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New York Times, Monday, February 3, 2003

Author:
Sheldon Benardo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Benardo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0203 ( 19,445 )

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Across
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Other : ELSE
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Ping-Pong table dividers : NETS
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Move like a lion : PROWL
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Ponce de ___ : LEON
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Mishmash : OLIO
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Send, as payment : REMIT
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"It is the ___, and Juliet is the sun!" : EAST
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Movers' trucks : VANS
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African antelope : ELAND
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Hot movie of 1981? : CHARIOTSOFFIRE
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Poker pot starter : ANTE
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Head of a flock: Abbr. : REV
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Get satisfaction for : AVENGE
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Siren luring sailors to shipwreck : LORELEI
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Enchantress in Homer : CIRCE
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Third-place finish : SHOW
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Bruin legend Bobby : ORR
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Hot movie of 1974, with "The"? : TOWERINGINFERNO
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Carmaker Ransom ___ Olds : ELI
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Loony : NUTS
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___ a million : ONEIN
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Waltzing, say : DANCING
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2000 Olympics city : SYDNEY
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Suffix with meth- : ANE
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Big furniture retailer : IKEA
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Hot movie of 1966? : ISPARISBURNING
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Permit : ALLOW
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Just minutes from now : SOON
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Secluded valley : GLEN
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Late English princess : DIANA
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Run ___ (go wild) : AMOK
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Biblical twin who sold his birthright : ESAU
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Whom Truman defeated for president : DEWEY
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Talks one's head off : YAKS
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Vermin : RATS
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The "E" in P.G.&E.: Abbr. : ELEC
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Wife of Jacob : LEAH
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Slugger Sammy : SOSA
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Beguile : ENTRANCE
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"Nay" : NOVOTE
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Gladden : ELATE
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Pie containers : TINS
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Nothing special : SOSO
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Lean toward : PREFER
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Experience again : RELIVE
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Bradley or Sharif : OMAR
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Chianti or Chablis : WINE
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Inc., in England : LTD
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Actress Stevens of 60's TV : INGER
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Displeased look : FROWN
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Performed : ACTED
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Quartet member : VIOLA
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Field Marshal Rommel : ERWIN
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Lane of "Superman" : LOIS
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Actress Sophia : LOREN
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Banks : ERNIE
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Twisted humor : IRONY
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Like a bug in a rug : SNUG
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Elev. : HGT
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Word with strength or sanctum : INNER
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Entry room : FOYER
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Imperil : ENDANGER
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Gangster known as Scarface : CAPONE
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Sort of : INAWAY
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They may raise a big stink : SKUNKS
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Macintosh laptop : IBOOK
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Tennis champ Nastase : ILIE
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Cole ___ : SLAW
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"Oho, dear chap!" : ISAY
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___ cube (popular 60's-70's puzzle) : SOMA
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Ingrid's "Casablanca" role : ILSA
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Natty : NEAT
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Wildebeests : GNUS
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Do sums : ADD

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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