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New York Times, Thursday, February 15, 2001

Author:
David Ainslie Macleod
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Ainslie Macleod

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Macleod. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0215 ( 18,727 )

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Across
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One getting a cut : AGENT
6
Tout's tabulation : ODDS
10
1968 folk album : ARLO
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Mother of Perseus : DANAE
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Lug : LOUT
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Animal house? : LAIR
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Producer of Eazy-E and Eminem : DRDRE
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Item used in basement waterproofing : DRAINTILE
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Sonja Henie's debut film, 1936 : ONEINAMILLION
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Methodical : NEAT
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Commencement dangler : TASSEL
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Bully : COW
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Geographical connectors : STRAITS
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Truth, old-style : SOOTH
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Inability to speak : MUTISM
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Pro ___ : RATA
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1971 James Taylor/Warren Oates cult film : TWOLANEBLACKTOP
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Perfect : HONE
42
Politically incorrect coat : ERMINE
43
Adjust, as a brooch : REPIN
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They may have shorts : CINEMAS
50
24-time Ryder Cup winner : USA
51
Kind of soup : OXTAIL
55
When tripled, an old war cry : TORA
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1932 Bette Davis melodrama : THREEONAMATCH
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"The Thin Man" producer Hunt ___ : STROMBERG
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Hi from Ho : ALOHA
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Nautical nose : PROW
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Senate accusation : ETTU
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TV or radio station : AIRER
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Cheerleaders' practice : YELL
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Split in the cold, perhaps : CHAP
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Marble-producing Italian city : MASSA
Down
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Annexes : ADDONS
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Relative of cerise : GARNET
3
Take to one's heart : ENDEAR
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Airport near Tokyo : NARITA
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New driver, maybe : TEEN
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Rembrandt, for one : OLDMASTER
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Socialite Duke : DORIS
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Some exhaust systems : DUALS
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Subway station sight : STILE
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Kind of flute : ALTO
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Shower apparel : RAINCOAT
12
Diminutive, in Dogpatch : LIL
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It's fine for a refinery : ORE
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Guitarist Lofgren : NILS
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Harmonize : ATTUNE
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Sgt. Snorkel's dog : OTTO
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Larrup : WHAP
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Ogden Nash's "___ Stranger Here Myself" : IMA
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Mork's planet : ORK
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ThinkPad producer : IBM
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Cutting repeatedly : SLICINGUP
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Malacañang Palace locale : MANILA
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By way of, briefly : THRU
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Troubles : WOES
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Like a beat cop : ONPATROL
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Haole's souvenir : LEI
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The 900's, e.g.: Abbr. : CEN
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Benchmark : NORM
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List ender : ETALIA
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Drives (along) : MOTORS
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Parts of feet : ARCHES
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Most of Mauritania : SAHARA
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Mediterranean ship : XEBEC
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Canines : TEETH
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Cardiological concern : AORTA
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Ginsberg poem : HOWL
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Word with yes, no or thank you : MAAM
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Good looker? : SPY
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Half of sei : TRE

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

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