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New York Times, Friday, December 6, 2002

7-Down : Obi-Wan portrayer, 1999

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times12/6/02 ( No. 19,386 )
Across
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Played ducks and drakes with : SQUANDERED
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Classic symbol of bad luck : OPAL
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It may be pushed at a party : TUPPERWARE
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Mata ___ : HARI
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He hid under the alias Thomas Howard : JESSEJAMES
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Vision: Prefix : OPTO
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Made known : OUTED
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Cozy retreat : NEST
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"Shampoo" co-star : HAWN
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"Hath ___ sister?": Shak. : HEA
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Originate (from) : STEM
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Name for the nameless : DOE
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Daft : NUTS
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Stead : LIEU
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Frankincense and myrrh, but not gold : ODORS
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Some phones have them : SPEAKERS
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Mental problems : BLOCKS
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Icky stuff : GUNK
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Weary : FLAG
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Choice in trunks : SPEEDO
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Close one : NEARMISS
44
Sitcom landlord : MERTZ
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Slap on : DAUB
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"Wait ___!" : ASEC
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Grp. with the 1976 platinum album "A New World Record" : ELO
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Colgate, e.g.: Abbr. : UNIV
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1990 film star autobiography subtitled "My Story" : AVA
51
It rolls in : TIDE
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Anthem opener : OSAY
55
"Incompleteness theorem" formulator : GODEL
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Tennis whiz : ACER
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Like the Godhead : THREEINONE
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Zola heroine : NANA
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"Hungry Like the Wolf" band : DURANDURAN
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Some marching groups : ANTS
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You may get in with it : OPENSESAME
Down
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Canadian province capital : STJOHNS
2
Get one behind the other : QUEUEUP
3
Like Rome vis-à-vis New York City : UPSTATE
4
Side room : APSE
5
Scholarship basis : NEED
6
Player whose number 6 jersey is now retired : DRJ
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Obi-Wan portrayer, 1999 : EWAN
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He was told to "let my people go" : RAMESES
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1974 Mocedades hit : ERESTU
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Villa ___ : DESTE
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Anticipatory cry : OHOH
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Haitian dictator, commonly : PAPADOC
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Text accompanier : ARTWORK
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Den mother : LIONESS
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One may be crowned : MOLAR
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First host of "America's Funniest Home Videos" : SAGET
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Successor to Allen : LENO
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Get to : IRK
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Can you believe it? : DOGMA
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Spreading plant : KUDZU
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Not keep to oneself : BLAB
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Bordeaux blaze : FEU
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"Dalibor" composer : SMETANA
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A symbol of Louisiana : PELICAN
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Likely to wear down : ERODENT
40
Where Basque is spoken : NAVARRE
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First name in dance : ISADORA
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Morning time : SEVENAM
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Unequal on all three sides : SCALENE
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Serve : DISHUP
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Abstain from : NOTDO
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The Roosevelt years and others : ERAS
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Have a kid : YEAN
55
"Travels in the Congo" writer : GIDE
56
Weight : ONUS
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Pair of nines? : ENS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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