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New York Times, Monday, December 10, 2001

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 96 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1210 ( 19,025 )

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Across
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Raggedy Ann and others : DOLLS
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Audition tape : DEMO
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Dad : PAPA
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Crosswise to a ship : ABEAM
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Give off : EMIT
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Z ___ zebra : ASIN
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Economic survival phrase : BOOMORBUST
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Hospital extension : WING
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Impeachment trial juror : SENATOR
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Water-depth measuring machine : SOUNDER
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Actress McClurg : EDIE
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Deserving assistance : NEEDY
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Book before Romans : ACTS
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Gist : ESSENCE
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Robert ___ Stevenson : LOUIS
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Lobster part : TAIL
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Jiff : SEC
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Academic survival phrase : PUBLISHORPERISH
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Travel Channel stopover : SPA
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Den dweller : LION
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Father Christmas : SANTA
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Mouth mirror user : DENTIST
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Sophomore, for one : YEAR
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Grayish : ASHEN
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Any minute : ANON
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Talk a blue streak : CHATTER
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Stirs up : AROUSES
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Mist : HAZE
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Aquatic survival phrase : SINKORSWIM
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Squeezes (out) : EKES
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Super-duper : AONE
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Paris bisector : SEINE
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Shoulder muscle, informally : DELT
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Sport ___ (modern vehicles) : UTES
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
Down
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Small amounts, as of cream : DABS
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Instrument played with the mouth : OBOE
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Ponce de ___ : LEON
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Tibetan V.I.P. : LAMA
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Struck, old-style : SMOTE
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Hurricane leftover : DEBRIS
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National bird of Australia : EMU
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___ America : MISS
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"Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
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Indian in a tepee : PAWNEE
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Set ___ (save) : ASIDE
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Wished (for) : PINED
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Livid : ANGRY
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Took a taxi : RODE
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Reunion attendees : UNCLES
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Land north of Latvia : ESTONIA
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"The Sound of Music" setting : ALPS
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Masterstroke : COUP
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Marching band member : TUBA
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The "S" in R.S.V.P. : SIL
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Canal site : EAR
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Puppy's bite : NIP
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Speechless : SILENT
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Trig ratio : SINE
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This, south of the border : ESTA
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Burn : CHAR
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Mortal wrong : SIN
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Like most salsa : HOT
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Drop of golden sun : RAY
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Opposite of adore : DETEST
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Pit dwellers : SNAKES
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Lawn mower brand : TORO
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Was in pain : ACHED
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Ice cream treat : SHAKE
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Eye color : HAZEL
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Vikings, e.g. : NORSE
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Genesis twin : ESAU
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Urban unrest : RIOT
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Puts to work : USES
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Loretta who played Hot Lips : SWIT
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Mozart's "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
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"Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
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Miami-to-N.Y.C. direction : NNE

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