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New York Times, Saturday, March 3, 2001

37-Down : Paul Poiret style

Author:
Fraser Simpson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fraser Simpson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JVX} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Simpson.
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© 2001, The New York Times3/3/01 ( No. 18,743 )
Across
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Picnic dish : BEANSALAD
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Rook : BILK
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A pocket radio might have one : AABATTERY
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Onetime White House resident : MAMIE
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Whip up : STIMULATE
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Jim Croce's "I Got ___" : ANAME
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Presidential inits. : HST
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It might need to be picked up : PACE
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One shooting from the mouth? : DRAGON
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Sieve, essentially : MESH
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Takeout option : CHINESE
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Husbandry : THRIFT
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Kofi Annan's home : GHANA
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Thrilling : HEADY
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One of a pair by Debussy : ARABESQUE
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Jejune : ARID
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Shrovetide dish : BLINI
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"I'm happy" in Siamese? : PURR
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Health : WELLBEING
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True : ALIGN
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Moved very carefully : EASED
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Goldfish, at carnivals : PRIZES
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Get set? : THICKEN
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Rifle part : BUTT
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"... heaven hath pleas'd it so, / To punish me ..." speaker : HAMLET
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Go bad, in a way : MOLD
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Ancient symbol of sovereignty : ASP
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Open : UNBAR
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Torment : PERSECUTE
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Fearful : MOUSY
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727 and others : AREACODES
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They have shells : PIES
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Commando target : TERRORIST
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Blowout : BASH
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Chow : EATS
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Some : ABIT
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Vet's memory, maybe : NAM
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Floor : STUPEFY
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Exultant cry : ATLAST
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Percolate : LEACH
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Museo offering : ARTE
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Turn green, maybe : DYE
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Dessert not for the calorie-conscious : BANANASPLIT
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Something to uphold : IMAGE
12
Park Avenue sights : LIMOS
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City on the Ashuelot : KEENE
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Not terrestrial, perhaps : MARINE
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Abu ___ : DHABI
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Like most of suburbia : MIDDLECLASS
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Common name in Taipei : CHANG
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Detente : THAW
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Accounted for, in a way : HERE
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Marsh resident : RAIL
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Rat race : GRIND
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Not terrestrial, perhaps : ALIEN
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Kind of kid : QUIZ
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Egg : URGE
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Shore scavengers : ERNS
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Surrounded (by) : BESET
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Napoleon locale : BAKERY
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Paul Poiret style : ARTDECO
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Radio wave producer : PULSAR
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Stethoscope sound : THUMP
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4-Down locale : HANOI
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Charge, as with feeling : IMBUE
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Orchardist's woe : BORER
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A ___ technicality : MERE
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Quattro maker : AUDI
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Some Fr. nuns : STES
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43-Down, e.g. : PEST
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Like some answers : PAT
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Heart, in prescriptions : COR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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