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New York Times, Saturday, April 21, 2001

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0421 ( 18,792 )
Across
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Pioneering film in stop-motion animation : KINGKONG
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Synthetic polyamide used in fiber-making : ARAMID
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Soft drink bottle size : ONELITER
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Expedition : SAFARI
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Heir, often : ALLOTTEE
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Is part of, as a committee : SITSON
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Actress Kedrova : LILA
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To come : SLATED
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H.S. requirement : ENG
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Have ___ to pick : ANIT
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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Maroon : RED
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Recreation for two : SEESAW
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Discommode, with "at" : EAT
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Pedestal part : DADO
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Ginsberg and others : BEATS
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John H. ___, Jackson's first Secretary of War : EATON
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Threw a change-up, in baseball lingo : PULLEDTHESTRING
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Words starting a response to "What?" : ISAID
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Kind of system : MERIT
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Title courtesan in an 1880 novel : NANA
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Super-duper success : WOW
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College official : BURSAR
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Ensured: Abbr. : GTD
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"Hard Road to Glory" author : ASHE
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View from Catania : ETNA
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"Eldorado" poet : POE
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Design : INTEND
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Univ. worker : LECT
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Adjective for a "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" feature : ODDEST
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Saint of Hollywood : EVAMARIE
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Classic work of existentialism : NAUSEA
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Mountain curve requirement : LOWSPEED
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Shortchanged : GYPPED
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Like some voices : SINGSONG
Down
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Cuddly-looking critters : KOALAS
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Obeying : INLINE
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Emile's love on Broadway : NELLIE
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Crows, maybe : GLOATS
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Young ferret : KIT
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Baseballers Ed and Mel : OTTS
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"Valley of the Dolls" woman : NEELY
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Make it easier to go : GREASETHEWHEELS
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Hold : ASSERT
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Bust : RAID
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Stern view? : AFT
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Quattroporte maker : MASERATI
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Applied, in a way : IRONEDON
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Announcement of a visitor : DINGDONG
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Promo : TEASER
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Lying, maybe : ABED
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"___ rather go naked than wear fur" (slogan) : WED
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___ es Salaam : DAR
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Not more than : ATMOST
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Brute leader? : ETTU
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Olympic game since 1988 : PINGPONG
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Paper in four sections : USATODAY
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Finally reached, with "in" : LANDEDUP
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___ Fail, Ireland's coronation stone : LIA
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Family member : SIB
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It may show an opening : WANTAD
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Goes further ahead of, in a race : RELAPS
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Typed intro? : STEREO
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___ régime : ANCIEN
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For everyone : RATEDG
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Ballade stanza : ENVOI
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"Oh, that's what you mean" : ISEE
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Arise : DAWN
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Psych. research topic : ESP
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E-mail, e.g.: Abbr. : MSG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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