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New York Times, Friday, March 30, 2001

Actress Portman who played a "Star Wars" princess

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 128 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 2001, The New York Times3/30/01 ( No. 18,770 )
Across
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Make known : PUBLISH
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Newspaper report : WRITEUP
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Kind of assumption : APRIORI
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High praise : HOSANNA
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Tinlike : STANNIC
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Wishful one? : ALADDIN
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Hingis rival : SELES
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They may come with strings attached : KITES
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Tabloid topic : UFO
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Sign : OMEN
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N.J. base : FTDIX
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Suffer a public embarrassment, maybe : TRIP
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Good days on Wall Street : UPS
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Distant : ALOOF
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Spinning : AREEL
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Swig : TOSSDOWN
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Elegant : CLASSY
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Eager joiner's comment : COUNTMEIN
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Living on plastic, e.g. : INDEBT
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Inaugurates : KICKSOFF
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Command for Queeg : CAINE
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Movie Hall of fame : ANNIE
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"___ thousand times ..." : NOA
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Sartre's "L'___ et le Néant" : ETRE
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Bring to ___ : ABOIL
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Ford offering, for short : MERC
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Send packing : CAN
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Many a hockey highlight : BRAWL
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Barely bite : NIPAT
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Tar : OLDSALT
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Way back when : AGESAGO
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Frequent Valentino co-star : LILALEE
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More off-color : BAWDIER
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Drop : DESCEND
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"Pardon me" : SOSORRY
Down
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Faint : PASSOUT
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Bouncy : UPTEMPO
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Without means of support? : BRALESS
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Sheets on a shelf : LINEN
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Ca++ and Cl- : IONS
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Asian honorific : SRI
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Podunk : HICKTOWN
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Hypothetical : WHATIF
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Bulova competitor : ROLEX
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"Handsome ___ handsome does" : ISAS
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Modicum : TAD
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Sweats out : ENDURES
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Joins : UNIFIES
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Impressive display : PANOPLY
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Too-seldom-heard reply : IDONTKNOW
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Scoff at : FLOUT
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___-Alaska Pipeline : TRANS
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Home for arid climates : ADOBE
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Equally : ALIKE
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Tableau : SCENE
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60's TV puppet : CECIL
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Local developers, maybe : MINILABS
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Chilled : ICECOLD
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Actress Portman who played a "Star Wars" princess : NATALIE
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Fräulein's frocks : DIRNDLS
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Poker holding : ONEPAIR
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Food seeker : FORAGER
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Major employer : FACTORY
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Let up : ABATED
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"Stormy Weather" composer : ARLEN
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Botch : MISDO
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Make a bundle : BALE
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The latest : NEWS
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Military acronym : SAC
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U.S. claim-settling dept. : GAO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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