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New York Times, Monday, June 3, 2002

Repeated lyric in a children's song

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 98 for Mr. Paul.
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© 2002, The New York Times6/3/02 ( No. 19,200 )
Across
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Eye amorously : OGLE
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No ifs, ___ or buts : ANDS
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Partners : MATES
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Place for seagulls to sit : PIER
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Not shallow : DEEP
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Oven emanation : AROMA
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"What ___ is new?" : ELSE
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Dance in a grass skirt : HULA
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Neglected neighborhoods : SLUMS
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Classic Salinger novel, with "The" : CATCHERINTHERYE
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Poi root : TARO
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Yang's complement : YIN
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Favorite project : PET
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Make, as a guess : VENTURE
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Land for a house : LOT
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Without help : ALONE
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Tijuana gold : ORO
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Celebration : FETE
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Behave promiscuously : SOWONESWILDOATS
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Erupt : SPEW
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Bemoan : RUE
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Put back to zero, say : RESET
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Electric fish : EEL
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Goulash seasoning : PAPRIKA
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Make an effort : TRY
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1040 initials : IRS
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Old-fashioned containers : TINS
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Repeated lyric in a children's song : JIMMIECRACKCORN
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Clay brick : ADOBE
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"Incredible" one : HULK
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Follow orders : OBEY
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Neighbor of Earth : VENUS
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Comedic actress McClurg : EDIE
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Took a train, say : RODE
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Beauty, brawn or brains : ASSET
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"I haven't a thing to ___!" : WEAR
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Egg holder : NEST
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Letters from the Persian Gulf? : OPEC
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Southwestern river : GILA
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For fear that : LEST
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Put up : ERECT
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Cling (to) : ADHERE
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Brain cell : NEURON
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Supermarket part : DELI
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C-___ : SPAN
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#5 iron : MASHIE
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"Over the Rainbow" composer Harold : ARLEN
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Studio visit : TOUR
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TV honor : EMMY
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Enclosure with a MS. : SASE
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Any port in a storm : HAVEN
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Mountainous area of Austria : TYROL
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No longer in fashion : PASSE
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Secretly tie the knot : ELOPE
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Dry (off) : TOWEL
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___ of London : TOWER
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Mentalist Geller : URI
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Opposite of most : LEAST
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Playful animal : OTTER
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Cantankerous : TESTY
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This instant : NOW
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Goliath, to David, e.g. : FOE
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Use the backspace key : ERASE
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Break bread : SUP
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Toped : DRANK
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Mass figure : PRIEST
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Firenze's land : ITALIA
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Field goal specialist : KICKER
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Fill (with) : IMBUE
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Heap ___ upon : SCORN
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Coffee, slangily : JAVA
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Middle of March : IDES
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Starts of workweeks: Abbr. : MONS
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Not just swallow whole : CHEW
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Ill-mannered : RUDE
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Clarinet's kin : OBOE
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Cincinnati nine : REDS
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Russian rejection : NYET

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