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New York Times, Thursday, June 14, 2001

What a dog might do to pretend it's not out of breath?

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Diehl.
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© 2001, The New York Times6/14/01 ( No. 18,846 )
Across
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Overexcited, slangily : AMPED
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What to call a lady : MAAM
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Not too bright : PALE
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Jelly fruit : GUAVA
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"Table Talk" essayist : ELIA
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Sen. Bayh : EVAN
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Till now : ASYET
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Swag : LOOT
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Gen. Lee's troops : REBS
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Quaff from a gold-plated dog bowl? : THELAPOFLUXURY
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Give the once-over : EYE
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Unbroken : ENTIRE
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Holder of a number of degrees : ARC
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Pitcher's rubber : SLAB
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Slowly : ADAGIO
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How-to listings : STEPS
34
Latin 101 word : AMAT
37
Lollobrigida of film : GINA
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What a dog might do to pretend it's not out of breath? : CAMOUFLAGEPANTS
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Spreadable stick : OLEO
42
Designer Cassini : OLEG
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Prime-time time : EIGHT
44
Oskar of "Fahrenheit 451" : WERNER
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Parade spoiler : RAIN
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Camp seat, perhaps : LOG
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Had a hunch : SENSED
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Grp. with pull? : ADA
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Jacket for a hunting dog? : FETCHINGOUTFIT
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Plant bristles : AWNS
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Crossing the Atlantic, maybe : ASEA
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Monopoly buy : HOTEL
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Haymaker : SOCK
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Like some drinks : NEAT
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Popular watch : OMEGA
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Florida ___ : KEYS
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Water barrier : DIKE
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Subs : HEROS
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Banded stone : AGATE
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Overly sentimental : MUSHY
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Check casher : PAYEE
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First name in derring-do : EVEL
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Facts and figures : DATA
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Fruit salad ingredient : MELONBALL
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Up : ALOFT
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Garlicky mayonnaise : AIOLI
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Grow up : MATURATE
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Pan American Highway land : PERU
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Finding the means? : AVERAGING
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Daedalus creation : LABYRINTH
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Nav. officer : ENS
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Shooter ammo : PEA
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Marked out : XED
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Kind of guard : COAST
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Taster's aid : SPOON
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The Fighting Tigers, for short : LSU
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Over : AGAIN
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Grinch's look : SCOWL
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Job's relation : TALEOFWOE
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Hospital sign : EMERGENCY
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Ginnie ___ : MAE
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Whole bunch : AGGREGATE
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Court motion : FOREHAND
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Louvre Pyramid architect : PEI
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PC key : ESC
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Brouhaha : ADO
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Some Japanese-Americans : NISEI
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Not do openly : SNEAK
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On the trail of : AFTER
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Don ___ de la Vega (Zorro) : DIEGO
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China setting? : ATLAS
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Sounds of disapproval : TSKS
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"That doesn't sound good" : UHOH
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A-E, maybe : TOME
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Press (for) : ASK

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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