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COLOR ME IRISH!

New York Times, Sunday, March 17, 1996

Author:
P. O'Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 86 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0317 ( 16,931 )
Across
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"I'm Still in Love With You" singer : ALGREEN
4
Dartmouth's nickname : BIGGREEN
8
Listing : ATILT
13
Band with the Grammy-winning album "Dookie" : GREENDAY
17
Transportation Secretary Federico : PENA
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Biblical spy : CALEB
20
Vaughan of jazz : SARAH
21
Bundle up : BALE
22
Gulf north of Somalia : ADEN
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Japanese dog breed : AKITA
24
Walleyed look : STARE
25
George Orwell's alma mater : ETON
26
Frog's lament, in song : ITSNOTEASYBEINGGREEN
29
Carnival's end : LENT
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Snow White's sister : ROSERED
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Maiden's lack : WIN
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Its capital is Asmara : ERITREA
34
Not neath : OER
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Attacked vigorously : LAIDTO
38
Some heirs : SONS
39
Radio feature : AMFM
41
___marches (bargains) : BONS
42
Man with a bad hair day? : SAMSON
44
Suspect in Clue : MRGREEN
47
Like the Owl and the Pussy-Cat's boat : PEAGREEN
48
Kind of section : CONIC
49
Superabound : TEEM
50
"But___!" : WAIT
51
Not a dupl. : ORIG
52
Non-Latino, maybe : ANGLO
53
1965 hit "___La La" : SHA
54
Simpletons : GEESE
55
Sherlock Holmes movie, with "The" : WOMANINGREEN
57
Thumbs-down : NAY
59
1995 college football champs : NEBRASKA
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Drip : BORE
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Blue : SAD
64
Hideaway : LAIR
65
1973 Charlton Heston sci-fi film : SOYLENTGREEN
69
Paisley of Northern Ireland : IAN
70
Where to watch the birdie? : PUTTINGGREEN
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Prehistoric invention : WHEEL
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Kick out : BAN
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Skip a syllable : ELIDE
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Kind of crocodile : NILE
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Troubles : AILS
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Attempt : STAB
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"Egad!" : YIPES
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Bearded antelopes : GNUS
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Unruly hair : MOP
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Neglect to take : FORGET
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Amphetamines, in street talk : GREENIES
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One who works with meters and feet : POET
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World Cup org. : FIFA
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Grad student's bane : THESIS
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Strip bark? : ARF
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Army Vietnam group : GREENBERETS
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Med. specialty : ENT
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House of sale, to Shakespeare : BROTHEL
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1971 Pan-American Games host city : CALI
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Tom Jones sang this in 1967 : THEGREENGREENGRASSOFHOME
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Qualified : ABLE
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Simple people : AMISH
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Island with a Great Hall : ELLIS
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"Blondie" character : ELMO
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Precipitate : RAIN
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Crete's capital : CANEA
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Chopin offering : ETUDE
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1969 Kingsley Amis novel, with "The" : GREENMAN
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Slave Scott : DRED
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___a time : ONEAT
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Unabridged dictionary, e.g. : TOME
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Needle point? : SSE
Down
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"___of star-crossed lovers" (Romeo and Juliet) : APAIR
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Resulted in : LEDTO
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Inexperience : GREENNESS
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Like bricks : BAKED
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Pelvic bones : ILIA
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Comes down with : GETS
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Site of Lambeau Field : GREENBAYWISCONSIN
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Gives in : ASSENTS
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"Mon Oncle" director : TATI
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Rafsanjani's land : IRAN
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Generosity : LARGESSE
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Place to sit before going on : THEGREENROOM
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Intermediate dojo students : GREENBELTS
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Librarian's device : DATER
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Separate : ALONE
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Quidnunc : YENTA
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Classic juvenile book by L. M. Montgomery : ANNEOFGREENGABLES
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Supply with dishes : CATER
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City in Utah County : OREM
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Box-social action : BID
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Caravansary : INN
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Cash, in slang : LONGGREEN
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Indigo plant : ANIL
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"Gadzooks," e.g. : OATH
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Dynamic beginning : AERO
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Kneecap, e.g. : MAIM
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Car hood, to a Brit : BONNET
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Base : MEAN
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Ginnie and Fannie of finance : MAES
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Take a flier : RISK
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Hyson or gunpowder : GREENTEA
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Bam's cousin : POW
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Kind of terrier : CAIRN
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St. Patrick's Day activity : WEARINGOFTHEGREEN
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Senor Ferrari player in "Casablanca" : SYDNEYGREENSTREET
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Pluck : GRIT
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Winter air : NOEL
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Excellent bond rating : AAA
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Slips past : ELUDES
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1990 Best Actress : BATES
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Used a natatorium : SWAM
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One of the three rivers of Three Rivers Stadium : OHIO
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Cry of pain : YELP
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The legal profession, in slang : GREENBAG
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Singing voice : PIPES
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Best hand in baccarat : NINE
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Flood : GLUT
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Graham and Joe, e.g. : GREENES
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Drive the getaway car, perhaps : ABET
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Year B.C. in which Crassus died : LIII
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Tex-Mex staple : SOFTTACO
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Sanitation engineer : TRASHMAN
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Interjection of disgust : FIE
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1924 Michael Arlen novel about London society : THEGREENHAT
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"Teach" : PROF
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Monthly Meeting member : FRIEND
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Chang's twin : ENG
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Cropped up : AROSE
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Work permit : GREENCARD
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Well-dressed elephant : BABAR
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Miss Dunn of "Heartbreak House" : ELLIE
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Bottom of a platter : BSIDE
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Mediterranean oaks : HOLMS
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Woodhouse and Peel of fiction : EMMAS
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Sierra___ : LEONE
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A as in Aachen : EINE
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Wave of water coming aboard a ship : GREENSEA
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Singing part : ALTO
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Place ruled by a lord? : SLUM

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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