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New York Times, Monday, March 3, 2008

"Gimme ___!" (frequent Alabama cheerleader's cry)

Author:
C. W. Stewart
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Carolyn W. Stewart

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Stewart. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times3/3/08 ( No. 21,300 )
Across
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___ Antoinette : MARIE
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Tallies : ADDS
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Series of scenes : ACT
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Actress Blake or Plummer : AMANDA
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Not having a stitch on : NUDE
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Letter before sigma : RHO
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Lump in the throat : TONSIL
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"Calm down!" : GETAGRIP
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Neighbor of Scot. : ENG
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Dabbling duck : TEAL
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Years and years and years : EONS
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"Move!" : GETOUTOFTHEWAY
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One-named Art Deco master : ERTE
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Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
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Bear in constellation names : URSA
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Cap or helmet : HEADGEAR
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"Pay attention!" : GETTHISSTRAIGHT
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Cared for a home while the owner was away : HOUSESAT
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Pink wine : ROSE
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Hang back : LAG
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Sail support : MAST
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"Lookie there!" : GETALOADOFTHAT
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Like many a wiseacre's comment: Abbr. : ANON
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Part of F.Y.I. : YOUR
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Lots of laughs : FUN
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"Oh, be serious!" : GETALIFE
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Car model with a musical name : SONATA
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Metalliferous rock : ORE
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Done with : OVER
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Passes, as a law : ENACTS
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Auction motion : NOD
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Farewells : BYES
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"Savvy?" : GETIT
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Crew member : MATE
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Honor ___ thieves : AMONG
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Poconos or Tetons : RANGE
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Write-___ (some votes) : INS
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Manuscript receiver : EDITOR
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White, in Mexico : ANGLO
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Owing : DUE
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Banned insecticide : DDT
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Caribbean, e.g. : SEA
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"This way" sign : ARROW
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Dishes for fancy meals : CHINA
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___-turvy : TOPSY
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Native seal hunter : ALEUT
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"Golly!" : GEE
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Breakfasted, e.g. : ATE
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Parts of an udder : TEATS
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Stew : FRET
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Go like mad : TEAR
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"If I ___ hammer ..." : HADA
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"Yuck!" : UGH
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Rock's ___ Speedwagon : REO
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Sutcliffe of the early Beatles : STU
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F.D.R. successor : HST
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Middle measurement : GIRTH
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It may be puffed up : EGO
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Sighs of contentment : AHS
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Letter carrier's assignment: Abbr. : RTE
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Hades : HELL
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Golfer ___ Aoki : ISAO
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Heroic legend : SAGA
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Call to a calf : MOO
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Blow ___ (become enraged) : AFUSE
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Brawny : STRONG
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Not be able to swallow : GAGON
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When to celebrate el año nuevo : ENERO
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Schlepped : TOTED
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"Gimme ___!" (frequent Alabama cheerleader's cry) : ANA
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Color specialists : DYERS
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"It's ___" ("There's no doubt") : AFACT
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___-frutti : TUTTI
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Cartoonist Thomas : NAST
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High tennis shot : LOB
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Some Christmas greenery : IVY
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Doctor's quote : FEE
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Scottish refusal : NAE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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