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New York Times, Tuesday, March 27, 2001

Hayes who sang "Never Can Say Goodbye"

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times3/27/01 ( No. 18,767 )

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Rah-rah : AVID
5
Pays to play : ANTES
10
Fraternal org. : BPOE
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It smells : NOSE
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Trigger, to Roy Rogers : MOUNT
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50-and-up org. : AARP
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Black and white #1 : GIANTPANDA
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Stair unit : STEP
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Tickle pink : ELATE
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No-goodnik : HEEL
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Work units : ERGS
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Adding kick to : LACING
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Even if, for short : ALTHO
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Daze : STUPOR
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Broom ___ (comics witch) : HILDA
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Tear carrier : DUCT
36
"So that's it!" : AHA
37
Clamorous protest : OUTCRY
38
Busy mo. for a C.P.A. : APR
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Black and white #2 : WRITING
41
"Wheel of Fortune" buy : ANE
42
Did an old locomotive job : STOKED
44
Señora Perón : EVA
45
Son of Aphrodite : EROS
46
Book after Daniel : HOSEA
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Testing : TRYING
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Lip-___ : SYNCH
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Convertible, informally : RAGTOP
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Time to crow : DAWN
57
Sticks up : ROBS
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Fish in a way : TROLL
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Switch end : EROO
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Black and white #3 : OREOCOOKIE
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Ernie's TV pal : BERT
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Unfolds : OPENS
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Rock on the roll? : LAVA
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Marquis de ___ : SADE
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Home to the Masai : KENYA
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Caustic alkalis : LYES
Down
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Show backer : ANGEL
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"Ta-da!" : VOILA
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Hayes who sang "Never Can Say Goodbye" : ISAAC
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One who's down in the mouth? : DENTIST
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Roadie's burden : AMP
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Preparer for a flood : NOAH
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Bring to proper pitch : TUNE
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Make beloved : ENDEAR
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Drag one's feet : STALL
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It may produce a run in : BASEHIT
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Black and white #4 : PATROLCAR
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Neighbor of Calif. : OREG
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Omar of "Scream 2" : EPPS
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Campsite sight : TENT
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Michael Jordan, notably : GUARD
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Plugugly : THUG
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___ Beta Kappa : PHI
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Many a John Wayne flick : OATER
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First Bond flick : DRNO
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Roll call calls : AYES
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100-meter, e.g. : DASH
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___ no good : UPTO
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Black and white #5 : CROSSWORD
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How the ecstatic walk : ONAIR
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Detach gradually : WEAN
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Princeton greenery : IVY
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Kick off the convention : KEYNOTE
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White House Easter event : EGGROLL
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Athlete of the Century Jim : THORPE
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Peacekeeping grp. : NATO
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Shepherd's staff : CROOK
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Hungarian wine : TOKAY
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Martini tidbit : OLIVE
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Nolo contendere and others : PLEAS
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Ball belles : DEBS
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Neighborhood : AREA
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"It's ___ real!" : BEEN
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PlayStation maker : SONY
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The Gray: Abbr. : CSA

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

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