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New York Times, Monday, March 5, 2001

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0305 ( 18,745 )
Across
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Moon shine : GLOW
5
Trample (on) : STOMP
10
Vile Nile creatures : ASPS
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"Super" star : NOVA
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Wood for a storage closet : CEDAR
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Ark builder : NOAH
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"Roots" author ___ Haley : ALEX
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Jim Carrey's pet detective role : ACEVENTURA
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Angry natives go on them : WARPATHS
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Cruised the sea : SAILED
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German "Oh!" : ACH
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Store department with jackets, ties and such : MENS
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"The Dead Zone" novelist : STEPHENKING
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Foxy : SLY
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Thick soup : PUREE
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Bridge seat : EAST
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Peg with a dent on top : TEE
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Smell : ODOR
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Light bulb units : WATTS
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Volcanic flow : LAVA
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Fishing pole : ROD
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New York canal : ERIE
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Instant Messenger user : AOLER
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Prior to, in poetry : ERE
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Ralph Bellamy's master detective role : ELLERYQUEEN
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Tyne of "Judging Amy" : DALY
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Mo. with most of Leo : AUG
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Harebrained : ABSURD
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Deep down : INWARDLY
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"White Fang" author : JACKLONDON
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Song with trills : ARIA
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___ vera : ALOE
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End of a hangman's rope : NOOSE
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___ a one : NARY
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On a pension: Abbr. : RETD
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"Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
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First word of Carroll's "Jabberwocky" : TWAS
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Chew (on) : GNAW
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Singer Falana : LOLA
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Partner of "done with" : OVER
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Bakery box liner : WAXPAPER
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Reprove severely : SCATHE
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Kind of support for a computer user : TECH
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Lyrical verses : ODES
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Dallas hoopster, briefly : MAV
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Things kept under wraps? : PRESENTS
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Those "agin" it : ANTIS
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Marvin Gaye music : SOUL
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Cut back : PARE
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Roe source : SHAD
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Da ___, Vietnam : NANG
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Reason for an ice pack : ACHE
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"Hey, ___!" : MISTER
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Way a fern reproduces : SPORE
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English royal house : TUDOR
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Eat away at : ERODE
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Almost : NEARLY
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Couric of "Today" : KATIE
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Like week-old doughnuts : STALE
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Embankment : LEVEE
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Long (for) : YEARN
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Burned at the steakhouse? : WELLDONE
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Emmy-winning Ed Asner role : LOUGRANT
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Blue hue : AQUA
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British peer : EARL
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Apparent sleepyhead : YAWNER
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Hit with the fists : DUKED
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Not quite closed : AJAR
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Barn dance seat : BALE
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Dundee denizen : SCOT
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One getting bags of fan mail : IDOL
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Bloodhound's asset : NOSE
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Take a card : DRAW
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Milano moolah : LIRA
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Pep rally cheers : YAYS
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Cambodia's Lon ___ : NOL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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