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New York Times, Monday, May 5, 2003

Actress Tammy who won a Tony for playing Molly Brown

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mel Taub

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Taub.
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© 2003, The New York Times5/5/03 ( No. 19,536 )
Across
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Cut with a crosscut : SAWN
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/ : SLASH
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Castro's country : CUBA
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As to : INRE
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Where Seoul is : KOREA
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Done with : OVER
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One choosing a sweater, e.g.? : KNITPICKER
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Let it all out : VENT
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Sombrero, e.g. : HAT
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Blame : ONUS
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Shoddy : SLEAZY
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Mrs. Harry Truman : BESS
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One-named singer and Oscar winner : CHER
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Item that may be connected to a car's ignition : ALARM
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Act of philanthropy : DONATION
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Opposite of out : SAFE
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Actress Tammy who won a Tony for playing Molly Brown : GRIMES
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Genetic inits. : RNA
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Recognize terrific fountain treats? : KNOWGREATSHAKES
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___ de Cologne : EAU
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Theater passages : AISLES
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Not straight : BENT
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Hard-to-decide predicaments : DILEMMAS
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Pal : BUDDY
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"If ___ be so bold ..." : IMAY
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Get together : MEET
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Penny-pinching : FRUGAL
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The "shrew" in "The Taming of the Shrew" : KATE
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Honey maker : BEE
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Every's partner : EACH
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Mace? : KNIGHTCLUB
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Riverbed deposit : SILT
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"Goodnight ___" (1950 hit) : IRENE
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Luminous radiation : AURA
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Do in : SLAY
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The "N" of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
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City tricked with a wooden horse : TROY
Down
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Punjabi believer : SIKH
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"The King and I" tutor : ANNA
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Habeas corpus, e.g. : WRIT
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After expenses : NET
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Drums, in jazz lingo : SKINS
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Place : LOCUS
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Boats like Noah's : ARKS
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Envision : SEE
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Severity : HARSHNESS
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Like C.I.A. operations : COVERT
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Part of the eye containing the iris : UVEA
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Mercedes-___ : BENZ
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Painterlike : ARTY
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Robert Frost piece : POEM
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Fido restrainer : LEASH
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Beer, say : BREW
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Dumas's Monte Cristo, e.g.: Fr. : COMTE
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Named, as a price : ASKED
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Hawaiian island : LANAI
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Run ___ of (violate) : AFOUL
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Places a call on an old phone : DIALS
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Irritated : IRKED
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Upright, as a box : ONEND
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Very unpleasant : NASTY
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Old female tabby : GRIMALKIN
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State again : RESAY
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Letter before delta : GAMMA
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Border on : ABUT
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Fourscore : EIGHTY
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Symbol of redness : BEET
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___ cum laude : MAGNA
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Lucy's landlady : ETHEL
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Own (up to) : FESS
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Commuting option : RAIL
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Bruins' sch. : UCLA
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Chicken ___ (dish) : KIEV
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Become hazy : BLUR
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Continental currency : EURO
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Auctioneerless auction site : EBAY
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Gunners' org. : NRA
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Tabby : CAT

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

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