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New York Times, Thursday, December 7, 2000

Film villain played by Joseph Wiseman

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Henry Hook

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Hook.
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© 2000, The New York Times12/7/00 ( No. 18,657 )
Across
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"Chiquitita" quartet : ABBA
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"Halt, salt!" : AVAST
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Jupiter, e.g. : DEUS
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Popular jeans : LEES
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Please, in Potsdam : BITTE
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Alma mater of Jimmy Carter: Abbr. : USNA
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Mies van der Rohe aphorism : LESSISMORE
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___ Helens : MTST
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Without further ado : ATONCE
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Animation : ZING
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"E.R." venue : ICU
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Inits. in 1940's news : HST
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Tackle's teammate : END
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Home of the Hale telescope : PALOMAR
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Course of events : TIDE
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Judicial decision : AWARD
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Napoleon or Nero: Abbr. : EMP
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Year Plutarch was born : XLVI
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Gridiron ref : ZEBRA
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"60 Minutes" duo : MORLEYANDLESLEY
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Moolah : BREAD
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Libido : EROS
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Receiver's gains: Abbr. : YDS
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Receiver : RADIO
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Land of fairies : ERIN
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Gallipoli victor : ATATURK
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Drivers' org. : PGA
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Coal holder : BIN
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Red Cross supply : COT
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Steel-___ : TOED
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Market area : RIALTO
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Camera part : IRIS
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Roughly : MOREORLESS
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Shift start, for many : NINE
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___ Arenas (Chilean port) : PUNTA
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Title heroine on Broadway, 10/31/56 : MAME
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Enthusiastic, and then some : GAGA
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Endured : STOOD
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Timetable, for short : SKED
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Koran Creator : ALLAH
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Sugar providers : BEETS
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Stupefy : BESOT
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Org. : ASSN
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Without thinking : ABSENTLY
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Spirit : VIM
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The gamut : ATOZ
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Bar : STRIPE
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Brandon ___ ("Boys Don't Cry" role) : TEENA
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"Forgot the lyrics" syllable : DUM
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So as to deserve admiration : ESTIMABLY
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None the worse for the ordeal : UNSCARRED
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Their nights are frequently busy : SATURDAYS
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Lemieux milieu : ICE
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Cruller coats : GLAZES
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Temperamental star : DIVA
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Has a tab : OWES
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Refurbished caboose, maybe : DINER
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Getting up in arms? : EMBRACING
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Stops : MORATORIA
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Antecedent to : PREDATING
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Deleted : XEDOUT
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Café enhancer : LAIT
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Cause of an icicle : DRIP
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It lies ahead, in a cliché : LONGROAD
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Maintain meagerly : EKEOUT
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Cavorts : ROMPS
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Melody : AIR
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Not promising : BLEAK
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"Who's there?" reply : ITSME
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Beat (out) : NOSED
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Film villain played by Joseph Wiseman : DRNO
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Donations : ALMS
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Huge amount : SEA
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Part of a W.W. II mil. map : ETO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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