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New York Times, Thursday, February 22, 2001

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 69 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0222 ( 18,734 )
Across
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XXX : CHIS
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Unnatural, in a way : POSED
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Place for some icons : APSE
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Up-to-the-minute : LAST
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Opponent for Ike : ADLAI
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Brown-and-white : ROAN
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What is more : ALSO
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What old enemies may do : REARM
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Window-rattling : LOUD
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Start of a quip : SOURGRAPES
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"___ be in England ..." : OHTO
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"Cheerio!" : SEEYA
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Flop : DUD
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A pop : PER
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Measures of some losses: Abbr. : YDS
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Gymnast's place : BEAM
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Big leagues : MAJORS
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When things don't go right : OFFDAY
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Who "is alone" in a 1987 Sondheim title : NOONE
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Middle of the quip : MAKESOMEOFTHE
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Seed coverings : ARILS
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Volleys : SALVOS
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Jack and the missus : SPRATS
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Go back and forth (with) : SPAR
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Kind of mask : SKI
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Book after Philemon: Abbr. : HEB
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Soak (up) : SOP
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Fifth- or sixth-grader : TWEEN
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Bumper ___ : CARS
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End of the quip : BESTWHINES
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Take ___ (rest) : ANAP
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Spanish 101 verb : ESTAR
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"An Essay on Criticism" writer : POPE
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Microwave : NUKE
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"Veni" : ICAME
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Idle fellow? : ERIC
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Hearty dinner : STEW
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Colossus : TITAN
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Go on and on : RANT
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Swank : CLASSY
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Having a certain glow : HALOED
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Time releases : ISSUES
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Alibi : STORY
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One of Henry VIII's six : PARR
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Old music halls : ODEA
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Sound before "Thanks, I needed that!" : SLAP
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Dog-___ : EARED
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Chinatown offering : DIMSUM
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Diminish : POOHPOOH
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Semisweet white wine : SAUTERNE
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Sign on the dotted line : ENDORSE
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Bull sessions : GABFESTS
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William ___, who founded Ralston Purina : DANFORTH
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A lot of fluff : EFS
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Hullabaloos : ADOS
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Half of a 60's quartet : MAMAS
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Tittles : JOTS
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Kans. neighbor : OKLA
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Cry out : YELP
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Monocled advertising figure : MRPEANUT
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Mechanical device that operates by compression : AIRBRAKE
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Eggs : OVA
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Waste holders : ASHCANS
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"Very well" : SOBEIT
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Woman of la casa : SENORA
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Constrain : KEEPIN
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Treehopper, e.g. : INSECT
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"Lethal Weapon 2," "... 3" and "... 4" actor : PESCI
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Rain check : WIPER
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Shoot : SPEW
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Sportscaster's tidbit : STAT
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Author Janowitz : TAMA
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Songbird : WREN

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

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