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New York Times, Tuesday, May 29, 2001

"The fatal egg by Pleasure laid": Cowper

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 115 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times5/29/01 ( No. 18,830 )

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Across
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Operatic voices : BASSI
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Bankroll, e.g. : WAD
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"Dancing Queen" pop group : ABBA
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Take under one's wing : ADOPT
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Eager : AVID
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Exerciser's target : FLAB
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Film starring 60-Across, 1941 : BALLOFFIRE
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Mentor : GURU
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A few chips, perhaps : ANTE
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Glory (in) : REVEL
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Passion : HEAT
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Prince of Monaco : RAINIER
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"Give ___ rest!" : ITA
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"i" completer : DOT
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Film starring 60-Across, 1952 : HIGHNOON
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Bricklayer : MASON
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Dayan of the Six-Day War : MOSHE
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French article : UNE
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Film starring 60-Across, 1932 : AFAREWELLTOARMS
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Actor Stephen : REA
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"À votre ___!" : SANTE
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Like most clocks in April and October : RESET
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Film starring 60-Across, 1954 : VERACRUZ
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It's off la côte de France : MER
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Swab : MOP
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"The fatal egg by Pleasure laid": Cowper : REMORSE
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Coffee, in a beanery : JAVA
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Ring exchange site : ALTAR
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Clairvoyant : SEER
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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Actor born in May 1901 : GARYCOOPER
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Nightly comic : LENO
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Pinza of "South Pacific" : EZIO
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Sports replay technique : SLOMO
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Two-screen cinema : TWIN
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Hither's partner : YON
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Fall flower : ASTER
Down
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Elephant of children's lit : BABAR
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Turkish city : ADANA
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Sir Georg of the Chicago Symphony : SOLTI
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Magnificence : SPLENDOR
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"Was ___ blame?" : ITO
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Eucharist bread : WAFER
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Dreadful : DIRE
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Knitted blanket : AFGHAN
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Azure : BLUE
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Vamp Theda : BARA
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Touch on : ABUT
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Tickle pink : DELIGHT
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Worry : FRET
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"The Bald Soprano" playwright : IONESCO
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Math statement : THEOREM
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Football coach Lou : HOLTZ
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Capri, e.g. : ISLE
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Not theirs : OURS
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"This one's ___!" : ONME
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Hatching place : NEST
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Baseball's Throneberry : MARV
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Without ___ (pro bono) : AFEE
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___ Basin, German coal region : SAAR
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Restaurant card : MENU
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Wood distortion : WARPAGE
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Spray cans : AEROSOLS
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Woman warrior : AMAZON
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Thermometer fill: Abbr. : MERC
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Cotton alternative : RAYON
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Move, as plants : REPOT
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"If You Could ___ Now" : SEEME
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Wrong move : ERROR
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Send a Dear John letter : JILT
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Freshly : ANEW
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"___, vidi, vici" : VENI
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Never getting off one's duff : LAZY
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Threesome : TRIO
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Explorer Johnson : OSA

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