETE
38
Parsonage : MANSE
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Sup : DINE
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Tequila source : AGAVE
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Foldaway : COT
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Novelist-critic dances : SUSANTANGOS
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Form of a thank-you : NOTE
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Theater acronym : ANTA
52
Bottom line : SUM
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"To a Steam Roller" poet : MOORE
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1942 Oscar winner reacts to a bad pun : GREERGROANS
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Troubadour : BARD
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Locker room supply : TALC
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Set upon : ASSAIL
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Twosome : ITEM
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Member of the order Isoptera : TERMITE
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"The Munsters" actress sang : YVONNECAROLED
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Popular Polynesian port : PAPEETE
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E.T.O. battle town : STLO
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Shining : AGLEAM
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Big name in Hawaii : DOLE
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Shows curiosity : ASKS
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Two-time Tony winner did a no-no : SANDYSINNED
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Its symbol is a crescent and star : ISLAM
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Mausoleum opening? : TAJ
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Steak order : RARE
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Old dagger : SNEE
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"Casino" co-star does firming exercises : SHARONTONES
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Shaver : LAD
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Pantheon figures : BUSTS
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Manner, as of writing : VEIN
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Headwork : STUDY
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Noted Egyptian temple site : KARNAK
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One of the Clintons : DEWITT
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Memo order : ASAP
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Port of Crete : CANEA
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1964 Oscar winner roams : JULIEWANDERS
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Part of B.A. : ARTS
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Canadian politician Bob : RAE
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Like most cupcakes : ICED
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Super's apartment number, maybe : ONEA
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Newswoman stops : LESLEYHALTS
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Rooster locale : VANE
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Coin in Kerman : RIAL
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Kett and James : ETTAS
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Six-time U.S. Open tennis champ : EVERT
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Pizazz : ELAN
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Moolah : KALE
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Several Peters : TSARS
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She was a lady in a 1932 tune : EADIE
Down
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Fleshy fruit : POME
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Airline since 1948 : ELAL
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Ambassador takes a husband : PERLEMATES
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Sonny's sibling : SIS
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Slapdash : INHASTE
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Wife abroad : FEMME
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Genesis name : ENOS
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Tellico Dam overseer: Abbr. : TVA
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Sea between Italy and Greece : IONIAN
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Send away : DISMISS
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Salesman's duties : CALLS
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Like some books : USED
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Administer an oath to : SWEARIN
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Rate : PERCENT
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"Lulu," e.g. : OPERA
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Perfect slave : ROBOT
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Mame's onus : BLAME
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King's desires : SONS
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What George couldn't tell : ALIE
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Cousins of cassowaries: Var. : EMEUS
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Perpendicular to the keel : ABEAM
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They protect banks : LEVEES
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Police target : GANG
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Hub of old Athens : AGORA
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One-track : MONO
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Win : ATTAIN
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New York Senator : DAMATO
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Parking places : CARLOTS
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Pinch hitter : SUB
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Reply to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
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Annapolis mascot : GOAT
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Shield border : ORLE
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Not long to wait : SEC
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Pennies, perhaps : ANTES
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50's TV's "The Martha ___ Show" : RAYE
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___ hoot : GIVEA
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Nazarenes and others : SECTS
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Forwarded : RELAYED
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Hardly the creme de la creme : DREGS
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Of the cheekbone : MALAR
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Year in Ivan the Terrible's reign : MDLI
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Marine organisms : NEKTON
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Jimmy's successor : RONALD
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Swanky : POSH
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___ breve : ALLA
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Liqueur flavor : PEAR
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Nail down : ENSURE
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Columnist reacted angrily : ANNSNARLED
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"If a body ___ body..." : MEETA
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Bad-mouth : DIS
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End of Madama Butterfly's name : SAN
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Sturdy wagon : DRAY
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Escritoire : DESK
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Flick : MOVIE
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1980 Carly Simon hit : JESSE
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Make business connections : NETWORK
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Shakespeare's Fairy Queen : TITANIA
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Hollywood hopeful : STARLET
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Wailer : BANSHEE
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Tournament news : UPSETS
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Lady of a stuttering song : KATY
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Almost princely : DUCAL
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Jean Renoir film heroine : ELENA
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Ream : WIDEN
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Allan-___ (Sherwood Forest figure) : ADALE
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Salad ingredient : CRESS
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Baloney : JIVE
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Patricia of "A Face in the Crowd" : NEAL
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Controversial apple spray : ALAR
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Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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Isabella d'___ (famed beauty) : ESTE
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Times Sq., e.g., on the IRT : STA
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Film "Contessa" : AVA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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