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New York Times, Saturday, April 20, 2002

Hindenburg's predecessor as German president

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times4/20/02 ( No. 19,156 )
Across
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Alternative to steps : RAMP
5
Ring : ECHO
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Hindenburg's predecessor as German president : EBERT
14
Kind of team : AWAY
15
Wing-shaped : ALAR
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First name in swing : ARTIE
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Imperturbability : SANGFROID
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Territories : TURFS
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Fermi's first : PRIMA
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Post production? : GRAPENUTS
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Line intersecting a curve : SECANT
25
Old saloon sights : PIANOS
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Fattening : LARDING
28
Farm sound : CAW
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Amendment impetus, maybe : PETITION
34
Pontiac, e.g. : OTTAWA
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Desperate measures : HEROICS
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Cast aside : SPURNED
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Instrumentality : AGENCY
40
Sanctimonious sort : PHARISEE
41
Fed. management grp. : GSA
42
Chaps, e.g. : COLOGNE
44
Goethe play that was banned : STELLA
47
Busy : ORNATE
51
Ice cream order : DOUBLEDIP
54
Get with the program? : ENROL
55
Documentarian Morris : ERROL
56
Trying to trap : INSIDIOUS
58
Where the action is : SCENE
59
Ancient Olympics site : ELIS
60
Hammett creation : ASTA
61
Silkwood of "Silkwood" : KAREN
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Part of 27-Down: Abbr. : SYST
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Not as : LESS
Down
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Scratches : RASPS
2
Posted, so to speak : AWARE
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Hysterical : MANIC
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He loved his work : PYGMALION
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Ring bearer, maybe : EAR
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Flow stopper : CLOG
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Turn type : HAIRPIN
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Make a father : ORDAIN
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Put away : EATEN
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Conductor ___ Walter : BRUNO
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Dwellers in ancient Tuscany : ETRUSCANS
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Break : RIFT
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"The Lover of Horses" author Gallagher : TESS
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True believer : FANATIC
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U.S. naval base until 1951 : PAGOPAGO
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Scooter alternative : TRICYCLE
27
Microsoft product : DOS
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___ bit (slightly) : AWEE
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Cranes do it : WADE
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Feeding: Prefix : PHAG
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Hosp. readings : EEGS
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One may show you the money : TREASURER
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Flush : TURNRED
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More frequent than the Olympics : TRIENNIAL
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HBO alternative : SHO
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À la the Amish : PLAINLY
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Radio format : OLDIES
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Something to gnaw on : TBONE
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Sigourney's role in "Alien" : ELLEN
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Originated : AROSE
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Talks up : TOUTS
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"___ Dream" (Wagner aria) : ELSAS
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Study piece : DESK
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Marine predator : ORCA
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They're trident-shaped : PSIS
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Left end? : IST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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