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New York Times, Tuesday, February 15, 2000

Kramden's pal on "The Honeymooners"

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 107 for Ms. Hansen.
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© 2000, The New York Times2/15/00 ( No. 18,361 )
Across
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G.I.'s lullaby? : TAPS
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Forty-niner's filing : CLAIM
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Visually dull : DRAB
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Mate's shout : AHOY
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Barbera's partner in cartooning : HANNA
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Go backpacking : HIKE
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Worrier's habit : NAILBITING
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Hillside shelter : ABRI
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Oscar winner Sophia : LOREN
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Kramden's pal on "The Honeymooners" : NORTON
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Hot and dry : SAHARAN
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Sending to one's fate : DOOMING
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Language of the Koran : ARABIC
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French novelist Honoré de ___ : BALZAC
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Salome's seven : VEILS
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Aladdin's enabler : GENIE
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Vladimir Putin's onetime org. : KGB
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French 101 verb : ETRE
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Redhead's dye : HENNA
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Gin flavoring : SLOE
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___ Bingle (Crosby moniker) : DER
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Toss back and forth : BANDY
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Begins to flutter the eyelids : STIRS
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Shuttle plane : AIRBUS
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Jolson's river of song : SWANEE
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Noted Parthenon sculptor : PHIDIAS
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In the middle of : AMONGST
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Small wound : LESION
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Drink for Dracula : BLOOD
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Mélange : OLIO
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Amazing to behold : EYEPOPPING
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Small amount of milk : PINT
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Rent out again : RELET
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Met song : ARIA
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Gets soaked : SOGS
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Up to one's ears : AWASH
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TelePrompTer display : TEXT
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"The Joy Luck Club" author : TAN
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"Caught you!" : AHA
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Taro dish : POI
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One of 17 in a haiku : SYLLABLE
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French president Jacques : CHIRAC
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Head toward evening : LATEN
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Have ___ (be connected) : ANIN
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Quaint lodging : INN
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Mississippi's state tree : MAGNOLIA
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TV's "___ and Greg" : DHARMA
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Highly amusing : RIBTICKLING
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Ohio tire center : AKRON
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Living thing : BEING
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Mussorgsky's Godunov : BORIS
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Move like molasses : OOZE
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"___ by the bell!" : SAVED
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Mountain ridge : ARETE
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Like a horror movie : HAIRRAISING
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Actor DeVito : DANNY
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Diver's dread, with "the" : BENDS
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Ranking above species : GENUS
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Tennessee political family : GORES
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Assailed on all sides : BESET
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"Carmen" highlight : HABANERA
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Hold one's ground : STANDPAT
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Vivacity : BRIO
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Attack like an eagle : SWOOP
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Cementheads : IDIOTS
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Not chunky, as peanut butter : SMOOTH
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Raindrop sounds : PLOPS
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Sun: Prefix : HELIO
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Suisse range : ALPES
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Horror icon Lugosi : BELA
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Archery wood : YEW
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High dudgeon : IRE
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Put the kibosh on : NIX
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Gangster's gun : GAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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