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New York Times, Monday, April 30, 2001

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0430 ( 18,801 )
Across
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Big galoot : OAF
4
Cave dweller : BAT
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Where L.A. is : CALIF
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Medical insurance abbr. : HMO
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Andy's partner in old radio : AMOS
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Sixth-grader's age, maybe : ELEVEN
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Dance craze of the 90's : MACARENA
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Beethoven's "Moonlight ___" : SONATA
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Start of a playground chant : STICKSANDSTONES
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Exaggerated 50's car feature : TAILFIN
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Volcanic fallout : ASH
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Magician's cry : PRESTO
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Give a speech : ORATE
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Lungful : AIR
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A.P. or Reuters, informally : WIRE
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Honolulu's ___ Stadium : ALOHA
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Old Glory : STARSANDSTRIPES
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Arrangement : SETUP
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"What ___ God wrought?" : HATH
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Old Testament boat : ARK
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Like some ancient Mexican architecture : MAYAN
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A large quantity : OODLES
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Rainbow's shape : ARC
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Tiny country in the Pyrenees : ANDORRA
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Basic lunch : SOUPANDSANDWICH
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In jeopardy : ATRISK
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Got situated : ORIENTED
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Grosse ___, Mich. : POINTE
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___-do-well : NEER
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Summer D.C. clock setting : EDT
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TV's O'Donnell : ROSIE
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E.R. workers : DRS
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Power (up) : REV
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Resistance units : OHMS
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Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
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Central points : FOCI
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Speak to gruffly : BARKAT
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Midwest university site : AMESIOWA
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Having melody and harmony : TONAL
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Noted small-plane maker : CESSNA
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Much : ALOT
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TV host with bandleader Eubanks : LENO
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Ex-Mrs. Trump : IVANA
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Celebrations : FETES
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Sitcom set in a junkyard : SANFORDANDSON
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Old Rambler manufacturer : NASH
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Opera parts : ACTS
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Most desperate : DIREST
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Bridge declaration : PASS
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Bar mitzvah, e.g. : RITE
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Unhealthy part of cigarettes : TAR
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Yale student : ELI
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Under control : INHAND
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October's birthstone : OPAL
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Roll call response : HERE
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Questions : ASKS
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Piña colada ingredient : RUM
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Baden-Baden, for one : SPA
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Less solvable : THORNIER
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Bronx Bomber : YANKEE
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Selects from the menu : ORDERS
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Sunrise : DAWN
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"Now!" : ASAP
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Helicopter part : ROTOR
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Unusual objet d'art : CURIO
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Rowed : OARED
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Spare items : PINS
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___ spumante : ASTI
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Roman way : ITER
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Relinquish : CEDE
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Modern RCA offering : HDTV

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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