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New York Times, Thursday, March 22, 2001

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2015151219278
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52700
Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 69 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0322 ( 18,762 )

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Kellogg's brand : EGGO
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Self-styled "Original Gangster" : ICET
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Congressional V.I.P.'s : WHIPS
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"A Doll's House" heroine : NORA
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One end of a narthex : NAVE
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Roundup : RECAP
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Alternative to a fence : MOAT
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X-file examiners : GMEN
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"All My Children" vixen : ERICA
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Cooper's tool : ADZ
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Combination punch? : PAIROFSOCKS
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Basketball announcer's cry : SWISH
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Parade : STRUT
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The Eagle, e.g. : LEM
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Dirty rat : SOANDSO
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Many eBay users : SELLERS
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Brain-teasing Rubik : ERNO
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Height for Heidi : ALP
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Author Harper : LEE
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Combination punch? : DOUBLECROSSES
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Prefix with nucleotide : TRI
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___ juris : SUI
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"The Open Window" writer : SAKI
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Responsible for : CAUSING
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Fizz maker : SLOEGIN
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Big inits. in the defense industry : ITT
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Country's Brooks : GARTH
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Supports : HELPS
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Below-the-belt combination punch? : TWOBASEHITS
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Samuel's mentor : ELI
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Turn color, maybe : RIPEN
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Lush : WINO
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"Beowulf" beverage : MEAD
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It begins "Sing, goddess, the wrath of ..." : ILIAD
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"I will sing ___ the Lord": Exodus : UNTO
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Daly of "Judging Amy" : TYNE
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Smackers : CLAMS
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Drudge : PEON
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Zig : VEER
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All together : ENMASSE
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Positive news : GOODWORD
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Boxing champ portrayed in the biopic "Somebody Up There Likes Me" : GRAZIANO
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Granola bar bit : OAT
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TV's Swenson : INGA
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Negligee jacket : CAMISOLE
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Six-time U.S. Open champ : EVERT
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Some Met stars : TENORS
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Has a lock on? : WRESTLES
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"My ___!" : HERO
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One hanging around the house : ICICLE
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Mail order company employee : PACKER
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Cramps, e.g. : SPASMS
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Quite a scholar, for short : PHD
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Heating need : FUELOIL
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Anteater features : SNOUTS
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Mexican president, 1988-94 : SALINAS
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Renter : LESSEE
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Fujitsu products : PCS
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Banded bandits : BRIGANDS
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Not enter deliberately : RUSHINTO
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Scout's skill : EAGLEEYE
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Arctic flier : SKIPLANE
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Clique member : INSIDER
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Kind of acid : CITRIC
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Freely : ATWILL
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Sweet spot? : UTOPIA
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Matured : GREWUP
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Words of wonder : OHS
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Biblical possessive : THINE
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Laser light : BEAM
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Warner Bros. creation : TOON
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Place for V.J.'s : MTV

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

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