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New York Times, Wednesday, February 9, 2000

Woman in Fitzgerald's "Tender Is the Night"

Author:
Charles E. Gersch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Charles E. Gersch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {KQVXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Gersch.
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© 2000, The New York Times2/9/00 ( No. 18,355 )
Across
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Dilemma features, figuratively : HORNS
6
Take measures : ACT
9
Starbucks offering : LATTE
14
Up's partner : ABOUT
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London facility : LOO
16
Pierre's girlfriends : AMIES
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With 37- and 61-Across, a 1936 title : HOWTOWINFRIENDS
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Monogram of '52 and '56 : AES
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Crumb : ORT
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Prohibited : FORBADE
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Rap sheet items : ALIASES
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Amenhotep IV's god : ATEN
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Florida city, informally : BOCA
29
Rockies' div. : NLWEST
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Script ending : URE
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Author of 17-, 37- and 61-Across : CARNEGIE
34
Borodin's "Prince ___" : IGOR
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1995 Stallone title role : DREDD
37
See 17-Across : AND
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Ephesus' land : IONIA
42
Take down ___ : APEG
44
Category of 17-, 37- and 61-Across : SELFHELP
46
Reunion grp. : FAM
48
Woman in Fitzgerald's "Tender Is the Night" : NICOLE
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___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
51
Mont Blanc, e.g. : ALPE
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After-hours job, maybe : JANITOR
55
Be confident of : COUNTON
57
Really bad coffee : MUD
58
___ soda : SAL
61
See 17-Across : INFLUENCEPEOPLE
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"___ as I can see..." : ASFAR
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Antipollution org. : EPA
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Injun Joe creator : TWAIN
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"___ It" (1983 Tom Cruise film) : LOSIN
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Wasn't active : SAT
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Brief brawl : SETTO
Down
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"Very funny!" : HAHA
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Reed section member : OBOE
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Spreadsheet components : ROWS
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Weirdo : NUT
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An acoustic guitarist may use one : STOOL
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European carrier : ALITALIA
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Bamboozle : CON
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Peanut brittle base : TOFFEE
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Retreat : LAIR
10
Amorphous critter : AMEBA
11
Singer born Anna Mae Bullock : TINATURNER
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Hay spreader : TEDDER
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Dead Sea Scrolls scribe : ESSENE
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Dry, in a way : WRING
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Martini & ___ : ROSSI
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Supermarket chain : AANDP
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"Benson" actress : SWENSON
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Three before E : BCD
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Galley need : OAR
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Easy questions, so to speak : CREAMPUFFS
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Cry of relief : TGIF
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Shangri-La : EDEN
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Aaher's partner : OOHER
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Salami or bologna : DELIMEAT
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Taken ___ : ILL
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Copy : APE
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Popular toy since 1964 : GIJOE
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Relax : LETUP
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Beauty parlor treatment : FACIAL
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"The Tempest" king : ALONSO
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Film festival site : CANNES
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Zhou ___ : ENLAI
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"Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
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Go sour : TURN
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Petty quarrel : SPAT
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Touched down : ALIT
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Late-night name : LENO
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Busy bee in Apr. : CPA
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Be light, in poker : OWE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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