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New York Times, Wednesday, June 13, 2001

Answer to "How are you?", Southern-style

Author:
Nick Grivas
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Grivas. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times6/13/01 ( No. 18,845 )
Across
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Poetic time of day : MORN
5
Actress Lanchester : ELSA
9
Extremist : ULTRA
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"Peek" follower : ABOO
15
Chucklehead : BOOB
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Took on : HIRED
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Puts on : DONS
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Jezebel's idol : BAAL
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Wordsmith's concern : USAGE
20
Answer to "How are you?", Southern-style : FINEASFROGHAIR
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Basketry twig : OSIER
24
Tipplemeister : SOT
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Take home : NET
27
A.A.A. info. : RTE
28
Disfigure : MAR
31
Rugrats : MOPPETS
34
Trombone feature : SLIDE
36
One of the Boys of Summer : REESE
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Of exceptional quality, Southern-style : GOODASGRITS
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Paramecium propellers : CILIA
42
Exemplar of leakiness : SIEVE
43
Parboiled : SCALDED
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Kind of poodle : TOY
47
Checkout lines, briefly : UPC
50
Mack of early TV : TED
51
Memorial designer Maya : LIN
53
Hardly laid-back : TYPEA
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More than tipsy, Southern-style : DRUNKASACOOTER
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Surveil, with "out" : STAKE
61
Unit of force : DYNE
62
1993 Kevin Kline movie : DAVE
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"Like a Rock" rocker : SEGER
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Hydroxyl compound : ENOL
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Just makes, with "out" : EKES
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Italian poet Torquato : TASSO
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1140, to Flavius : MCXL
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Subtracted by : LESS
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Infatuated with : MADFOR
2
Reed player : OBOIST
3
Country music's Milsap : RONNIE
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"Long time ___!" : NOSEE
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Goes out : EBBS
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Take it easy : LOAF
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Takes off : SOARS
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Flowering : ABLOOM
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"Don't think so" : UHUH
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A Simpson : LISA
11
Subminimum wage earners, maybe : TRAINEES
12
Invitation turndown : REGRETS
13
Cannon's end? : ADE
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All you can carry : ARMLOAD
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Old muscle car : GTO
26
Lao-___ : TSE
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S O S response : AID
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Nutritional std. : RDA
32
In on : PRIVYTO
33
Best of the Beatles : PETE
34
Potter's purchase : SOIL
35
Non-P.C. suffix : ESS
37
Party wear : GLADRAGS
38
"Skedaddle!" : GIT
39
Hupmobile contemporary : REO
40
Dallas hrs. : CST
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Brewed drink : ICEDTEA
44
Animal that bugles : ELK
45
Royal headwear : DIADEM
47
Understanding : UPTAKE
48
Ticks off : PEEVES
49
Soft touch : CARESS
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"Bye Bye Bye" singers : NSYNC
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Peak call? : YODEL
56
Luau strings : UKES
57
Galba's predecessor : NERO
58
Dumb as ___ : ANOX
59
Poky part : CELL
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Brit. Airways vehicle : SST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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