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New York Times, Friday, May 4, 2001

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BFJQZ} This is puzzle # 74 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0504 ( 18,805 )
Across
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Buck : ONESPOT
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Lemonlike : CITRIC
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"Pines of Rome" composer : RESPIGHI
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Iroquoian language : ONEIDA
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Stretched out : EXTENDED
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Toyota model : AVALON
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Grocery store workers : STOCKERS
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Regret : LAMENT
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Food sticker : TINE
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Hungers (for) : LUSTS
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Eccentric : OUTRE
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Graduate record? : THESIS
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"Hold it, buster!" : WHOA
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Easy-to-please companions : CHEAPDATES
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Chilling Chaney : LON
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Cuts : CLEAVES
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Give it ___ : AGO
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Emulated Bo-Peep : SHEPHERDED
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In shape : TRIM
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British tars : LIMEYS
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Clear : ERASE
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Prepare for a long trip, maybe : GASUP
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Beckett character : DIDI
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Creature : ANIMAL
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Cop's wheels : PROWLCAR
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One of the Gilbert Islands : TARAWA
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Louvre lady : MONALISA
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Chi ___ (some college women) : OMEGAS
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Peppy : SPIRITED
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Night flight : REDEYE
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The blues : SADNESS
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Raw materials : ORES
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Shout at an open call : NEXT
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This, to Jorge : ESTO
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Rainbows : SPECTRA
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Part of a digital display : PINKIE
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City near Brigham City : OGDEN
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"Everything is going to be okay ..." : THERETHERE
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Scuttle's contents : COAL
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Some shut-ins : INVALIDS
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Group wearing red, white and blue uniforms : TEAMUSA
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Gets to : RILES
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Words before care or mind : IDONT
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Tilts : CANTS
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Some may have photos : IDS
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Rice University nickname : OWLS
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Worrisome remark by a surgeon : UHOH
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Muscle condition : TONE
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Intoxicating : HEADY
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Is nosy : EAVESDROPS
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Zipped : SPED
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Mr. Miniver in "Mrs. Miniver" : CLEM
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"___ Road" (1999 Maeve Binchy best seller) : TARA
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Authority: Var. : EGIS
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A few : SOME
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Remove gradually, with "at" : CHIPAWAY
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Peacock's pride : PLUMAGE
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"With All Disrespect" humorist : TRILLIN
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The prince in "The Prince and the Pauper" : EDWARD
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Big snapper : GATOR
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"What's in ___?" : ANAME
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Fathered : SIRED
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Asia Minor region : IONIA
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Work like a certain medical device : LASE
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Blair and Thatcher: Abbr. : PMS
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Specify : CITE
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"___ Death" (Grieg work) : ASES
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Dangerous dosage units : RADS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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