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New York Times, Saturday, February 3, 2001

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 68 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0203 ( 18,715 )

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Across
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Farrah Fawcett played her in "The Great American Beauty Contest" : MISSTEXAS
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It's hot stuff : SALSA
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Album : ANTHOLOGY
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Cantonese caregivers : AMAHS
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Unfairly burdened : OVERTAXED
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They're hot stuff : LAVAS
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"___ you one!" : IOWE
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Truckload : TON
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Opposite of plus : PETITE
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Place on an angle : SKEW
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They go overboard : EXTREMISTS
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Wounded helper? : MEDIC
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Opera conductor Daniel ___ : OREN
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Patsy Cline's "___ Got You" : SHES
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Refrain syllable : SHA
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Won't shut up : YAPS
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"___ pales in Heaven the morning star": Lowell : ERE
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Fresheners : SACHETS
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"Harmony in Red" artist : MATISSE
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Siouan : OTO
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"Jabberwocky" opener : TWAS
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Sonny boy : LAD
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Modern mall features : ATMS
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Pacific ___ College : OAKS
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Commodity in a bear market? : TEDDY
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Holy roller? : POPEMOBILE
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Indigenous Canadian : CREE
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Used no inflection, maybe : DRONED
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Org. involved in seizures : DEA
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Filly : LASS
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Indigenous Canadian : INUIT
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Keeps at it : PLUGSAWAY
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Polite title : SENOR
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Aida or Carmen : TITLEROLE
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Dynamic start? : HYDRO
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Followers : ADHERENTS
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Red Guard ideology : MAOISM
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Pray for : INVOKE
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Like some prunes : STEWED
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Termagant : SHREWISH
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New walker : TOT
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Make merry : ELATE
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Love letters? : XOXOXO
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Go-between's business : AGENTRY
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Pink Floyd's Barrett : SYD
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House of Seven Gables site : SALEM
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Valuable violas : AMATIS
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Showers : LAVISHES
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Goes to pieces? : SHATTERS
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One who is charged : ASSESSEE
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Receiver of exotic stamps, perhaps : PENPAL
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Printer's unit : REAM
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Hardy Boys' pal : CHET
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"Lady Oracle" novelist : ATWOOD
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Doctor's order : STAT
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Bar keeper? : SOAPDISH
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Any one of 25 U.S. presidents : ATTORNEY
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Like some sentences : COMPOUND
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Car since 1949 : SAAB
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"Well!" : IDECLARE
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Helmet, in cyclist's slang : SKIDLID
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Higher-ranking : SENIOR
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One may follow a lead : SLEUTH
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Tap : DRAWON
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Make drinkable, in a way : DESALT
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Enthusiastic approval : YESYES
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Kind of area : METRO
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It's on a quarter's back : EAGLE
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Class-conscious grp. : PTA
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Church talk: Abbr. : SER

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

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