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New York Times, Thursday, May 3, 2001

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0503 ( 18,804 )

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Across
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Overthrown leader : SHAH
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Not out : AWAKE
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See 61-Down : LIFT
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Actress Lamarr : HEDY
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Beau's gift : ROSES
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Till fill : ONES
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Speaker of the quip starting at 20-Across : EMOPHILIPS
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It has the spirit : CASK
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Start of a quip : IMNOTAFATALIST
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Slightest : LEAST
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Word of agreement : AYE
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Sharp flavor : NIP
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"Kate & Allie" actress Meyers : ARI
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Young fowl : POULT
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It could be stuffed : OLIVE
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Old station identification : ESSO
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Had : ATE
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Main city of Devon : EXETER
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Quip, part 2 : BUTEVENIF
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Haunt : OBSESS
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Jeff Lynne group : ELO
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"My Uncle" star : TATI
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Chekhov uncle : VANYA
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It should set off alarms : HEIST
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Informal footwear : MOC
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Flutter : ADO
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One of the Volcano Islands, for short : IWO
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Jobs site : APPLE
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Quip, part 3 : IWEREWHATCOULD
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Subjoins : ADDS
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End of the quip : IDOABOUTIT
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Saddle, e.g. : SEAT
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Tel Aviv-born person : SABRA
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French jeweler Lalique : RENE
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"Chickery Chick" bandleader : KAYE
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Smithery employee : SHOER
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Genesis source : SEGA
Down
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"The Glamorous Life" singer : SHEILAE
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Sewing machine attachments : HEMMERS
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Shelley's elegy to Keats : ADONAIS
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Some needles : HYPOS
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___ cantabile (gentle, sad song) : ARIA
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Whistle maker? : WOLF
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China setting : ASIA
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Persisted in : KEPTAT
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Paper : ESSAY
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Spots : LOCI
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Ticked off : INASNIT
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Merry : FESTIVE
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"You naughty person!" : TSK
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Start of many addresses : HTTP
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Paul V's papal predecessor : LEOXI
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Part of w.p.m. : PER
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They can be rolled : OATS
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Tribal language : UTE
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Bank : LEVEE
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It's just not right : LEFT
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Follow : OBEY
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TV spinoff of 1980 : ENOS
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Carrier name until 1997 : USAIR
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Biblical judge : ELI
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Plant gametes : OVA
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"I wouldn't do that" : BADIDEA
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Winter break, of a sort : SNOWDAY
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Person with a loss : AMPUTEE
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Sexton's duty : TOLLING
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Summer drink : ICEDTEA
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Platform on the back of an elephant : HOWDAH
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Kind of shell : TACO
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Houdini's birth name : WEISS
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Really rains : POURS
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Princely family name of old : ESTE
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Transient : HOBO
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Bern is on it : AARE
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With 10-Across, skier's aid : TBAR
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"Shoot!" : ASK

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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