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New York Times, Saturday, December 27, 2003

Mathematician who was the subject of "The Man Who Loved Only Numbers"

Author:
Adam Cohen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Adam Cohen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JWZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times12/27/03 ( No. 19,772 )
Across
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What lions and lambs rarely do : COHABIT
8
Secretly : ONTHEQT
15
Green shade : AVOCADO
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Busy : BAROQUE
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Common allergen : PETHAIR
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Name meaning "God is with us" : EMANUEL
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Mathematician who was the subject of "The Man Who Loved Only Numbers" : ERDOS
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Edd's "77 Sunset Strip" co-star : EFREM
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Yerkes Center inhabitant : APE
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"Bye now" : CIAO
24
Aerospace transmitter : TIROS
25
1960's-70's soul record label : STAX
26
Natl. Adopt-a-Dog Month : OCT
27
Taken in : EATEN
28
Slangy hypothetical : SPOSE
29
Cobalt : DEEPBLUE
31
Bow and others : CLARAS
32
It's set on the far right : SOUPSPOON
34
Tons : OCEANS
37
Herbal stress reliever : KAVAKAVA
41
Satanic : NASTY
42
Cute Valentine : KAREN
43
___ in Quebec : QAS
44
Otolaryngolo-gists, for short : ENTS
45
Instrument heard on "Within You Without You" : SITAR
46
Willa Cather's "One of ___" : OURS
47
Fr. martyress, maybe : STE
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Blue supergiant known as Alpha Cygni : DENEB
49
San Diego tourist attraction : SHAMU
50
Haberdashery purchases : TIEPINS
52
Wife of Nero : OCTAVIA
54
Collectively : ENMASSE
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Un-p.c. activity : LEERING
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Opener : PASSKEY
57
1950's Mouseketeer : ANNETTE
Down
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House style : CAPECOD
2
Drink order : OVERICE
3
Much-anticipated social event : HOTDATE
4
It may initiate a blessing : ACHOO
5
Farm calls : BAAS
6
First name in tyranny : IDI
7
Cut a rug : TOREITUP
8
Shakespearean king : OBERON
9
Directory contents : NAMES
10
Tube alternative : TRAM
11
Sweets : HON
12
Dividing line : EQUATOR
13
"What's shaking?" : QUEPASA
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Pre-Internet communications : TELEXES
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Rink event : FREESKATE
24
Bone just above the foot : TALUS
25
Paddle : SPANK
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Carving medium : EBONY
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"McSorley's Bar" painter : SLOAN
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Jr. year events : PSATS
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Spy's need : COVER
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It has a mathematical focus : PARABOLA
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Lively ballroom dance : ONESTEP
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Bar : CANTINA
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Reveres : ESTEEMS
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Caraway-flavored liquor : AQUAVIT
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Coyote, to a sheep rancher : VARMINT
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Quiet : ASSUAGE
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Grafton sleuth ___ Millhone : KINSEY
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It may be common : SENSE
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Orchard Field, after 1949 : OHARE
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It's committed to memory : DISK
49
British gun : STEN
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___ de bourrée (ballet movement) : PAS
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Long time: Abbr. : CEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later.

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