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New York Times, Thursday, March 6, 2003

Words from young George Washington?

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 75 for Ms. Allis.
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© 2003, The New York Times3/6/03 ( No. 19,476 )
Across
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Chickens : WIMPS
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Subject for Fermi : ATOM
10
Chinese image in a shrine : JOSS
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Kind of box : IDIOT
15
Mother of Castor and Pollux : LEDA
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Dr. Dre contemporary : ICET
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Words from young George Washington? : SORRYIAXED
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Collapsed : GAVE
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Sit (down) : PLOP
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Petrol purchase : LITRE
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Exultation : GLEE
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Some tournaments : OPENS
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Prince Edward, e.g. : ISLAND
27
Director's cry : ACTION
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Penn State branch site : ERIE
31
What might have a person spinning? : WHISKEYFLAX
34
"Doctor Who" airer : BBC
37
Pop singer Mann : AIMEE
38
Sound heard during a massage : AAH
39
"Vive ___!" : LEROI
41
Nitrous oxide, e.g. : GAS
42
Like a stressful job? : MULTITAXING
45
Through : DONE
46
Latke ingredients : ONIONS
47
Charmingly odd : QUAINT
50
Precept : TENET
52
Press : URGE
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From the beginning: Lat. : ABOVO
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In-line skating gear : PADS
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"Not returnable" : ASIS
60
Outlaw's limit? : MAXOFZORRO
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Possible result of bankruptcy : SALE
63
The Phantom of the Opera : ERIK
64
Something to go under : ALIAS
65
Obedience school command : HEEL
66
Writer Isak Dinesen, e.g. : DANE
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Costa del Sol feature : PLAYA
Down
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Bit of a cloud : WISP
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"American ___" : IDOL
3
Catalan painter Joan : MIRO
4
Victim of a drift net : PORPOISE
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Farm pen : STY
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French actor Delon : ALAIN
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Libretti : TEXTS
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River of Brandenburg : ODER
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Dessert wine : MADEIRA
10
Shake a bit : JIGGLE
11
Seat of Marion County, Fla. : OCALA
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Evening hour : SEVEN
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Mount : STEED
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Graff of "Mr. Belvedere" : ILENE
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Japanese game figures : POKEMON
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Wide, in a way : SIXLANE
27
Like gossiping tongues : AWAG
28
Herbal "pet" : CHIA
29
Allen and Conway : TIMS
30
For grades K through 12 : ELHI
32
Lock maker : YALE
33
Unnecessary part : FAT
34
Esprit : BRIO
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Beethoven's birthplace : BONN
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Weeds : CIGS
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Voters' survey : EXITPOLL
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Wild : UNTAMED
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Like a ___ bricks : TONOF
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Engine type : DIESEL
47
Suppress : QUASH
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Star bears : URSAE
49
Catlike : AGILE
50
Snake venom, e.g. : TOXIN
51
Summon mentally : EVOKE
54
Theda of silents : BARA
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Andrea Bocelli piece : ARIA
57
Sideless wagon : DRAY
58
1998 N.L. M.V.P. : SOSA
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Stun : ZAP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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