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New York Times, Thursday, June 28, 2001

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQVXZ} This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0628 ( 18,860 )
Across
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It can be poisonous : SUMAC
6
Flight fleet : JETS
10
One with idyll musings? : POET
14
"Cosmicomics" author Calvino : ITALO
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A few words in passing? : OBIT
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1952 Olympics venue : OSLO
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Whence Sir Walter Scott's Fair Maid : PERTH
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Zola novel : NANA
19
Warbler : WREN
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Stoppard play that made money abroad? : THERIYALTHING
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Letters for Old MacDonald : EIEIO
24
Mimosa-family tree : ACACIA
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Cukor film that made money abroad? : DINARATEIGHT
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Encouragement for Escamillo : OLE
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Three-time Masters champ : SNEAD
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Part of I.R.T. : RAPID
35
Biblical verb : HATH
37
Indian attire : SARIS
39
Central point : NODE
40
On a 42-Across : ATSEA
42
Knockabout, e.g. : SLOOP
44
Just out : NEW
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Rolling Stones hit that made money abroad? : RUPEETUESDAY
48
Acid neutralizer : ALKALI
51
Written commentary : NOTES
52
Comedienne who made money abroad? : GUILDERRADNER
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Give obligingly : LEND
57
Den din : ROAR
58
Much-misunderstood writing : IRONY
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S-shaped molding : OGEE
62
Tilted position : CANT
63
Follow : ENSUE
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Microsoft product : WORD
65
Countercurrent : EDDY
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Swedish imports : SAABS
Down
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Very small serving : SIP
2
Indian tongue : UTE
3
Strict sergeants, say : MARTINETS
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Tennis great Gibson : ALTHEA
5
Fortune sharers, perhaps : COHEIRS
6
Mitchell with a guitar : JONI
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Where bidders wait online : EBAY
8
"Waterworld" actress Majorino : TINA
9
P.O.W.'s place : STALAG
10
Indian confederacy founder : POWHATAN
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Courtier in "Hamlet" : OSRIC
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Nicholas Gage novel : ELENI
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Friendly Islands : TONGA
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Some horses : ROANS
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N.E.A. member: Abbr. : TCHR
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Gulf of Aqaba port : EILAT
25
Qatar's capital : DOHA
26
Pick on : TEASE
27
Country rocker Steve : EARLE
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No exemplar of erudition : IDIOT
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Spread on Lake Tahoe : PONDEROSA
33
Head sets? : IDEAS
34
Moist : DEWY
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Announced : HERALDED
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Boating locale : SOUND
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Annual song title starter : AULD
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State symbols of Indiana : PEONIES
46
Run through : PIERCE
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Clavicle connectors : STERNA
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Visibly happy : AGLOW
49
"Hasta ___!" : LUEGO
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Seven-time N.L. home run champ : KINER
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It may be hogged : ROAD
54
"We the Living" author : RAND
55
So-o-o-o SoHo : ARTY
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Gist : NUB
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Survey choice : YES

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

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