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New York Times, Thursday, April 24, 2003

35-Down : "The Silence of the Lambs" director

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Gamache.
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© 2003, The New York Times4/24/03 ( No. 19,525 )
Across
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Kite feature : BEAK
5
Not many : AFEW
9
"Mr. Belvedere" co-star : GRAFF
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What fans may do : YELL
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Whopper : TALE
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Conversation starter : HELLO
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Allure shelfmate : ELLE
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Harness race : TROT
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Willow twig : OSIER
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Phrase on the back of a buck : EPLURIBUSUNUM
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It comes from the heart : AORTA
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Feature of some bucks : ANTLERS
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Phrase on the back of a buck : INGODWETRUST
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Agnus ___ : DEI
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Kind of palm : SAGO
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Relative of "Oh, no!" : EGAD
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De novo : ANEW
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With 46-Across, phrase on the back of a buck : NOVUS
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View from a hill : DALE
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Between-meal bite : NOSH
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Scratches (out) : EKES
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PC acronym : ROM
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See 38-Across : ORDOSECLORUM
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Thumb one's nose at : DISDAIN
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Stand : ABIDE
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Phrase on the back of a buck : ANNUITCOEPTIS
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Principal pipes : MAINS
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Cutting the mustard : ABLE
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Calamities : WOES
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Loosen : UNTIE
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Like some meat : LEAN
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O'Neill's Christie : ANNA
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Bad news for a crop farmer : PESTS
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Country singer Anderson : LYNN
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Tiny fraction of a min. : NSEC
Down
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"Toodles!" : BYE
2
One with electric organs : EEL
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Scratch tests test for them : ALLERGIES
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One who lifts a lot : KLEPTO
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Farthest of the Near Islands : ATTU
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"M*A*S*H" actor : FARR
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"The Time Machine" leisure class : ELOI
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Hotel suite amenity : WETBAR
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Some trick-or-treaters : GHOSTS
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Ended up : RESULTED
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Dior design : ALINE
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Bloom in le jardin : FLEUR
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Red tape, often : FORMS
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Pip and others : LADS
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Three-time Burmese prime minister : UNU
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Quinn of "Blink" : AIDAN
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Informal bridge bid : ONENO
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Blanched : WAN
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It may be easily bruised : EGO
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Carroll's "slithy" ones : TOVES
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Posts for privates : GARRISONS
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One way to think : ALOUD
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"The Silence of the Lambs" director : DEMME
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Edgar Award candidate : WHODUNIT
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It's plucked in Polynesia : UKE
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Wine label word : SEC
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Blind segment : SLAT
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Ups : RAISES
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Telegraphic click : DIT
49
Available : ONCALL
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Alec played him in "Star Wars" : OBIWAN
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Obstruct : DAMUP
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Cockamamie : INANE
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Foul moods : SNITS
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Follow : OBEY
57
Flair : ELAN
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___ Station : PENN
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Route abbr. : ENE
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Egg holder, of sorts : SAC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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