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New York Times, Thursday, March 27, 2003

Disney film with a video-game contest

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times3/27/03 ( No. 19,497 )
Across
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Directory : LIST
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Opposite of kitsch : TASTE
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Exhaustive : ATOZ
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Comic Gasteyer and others : ANAS
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Playwright Fugard : ATHOL
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Nothing but : MERE
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Senate V.I.P. : WHIP
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Nicholson role in "Chinatown" : PRIVATEEYE
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Gertrude's 1951 Broadway co-star : YUL
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Dayan colleague : MEIR
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___ cuffs : PANT
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Play too broadly : EMOTE
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Nicholson role in "Mars Attacks!" : PRESIDENT
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Change from AA to AAA, e.g. : RERATE
31
Two-time Dem. nominee : AES
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Where Sugarloaf Mountain is : RIO
33
You, for one : SOLVER
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___-up (confined) : PENT
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Apt title for this puzzle : JACKOFALLTRADES
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Words with grimaces : UGHS
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More favorable : ROSIER
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Soft & ___ (Gillette product) : DRI
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With 19-Down, rum drinks : MAI
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Unfasten : DETACH
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Nicholson role in "Five Easy Pieces" : OILRIGGER
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Mideast hot spot : SINAI
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Priest from the East : LAMA
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Melody part : NOTE
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Iowa hrs. : CST
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Nicholson role in "Wolf" : BOOKEDITOR
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Fancy : WHIM
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Libertine : ROUE
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"Goodnight ___" : IRENE
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Hebrides island : IONA
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Picks : OPTS
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Street show : RAREE
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Disney film with a video-game contest : TRON
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Nicholson role in "Easy Rider" : LAWYER
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Bury : INHUME
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Nicholson role in "The Last Detail" : SAILOR
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Child's dose, maybe: Abbr. : TSP
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It may be magnetic : TAPE
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Take ___ (travel) : ATRIP
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Bake, in a way : SHIRR
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"Mazel ___!" : TOV
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Go by : ELAPSE
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Add to or subtract from : AMEND
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Was indecisive : TEETERED
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Suffix with access : ORY
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Zuyder ___ : ZEE
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See 45-Across : TAIS
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"I feel the same way" : METOO
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Undertakings : TASKS
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Viscounts' superiors : EARLS
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Musical with the song "Be Italian" : NINE
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Day-care charges : TOTS
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Gnome : ELF
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Carrier to 32-Across : VARIG
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"Do Ya" grp. : ELO
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Start of a long story? : PARTI
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Olympic event since 1972 : JUDO
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Cultural beginning? : AGRI
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Relax : CHILLOUT
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Pharmacist's abbr. : TID
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Teammate of Snider and Hodges : REESE
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Street performer : MIME
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Moroccan port : AGADIR
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Nicholson role in "Broadcast News" : ANCHOR
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Where a dealer deals : CASINO
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Nicholson role in "Prizzi's Honor" : HITMAN
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49-Down tools : RAKES
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Join : ENTER
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News exec Arledge : ROONE
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Gallows : TREE
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Dude : BRO
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Alley ___ : OOP
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Author Levin : IRA
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Raconteur's asset : WIT

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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