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New York Times, Friday, March 23, 2001

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5430225
Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQY} This is puzzle # 71 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0323 ( 18,763 )
Across
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One way to buy : ONCREDIT
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Acela Express offerer : AMTRAK
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Indian royal : MAHARANI
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Grand ___ Island : BAHAMA
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Political leader who died at age 33 : EVAPERON
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Employable : USEFUL
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Quiet : RETICENT
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Safari hazard : TSETSE
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French auxiliary : ETRE
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Viola holders : CASES
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Industry leaders : CZARS
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Breathes deeply? : SCUBAS
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Makes shine : OILS
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One may take you in : SCAMARTIST
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Favor follower : ITE
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Flipped (through) : THUMBED
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Social service? : TEA
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Low-priced house, informally : FIXERUPPER
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Dorm denizen : COED
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One may throw out a line : CENSOR
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Zoltan who directed "Jungle Book" : KORDA
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Hymn : PSALM
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Like India paper : THIN
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Books on tape, e.g. : AUDIOS
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Raised borders that prevent water overflow : COAMINGS
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Service station? : TEMPLE
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Part of a British Airways jet : AEROFOIL
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It's north of Highland Park, N.J. : EDISON
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Beginning of an act : SCENEONE
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Student's second chance : RETEST
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The future : TOMORROW
Down
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Hebrew measure : OMER
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Place for prayer : NAVE
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Many people now do it online : CHAT
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Old thrusters : RAPIERS
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Puts up : ERECTS
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Defiant one : DARER
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Stewed : INONESCUPS
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Windows application? : TINT
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Neighbor : ABUT
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Gift from a Catholic friend : MASSCARD
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Whence one wicked witch : THEEAST
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They go with the flow : RAFTS
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Disport : AMUSE
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Some greens : KALES
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Arrangement of locks : COIF
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Alternative to bow ties : ZITI
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Comfort in bookstores : ALEX
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Relative of a savanna : CAMPO
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"Serendipities: Language and Lunacy" author : UMBERTOECO
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Braddock took away his title : BAER
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Have nothing to do with : SHUN
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"Believe ___ Not!" : ITOR
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Plant of the future : SEED
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"Et voilà!" : TADA
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Viola effects : TREMOLOS
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Cover-up of astronomical proportions : ECLIPSE
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Monkey puzzle tree, e.g. : CONIFER
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Kyoto garment : KIMONO
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Lord's Prayer : PATER
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Soft kid : SUEDE
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Allow : ADMIT
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Scheherazade's milieu : HAREM
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In ecstasy : SENT
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Play group : CAST
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Hussein's queen : NOOR
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Italian pet form of John : GINO
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Ocean : SLEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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