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New York Times, Tuesday, February 6, 2001

Blanche Devereaux in TV's "The Golden Girls"

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Blackard.
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© 2001, The New York Times2/6/01 ( No. 18,718 )
Across
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Wedding entertainers : BAND
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Wine containers : CASKS
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Like fine wine : AGED
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"Your turn," to a 5-Down : OVER
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Cheerless : BLEAK
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Trout's home : LAKE
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Leon Uris's "___ 18" : MILA
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On "E" : EMPTY
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"You got that right!" : AMEN
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Sherlock Holmes in "The Woman in Green" : BASILRATHBONE
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When to return from lunch, maybe : ATONE
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"___-hoo!" : YOO
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___ Beta Kappa : PHI
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Hankering : YEN
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Place holders : TABS
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Alien landings, telepaths, etc. : XFILES
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Computer key : DELETE
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Italian dearie : CARA
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Betty Haynes in "White Christmas" : ROSEMARYCLOONEY
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First czar of Russia : IVAN
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Like sauerkraut and strudel : GERMAN
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Ingredient : FACTOR
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Bankrupt : SUNK
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Great respect : AWE
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Antlered animal : ELK
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Batman and Robin, e.g. : DUO
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Old-timer : ELDER
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Blanche Devereaux in TV's "The Golden Girls" : RUEMCCLANAHAN
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Close to closed : AJAR
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Gentleman callers : BEAUX
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Small dog, informally : PEKE
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Isinglass : MICA
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Egg size : LARGE
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Makes angry : IRES
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Labor leader I. W. ___ : ABEL
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Ceased : ENDED
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Mailed : SENT
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Its port is known as the Gateway to India : BOMBAY
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Pilot : AVIATE
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Ozzie or Harriet : NELSON
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Sink feature : DRAIN
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Many a trucker : CBER
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___ mater : ALMA
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Back-to-school time: Abbr. : SEPT
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Oscar winner Bates : KATHY
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V.I.P.'s seating locale : SKYBOX
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Fed chairman Greenspan : ALAN
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Coach's strategy : GAMEPLAN
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Squeeze (out) : EKE
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Cub's home : DEN
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Gershwin's "___ Eat Cake" : LETEM
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Response to a punch in the stomach : OOF
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Roll call response : HERE
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Mary Higgins Clark's "Before ___ Good-Bye" : ISAY
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In the manner of : ALA
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Chunk in the Arctic Ocean : BERG
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Eye sores : STYES
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James Dean or Marilyn Monroe : ICON
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Job for a body shop : DENT
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Beige : ECRU
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Widespread : RIFE
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White House office shape : OVAL
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Company picnic activity : SACKRACE
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K-O connection : LMN
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Like some old buckets : OAKEN
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Flowery verse : ODE
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Gang fight : RUMBLE
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Stick (to) : ADHERE
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Undermine : WEAKEN
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Frank's partner in the comics : ERNEST
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"Wavy waste," to Thomas Hood : OCEAN
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___ lazuli : LAPIS
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Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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Cutup : CARD
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Downhill racer : LUGE
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Canned : AXED
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G.P.'s grp. : AMA
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Sloop's sail : JIB

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