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New York Times, Tuesday, April 17, 2001

Author:
Greg Staples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Greg Staples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Staples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0417 ( 18,788 )
Across
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Daffy : BATS
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Put up : ERECT
10
S on a dining table : SALT
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Oodles : ALOT
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Most arias : SOLOS
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Paris's home, in myth : TROY
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Novelist Morrison : TONI
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Duck aside? : QUICKQUACK
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Cooling off : ONICE
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August 1 birth : LEO
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Disentangle : UNTIE
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Four-in-hand, for one : NECKTIE
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Résumé info : AGE
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Alphabetizes, e.g. : SORTS
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Fixes a seam, say : RESEWS
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Where a star might lead? : FOOTNOTE
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Not completely : INPART
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Resort near Snowbird : ALTA
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Verges on : NEARS
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Words said with a nod : ISEE
43
Kind of nut : LITCHI
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Not outspoken : RETICENT
47
Witness : LOOKON
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Burn soother : SALVE
49
British sports cars : MGS
51
Hive material : BEESWAX
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Bowl over : AMAZE
59
"___ the season ..." : TIS
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One in a black suit : SPADE
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Small estate? : MINORMANOR
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Money guru Greenspan : ALAN
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Verve : ELAN
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The "U" of UHF : ULTRA
68
Muse of history : CLIO
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Quaver or semiquaver : NOTE
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Shakespeare's theater : GLOBE
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Pull down : EARN
Down
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Majorette's need : BATON
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Single-handedly : ALONE
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Mixer : TONIC
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Kindling? : STICKSTACK
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Abbr. on a shingle : ESQ
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Inspiration for "Wheel of Fortune" : ROULETTE
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Quik ingredient : COCOA
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"Come, come" : TSK
10
Zap : STUN
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"I smell ___" : ARAT
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Sets of points : LOCI
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Small fry : TYKE
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Outcome of many a chess promotion : QUEEN
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School with historic playing fields : ETON
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Pressing one's suit? : IRONING
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Steak defect : GRISTLE
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___ Tower : SEARS
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Kitchen rack? : SPICESPACE
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Proficiency : EASE
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Little chirper : WREN
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"Keep it in" : STET
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Ladder danger : FALL
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Miscellany : OLIO
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___ von Bismarck : OTTO
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Bring back in : REABSORB
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McGwire specialty : HOMER
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Currier's partner : IVES
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Jet engine problem : STALL
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When doubled, a Washington city : WALLA
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Firefighter Red : ADAIR
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Element in arc lamps : XENON
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Brother's word? : AMEN
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Venus de ___ : MILO
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Sci. class : ANAT
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Basketball defense : ZONE
60
Keen about : INTO
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Make a face : MUG
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Norma Webster's middle name : RAE

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

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