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HOT TO TROT

New York Times, Sunday, June 1, 2003

Author:
Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0601 ( 19,563 )
Across
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Garfield, for one : PETCAT
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Dumas's Dantès : EDMOND
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Strait of ___, west of Singapore : MALACCA
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Home of Odysseus : ITHACA
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Like Narcissus, and then some : VAINER
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Frigid : ICECOLD
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What Dewey lost? : THETRUMANRACE
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Like some Cajun cuisine : CHARRED
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Rock singer/guitarist Mann : AIMEE
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Sharp, as a razor : EDGED
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Dean of diplomacy : ACHESON
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Lasting impression : SCAR
31
Scottish Arctic explorer : RAE
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Confuses : ADDLES
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Ward on TV : SELA
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"I'll get this round"? : THETREATISON
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Old PC software : MSDOS
42
Pantomime : ACTOUT
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Part of A.C.L.U.: Abbr. : AMER
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Utah lily : SEGO
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Some of that jazz : BOP
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___ favor : POR
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Feature of northern Canada : TUNDRA
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Part of a car's steering system : TIEROD
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Leads for Marilyn Monroe? : EMS
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Kegler's org. : PBA
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WAC wear? : TROOPSKIRT
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"Holy Toledo!" : YIPE
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Math branch : TRIG
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Negative joiner : NOR
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Riddle-me-___ (line in a children's rhyme) : REE
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Vamoosed : RANOFF
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Tijuana toast : SALUD
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Vamoose : SKEDADDLE
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It may be forced : ENTRY
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Credit card feature : STRIPE
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Island ring : LEI
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Egypt's ___ Simbel : ABU
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Branch location : TREE
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River of York : OUSE
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Awed sequoia viewer's cry? : WHATATRUNK
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___ rule : ASA
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Actor's rep. : AGT
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Outstanding : UNPAID
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Target with a throw : PASSTO
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Dean's purview: Abbr. : SCH
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"Phooey!" : BAH
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Bladed weapon : SHIV
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Like a shyster, often : SUED
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His in Hawaii : ALOHAS
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Aegean land : CRETE
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DNA researcher? : GENETRACKMAN
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Adoption agcy. : SPCA
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Fine spread : ESTATE
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Weave a tangled web, say : LIE
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Brit's "Baloney!" : TOSH
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Starting spot for a toboggan ride : HILLTOP
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Hose material : NYLON
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Cupid's boss : SANTA
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"Marines' Hymn" city : TRIPOLI
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Go bald? : LOSEONESTREAD
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Metal marble : STEELIE
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Show : EVINCE
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Something to fall back on? : HEINIE
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Corrects figures with the I.R.S. : REFILES
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Dances saucily : SALSAS
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Butting heads : ATODDS
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Pockets of dough : PITAS
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Work ___ : ETHIC
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Recurring melody : THEMA
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Humor : CATERTO
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Part of a plot : ACRE
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Fraternity letter : TAU
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One getting away : EVADER
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"Consarn it!" : DANG
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Wallowing place : MIRE
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Out : ONADATE
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Japanese computer giant : NEC
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Hates the thought of : DREADS
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"Hawaii" novelist : MICHENER
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Flu symptoms : ACHES
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Grazing sites : LEAS
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Down's opposite : ACROSS
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Hormel discards? : CORNEDBEEFTRASH
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Browns, on the scoreboard : CLE
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Stir in : ADD
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Substance : MEAT
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Broom room : CLOSET
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Yield : RETURN
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Dragged through the mud : DIRTIED
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Shuttle site : LOOM
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Cousins of 58-Down : ASPS
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Jabba the ___ of "Star Wars" : HUTT
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Clanton nemesis : EARP
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One of a Latin trio : AMAS
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Matthew of "Streamers" : MODINE
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Datebook data: Abbr. : APPTS
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Some helicopters : COBRAS
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White House walkway? : TRAILTOTHECHIEF
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"Duchess of Alba" painter : GOYA
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Involuntary neckwear : NOOSE
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Jerk : DORK
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Good and hot : IRED
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Deadly snake : KRAIT
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Bridge, in Bordeaux : PONT
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Wise guy : GURU
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"Concentration" puzzle : REBUS
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Diet soda brand : FRESCA
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Something to fall into : DISUSE
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K-12, educationally speaking : ELHI
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Beyond persuasion : DEADSET
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Sven's cousin, maybe : LARS
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Some of a Beatles refrain : YEAHS
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Phnom ___ : PENH
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Wild : UNTAME
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Greet from afar : WAVETO
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Impressionist : APER
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Follower of a drum roll : TADA
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Caffeine nut : KOLA
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Building blocks : ABCS
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John Irving hero : GARP
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Hog havens : PIGSTIES
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Kitchen help : UTENSIL
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Where the Dionne quintuplets were born : ONTARIO
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National capital since 1949 : TAIPEI
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City west of the Everglades Parkway : NAPLES
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Controversial reproductions : CLONES
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Old cattle : KINE
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"Dallas" matriarch : ELLIE
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Interminably : ONEND
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Not wild : STAID
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Land down under? : HADES
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Take it easy : LOLL
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Itches : YENS
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Like Ricky Martin's "vida" : LOCA
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Let it be : STET
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Game co. that originated Dungeons & Dragons : TSR
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Map abbr. : RTE
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They're fertile : OVA
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Doo-wop syllable : SHA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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