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New York Times, Monday, April 29, 2002

Billy Wilder film starring Gloria Swanson

Author:
Holden Baker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Holden Baker

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Baker. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times4/29/02 ( No. 19,165 )

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Steals from : ROBS
5
Inferior, as writing : TRASHY
11
1936 candidate Landon : ALF
14
Norway's capital : OSLO
15
Certain apartment : SUBLET
16
Hair styling stuff : GEL
17
Robert Mitchum drama, 1958 : THUNDERROAD
19
"___ Got You Under My Skin" : IVE
20
"Beetle Bailey" character : SARGE
21
Big I.R.S. mo. : APR
22
Out of the wind : ALEE
23
Home of Bert and Ernie : SESAMESTREET
27
Educ. group : PTA
30
Mal de ___ : MER
31
Feather's partner : TAR
32
Seniors' org. : AARP
34
Golf targets : CUPS
37
Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
41
Billy Wilder film starring Gloria Swanson : SUNSETBOULEVARD
44
Fulton's power : STEAM
45
___ mater : ALMA
46
Buffalo's lake : ERIE
47
Kind of service : LIP
49
Charlottesville sch. : UVA
51
Chaney of horror films : LON
52
A trusting person may be led down it : PRIMROSEPATH
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Millions of years : EONS
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Calif. airport : LAX
60
Lhasa's land : TIBET
64
In the past : AGO
65
Source of many old pop songs : TINPANALLEY
68
Baseball score : RUN
69
Eight-armed creatures : OCTOPI
70
Frolic : LARK
71
Rocker Tommy : LEE
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Pop maker : WEASEL
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Brake part : SHOE
Down
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Goes bad : ROTS
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Dept. of Labor watchdog : OSHA
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Make less clear : BLUR
4
The 40 in a "top 40" : SONGS
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Mao ___-tung : TSE
6
Karel Capek play : RUR
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The "A" in James A. Garfield : ABRAM
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Slippery ___ : SLOPE
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Citizen Kane's real-life model : HEARST
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Balance sheet abbr. : YTD
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Spry : AGILE
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Embankment : LEVEE
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Naval force : FLEET
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Consider : DEEM
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Get there : ARRIVE
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Small group of believers : SECT
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Popular vacation isle : ARUBA
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Cash register output : TAPE
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Quarterback's option : PASS
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Drawn tight : TAUT
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"Rule Britannia" composer : ARNE
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Writings by David : PSALMS
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D.C. type : POL
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Recapitulate : SUMUP
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"Duke of ___" (1962 hit) : EARL
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Wynken, Blynken and Nod, e.g. : TRIO
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Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
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40-Down V.I.P. : EMIR
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Popular hand soap : LAVA
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Constabulary : POLICE
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Lead-in to girl : ATTA
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Oyster's prize : PEARL
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Scalawag : ROGUE
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Hole ___ (golfer's dream) : INONE
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"Ho ho ho" crier : SANTA
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Montreal team : EXPOS
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"Rolling" things : HILLS
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Dull : BLAH
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Toddler : TYKE
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Pull along : TOW
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Gibbon, for one : APE
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Zippo : NIL

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