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New York Times, Thursday, February 5, 2004

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVWX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0205 ( 19,812 )
Across
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Six-time Best Actress nominee : KERR
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Score : NOTCH
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Move slowly : OOZE
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Onetime newsman ___ Abel : ELIE
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Flip over : ADORE
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Air-cooled machine gun : BREN
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Cave explorer's need : LAMP
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Where explorer John Cabot was born : GENOA
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Take to mean : READ
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Road repair tools : PNEUMATICDRILLS
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Barbecue items : BUNS
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Test for some srs. : GRE
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Program begun under Kennedy : APOLLO
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"Thou pleasing, dreadful thought," to Addison : ETERNITY
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Western hoopster, for short : SONIC
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Gillette product : ATRA
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Norma Webster's middle name : RAE
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Shrink : PSYCHOTHERAPIST
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Ike's command in W.W. II : ETO
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"Armageddon" author : URIS
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Film producer credited with discovering Sophia Loren : PONTI
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Woody Allen-like : NEUROTIC
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Snags : DELAYS
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Two-time U.S. Open winner : ELS
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"No problem!" : SURE
49
Classic geocentric theory : PTOLEMAICSYSTEM
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Certain sitar piece : RAGA
58
Cant : ARGOT
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"___ Road" (1999 Oprah's Book Club selection) : TARA
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___ house (down-home music site) : OPRY
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TV exec Arledge : ROONE
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Tennis score : ADIN
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Silent parts of 20-, 36- and 49-Across : PEES
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Schlepper : TOTER
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R-rated, maybe : RACY
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Sustenance for a sea urchin : KELP
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Joie de vivre : ELAN
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White coat : RIME
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Plato's ideal : REPUBLIC
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Where Jonny Moseley won a skiing gold medal : NAGANO
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"Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
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N.B.A.'s Kukoc : TONI
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Bigmouthed critter : CROC
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Helmets and such : HEADGEAR
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Rockne player : OBRIEN
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Former Dodger Hershiser : OREL
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Enthusiasm : ZEAL
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Periods : ENDS
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Nursery buy : MULCH
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Elementary letters? : RRR
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Town near Snowmass : ASPEN
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Mail, in Marseille : POSTE
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"Shame ___!" : ONYOU
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Reason to be good : ETHIC
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___ chic : TRES
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Figure skater Slutskaya : IRINA
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Toothsome : TASTY
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Himalayan sightings : YETIS
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Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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Fool : OUTSMART
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Silly trick : APERY
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Guiding light : POLESTAR
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Circuit breakers : RELAYS
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Adjective sometimes used with 60-Across : OLE
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1970's Plymouth : DUSTER
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Bakery treat : SCONE
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Brace : PROP
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Mending stuff : TAPE
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Blackguard : OGRE
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Buck chaser? : AROO
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Jerome Kern's "___ Love" : IGOT
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Cry before applause : TADA
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Pop singer Carmen : ERIC
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Countless : MANY

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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