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New York Times, Saturday, May 11, 2002

"Ain't Got ___ to My Name" (Bing Crosby song)

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times5/11/02 ( No. 19,177 )
Across
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Group under the sign of Leo : MGMSTUDIOS
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Sharks' enemies : JETS
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"Legends of the Old Plantation" narrator : UNCLEREMUS
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Cream additive : ALOE
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Playing a role : TAKINGPART
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Ward of Mississippi : SELA
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Police operation : TRAP
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They may be converted into calories : ERGS
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Chess column info : MOVES
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On the ___ : SLY
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Word with high or hole : KNEE
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Bread for tamales : DINERO
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Retiring groups? : PITCREWS
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Palindromic girl's name : NAN
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Buzz : WHIR
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"Santa Maria!" : AYCARAMBA
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Patronizes : SHOPSAT
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Half past noon, at sea : ONEBELL
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Confessed : CAMECLEAN
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Bad marks : ACNE
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A U.P.S. driver has one: Abbr. : RTE
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Argues (with) : HASWORDS
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Ties a running knot? : ELOPES
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Colonial almanac compiler Nathaniel : AMES
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Spray in the kitchen : PAM
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Actor Cary : ELWES
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Fall preceder : TRIP
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Pierce's portrayer : ALDA
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Chihuahua child : NINO
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Privacy protector, of a sort : BEDCURTAIN
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Starting point : EDEN
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Singly : ONEATATIME
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Paddled craft : DORY
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Foolish : ADDLEPATED
Down
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Ones outside established lines? : MUTTS
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Distort : GNARL
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"Home to Harlem" author Claude : MCKAY
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It's bad when it's pink : SLIP
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Count on both hands : TEN
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Like overnight mail : URGENT
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Drops in value : DEPRECATES
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Feature of good poetry : IMAGERY
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It's for you and me : OURS
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One making a quick trip : SST
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Pupil of Chiron, in myth : JASON
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Side in football : ELEVENMEN
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So-so : TOLERABLE
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Like some workers : SEASONAL
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Doesn't correctly interpret : MISREADS
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Cherry brandies : KIRSCHES
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Allan ___, "Sands of Iwo Jima" director : DWAN
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Kind of dream : PIPE
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Eschewing waste : ECONOMICAL
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1924 Irving Berlin tune : WHATLLIDO
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Target viewer of HGTV : HOMEOWNER
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Kid stuff : ABCS
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Culled : SCREENED
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"Ohhh" : ALAS
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Passed out : AWARDED
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Standing : REPUTE
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Spring bloom : PEONY
44
Fold : PLAIT
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"Ain't Got ___ to My Name" (Bing Crosby song) : ADIME
46
Well-locked? : MANED
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Lean : TEND
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Slangy lead-in for "way" : ATTA
51
Squeezer : BOA
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Relative of a thump : RAP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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