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New York Times, Monday, May 7, 2001

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Bob Frank
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
511/16/19982/17/20044
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0410000
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.55000
Bob Frank

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 73 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Frank. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0507 ( 18,808 )

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Across
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Faint from surprise : PLOTZ
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Manger contents : HAY
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Big fissure : CHASM
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Snake charmer's snake : COBRA
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Juice drink suffix : ADE
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Line from the heart : AORTA
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Officer in charge of a ship's rigging, informally : BOSUN
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State west of Mont. : IDA
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Part of a ranch herd : STEER
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Proofreader's asset : EYEFORDETAIL
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Slanted type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Head-turning letter turner : VANNA
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Annapolis sch. : USNA
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Sit in jail : DOTIME
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High tennis shot : LOB
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Violinist's asset : EARFORMUSIC
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Cumberland ___ : GAP
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Gallic goodbye : ADIEU
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Nile viper : ASP
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Songstress Lena : HORNE
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Govt. old-age insurer : SSA
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Reporter's asset : NOSEFORNEWS
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Place to lay money on horses: Abbr. : OTB
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Pussy : PETCAT
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Camping stuff : GEAR
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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___ d'oeuvre : HORS
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Possible title for this puzzle : ITMAKESSENSE
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German wine valley : RHINE
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Neighbor of Leb. : ISR
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Called balls and strikes : UMPED
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Long-limbed : LEGGY
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Kind of feeling : GUT
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Myopic Mr. ___ : MAGOO
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Blackthorn fruits : SLOES
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Big inits. in electronic games : NES
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Bridges : SPANS
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Chem. contaminant : PCB
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Place for a pit stop in London : LOO
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Delivery docs, for short : OBS
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Real : TRUELIFE
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Wacky : ZANY
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Port city north of Tel Aviv : HAIFA
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Annex : ADDON
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Thirst (for) : YEARN
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24 cans : CASE
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Jacuzzi product : HOTTUB
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Precincts : AREAS
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Ale holder : STEIN
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One Mrs. Trump : MARLA
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At any time : EVER
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Surrealist Salvador : DALI
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"Don't get any funny ___!" : IDEAS
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Little hoppers : TOADS
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Skylit rooms : ATRIA
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Everest, for one : MOUNT
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Earth tone : OCHRE
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Pas' mates : MAS
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Bring into play : USE
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Tanning lotion letters : SPF
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___-Roman wrestling : GRECO
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Nobelist Sadat : ANWAR
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Annoyers : PESTS
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Known, geographically speaking : ONTHEMAP
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Long, thin musical instrument : OBOE
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Store door sign : OPEN
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Halloween hue : ORANGE
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Little women : GIRLS
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Lucy's landlady on "I Love Lucy" : ETHEL
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Pal : AMIGO
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Churchillian symbol : VSIGN
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Unit of Time : ISSUE
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"Hogwash!" : NERTS
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Things on rings : KEYS
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Totals : SUMS
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Links org. : PGA
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Unit of time : EON
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Parties : DOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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