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New York Times, Saturday, May 19, 2001

Residue left after alcohol has been distilled

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {BQXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Motley.
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© 2001, The New York Times5/19/01 ( No. 18,820 )

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Across
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___ President : MADAM
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Cries of aversion : UGHS
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Capital of Valle del Cauca department : CALI
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Accord : AMITY
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Governessy : PRIM
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Benefit package providers : HMOS
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Almond or walnut : COLOR
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It's set in a ring : SOLITAIRE
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Raw ___ : SIENNA
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Pumpkin pigment : CAROTENE
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Pathetic play : TEARJERKER
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Mountains : LOTS
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Like Serling stories: Var. : EERY
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Bamboozled : HOSED
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New Mexico's Dona ___ county : ANA
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De Gaulle's predecessor : COTY
34
Fuss : HOOPLA
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Film flaw : PINHOLE
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One might use a life line : PALMIST
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Residue left after alcohol has been distilled : POTALE
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Two or three, but not one : CARD
40
Never, in Neuss : NIE
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Bergen spoke for him : SNERD
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Debussy's "Beau ___" : SOIR
43
Some punches : ADES
44
Slip : PECCADILLO
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They bite : INCISORS
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It may require you to use your head : SOCCER
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Capital : FIRSTRATE
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Must, informally : GOTTA
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Blowout result : FLAT
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Kadett maker : OPEL
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Scrimshaw medium : IVORY
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Some archery bows : YEWS
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1980's-90's actress Copley : TERI
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Demeter, to Romans : CERES
Down
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Fellows : MACS
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Mine, in Marseille : AMOI
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No expert : DILETTANTE
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Makes up : ATONES
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William's "The Thin Man" co-star : MYRNA
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Prosperous periods : UPS
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Place to take a list : GROCERY
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Sainted fifth-century pope : HILARY
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Exhibit smugness, in a way : SMIRK
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Modern hangout : CHATROOM
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Sedan sweetie : AMIE
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Desolate : LORN
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Psychiatrist's reply : ISEE
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Slight support : TOEHOLD
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Iris ring : AREOLE
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Leap in a tutu : JETE
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Arctic dwellers : LAPPS
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Frank option : ONION
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Public relations pro : SPINDOCTOR
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Jack's beloved in "The Yeomen of the Guard" : ELSIE
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They're set for marriage : DATES
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Least emotional : COLDEST
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"I'm OK - You're Okay" author : HARRIS
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Angels, fancifully : HARPISTS
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Nice word to see on a bill : PAID
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It may be loopy : COASTER
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Predicament : SCRAPE
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Low-traffic spot : ALCOVE
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"La Danse des Nymphes" artist : COROT
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It makes sense : LOGIC
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Up in the air : IFFY
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Sight in Memphis : NILE
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Sticking point : CRAW
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Arles auxiliary : ETRE
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They're caught on beaches : RAYS
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Philip Roth's "___, the Fanatic" : ELI

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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