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New York Times, Friday, March 1, 2002

___ Peterson, Judy Holliday's role in "Bells Are Ringing"

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {BPQXZ} This is puzzle # 151 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times3/1/02 ( No. 19,106 )

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Across
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Cook (up) : RUSTLE
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Mt. Rainier's group : CASCADES
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Off course : ASTRAY
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Opening number : AREACODE
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Mock : DERIDE
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Behave like jackals : SCAVENGE
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Guiding stars, to use a metaphor : IDEALS
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"Must be something ___" : IATE
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Part of an early president's signature : JAS
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Play assisters : STAGEHANDS
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Assault and batter : HURT
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Animal's natural habitat : HOMERANGE
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Sharp-clawed critter : KOALA
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Affairs : DOS
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Sawbuck : TENNER
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Liking : SWEETON
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Makes contacts : LIAISES
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Fat : TALLOW
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Game room? : GYM
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Quick : AGILE
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Last place? : SHOESTORE
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Cheese variety : FETA
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Skinny comic : STANLAUREL
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Night "Dallas" was on: Abbr. : FRI
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Leaves : GOES
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Clothes line? : INSEAM
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Clicker : CASTANET
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___ Pie : ESKIMO
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"Way to go!" : ATTAGIRL
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Sowing machine : SEEDER
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"Don't worry about a thing" : RESTEASY
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Rant : TIRADE
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Salad slice : RADISH
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Did, once : USEDTO
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Fishing spot : STREAM
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Some Red Cross work : TRIAGE
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Punch deliverer? : LADLER
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Compact material : EYESHADOW
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Doorframes : CASINGS
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Game room : ARCADE
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Has capacity for : SEATS
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Natural hideout : CAVE
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Leading club? : ACE
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Lady-killers : DONJUANS
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Masters of poetry : EDGARLEE
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Be woozy in the ring : SEESTARS
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Soon : ANON
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___ soit qui mal y pense (old motto) : HONI
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Mauna ___ : KEA
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Most opportune : TIMELIEST
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General transport? : STAFFCAR
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Matter of union bargaining : WAGERATE
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Hoi polloi scorners : ELITISTS
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___ Peterson, Judy Holliday's role in "Bells Are Ringing" : ELLA
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Wing-tip tip : TOE
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Rhône's capital : LYON
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Horrible : GHASTLY
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They come in droves : STEERS
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Japanese-American : SANSEI
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Elephant or walrus : TUSKER
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Food brand named after two states : OREIDA
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Didn't just criticize : REAMED
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Author Leonard : ELMORE
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The merry widow in MGM's "The Merry Widow" : SONIA
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Plum variety, for short : GAGE
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Do lacework : TAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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