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New York Times, Saturday, April 13, 2002

Husband-and-wife creators of Curious George

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

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times4/13/02 ( No. 19,149 )
Across
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Cull : WEEDOUT
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Pakistani port : KARACHI
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Brisk movement : ALLEGRO
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Infested : OVERRAN
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Coach's lack, often : LEGROOM
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A janitor may have a big one : KEYRING
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Wasn't yellow? : DARED
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Spanish sight seer? : OJO
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Jockey great Earl ___ : SANDE
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Blood type, briefly : ONEG
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Makes final preparations? : CRAMS
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Travels between poles? : SKIS
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"Arabian Nights" menace : ROC
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Rough assignment for a journalist : WARZONE
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Umpire's call : LET
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Inside and out : FROMATOZ
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Charcoal wood sources : ALDERS
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"Geppetto" star, 2000 : DREWCAREY
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In better order : TIDIER
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Thin girl in shorts? : OLIVEOYL
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It makes a flat float : ANO
45
Fathers' deliveries : SERMONS
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Follower of a new name : NEE
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[Suddenly!] : BANG
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Fix, in a way : DEBUG
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Informative mtgs. : SEMS
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Japanese porcelain : IMARI
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Nail holder : TOE
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"How Do I Live" singer, 1997 : RIMES
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How food may be seasoned : TOTASTE
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Charcoal and slate, say : TWOTONE
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It may arouse a sleeping camper : HOOTOWL
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South American monkey : TAMARIN
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Like some steroids : ADRENAL
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State : EXPRESS
Down
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Caesar alternative : WALDORF
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"Pollyanna" penner Porter : ELEANOR
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"El Espolio" artist : ELGRECO
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Removal of restrictions, informally : DEREG
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Start of many a hymn : OGOD
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Tail: Prefix : URO
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Soon : TOMORROW
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City of Firsts : KOKOMO
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Word of welcome : AVE
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Husband-and-wife creators of Curious George : REYS
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Wall hanging : ARRAS
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Corrugation : CRINKLE
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More useful : HANDIER
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Gets down : INGESTS
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Entertainment for cats : JAZZCOMBO
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Like some receptions : CATERED
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Trapper's job : SNARING
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They're peddled : WARES
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Hgts. : ELEVS
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Year in Ivan the Great's rule : MDI
34
Turn black, maybe : DYE
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Tune for les enfants : ALOUETTE
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MTV journalist Soren : TABITHA
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Unusually emotional : INAMOOD
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Philanthropist : DONATOR
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Another : ONEMORE
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Some Arabs : YEMENIS
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Goes down : LESSENS
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63-Across differently : RETELL
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Jar : GRATE
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The Beatles' "Norwegian Wood" features it : SITAR
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Words after the race : ISON
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Cakewalk : ROMP
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American acquisition : TWA
59
Honeycomb, essentially : WAX

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