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New York Times, Monday, March 12, 2001

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0312 ( 18,752 )
Across
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London TV inits. : BBC
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Opening bridge bid, informally : AHEART
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Take cover : HIDE
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Cotton State: Abbr. : ALA
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Maria of the Met : CALLAS
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Dilly : ONER
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Wagon track : RUT
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"Dallas," e.g., famously : CLIFFHANGER
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India's first prime minister : NEHRU
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Like households after daybreak : ASTIR
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Spanish gold : ORO
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Big rabbit features : EARS
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One causing mayhem : RIOTER
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"I Love Lucy," usually : SIDESPLITTER
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Neighbor of Swe. : NOR
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"A Confederacy of Dunces" author John Kennedy ___ : TOOLE
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Worked in a lumber mill : SAWED
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"Chestnuts roasting ___ open fire" : ONAN
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Lopez of "The Dirty Dozen" : TRINI
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Put on board : LADE
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Charles's princedom : WALES
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"Tinker to ___ to Chance" : EVERS
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Whopper : LIE
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Many a "Twilight Zone" : SPINETINGLER
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Condition of affairs : STATUS
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Trickle (in) : SEEP
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"___ Wiedersehen" : AUF
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When repeated, tells all : NAMES
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Modern correspondence : EMAIL
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"Roots," e.g. : BLOCKBUSTER
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"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" writer : POE
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Italian money : LIRE
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Graceland, e.g. : ESTATE
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U.F.O. crew : ETS
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Sporting blade : EPEE
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Near ringer : LEANER
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Fink : RAT
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Building near a silo : BARN
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Sky-colored : BLUE
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St. Patrick's, e.g. : CATHEDRAL
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Ill-fated, old-style : ACCURST
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Shakespearean prince : HAL
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Pen name of Charles Lamb : ELIA
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Gov. Landon and others : ALFS
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Tom Hanks's escape in "Cast Away" : RAFT
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Weekend wear : TSHIRT
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Sweetums : HON
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Fort Knox bar : INGOT
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Tractor maker : DEERE
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Oversight : ERROR
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The Ram : ARIES
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Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
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Poor name for a solid-colored dog : SPOT
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Voiced : ORAL
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Winter forecast : SNOW
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School in New Rochelle, N.Y. : IONA
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Actress Sophia : LOREN
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"As ___ and breathe!" : ILIVE
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Basic belief : TENET
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Room decor : WALLPAPER
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Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
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Bucks and does : DEER
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Spider's home : NEST
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Eye part : IRIS
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Gumption : SPUNK
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Villain, at times : SNEERER
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Novelist Allende : ISABEL
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Sparkler : GEM
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Fine fur : SABLE
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Dutch bulb : TULIP
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Ere : AFORE
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Ponder : MUSE
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"Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
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___ Lee of Marvel Comics : STAN
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Smidgen : IOTA
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Just in case : LEST
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Middling mark : CEE
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Summer, in Montréal : ETE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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