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New York Times, Saturday, April 5, 2003

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FQZ} Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0405 ( 19,506 )

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Across
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Endearing 1942 Disney character : THUMPER
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Actor Steve of "Reservoir Dogs" : BUSCEMI
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Capital of the Solomon Islands : HONIARA
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Welcomed : ASKEDIN
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While still not much has happened : EARLYON
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Alternative to calling : RAISING
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Unsupported, in a way : BRALESS
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One with better information? : TIPSTER
21
Bustling : ASTIR
22
Freshness indicator : ODOR
24
Kaye of ballet : NORA
25
"It's ___ real" : BEEN
26
Without control : AMOK
27
Jacques-Louis David painting "The Death of ___" : MARAT
28
Board finishes : ENDGAMES
30
Headache : HASSLE
31
Protected from prying eyes : HIDAWAY
33
Stifled, as enthusiasm : DAMPED
37
Immense : GALACTIC
42
Perpendicular to the keel : ABEAM
43
Source material : TEXT
44
Book named for a woman : RUTH
45
Dixieland group? : YALL
46
Subject for a speech therapist : LISP
47
Not easy : TENSE
48
Car thieves' door opener : SLIMJIM
50
Admissions : AVOWALS
52
Shared annuity : TONTINE
53
Fisherman's garment : PEACOAT
54
Town where Harriet Beecher Stowe is buried : ANDOVER
55
In a series: Fr. : ENSUITE
56
Crop workers : REAPERS
57
One with forked tongue : RATTLER
Down
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1992 sports biopic : THEBABE
2
Get rough : HOARSEN
3
Like films in production, usually : UNRATED
4
Wandering aimlessly : MILLING
5
Debt clearer : PAYER
6
One taking a bow? : EROS
7
Like some hostages : RANSOMED
8
"Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion" composer : BARTOK
9
Carrier name retired in 1997 : USAIR
10
Disregard : SKIP
11
Certain prop planes : CESSNAS
12
Word processors : EDITORS
13
Word with spring or water : MINERAL
14
Unjustified complainer : INGRATE
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Recommendations on bottles : DOSAGES
26
At the hub of : AMID
27
Palenque native : MAYA
29
Slight interruption : AHEM
30
Drill shout : HALT
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One of Edison's inventions : WAXPAPER
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Venus, in eastern skies : DAYSTAR
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Mother-of-pearl source : ABALONE
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Mrs. Bill Gates : MELINDA
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Battery-powered computer : PALMTOP
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Do for a soldier : CREWCUT
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Rich source of essential fatty acids : TUNAOIL
40
1959 Ricky Nelson hit : ITSLATE
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"Gunsmoke" deputy : CHESTER
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Cooking aids : TIMERS
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Record holder? : LINER
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Table delivery : TOAST
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Baloney : JIVE
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___ cava : VENA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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