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New York Times, Tuesday, February 20, 2001

Author:
Steven Dorfman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Steven Dorfman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BFQVZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Dorfman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0220 ( 18,732 )
Across
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"A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread - and Thou" poet : OMAR
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Fruits by a partridge : PEARS
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Kind of palm : SAGO
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Noose material : ROPE
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1973 #1 Rolling Stones hit : ANGIE
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"___ the night before ..." : TWAS
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The answer is ... : CROSSWORDCLUESS
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Twinkies maker : HOSTESS
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White-haired fellow, maybe : GRANDPA
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Where a brood is raised : NEST
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Visible : SEEN
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Berth place : SLIP
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Conversationalist : TALKER
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Inquires : ASKS
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Whizzes : ACES
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Skater Harding : TONYA
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With 62-Across, the question is ... (!) : WHATISACATEGORY
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Like "E pluribus unum" : LATIN
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Ship of 1492 : NINA
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Dumb ___ (stupidheads) : OXES
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Minimovies : SHORTS
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Items in a 22-Across : EGGS
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Elevator man : OTIS
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Storybook bear : PAPA
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Went down the easy way : COASTED
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With ice cream : ALAMODE
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See 39-Across : ONJEOPARDYTODAY
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Lee or Musial : STAN
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"___ a Symphony" (1965 hit) : IHEAR
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Like overused gym clothes : RIPE
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Cause for a lawsuit : TORT
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Cry of a blamer : NOTME
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Dines : EATS
Down
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Symphony performer: Abbr. : ORCH
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Idiot : MORON
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Strike ___ (what models do) : APOSE
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Takes five : RESTS
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Dog's "dogs" : PAWS
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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Cabinet Dept. : AGR
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Part of a roof : RIDGE
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Hush-hush : SECRET
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Phaser setting, on "Star Trek" : STUN
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Impressed : AWED
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[I'm shocked! Shocked!] : GASP
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Peak in Greek myth : OSSA
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Math groups : SETS
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Covered with wool : LANATE
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Homo sapiens, for example : SPECIES
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Syllables meaning "I forgot the words" : LAS
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Sammy Davis Jr.'s "Yes ___" : ICAN
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Lion, for MGM, e.g. : LOGO
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Fort ___ (gold site) : KNOX
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Fictional Jane : EYRE
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They're caught on beaches : RAYS
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Punch tools : AWLS
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Ex-head of Iran : SHAH
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The Green Hornet's valet : KATO
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Awaken : STIR
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Participated in a choir : SANG
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Completely : INTOTO
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"___, you're it!" : TAG
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Attempt to mediate : STEPIN
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Small fight : SPAT
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Gem State : IDAHO
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Love, in Livorno : AMORE
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Lecterns : PODIA
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Fix to suit : ADAPT
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Price : COST
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Knowing about : ONTO
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Leaving a small opening : AJAR
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Dispatched : SENT
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21-Across of 6-Down : ADAM
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It's plucked : LYRE
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Peepers : EYES
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Abbr. after some military names : RET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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