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New York Times, Thursday, May 29, 2003

"Your gamblin' days ___" (Bob Dylan lyric)

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 132 for Mr. Page.
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© 2003, The New York Times5/29/03 ( No. 19,560 )
Across
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"Thanks for ___ Memory" : THE
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"Savvy?" : GETME
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Bubble material : SOAP
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Media inits. since 1989 : AOL
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Single : UNWED
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Italian holiday : FESTA
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French lock opener : CLE
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Last Supper question : ISITI
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Like an ancient empire : INCAN
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With 28-Down, 37-Across's autobiography : HAVETUX
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Fanfare : TANTARA
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Serial opener : PARTI
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Cut over : RETRIM
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How some messages were once sent : BYWIRE
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"Rob Roy" star, 1995 : NEESON
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Regarding some church matters : LAIC
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High mark : APLUS
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Like Haydn's "Surprise" Symphony : ING
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___ right : ALL
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Entertainer born May 29, 1903 : BOBHOPE
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Washington, e.g.: Abbr. : GEO
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___ Paese cheese : BEL
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Eastern : ASIAN
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Whale watcher : AHAB
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Ones on the right : TORIES
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Slight : PALTRY
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Jump on : BERATE
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Makarova of tennis : ELENA
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Click beetles : ELATERS
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Noted 37-Across venue : USOSHOW
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One in a conger line? : ELVER
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Two chips, perhaps : WAGER
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Slangy suffix : OLA
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Funeral stands : BIERS
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Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
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Snap : PIC
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Smoked fish : EELS
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Leader of the One Israel coalition : BARAK
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37-Across's age on May 29, 2003 : IOO
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Dash gauge : TACH
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Spanish welcome : HOLA
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Atlas abbr. : ELEV
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Many a position in a rock band : GUITAR
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Co-sign, as a loan : ENSURE
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Not on the end, for short : TWIXT
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Satisfied, in a way : MET
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Do Time? : EDIT
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Targeted, as with a mailing : SENTTO
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37-Across used to emcee it : OSCARNIGHT
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Big name in games : ATARI
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___ Games : PANAM
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Certain bridge play : FINESSE
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"Beowulf," e.g. : EPIC
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"Your gamblin' days ___" (Bob Dylan lyric) : AREUP
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Synchronous : INPHASE
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Say too much : BLAB
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Bowl site : YALE
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See 19-Across : WILLTRAVEL
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North Carolina university : ELON
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Harry Hershfield comic "___ the Agent" : ABIE
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Within earshot : NEAR
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Elapse : GOBY
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Wheels and deals : BARTERS
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Basket material : OSIER
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Comment on a loss : ALAS
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"The Marshal of Cripple Creek" and others : OATERS
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Discontinued money : PESETA
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Polar jacket : ANORAK
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William who wrote "Half Mile Down" : BEEBE
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NBC's "Watching ___" : ELLIE
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Winter Olympian : LUGER
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Forensic evidence collector : SWAB
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Snake dancers : HOPI
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This and that : OLIO
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City on the Brazos : WACO
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Mobile home: Abbr. : ALA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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