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New York Times, Saturday, March 10, 2001

1972 White House biography subtitled "The Years Alone"

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Gersch.
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© 2001, The New York Times3/10/01 ( No. 18,750 )
Across
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Emulate a "Beat Street" performer : BREAKDANCE
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Lake of Emerson, Lake & Palmer : GREG
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Latitude : WIGGLEROOM
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Student's need, often : LOAN
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Brings together : AGGREGATES
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Role for Ingrid : ILSA
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Head, slangily : NOB
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Flop-___ : EARED
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Sound : INLET
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Circle : AREA
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Sound : SAPIENT
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You may wrestle with it : ARM
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Art of jazz : TATUM
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Buttonhole, maybe : SEW
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Painter surnamed Vecellio : TITIAN
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Early admission? : DELAWARE
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1972 White House biography subtitled "The Years Alone" : ELEANOR
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Prelude to peace, perhaps : DETENTE
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Bush pilot's destination : AIRSTRIP
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Fresh : RESTED
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Judge's object : RES
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Blows a gasket : RAGES
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"The Perfect Storm" setting, with "the" : SEA
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Terhune classic : LADADOG
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Law grp. : RCMP
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Denver university : REGIS
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Bullish start? : TAURO
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Place to pasture : LEA
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Shake ___ : ALEG
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Quizzee, maybe : CONTESTANT
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"Two by Two" role : NOAH
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Like some drinks : ONTHEHOUSE
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Tabloid fodder : DIRT
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Vera Miles, in 1948 : MISSKANSAS
Down
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African master : BWANA
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Inexorability : RIGOR
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They may give you a good whipping : EGGBEATERS
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Cabinet dept. : AGR
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Bauhaus School member : KLEE
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"The Millinery Shop" painter : DEGAS
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Sight after a flood : ARARAT
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Reporter's need : NOTEPAD
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Having two heads, in a way : COEDITED
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See 36-Down : EMS
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Inkling : GLINT
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Coin collection : ROLL
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Let up : EASE
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Black ___ (fishing fly) : GNAT
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They may have flight plans : INMATES
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Many famous ones are from Italy : ARIAS
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Noted student of Bernoulli : EULER
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"Rig-Veda" selections : MANTRAS
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List recipient : SANTACLAUS
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"Symphony in Black" artist : ERTE
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It's often rooted out : WEED
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Fly : TEAR
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First name in 70's tennis : ILIE
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Satellite-tracking program : NORAD
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With 10-Down, region of Lower Saxony : WESER
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Trattoria offering : RIGATONI
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Know-it-alls : PEDANTS
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Goes to a warmer place, perhaps : SOUTHS
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Smoker's request : LIGHT
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Like pi : GREEK
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Holder of an annual Colloquium : MENSA
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Cocktail party preparations : PATES
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Big name in mapmaking : RAND
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H. G. Wells race : ELOI
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Ropes, pads, etc. : GEAR
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Division of Labor: Abbr. : OSHA
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Dot follower : COM
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Raft : TON

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

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