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New York Times, Friday, April 20, 2001

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0420 ( 18,791 )
Across
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Playing for meal money : SEMIPRO
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Bottom drawer, maybe : CRISPER
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Constituent of pitchblende : URANIUM
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800 number, perhaps : HOTLINE
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"The Case of the Musical Cow" writer : GARDNER
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Is rife : ABOUNDS
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Depleted : ATEUP
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"To know me ___ ..." : ISTO
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Bridgelike game : SKAT
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Heater : ROSCOE
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Bow : ARC
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Mister, abroad : HERR
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Upend : TIP
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It may be pitched : ROOF
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Philippe, e.g. : ROI
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California college : POMONA
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Famed Rio hotspot, with "the" : COPA
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252 wine gallons : TUN
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Discrete : APART
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Three Gorges project : DAM
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Flip-flop feature : THONG
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___ Hoek (cartoon pooch) : REN
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Coins displaying fleurs-de-lis : ECUS
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Part of a ballpark : STANDS
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Angular head? : TRI
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Fumble-fingers : DOLT
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Word repeated before Marie in a 1918 song title : OUI
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Hurtle : RACE
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Worldcom partner : MCI
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Skin-related : DERMAL
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Conductor Markevitch : IGOR
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Snaps : PICS
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Sting, in a way : SNARE
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Pampers : DOTESON
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Like noodles, often : ALDENTE
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Be too precious : GETCUTE
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Tidy type : NEATNIK
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United Nations member since 1993 : ERITREA
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Acquiesces : SAYSYES
Down
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Dollface : SUGAR
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Goddess pictured with a lyre and a crown of roses : ERATO
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Some bays and grays : MARES
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Circuitry coil : INDUCTOR
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Zeroed in on : PINPOINTED
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Fret over, maybe : RUE
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Katz of "Dallas" : OMRI
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Information Age salon : CHATROOM
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Cyborg enforcer : ROBOCOP
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Mame's butler in "Auntie Mame" : ITO
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Cooling drink : SLUSH
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Sleuth from Glasgow : PINKERTON
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Evasive maneuver in football : ENDAROUND
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Does some work in a tennis shop : RESTRINGS
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Full of barbs : SARCASTIC
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Eco-friendly feds : EPA
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Big Easy bacchanal : FATTUESDAY
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Quaillike bird : PARTRIDGE
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Donizetti fan, e.g. : OPERAGOER
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Baked tubes : MANICOTTI
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Don Quixote's doña : DULCINEA
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Mess headgear : HAIRNETS
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Bowl with a base and stem : COMPOTE
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Ground cover : SOD
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Posture-perfect : ERECT
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Four-time baseball All-Star ___ Trillo : MANNY
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First name in jazz : ARTIE
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Stew ingredients : LEEKS
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Lacking : SANS
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Ivry-___-Seine (Paris suburb) : SUR
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Pastureland : LEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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