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New York Times, Tuesday, April 1, 2003

Lane co-worker at the Daily Planet

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 168 for Mr. Norris.
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© 2003, The New York Times4/1/03 ( No. 19,502 )
Across
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Direction for Greeley : WEST
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Helen's abductor : PARIS
10
Spreadsheet filler : DATA
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Locality : AREA
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Thomas Gray work : ELEGY
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"Help ___ the way!" : ISON
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"Poor Little Fool" singer : RICKNELSON
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Quickly, in the I.C.U. : STAT
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Shooting star : METEOR
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Dissertation : TREATISE
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Use a Singer : SEW
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No-nos : DONTS
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"What Kind of Fool Am I" singer : SAMMYDAVISJR
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Met song : ARIA
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Lane co-worker at the Daily Planet : KENT
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Norse thunder god : THOR
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Short skirt : MINI
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Orioles and cardinals : BIRDS
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"Othello" villain : IAGO
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Genesis paradise : EDEN
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Annul : UNDO
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French airport : ORLY
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"The Fool on the Hill" bandleader : SERGIOMENDES
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Dundee residents : SCOTS
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"Norma ___" : RAE
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Where bowlers may go : HATRACKS
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Wall Street employee : TRADER
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Tooth trouble : ACHE
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"She's a Fool" songstress : LESLEYGORE
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Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
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Prefix with face or faith : INTER
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Supreme Norse deity : ODIN
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Salon job : PERM
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Puts on the bulletin board : POSTS
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Missing : GONE
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Friendly : WARM
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Cleveland's lake : ERIE
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Religious group : SECT
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Bit of filming : TAKE
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Looked intently : PEERED
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Everybody : ALL
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Take five : REST
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Dr. Frankenstein's assistant : IGOR
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Wide-angle lens concern : DISTORTION
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John of "The Addams Family" : ASTIN
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Raise one's glass to : TOAST
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Starts a pot : ANTES
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Like a yenta : NOSY
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Word modifier: Abbr. : ADJ
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Regaining consciousness : WAKING
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Identical : SAME
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Like the Gobi : ARID
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Coal hole : MINE
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Not the fringes : MAINSTREAM
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"Rigoletto" composer : VERDI
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Kind of plumbing : INDOOR
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Thoroughfares: Abbr. : STS
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Knotty : HARD
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Look at flirtatiously : OGLE
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Rogers and Clark : ROYS
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Prickly husk : BUR
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Spaniard's "that" : ESA
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Alma ___ (grads' schools) : MATERS
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Mysterious: Var. : EERY
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Quick-witted : SHARP
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Hiding place : CACHE
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Different : OTHER
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Fast pace : CLIP
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Lotto relative : KENO
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Some arrivals at 44-Across : SSTS
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Wide-eyed : AGOG
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Knucklehead : DODO
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Ireland, in poesy : ERIN
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Philosopher Descartes : RENE
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Allow : LET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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