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New York Times, Friday, March 16, 2001

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5761108
Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 127 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0316 ( 18,756 )
Across
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Careless : SLAPDASH
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Gardener's need : TROWEL
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Gradually become part of : EASEINTO
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City near Gulfport : BILOXI
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Period of the first dinosaurs : TRIASSIC
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Shanghai : ABDUCT
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Panama claim : HATCHECK
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24-Down player : RADNER
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Leviathan : HULK
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It may be found in a stew : LADLE
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4-0 World Series win, e.g. : SWEEP
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Jerry-built : SHODDY
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1930's movie bowdlerizer : HAYS
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Cartoons collected in "Cows of Our Planet" : THEFARSIDE
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You may be struck with it : AWE
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Cheap : CHINTZY
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Iced, with "in" : DID
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Smooth-running : HASSLEFREE
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Safe harbor : COVE
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Entered : WENTIN
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A Thomas from Wales : DYLAN
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Where some cabins are found : ATSEA
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Magazine with dating tips : TEEN
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Congratulates oneself : PREENS
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Fictional island-dweller : GILLIGAN
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Traveler's accessory : LAPTOP
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"You fool!" : IMBECILE
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'64 event for the Beatles : USTOUR
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Acrobats' need : LEOTARDS
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Poor housing : SHANTY
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And : ASWELLAS
Down
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___ Arnold's Balsam (old patent medicine) : SETH
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Woman with a 1960's movie theme : LARA
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___ were : ASIT
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Picked fruit : PEACHES
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Serve, as a meal : DISHUP
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Longtime Sierra Club director Adams : ANSEL
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Impediment to drive-in smooching, maybe : STICKSHIFT
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Pawn : HOCK
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Way up some hills : TBAR
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Risquéness : RIBALDRY
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Past times : OLDDAYS
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Twisted : WOUND
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Be outstanding : EXCEL
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BP purchase, maybe : LITRE
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Deposed leader : SHAH
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Baba for 20-Across : WAWA
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Views : EYES
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Fashionable Bendel : HENRI
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Quite a bit : OFTENTIMES
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Fog : DAZE
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And so : THEN
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Fetishist's object : IDOL
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Tosca is one : DIVA
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Elysium : EDEN
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Completely empty : CLEANOUT
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Liking : SWEETON
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Like Diogenes : CYNICAL
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Drop : DELETE
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Super-exceptional : APLUS
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Criticize and how! : TRASH
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Anatomical dividers : SEPTA
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Bend : ELBOW
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Lively : SPRY
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Tributary of the Colorado : GILA
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Miss : GIRL
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1940's-80's actor Robert : ALDA
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___ City, seat of a Kansas county of the same name : NESS

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

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