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New York Times, Friday, December 19, 2003

Trump with a cameo in "The First Wives Club"

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 120 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 2003, The New York Times12/19/03 ( No. 19,764 )
Across
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Eastern competitor : TWA
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Regrettably : ALAS
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Dogma : TENET
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"I figured it out!" : AHA
14
Huffy : SORE
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Split off from the band : GOSOLO
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Goes back to : REVISITS
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He murdered his brother Bleda : ATTILA
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Debussy recital piece : REVERIE
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Research papers : THESES
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Infuses with bubbles : AERATES
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Blessed ___ : EVENT
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Tchaikovsky ballet roles : SWANS
24
After-homework period : TVTIME
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M. M. Kaye's "The Far Pavilions," e.g. : SAGA
29
Weirdo, in modern slang : FREAKAZOID
33
Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
34
Women, in old parlance : FAIRSEX
35
Austin-to-Dallas dir. : NNE
36
Tiananmen Square figures : DISSIDENTS
38
Antifur org. : PETA
39
Commercial property holder, often : LESSEE
40
Less dicey : SAFER
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Neighborhood : LOCAL
44
Fixed engine parts : STATORS
46
Heroine of Arthurian romance : ISOLDE
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"No more!" : IGIVEUP
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Walked : STRODE
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In 24 hours : TOMORROW
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Friend of Dorothy : TINMAN
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"Bon ___" : SOIR
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Literary monogram : TSE
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Talking trash : SASSY
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Betting parlor subject : ODDS
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New Testament book: Abbr. : HEB
Down
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Sully : TAR
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Words heard after an interruption : WHEREWASI
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Valedictorians have them : AAVERAGES
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Liquid ___ : ASSETS
5
Tours locale : LOIRE
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Puppetry and ventriloquism, e.g. : ARTISTRIES
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Zaire's Mobutu ___ Seko : SESE
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Without holding back : TOTHEMAX
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"The Breakfast Club" actor : ESTEVEZ
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Babble : NOISE
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Columnist Goodman : ELLEN
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Brown bread : TOAST
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Gangster's gun : GAT
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Trump with a cameo in "The First Wives Club" : IVANA
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Syrian leader : ASSAD
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"The Mysterious Island" author : VERNE
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"Yum!" : TASTESGOOD
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Turner and others : IKES
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Crazes : FADS
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Generous slice of the pie : ONEFOURTH
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Throw in, as a question : INTERPOSE
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Love objects : DEARS
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Period of unrestricted activity : FIELDDAY
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Goes downhill : SLALOMS
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Liber ___ (Roman fertility god) : PATER
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Relishes : SAVORS
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Parts of "Dear Santa" letters : LISTS
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Port of old Rome : OSTIA
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Foot faults : CORNS
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Yellowish : TIMID
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Night of poetry : EEN
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"Now, was ___ bad?" : ITSO
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Fly catcher : WEB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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