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New York Times, Monday, June 30, 2003

Nickname in James Fenimore Cooper tales

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQWXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 106 for Mr. Paul.
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© 2003, The New York Times6/30/03 ( No. 19,592 )
Across
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Fashionable : CHIC
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Where bats "hang out" : CAVE
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Triangular traffic sign : YIELD
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Sweep under the rug : HIDE
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Like droughty land : ARID
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Typo : ERROR
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Neck and neck : EVEN
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Lion's locks : MANE
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Popular dip for 48-Down : SALSA
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Gain wealth opportunely, in a way : FEATHERONESNEST
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"Two Mules for Sister ___" (1970 film) : SARA
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Three, on a sundial : III
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"That feels good!" : AAH
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Snake that may warn before it strikes : RATTLER
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Harper Valley grp., in song : PTA
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Lock of hair : TRESS
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"___ was saying ..." : ASI
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Any day now : SOON
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Nickname in James Fenimore Cooper tales : LEATHERSTOCKING
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Artist Warhol : ANDY
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Vintner's tank : VAT
44
Cruise ship : LINER
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Put into words : SAY
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Hot pepper : CAYENNE
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Give it a whirl : TRY
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Little League field surface, probably : SOD
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Stethoscope holders : EARS
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She played TV's Amanda Woodward : HEATHERLOCKLEAR
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Shake hands (on) : AGREE
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Per person : EACH
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___ Major : URSA
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More vigorous : HALER
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Suffix with buck : AROO
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Appearance : MIEN
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Be head over heels about : ADORE
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Prospectors' receptacles : PANS
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Tiptop : PEAK
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Bake-off figure : CHEF
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Honey factory : HIVE
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"The very ___!" : IDEA
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Piggy bank filler : CENTS
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Tourist's take-along : CAMERA
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Where Noah landed : ARARAT
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Chianti or Soave : VINO
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Place of bliss : EDEN
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Boot camp affirmative : YESSIR
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Tehran resident : IRANI
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Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Profit's opposite : LOSS
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"Darn!" : DRAT
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Severe : HARSH
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"Old MacDonald" refrain : EIEIO
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World Almanac section : ATLAS
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Madison Square Garden, e.g. : ARENA
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Exciting : HEADY
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One of the senses : TASTE
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"Saving Private Ryan" craft: Abbr. : LST
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Score unit : POINT
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Laser printer powder : TONER
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Hopping mad : ANGRY
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Hog's home : STY
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Go downhill fast? : SKI
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Dodge : EVADE
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Element of hope? : RAY
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Pencil pusher : CLERK
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Stick together : COHERE
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Converted liberal, informally : NEOCON
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Mexican snacks : NACHOS
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Beef animal : STEER
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Losing streak : SLUMP
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"That is so funny" : HAHA
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"Goodness gracious!" : EGAD
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Guthrie who sang at Woodstock : ARLO
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Harvest : REAP
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Zhivago's love : LARA
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New York's ___ Canal : ERIE
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Toward the big waves : ASEA
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Captain, e.g. : RANK

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

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