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New York Times, Saturday, May 5, 2001

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0505 ( 18,806 )
Across
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Documentation : PAPERS
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"GoodFellas" co-star : LIOTTA
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They may be tickled : IVORIES
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Major handgun manufacturer : WALTHER
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Hardly everything : TIPOFTHEICEBERG
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Pool stroke : MASSE
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Bars on wheels : AXLES
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Early man prefix : CRO
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Suffix with super : ETTE
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Garden blight : MITES
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Football referee's need : COIN
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Plays with masks : NOH
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BP purchase : LITRE
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Trunks : BOLES
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Picture receivers : RETINAE
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Enjoy : SAVOR
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Noted centenarian of August 4, 2000 : QUEENMOTHER
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Gulf of ___ (arm of the Mediterranean) : TUNIS
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D.C. Rep. ___ Holmes Norton : ELEANOR
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Radiance : SHEEN
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Year Fra Filippo Lippi was born : MCDVI
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Coming after: Abbr. : FOL
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Discounted : LESS
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Let : LEASE
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Prefix with sexual : AMBI
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Published : OUT
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Chub : FATSO
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Know like ___ : ABOOK
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Part of a professional's home/office : PRIVATEENTRANCE
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They don't care about you : EGOISTS
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"The moon was a ghostly ___": Noyes : GALLEON
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Subject of Article I, Section 3, of the Constitution : SENATE
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Coral creatures : POLYPS
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Miners : PITMEN
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Ace : AVIATOR
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Makes an important proposal : POPSTHEQUESTION
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Jagged : EROSE
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Filled : RIFE
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Firm : SET
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Makes more powerful? : LACES
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Guadeloupe and Martinique : ILES
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Tout's hangout: Abbr. : OTB
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1986 Martin Scorsese film : THECOLOROFMONEY
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Boston ___ : TERRIER
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Some lasers used in laser shows : ARGONS
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Devil, to Muslims : SHAITAN
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___ Coyote : WILEE
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Atypical example : EXTREMECASE
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Goes for the gold? : MINES
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Group of 13 : COVEN
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___ wait : LIEIN
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Faith that teaches the unity of all races : BAHAI
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Whistle blowers' concerns : TUNES
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Allen or Martin : STEVE
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"The 12 Days of Christmas," e.g. : OLDSONG
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A strong impulse : THEURGE
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Movie lawman : ROBOCOP
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Trigonometric figures : SLOPES
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Measures : METES
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Compares : LIKENS
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Morning waker-upper : LATTE
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What the Staten Island Yankees play, informally : ABALL
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Securely : FAST
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Author/poet ___ Bates : ARLO
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Itinerary part : VIA
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Water source : TAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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