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New York Times, Wednesday, June 27, 2001

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0627 ( 18,859 )
Across
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Clinch : SEWUP
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Clinched : ICED
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Yachter's woe : CALM
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Milo or Tessie : OSHEA
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Cause of an itch : FLEA
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Girasol, e.g. : OPAL
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Corset features : STAYS
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Train locale : YARD
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Opposite of "no no" : SISI
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Muesli morsel : OAT
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Replay option : SLOMO
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Stradivarius's teacher : AMATI
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Snapped out of it : WOKEUP
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___ a good thing : INON
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Attacked violently : TOREAT
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"Yadda-yadda-yadda" : ANDSOON
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God-awful : LOUSY
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Whopping : HEFTY
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Deer ma'am : DOE
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Quisling's city : OSLO
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Pronounce an "r" like a Scot : TRILL
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Drift off : DOZE
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Took the vanguard : LED
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Where the action is : ARENA
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Rats' hangout : SEWER
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Knocks to the floor : LAYSLOW
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Famous last words? : THEEND
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Like some columns : OPED
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Actress Plummer : AMANDA
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They may be technical : FOULS
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Pretty : QUITE
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Crooks' methods, to cops : MOS
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One of Chekhov's Three Sisters : OLGA
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Abbr. on some letter headings : ATTN
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Sacagawea, for one : GUIDE
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Baloney : LIES
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Calamitous : DIRE
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Wing : ANNEX
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Shakespearean verb : DOTH
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Letters above 0 : OPER
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Smelling a rat : LEERY
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Comme ci, comme ça : SOSO
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This, in Toledo : ESTA
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Start of a musical riddle : WHATWOULDYOUGET
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180° turn, slangily : UEY
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Opener of many doors : PASSKEY
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Middle of the riddle : IFYOUTHREW
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Surgery aid : CLAMP
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Pops : DAD
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All there is : COSMOS
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End of the riddle : APIANODOWNAMINE
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Hang in there : LAST
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Mid 11th-century date : MLII
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Idyllic setting : LEA
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Artist Warhol : ANDY
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"... ___ they say" : ORSO
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Like J.F.K. Airport: Abbr. : INTL
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Out of port : TOSEA
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Answer to the riddle : AFLATMINER
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Moved like the Blob : OOZED
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Not e'en once : NEER
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Veg out : LOLL
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German article : EIN
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Walked over : TROD
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Safe deposit box item : DEED
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Schooner fillers : ALES
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Dakar's land : SENEGAL
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Bit of media hype : SPLASH
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Pillbox or porkpie : HAT
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Other, in Bordeaux : AUTRE
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Go belly up : FOLD
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Mélange : OLIO
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Little swab : QTIP
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River to the Baltic : ODER
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Alluring : SEXY
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Ruckus : ADO
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Maupassant novel "___ Vie" : UNE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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