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New York Times, Wednesday, May 16, 2001

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
Long-running TV series set in Calverton
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQX} This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Silvestri. Wednesday freshness: 1%
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© 2001, The New York Times5/16/1 ( No. 18,817 )
Across
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Grandma ___ : MOSES
6
Turn away : AVERT
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Like Felix and Oscar : ODD
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Deal from the bottom : CHEAT
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Ham's medium : RADIO
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Comic actor Romano : RAY
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Eeler's musical instruments? : CONGERDRUMS
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East end? : ERN
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Crow's home : TEPEE
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A colleague of Kennedy's : SCALIA
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It grows on you : HAIR
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Broadway acronym : ANTA
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Pompous people : ASSES
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Motor lodge : INN
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Sandinista leader : ORTEGA
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Hit the road : WENT
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Direct : STEER
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Photo finish : MATTE
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Eeler's favorite singer? : ELVERSPRESLEY
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Cream of the crop : ELITE
43
Divide up : ALLOT
45
Bowling green : LAWN
48
Pub serving : PORTER
51
Afore : ERE
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More or less : ABOUT
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Carson's predecessor : PAAR
55
Scored on serve : ACED
56
Schussing spots : SLOPES
58
Like crossword solvers, naturally : SMART
60
Down in the dumps : SAD
61
Eeler's theme song? : THATSAMORAY
66
Suffix with social : IZE
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First name in talk shows : ROSIE
68
Chew the scenery : EMOTE
69
Night of poetry : EEN
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Horrify : APPAL
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Vixen's master : SANTA
Down
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Turn-of-the-century year : MCC
2
"That's your game, eh?" : OHO
3
Guard : SENTINEL
4
All agog : EAGER
5
Aerobics action : STEP
6
Fervid : ARDENT
7
Not standard: Abbr. : VAR
8
Part of some e-mail addresses : EDU
9
Eyeglass frames : RIMS
10
Puccini opera : TOSCA
11
Words intended to intimidate : ORELSE
12
Caribbean's Gulf of ___ : DARIEN
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Hereditary ruler : DYNAST
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Bring up : REAR
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Also : ASWELL
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Part of O.H.M.S. : HIS
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Stud fee? : ANTE
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Painter's medium : TEMPERA
27
Seaweed substance : AGAR
30
City on the Oka : OREL
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Took a course? : ATE
34
Balance : EVENUP
36
Pre-Lenin ruler : TSAR
38
Lambaste verbally : RIP
39
Organ knob : STOP
40
Kind of microscope : ELECTRON
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Auld lang syne : YORE
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Uncle of Caroline : TED
45
Long-running TV series set in Calverton : LASSIE
46
On fire : ABLAZE
47
Stiff : WOODEN
49
Decorative dangle : TASSEL
50
Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
53
Di- doubled : TETRA
55
Something from the oven : AROMA
57
Haberdashery, e.g. : SHOP
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Home of Iowa State : AMES
62
Cleo's undoing : ASP
63
___ Maria : TIA
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Justice Dept. employee : ATT
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Biblical word before verily : YEA

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