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New York Times, Saturday, March 30, 2002

Language from which "pemmican" is derived

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times3/30/02 ( No. 19,135 )
Across
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Result of improper conditioning? : BADHAIRDAY
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Hotel supplies : COTS
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Hourly time : AQUARTERTO
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Pupil's setting : UVEA
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Shallow-water predator : NURSESHARK
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"Do ___" : TELL
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Losing cause : DIET
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Tony-winner Patrick : MAGEE
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Language from which "pemmican" is derived : CREE
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The chosen : INS
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Change in a bolsa : PESOS
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Plays a round : GOLFS
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Scarpia's killer : TOSCA
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It's kept in a reservation : HOTELROOM
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Like days of yore : OLDEN
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What a type-A person rarely says : MANANA
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Shut (up) : CLAMMED
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Put in a position : HIREDON
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Categorize together : LUMPIN
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Less forgiving : SORER
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Pawn play : ENPASSANT
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Music grp. founded in 1914 : ASCAP
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Pawn : AGENT
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Final straw : LIMIT
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Futuristic 20's play : RUR
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Certainly : VERY
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Straight to ___ : VIDEO
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Wyoming town near Yellowstone : CODY
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Dutch product : EDAM
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Wet floor? : OCEANBASIN
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Latest thing : RAGE
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Brown's partner : WILLIAMSON
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Uzi relative : STEN
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Prepares to be shot : SAYSCHEESE
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Swindler, slangily : BANDIT
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Marcos's successor : AQUINO
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Arm-twisting : DURESS
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Biblical verb : HAST
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To be with you? : ARE
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"Who's there?" reply : ITSME
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Like old arguments : REHASHED
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Cavalry member : DRAGOON
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Still : ATREST
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Tie : YOKE
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Not do one's best : CUTCORNERS
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Subject to collapsing, maybe : OVERLOAD
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Spanish ring maker : TELEFONO
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Pitcher : SALESMAN
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Line reader : PALMIST
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Show displeasure with : GLAREAT
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Loyal force : COMPANYMEN
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Foreign dignitary : EMIR
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Caves : DENS
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1950's-60's TV family : CLEAVERS
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Suddenly attacked : LUNGEDAT
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Current amount : AMPERAGE
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Some deliveries to the needy : HOTMEALS
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How put-downs may be made : SNIDELY
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Alonso of ballet : ALICIA
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Game stick : CROSSE
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Sound tracks : AUDIOS
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"The Scarlet Letter" woman : PRYNNE
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Charged : IONIC
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Things sometimes exchanged : VOWS
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Answered a summons : CAME
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"Nuts!" : BAH

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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