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FROM U TO ME

New York Times, Sunday, November 25, 2001

Author:
Bob Klahn and Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
601/29/19945/22/201110
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1.57011
Bob Klahn
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11612/29/199311/26/200845
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1.52700
Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Klahn. This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1125 ( 19,010 )
Across
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Uninterpreted info : RAWDATA
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Defeat decisively : STOMP
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Range war? : COOKOFF
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Dean of government : ACHESON
21
Elixir : TONIC
22
Unappetizing : INSIPID
23
ThighMaster user's favorite libation? : WHISKEYSOMERS
25
Coin of Cairo : PIASTER
26
Large-eyed lemur : LORIS
27
Round of snacking? : OREO
28
Calls from yawls : AHOYS
29
Peruvian money : SOLS
30
Feds with cigs? : SMOKINGGMEN
34
Son of the Sun : INCA
38
Watergate evidence : TAPE
40
Edmonton skater : OILER
41
Private detective : SNOOP
42
Corrupt : BAD
45
Fine feather repairer? : DOWNMENDER
49
Candidate of 2000 : ALGORE
50
Charm : ENAMOR
52
Annie portrayer Quinn : AILEEN
53
Suppressed laugh : SNICKER
54
Ninth-century Saxon king : EGBERT
55
Reagan program, for short : SDI
56
1976 uprising site : SOWETO
58
"Gorillas in the Mist" author : FOSSEY
59
French dialect : CAJUN
62
Corvine call : CAW
63
Pathfinder's target : MARS
67
Wipe out : ERASE
68
Arizona newspaper? : MESATODAY
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Catcher in the wry? : BERRA
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Go with : DATE
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Time on end : EON
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Watched, as a TV show : HADON
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Perturbation : DISMAY
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Alongside : NEXTTO
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Women's cells : OVA
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Calmer : OPIATE
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Certain terrier, informally : SCOTTIE
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Called the game : REFFED
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Like the night, to Keats : TENDER
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Potential : LATENT
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Letters hanging on a wall? : MAILFRAMED
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Attack ___ : ADS
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Sound introduction? : ULTRA
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"The Last of the Mohicans" colonel : MUNRO
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"La Storia" novelist Morante : ELSA
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Goo : GLOP
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Form a hit squad? : MERGETOKILL
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Cartoonist Drake : STAN
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"The Fountainhead" character : ROARK
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March time : IDES
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Easter Island's owner : CHILE
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Gandhi and Nehru : INDIANS
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Measure of Barry Bonds? : MILESPERHOMER
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Spooky critter : BEASTIE
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Esther of "Good Times" : ROLLE
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Exhaust : WEAROUT
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Prospered : MADEHAY
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Reptilian : SCALY
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Magnitudes : EXTENTS
Down
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"Love Is a Hurtin' Thing" singer, 1966 : RAWLS
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Blessing preceder : ACHOO
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Brief attempt : WHIRL
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Cut it out : DESIST
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Calls upon : ASKS
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Dactyl : TOE
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Even one : ANY
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One might bring you a bundle : STORK
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"What Women Want" actress : TOMEI
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Confrontation : ONEONONE
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It crashed on 3/23/2001 : MIR
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Windows boxes : PCS
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Goose egg : CIPHER
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Ring source : ONION
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Key start? : OSAY
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Expression of love is gaining popularity? : KISSINGCOMESIN
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Decide to leave, with "out" : OPT
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Giant syllable : FIE
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Yalta monogram : FDR
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"Wellll ...?" : SOO
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One of the maj. leagues : AMER
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Sleek and stylish : SPORTY
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Copy cats : MEW
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1947 French Nobelist André : GIDE
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Hollows : GLENS
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Hiding place : NOOK
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Nub : CORE
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Takeoff artist : APER
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Renée of "The Big Parade" : ADOREE
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Buttonhole, e.g. : SLIT
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Kvetched : BEEFED
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Smooth yarn : ANGORA
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Blots lightly : DABSAT
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Budding : NASCENT
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Cursed alchemist : MIDAS
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Mount Sinai prophet : ELIJAH
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Over : ANEW
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Readiness to produce meals for G.I.'s? : MESSENTERPRISE
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Go to and fro : SWAY
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Song heard at the SkyDome : OCANADA
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Actress Hagen : UTA
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Doze : NODOFF
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Naval unit : ARMADA
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Steamy : RRATED
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Author of "Strong Poison" : SAYERS
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It's no big thing : MOTE
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Sole provider? : DOVER
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Ladies and gentlemen : BIPEDS
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It's a turnoff : EXIT
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"I'm all ears!" : DOTELL
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Vulcan's Chimney : ETNA
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Hairy cousin : ORANG
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Hard punch : SLUG
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"Steeeerike!", e.g. : CALL
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"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" lyricist Harbach : OTTO
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Leprechaun land : EIRE
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Naval unit : FLOTILLA
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Darkness : MURK
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Brooks of "The Producers" : MEL
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___ Beat (1960's music) : MERSEY
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On solid ground : ASHORE
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Rage : MANIA
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Children's author Scott : ODELL
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"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" novelist : KESEY
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Mindspring or AOL, for short : ISP
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Shakespearean Athenian : TIMON
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Native Alaskan : ALEUT
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"Doggone!" : NERTS
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103-Down, mildly : OATH
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Tête-à-tête : CHAT
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One of the Dow Jones Industrials : IBM
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Grant source: Abbr. : NEA
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Little League coach, often : DAD
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Half a couple : MRS
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Games grp. : IOC
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Farm mate : EWE
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Friend for Rover : REX

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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