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New York Times, Wednesday, November 29, 2000

Wallach of "The Magnificent Seven"

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Gordon.
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© 2000, The New York Times11/29/00 ( No. 18,649 )
Across
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Litmus reddeners : ACIDS
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Oblong yellowish fruit : PAPAW
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Some posters : ADS
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Throw dice : SHOOT
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Home to six billion : EARTH
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Potpie morsel : PEA
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Luciano Pavarotti, informally : KINGOFTHEHIGHCS
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Wallach of "The Magnificent Seven" : ELI
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Frets : WORRIES
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Student's pride : STRAIGHTAS
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"The Sopranos" Emmy winner Falco : EDIE
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Low poker holding : PAIR
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It fits in a lock : OAR
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Keeps : LASTS
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Cockpit abbr. : ALT
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Tune : SONG
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Is in the past? : WAS
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Daughter of the Titans : EOS
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Excellent : AONE
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Had a little lamb : ATE
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"You're joshing!" : PSHAW
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Day-___ : GLO
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Heal, as bones : KNIT
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Explorer John and others : RAES
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School basics : THETHREERS
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"Divine Comedy" part : INFERNO
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It's mostly nitrogen : AIR
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Classic admonishment : MINDYOURPSANDQS
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Québec's Festival d'___ : ETE
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Encyclopedia volume, maybe : ATLAS
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Get ready to drive : TEEUP
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Neighbor of Isr. : SYR
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Cranes make them : NESTS
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Kegler's place : ALLEY
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Try to find out : ASK
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Acupuncturist's vital life force : CHI
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Lithium-___ battery : ION
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Bookmark, perhaps : DOGEAR
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Absolut rival, for short : STOLI
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Stroke : PET
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Ooh and ___ : AAH
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From the 1930's : PREWAR
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One of the Musketeers : ATHOS
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Fan sound : WHIR
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Honeydew producers : APHIDS
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Whitewash : DECEIT
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Isn't polite to : SASSES
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Least bit : FIG
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"Summer Nights" musical : GREASE
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Hydromassage facility : SPA
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It may go right to the bottom : TALC
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"Educating ___" (1983 film) : RITA
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Edge : HONE
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Place to buy bric-a-brac : TAGSALE
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Unable to walk : LAME
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Boat with an open hold : SCOW
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Circus cries : OHS
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Took the gold : WON
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Like nerds, maybe : TEASED
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Spot on Santa : SOOT
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Writer Grey : ZANE
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Pother : STIR
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Aliens, briefly : ETS
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2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, etc. : PRIMES
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Balance : SANITY
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Man with a mansion : HEFNER
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Graverobbers : GHOULS
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Essence : KERNEL
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It might take 10 years to mature : TNOTE
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Owns : HAS
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Lasso : RIATA
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"Tumbleweeds" cartoonist Tom : RYAN
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Squeal : RAT
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Add-ons: Abbr. : PSS
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Pa. neighbor : DEL
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What, in Oaxaca : QUE
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Bond, for one : SPY

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

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