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New York Times, Wednesday, November 28, 2001

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Statement of what's known, in legalese
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {HJQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 83 for Mr. Piscop. Wednesday freshness: 68%
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© 2001, The New York Times11/28/1 ( No. 19,013 )
Across
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Skein formers : GEESE
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It may be checkered : PAST
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Having no depth : TWOD
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Shrimp's kin : PRAWN
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Emmy winner Falco : EDIE
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Seer's garb : ROBE
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Splendor of Leeds's river? : AIREDAZZLE
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March 17 slogan word : ERIN
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Fax user : SENDER
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Bygone comic strip : ETTAKETT
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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"So's ___ old man!" : YER
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Chest muscles, briefly : PECS
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___ long way (last) : GOA
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Holiday Inn rival : RAMADA
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Turkish bigwig : AGA
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Henry of "Fail-Safe" : FONDA
39
"Olympia" painter Édouard : MANET
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Reason for bad performance reviews? : PERSONNELFIZZLE
43
___ Martin (car) : ASTON
44
Inventor Howe : ELIAS
45
I.C.U. hookups : IVS
46
Places for fans : STANDS
48
Easy threesome? : ABC
49
Coffeehouse performer : POET
50
Capt.'s inferiors : LTS
52
"___ small world!" : ITSA
54
Old Buicks : RIVIERAS
59
High spirits : UPNESS
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In a dead heat : EVEN
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General issue facegear? : ARMYMUZZLE
66
Receipt stamp : PAID
67
Stereotypical hunchback : IGOR
68
Any "Seinfeld" episode, now : RERUN
69
Word before a discounted price : ONLY
70
Darkroom images, for short : NEGS
71
Ore carriers : TRAMS
Down
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Transcript figs. : GPAS
2
Ashtabula's lake : ERIE
3
Pull down : EARN
4
Ingmar and Ingrid Bergman : SWEDES
5
Bitter-___ (die-hard) : ENDER
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Dispenser candy : PEZ
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Wood-dressing tool : ADZE
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Like a river bottom : SILTY
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Be about to fall : TEETER
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Tough journey : TREK
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Sported : WORE
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Passing mention? : OBIT
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Item for an insurance examiner : DENT
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Catherine of ___ : ARAGON
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A Musketeer : ARAMIS
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1,000 kilograms : TONNE
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Half a 60's vocal foursome : PAPAS
27
Cast out : EGEST
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Magna ___ : CARTA
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___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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1960 World Series hero, familiarly : MAZ
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1/22/44 beachhead : ANZIO
34
Dig deeply : DELVE
35
Alamogordo event : ATEST
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Touch lovingly : FONDLE
38
Out : ALIBI
41
Potential heir : SON
42
Statement of what's known, in legalese : FACTUM
47
Muscle problem : STRAIN
49
W.W. II tank : PANZER
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One giving marching orders : SARGE
53
Sudden burst : SPURT
54
Auction vehicle, often : REPO
55
Turgenev or Boesky : IVAN
56
Prop for Salome : VEIL
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Race place, familiarly : INDY
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Urban problem : SMOG
60
Pound of literature : EZRA
61
Squalid digs : SLUM
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Burns and Allen: Abbr. : SENS
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Soph. and jr. : YRS

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