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New York Times, Wednesday, March 19, 2003

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0319 ( 19,489 )
Across
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Winter coating : HOAR
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Big hit : SMASH
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Book before Nehemiah : EZRA
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Just : ONLY
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Phone line? : HELLO
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Sweet-talk : COAX
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Tim of "Sister, Sister" : REID
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How some stocks are sold : ATPAR
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In the ___ (focused) : ZONE
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Rescue Mrs. Perón's pottery? : SAVEEVASVASE
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Come out : EMERGE
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Screen letters : EMAIL
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Fill roles for a Broadway show? : CASTCATSACTS
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It's hot in Paris : CHAUD
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Derby prize : ROSES
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"Mamma ___" : MIA
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Hoarse speech : RASP
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Chips go-with : SALSA
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"___ la vie" : CEST
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Internet address, for short : URL
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Get together : UNITE
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Desert sight : OASIS
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Locate cookware components? : SPOTPOTSTOPS
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Namely : TOWIT
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"___ Woman" (1972 Eagles hit) : WITCHY
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Misplace single fruit? : LOSESOLESLOE
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Cheek : JOWL
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Give off : EXUDE
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Stately florae : OAKS
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Hand cream ingredient : ALOE
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Steam, e.g. : VAPOR
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Unfetter : FREE
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Kind of bust : BEER
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File material : EMERY
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Noted vaudeville family : FOYS
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Cowboy's companion : HORSE
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Wee hour : ONEAM
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Breathing : ALIVE
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Coveted golf trophy : RYDERCUP
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Tonsorial touchups : SHAVES
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Introduction to physics? : META
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Skier's mecca : ALPS
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Pole, for one : SLAV
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Round dance : HORA
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Skin condition : ECZEMA
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Vet's employer : ZOO
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Turned tail : RAN
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Fire : AXE
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"Yikes!" : EGAD
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Cong. meeting : SESS
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High points : ACMES
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"Who's there?" response : ITISI
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Future attys.' hurdles : LSATS
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Albinism, e.g. : TRAIT
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Unitas's team : COLTS
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Good thing : ASSET
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Gunpowder, for one : TEA
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Pizza feature : CRUST
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Silent movie star? : HARPO
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Do ___ burn : ASLOW
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___-cone : SNO
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Lets go : CASTSOFF
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Engaged in : UPTO
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Taylor boy of 60's TV : OPIE
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Farm machine : TILLER
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Hooter's hangout : OWLERY
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Mild smoke : CLARO
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Contrived : HOKEY
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Toadies' replies : YESES
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Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
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Physical, e.g. : EXAM
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Movie extra, in brief : SUPE
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Reason to bathe : ODOR
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Short punch : JAB
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Motivation for Manolete : OLE
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Distress : WOE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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