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New York Times, Thursday, July 11, 2002

1931 film that won an Oscar for cinematography

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QWX} This is puzzle # 93 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times7/11/02 ( No. 19,238 )
Across
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Jag : SPREE
6
Educator of 18 British P.M.'s : ETON
10
"___ the morning!" : TOPO
14
Smart guys? : ALECS
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Pickup point? : NAPE
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Not on paper : ORAL
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Pitcher Martinez : PEDRO
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One who might report seeing a bear : CBER
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Garfield's foil : ODIE
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It's a challenge : PUTUPYOURDUKES
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Archeozoic, e.g. : ERA
24
TV knob: Abbr. : HOR
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To the extent that : ASFARAS
27
Record store section : RAP
28
Crack : ADEPT
30
Sound off : OPINE
31
Shelf : LEDGE
33
"Frasier" role : ROZ
35
In a bit : ANON
36
John D. Rockefeller and others : OILBARONS
39
Writer Didion : JOAN
42
Kooky Caesar : SID
43
Compact items : DISCS
46
Calendar pencilings: Abbr. : APPTS
48
"Now I understand!" : GOTIT
50
Man with a law : OHM
52
Wrote back : REPLIED
54
Dictionary abbr. : VAR
55
Toujours ___ : GAI
56
Comment from a handwriting teacher : NEATNESSCOUNTS
59
Son in Genesis : ESAU
60
Go with : DATE
61
Not sound good to the ears : GRATE
62
Sight near Antarctica : BERG
63
"___ Her Go" (Frankie Laine song) : ILET
64
Foodie : EATER
65
Quite a party : BASH
66
Air France assets : SSTS
67
Cards and others : NLERS
Down
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Army engineer : SAPPER
2
Of lung membranes : PLEURAL
3
Barrier to progress : REDTAPE
4
Raw linen color : ECRU
5
Internal passageways : ESOPHAGI
6
It may follow a bow : ENCORE
7
1931 film that won an Oscar for cinematography : TABU
8
Wheeler-dealer : OPERATOR
9
Ones unlikely to be voted "most popular" : NERDS
10
Didn't participate : TOOKAPASS
11
Not go out for dinner, maybe : ORDERIN
12
Pal, slangily : PAISANO
13
"___ Buttermilk Sky" : OLE
21
Some country music effects : YODELS
22
Roswell sighting : UFO
26
Hill V.I.P.: Abbr. : SEN
29
Madrid must-see : PRADO
32
Caution before making a wild assertion : DONTLAUGH
34
Collection of signs : ZODIAC
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Important matters : BIGDEALS
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It's in the air : NITROGEN
39
Bump : JAR
40
Where fleets sail : OPENSEA
41
Shows up : APPEARS
44
Related word : COGNATE
45
Go to pieces : SHATTER
47
Order to Fido : SIT
49
Hotel room features : TVSETS
51
Tightwads : MISERS
53
"The ___ near!" : ENDIS
57
Keep in : STET
58
River to the Caspian : URAL
59
Go out : EBB

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

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