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New York Times, Saturday, March 24, 2001

Mia's portrayer in "Pulp Fiction"

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times3/24/01 ( No. 18,764 )
Across
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Nursery rhyme starter : RUBADUBDUB
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Band over a bathing suit, maybe : SASH
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Rambo : ONEMANARMY
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Start of some cloud names : ALTO
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Gen. Hooker fought in it : USCIVILWAR
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Slight remark : PEEP
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Not a veteran : NEO
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"Can ___?" : ITBE
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Strauss opera : DAPHNE
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Kiri Te Kanawa and others : DAMES
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Traditional : OLDSCHOOL
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Have fun on a white bed? : SLED
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"Quién ___?" : SABE
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It has two doors : COUPE
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Al Capp creation : DAISYMAE
33
Northern flier : SAS
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"___ never believe it!" : THEYLL
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Track records : SPEEDS
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Part of ASCAP: Abbr. : SOC
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Pasture item : COWPATTY
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Gulf rival : AMOCO
46
Opera character with a dream : ELSA
47
Gym set : REPS
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Modernizes, maybe : RENOVATES
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Country or folk : GENRE
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"Cymbeline" heroine : IMOGEN
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Campaign worker : AIDE
57
Go out : DIE
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Somebody : NAME
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"Eeew!" : DISGUSTING
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Situation favoring the server : ADIN
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It may be taken before swinging : OPENSTANCE
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Zealots, for one : SECT
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Al Capone portrayer of 1959 : RODSTEIGER
Down
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They're made in hospitals : ROUNDS
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Free, in a way : UNSEAL
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Look good on : BECOME
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Cannes confidant : AMI
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17-Across figure : DAVIS
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Mile, e.g. : UNIT
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Panamanian mintage : BALBOAS
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"Young" TV physician : DRWELBY
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Mia's portrayer in "Pulp Fiction" : UMA
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1960's folk rockers, with "The" : BYRDS
11
Plato's "tenth Muse" : SAPPHO
12
No place for a draft dodger? : ALEHOUSE
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It's useful for dictators : STENOPAD
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Lost : HOPELESS
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Swallow : ACCEPT
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Vortex : EDDY
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F.D.R., e.g. : DEM
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One may be raised on a farm : SILO
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Garden bower, e.g. : ALCOVE
32
Dog star : ASTA
34
Catherine and others : TSARINAS
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Like some meals : HOMEMADE
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Like some forecasts : ECONOMIC
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Australia's largest lake : EYRE
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In need of a change, perhaps : WET
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Like punch? : PLEASED
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Appoints : ASSIGNS
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Forceful : COGENT
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Bad thing to give away : ENDING
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King's issue : PRINCE
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"Turn! Turn! Turn!" songwriter : SEEGER
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Slashed words? : ANDOR
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Chanson de ___ : GESTE
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Sneeze inducer : DUST
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Dotcom's dream, maybe : IPO
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Red ___ (sushi fish) : TAI

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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