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New York Times, Saturday, May 10, 2003

International Museum of Cartoon Art founder, 1974

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JVXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Klahn.
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© 2003, The New York Times5/10/03 ( No. 19,541 )
Across
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"Epitaph for a Spy" author : ERICAMBLER
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Puppeteer Tony : SARG
15
New Year's Day spectacular : ROSEPARADE
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Foreign head of state : EMIR
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Daisy lover : ABNERYOKUM
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Size up : CASE
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Sink : SET
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"___ Russia $1200" (Bob Hope book) : IOWE
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Either jamb of a doorway : ALETTE
23
Natural : BORN
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Exploit : TRADEON
25
Ballpark figures : USHERS
28
Benedictines, e.g. : LIQUEURS
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Feminist Wolf : NAOMI
30
Tijuana toast : SALUD
31
The pilots of Penzance: Abbr. : RAF
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Advocate: Abbr. : ATTY
33
Fireplace : INGLE
34
Harbor hazard : MINE
35
Where Marseille is, en France : SUD
36
Large knives : SNEES
37
Exploit : GESTE
38
Advocate : PROMOTER
40
Bites : NOSHES
41
1959-60 heavyweight champion Johansson : INGEMAR
42
Mustard plant features : PODS
43
Coat named for a British lord : RAGLAN
44
One way to make a sinner thinner : LISP
45
Good name for a chef : STU
48
"Would ___?" : ILIE
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Gossamer : DIAPHANOUS
52
Salinger's "___ Stories" : NINE
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Some marathon champions : ETHIOPIANS
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Silences : GAGS
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International Museum of Cartoon Art founder, 1974 : MORTWALKER
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Period pieces : ERAS
2
Vesture : ROBE
3
That special introduction? : ISNT
4
Mid-grade? : CEE
5
Deductive : APRIORI
6
Council heads, maybe : MAYORS
7
Toast : BROWN
8
Winnipeg or Ontario : LAKE
9
University extension : EDU
10
"All Quiet on the Western Front" author : REMARQUE
11
Withdraw : SECEDE
12
Bush-league : AMATEURISH
13
Pasta place : RISTORANTE
14
Links charges : GREENSFEES
22
Tout : LAUD
23
Start of a 2/14 request : BEMY
24
Places for bills : TILLS
25
Self-satisfied : UNASPIRING
26
Unrestrained revelry : SATURNALIA
27
Showing off : HOTDOGGING
28
Head producer? : LAGER
30
Gibe : SNEER
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Together : INTANDEM
34
Scrape : MESS
36
"Brave New World" drug : SOMA
37
Drosselmeier's title in "The Nutcracker" : GODPAPA
39
Rows : MELEES
40
Godot, in "Waiting for Godot" : NOSHOW
42
Lark look-alike : PIPIT
44
"If I Only Had the Nerve" singer : LAHR
45
Toper : SOAK
46
Pull a few strings? : TUNE
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Country founded in 1922: Abbr. : USSR
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"Watermill" composer Teiji ___ : ITO
51
Bubkes : NIL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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