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New York Times, Monday, February 12, 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: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 88 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0212 ( 18,724 )
Across
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Chooses, with "for" : OPTS
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Soup scooper : LADLE
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Follow orders : OBEY
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Pronoun in a wedding pledge : THEE
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Kayak paddler : ALEUT
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Boorish : RUDE
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Bees? : HONEYBUNCH
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Rake ___ (get rich) : ITIN
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___ nous (between us) : ENTRE
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Podium feature : MIKE
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Giant Mel and others : OTTS
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Listen to again, as arguments : REHEAR
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___ Beach, S.C. : MYRTLE
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It's below the knee : SHIN
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Any "Seinfeld" episode now : RERUN
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Fly traps : WEBS
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Bluto's rival : POPEYE
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Blubber : CRY
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Egg cells : OVA
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Foot, informally : TOOTSIE
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Bring into play : USE
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Women's ___ : LIB
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Hereditary : INNATE
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Falling-out : SPAT
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Small handbill : FLYER
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Besides that : ELSE
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They're rough on golf greens : CLEATS
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"Oh, what am I to do?" : DEARME
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Dressed : CLAD
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Particles in particle accelerators : IONS
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A 10-, 11- or 12-year old : TWEEN
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Take to the trail : HIKE
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Kind of contract : SWEETHEART
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Continuously : EVER
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Jungle vine : LIANA
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Border : EDGE
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Clutter : MESS
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Put an ___ (halt) : ENDTO
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Not a natural blonde : DYER
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"On the ___ hand ..." : OTHER
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Call : PHONE
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The last amendment in the Bill of Rights : TENTH
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Woman with a future? : SEERESS
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See 58-Down : LAB
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Grad : ALUM
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Casual Friday wear : DENIM
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Like a four-leaf clover : LUCKY
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Cousin of chloroform : ETHER
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Baltimore bird : ORIOLE
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Yellow flower : BUTTERCUP
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Blue-pencil : EDIT
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Hankerings : YENS
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"You bet" : YEAH
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Wisconsin college or its town : RIPON
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Squirrel's home : TREE
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Shootout time, maybe : NOON
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___ Major : URSA
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No, in Moscow : NYET
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"Little Red Riding-Hood" villain : WOLF
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"Who knows what ___ lurks ..." : EVIL
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1989 Ricki Lake TV movie : BABYCAKES
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School org. : PTA
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Villa d'___ : ESTE
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Give way : YIELD
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Michelin product : TIRE
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Iodine source : SEAWEED
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Tribal V.I.P.'s : ELDERS
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Actor Green of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" : SETH
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Wedding walkway : AISLE
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Bring to the auto repair : TOWIN
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Golfer Sam : SNEAD
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Prepared : READY
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Join forces : MERGE
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PC key : ENTER
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With 5-Down, where reactions take place : CHEM
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Walk the earth : LIVE
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In the mail : SENT
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Chinese ideal : TAO

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