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New York Times, Tuesday, April 10, 2001

Author:
Kevin McCann
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin McCann

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. McCann. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0410 ( 18,781 )

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Across
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Hope/Crosby's "Road to ___" : BALI
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Festoon : SWAG
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Played charades : MIMED
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A ___ apple : ASIN
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Kind of phone : CELL
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Where Fiats are made : ITALY
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Actress Talbot : NITA
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Up to the task : ABLE
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Host of TV's "Cosmos" : SAGAN
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"Star Wars" character : JARJARBINKS
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Pittsburgh-to-Buffalo dir. : NNE
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Actor Ryan : ONEAL
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Lasso : NOOSE
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Recording studio apparatus : MIXER
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Celestial object : PULSAR
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Leatherworker's tool : AWL
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In love with oneself : VAIN
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Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
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Puerto Rican-born golf champion : CHICHIRODRIGUEZ
44
Ginza locale : TOKYO
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See 47-Across : STAB
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Fannie ___ : MAE
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Weapons that 45-Across : SPEARS
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Irving Berlin's "Blue ___" : SKIES
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Angry states : SNITS
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Actress Davis : GEENA
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Place to relax : SPA
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"Queen of Outer Space" star, 1958 : ZSAZSAGABOR
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The "W" in R.W.E. : WALDO
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Dick Cheney, e.g. : VEEP
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No brainiac : DOPE
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Squirrel's nugget : ACORN
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Actress Miles : VERA
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Responsibility : ONUS
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Them, essentially : NOTUS
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1914 battle line : YSER
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"Peer ___" : GYNT
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Earl Scruggs's instrument : BANJO
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Kind of flu : ASIAN
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Unit of petrol : LITRE
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Stuck : INAJAM
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Battle memento : SCAR
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Jim who wrote "MacArthur Park" : WEBB
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"___ want for Christmas ..." : ALLI
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Senator in space : GLENN
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Ship on which W.W. II ended, 9/2/45 : MISSOURI
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Call ___ day : ITA
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Element found in flashbulbs : MAGNESIUM
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Spirit : ELAN
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Unit of force : DYNE
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"When We Were Kings" subject : ALI
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Keystone character : KOP
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Smelting byproduct : SLAG
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Last Pope Gregory : XVI
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They're often lent : EARS
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Causes to bring out the National Guard : RIOTS
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On the briny : ASEA
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Demolish : RAZE
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Substitutes (for) : ACTS
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Hit upside the head : WHOP
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Adores : LIKESALOT
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Fargo's locale: Abbr. : NDAK
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Greenish blue : CYAN
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Things in view : HORIZONS
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Diamond stat : RBI
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Peter, Patrick and Paul: Abbr. : STS
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McMuffin ingredient : EGG
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Pirate : SEADOG
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Streetwise : SAVVY
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Companion magazine to Jet : EBONY
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"___ intended" : NOPUN
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"Give it ___!" : AREST
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Park lake denizen : SWAN
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Flamenco guitarist ___ de Lucía : PACO
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Zorro's marks : ZEES
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Dried up : SERE
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On ___ with : APAR
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Actress Joanne : DRU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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