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New York Times, Monday, February 5, 2001

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2015151219278
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52700
Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {V} This is puzzle # 67 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0205 ( 18,717 )
Across
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Slave away : TOIL
5
"Casablanca" heroine : ILSA
9
Fat cat : MOGUL
14
"___ of Green Gables" : ANNE
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Windfall : BOON
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Knock down a peg : ABASE
17
Cynic's snort #1 : BAHHUMBUG
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Conservatives, with "the" : RIGHT
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Bothered nigglingly : ATEAT
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Roasting rods : SPITS
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No longer working: Abbr. : RET
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Joy's opposite : SORROW
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Cynic's snort #2 : YEAHSURE
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Miler Sebastian : COE
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Game show host Sajak : PAT
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Lockup overseer : JAILER
32
Tiebreakers, briefly : OTS
33
Thunderstruck : INAWE
36
Alphabet enders, in Britain : ZEDS
37
Cynic's snort #3 : FATCHANCE
40
Loverboy : BEAU
43
Split country : KOREA
44
Combustion residue : ASH
47
Brainpower measurer : IQTEST
50
What golfers try to break : PAR
51
Health resort : SPA
52
Cynic's snort #4 : PUHLEASE
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Annoy : PESTER
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"___ Abner" : LIL
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Island where Minos ruled : CRETE
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Rise from a chair : STAND
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Something to lend or bend : ANEAR
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Cynic's snort #5 : THATSRICH
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___ Dame : NOTRE
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Job to do : TASK
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Neck of the woods : AREA
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Strain : EXERT
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Aware of : ONTO
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Saucy : PERT
Down
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Hot sauce : TABASCO
2
Drunkenly reveling : ONATOOT
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Belongs : INHERES
4
"The Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
5
Co. called "Big Blue" : IBM
6
Arcing shots : LOBS
7
Like thick fog : SOUPY
8
1973 Rolling Stones #1 hit : ANGIE
9
Actress Mason : MARSHA
10
Kimono sash : OBI
11
Ban on talking : GAGRULE
12
Led down the aisle : USHERED
13
Correspondence : LETTERS
18
Heaven on earth : UTOPIA
22
___ Mahal : TAJ
25
Desire : WANT
27
Economy, for one : SIZE
30
Bulletin board affixer : TACK
34
You-know-___ : WHO
35
Lawman Wyatt : EARP
37
Gas or oil : FUEL
38
Kind of tide : NEAP
39
Touch tenderly : CARESS
40
Many a crop- duster : BIPLANE
41
March 21 occurrence : EQUINOX
42
Jock : ATHLETE
44
Fred of "Top Hat" : ASTAIRE
45
Princess Diana's family name : SPENCER
46
Construction worker : HARDHAT
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Hush-hush : SECRET
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Two-lane topper : TAR
53
Brief brawl : SETTO
54
Patriot Allen : ETHAN
56
Subway handhold : STRAP
59
Sunrise direction : EAST
62
Flight board info: Abbr. : ARR
64
Fight stopper, briefly : TKO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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