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New York Times, Monday, May 3, 2004

“___ Drives Me Crazy” (Fine Young Cannibals hit)

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 110 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times5/3/04 ( No. 19,900 )
Across
1
Did laps in a pool : SWAM
5
Foolhardy : RASH
9
“She loves me … she loves me not” flower : DAISY
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“Horrors!” : OHNO
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“Cómo ___ usted?” : ESTA
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Blast from the past : OLDIE
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Spick-and-span : NEAT
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Genesis twin : ESAU
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F.B.I. worker : AGENT
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Achieve initial success : GETTOFIRSTBASE
23
Singletons : ONES
24
Bullfight cheer : OLE
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Suffix with lion : ESS
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Oar-powered ship : TRIREME
31
Like a fiddle : FIT
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“Scratch and win” game : LOTTO
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Pub brew : ALE
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Sweep under the rug : HIDE
38
Estimates : BALLPARKFIGURES
42
Intl. oil group : OPEC
43
Take to court : SUE
44
Use crib notes : CHEAT
45
Cheyenne’s locale: Abbr. : WYO
46
Kind of underwear : THERMAL
49
Foxy : SLY
50
“___ Drives Me Crazy” (Fine Young Cannibals hit) : SHE
51
Western tribe : UTES
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Completely mistaken : OUTINLEFTFIELD
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Improperly long sentence : RUNON
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Risk-free : SAFE
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Number not on a grandfather clock : XIII
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Space shuttle gasket : ORING
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With warts and all : ASIS
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Elm or elder : TREE
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___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
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Camper’s cover : TENT
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Hankerings : YENS
Down
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Spiritual, e.g. : SONG
2
Cry on a roller coaster : WHEE
3
Med. school class : ANAT
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E pluribus unum, for instance : MOTTO
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“___ Madness” (1936 antidrug film) : REEFER
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Whence St. Francis : ASSISI
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Night twinkler : STAR
8
Düsseldorf dwelling : HAUS
9
Within one’s power : DOABLE
10
Pond buildup : ALGAE
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March 15, e.g. : IDES
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Trig term : SINE
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“Are we there ___?” : YET
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In first place : ONTOP
22
Marisa of “My Cousin Vinny” : TOMEI
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Arm joint : ELBOW
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Unrinsed, maybe : SOAPY
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Fifth-century pope : STLEO
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Autumn yard worker : RAKER
30
Santa’s little helper : ELF
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Pink-slips : FIRES
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Perfect : IDEAL
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Short-tempered : TESTY
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Nurse’s skill, for short : TLC
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“What’d you say?” : HUH
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Gray : ASHEN
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Feel sorry about : RUE
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Symbol at the head of a musical staff : GCLEF
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First ___ first : THINGS
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Breakfast bread : MUFFIN
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Swear (to) : ATTEST
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Masonry : STONE
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Nearing retirement age, maybe : SIXTY
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Yours and mine : OURS
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The “U” in I.C.U. : UNIT
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Future atty.’s exam : LSAT
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Facilitate : EASE
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Dublin’s land : EIRE
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Legal claim : LIEN
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Goes kaput : DIES
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Salmon eggs : ROE

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