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New York Times, Friday, April 6, 2001

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0406 ( 18,777 )
Across
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Kind of scale : MOHS
5
Gray, say : OLD
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Representative : ICONIC
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"Up and ___!" : ATEM
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Likewise : TOO
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Dos, e.g. : NUMERO
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When said three times, a 1970 film : TORA
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___ chi : TAI
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Hankered for : CRAVED
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Items useful in 35-Across : TOOLSOFTHETRADE
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Exclusive : ELITE
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Hankering : YEN
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Sources of 35-Across financing : SECONDMORTGAGES
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Évian, e.g. : EAU
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Eye problem : IRITIS
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Upgrade, of a sort : HOMEIMPROVEMENT
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Living : INESSE
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Try to win damages : SUE
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One of the 20-Across : CARPENTERSLEVEL
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Business card abbr. : TEL
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Concert site : ARENA
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Something 7-Down might put down : KITCHENFLOORING
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On a pedestal : ADORED
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Slogan ending : EER
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Hard ___ : ALEE
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Result of a pullout? : NODEAL
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Not the most prestigious publication : RAG
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Zip : TEAR
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Like a snail : SLOWLY
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Nut's realm, in Egyptian religion : SKY
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Combines : ADDS
Down
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Some developments : MATTES
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"My Favorite Year" star : OTOOLE
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Larger than life : HEROIC
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Colored glass used in mosaic : SMALTO
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One of four Holy Roman emperors : OTTO
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Kill time : LOAF
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Some 35-Across types : DOITYOURSELFERS
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Rebates, basically : INCENTIVES
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Short : CURT
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Jazz drummer ___ Hakim : OMAR
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St. Petersburg's river : NEVA
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Angry : IRED
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Kind of word : CODE
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Hil on the Hill: Abbr. : SEN
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One of L.B.J.'s beagles : HER
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In a crazed way : DEMENTEDLY
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It may have a projection : MAP
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Score in a univ. application : GRE
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Fire preceder? : AIM
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Pioneer cell phone co. : GTE
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Oberhausen one : EIN
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Mach 2 craft : SST
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Here, on a tombstone : HIC
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___ binge : ONA
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Ile locale : MER
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Producer of a mental image, maybe : ESP
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Common British verb ending : ISE
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___ Lady of ... : OUR
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Gymnast's goal : TEN
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"Dr." in a 1964 film title : LAO
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Slips : ERRATA
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Kind of threat : VEILED
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Supreme Court, e.g. : ENNEAD
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Carlsberg and others : LAGERS
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Manhattan's locale: Abbr. : KANS
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Ricky Martin, for one : IDOL
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Stir : TODO
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"Titanic" extras : CREW
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Patch up : HEAL
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Patch's place : LEAK
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Bacchanal : ORGY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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