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New York Times, Saturday, June 16, 2001

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JV} This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0616 ( 18,848 )
Across
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Hard to understand : OPAQUE
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Maneuver : PLOY
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Passé platters : LPS
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They fill some cavities : GROUTS
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Hokkaido native : AINU
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Dig into : EAT
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One way to love someone : LIKEASISTER
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Masseur's workplace, maybe : SPA
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Way to go? : EXIT
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Let up : EASE
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Words starting a supposition : IFSAY
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Dorothy Parker deliveries : ZINGERS
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Masseur's stock : OILS
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Succotash ingredients : LIMAS
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Figures of speech? : ORATORS
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The Maldives, e.g. : ATOLLS
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Calculated-risk takers : STUNTMEN
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Makeshift cookie cutters : TINCANS
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Not deep-sea : INSHORE
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Relative of Finnish : ESTONIAN
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___ Club : SIERRA
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Crop-raising sites : PADDIES
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Lock : TRESS
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Stew : FRET
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Bay State symbol : ELMTREE
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Charles de Gaulle's birthplace : LILLE
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Admirer : BEAU
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Cuba libre ingredient : COLA
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Clay, eventually : ALI
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Amaryllis family member : FROSTFLOWER
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Word before "I don't know" : GEE
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Asian tongue : THAI
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It has a canopy : FOREST
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Mt. Hermon locale: Abbr. : SYR
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Swillbellies : SOTS
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Where Marion Jones won three golds : SYDNEY
Down
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Look accompanying a line : OGLE
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Grand ___ : PRIX
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1983 Hawaiian Open winner : AOKI
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Feathered Serpent : QUETZALCOATL
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Hagen with three Tonys : UTA
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It's near Gelsenkirchen : ESSEN
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Highway speedsters : PASSERS
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Book review types : LITERATI
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Start for step or stop : ONE
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Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
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Mies van der Rohe's motto : LESSISMORE
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Like some bulls : PAPAL
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Is a good dog, perhaps : STAYS
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Verdi villain : IAGO
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Just so you know : FORTHERECORD
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Part of many a chain : ISLAND
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Floors : STUNS
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Fall-blooming, say : LATE
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Illness's end? : ITIS
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Winooski River city : MONTPELIER
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Kind of training : ONSITE
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Malicious : SNIDE
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Transgresses : ERRS
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Civil rights activist Ralph : NEAS
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It's wind-driven : SAILBOAT
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Wellington, to Napoleon : NEMESIS
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1 out of 3, e.g. : STAT
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Post office needs : FLAGS
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"Little Orphant Annie" poet : RILEY
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Trumps when unable to follow suit : RUFFS
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Terrestrial newts : EFTS
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"___ Wingrave" (Britten opera) : OWEN
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___-majesté : LESE
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Dilettantish : ARTY
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Christogram component : RHO
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Powell's detective film co-star : LOY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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