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New York Times, Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Brand once advertised as "Tops in taste"

Author:
Jerry E. Rosman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Rosman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times4/30/03 ( No. 19,531 )
Across
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Leno, notably : HOST
5
Black key : EFLAT
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Cyber-nuisance : SPAM
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The Charleses' canine : ASTA
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Suspicious : LEERY
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Place to spend euros : EIRE
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Start of a roadside verse : THIRTYDAYS
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1994 Jodie Foster film : NELL
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Animation pic : CEL
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Tempe sch. : ASU
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Broad scarf : ASCOT
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Verse, part 2 : HATHSEPTEMBER
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
29
Lukas of "Witness" : HAAS
30
Article in Hoy : UNA
33
Sacagawea, e.g. : GUIDE
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Word with back or black : LIST
37
"Just ___!" : ASEC
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Verse, part 3 : APRILJUNEANDTHE
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Rioter's take : LOOT
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Grates on : IRKS
43
Fertile spot : OASIS
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Newswoman Compton : ANN
45
Stats for Sosa : RBIS
46
S.D.I. weapon : ABM
47
End of the verse : SPEEDOFFENDER
53
Simple chord : TRIAD
55
Addition : ELL
56
High dudgeon : IRE
57
Library refs. : OEDS
58
Provider of the verse : BURMASHAVE
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___ greens : BEET
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Codeine source : OPIUM
64
"Battle Cry" author : URIS
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Joy Adamson's cub : ELSA
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Come home : SCORE
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Daly of "Judging Amy" : TYNE
Down
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Come out of one's shell? : HATCH
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Actor Milo : OSHEA
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Long-legged wader : STILT
4
Road crew supply : TAR
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French government, with "the" : ELYSEE
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Sick and tired : FEDUP
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Idyllic place : LEA
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Document ender? : ARY
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Cobb and others : TYS
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Brainpower : SENSE
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Quiche holders : PIECRUSTS
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Alice's chronicler, in song : ARLO
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Hot sandwich : MELT
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End of a stalk of corn : TASSEL
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Focus of stomach-crunching : ABS
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"I've ___ up to here!" : HADIT
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"Really?" : THINKSO
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Lets up : EASES
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___ Hari : MATA
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Brand once advertised as "Tops in taste" : NEHI
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The Red Baron and others : ACES
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Blowout : GALA
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Abreast of : UPON
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Old ___ (Boston sight) : IRONSIDES
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Like some tabloid headlines : LURID
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Rhett's last words : ADAMN
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Be in accord : JIBE
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Prestigious prizes : NOBELS
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McCarthy quarry : RED
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Burning : AFLAME
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Ziti, e.g. : PASTA
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Big bone : FEMUR
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Lock site, maybe : DIARY
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Sen. Sam of Watergate fame : ERVIN
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Snider teammate : REESE
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Option for Hamlet : TOBE
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Angler's need : REEL
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Diddley and Derek : BOS
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It's scanned in mkts. : UPC
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Uruguay, e.g. : RIO
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Unfancy home : HUT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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