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New York Times, Tuesday, July 17, 2001

Most Foreman wins, informally

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Piscop.
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© 2001, The New York Times7/17/01 ( No. 18,879 )
Across
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Check point? : BANK
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Like Swiss cheese : HOLEY
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Tartan garb : KILT
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Iris's place : UVEA
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Dean Martin song subject : AMORE
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Eligible for service : ONEA
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"So long" : SEEYALATER
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Pull the plug on : STOP
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Much of the surface of Mars : CRATERS
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Carried : BORNE
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Most Foreman wins, informally : KOS
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"Farewell" : AUREVOIR
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Purplish red : MAGENTA
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Aria : SOLO
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Essay page, for short : OPED
32
"... and ___ a good-night" : TOALL
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Nile slitherer : ASP
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International writers' org. : PEN
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"Adieu" : GOODBYE
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Strong alkali : LYE
41
Approx. number : EST
42
Textile trademark : ARNEL
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Carry on : RANT
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Mussolini, e.g. : DUCE
45
Crucial element : ESSENCE
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"Toodle-oo" : SAYONARA
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___ Xing : PED
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Campaign speech, e.g. : EVENT
54
Way-out : STRANGE
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Colonel or corporal : RANK
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"Until next time ..." : TAKEITEASY
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Nosh : BITE
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"The Story of ___ H" : ADELE
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Give as an example : CITE
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Do in : SLAY
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Ruth ___ Ginsburg : BADER
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Was able to answer on a test : KNEW
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Kind of stop : BUS
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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___-do-well : NEER
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Traveled like an Inuit : KAYAKED
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Most vigorous : HALEST
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Gen. Bradley : OMAR
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"___ luck!" : LOTSA
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Bard's "before" : ERE
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"So's ___ old man!" : YER
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Where 48-Down fought in 1999 : KOSOVO
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Words from an emcee : INTRO
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Actress Téa : LEONI
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Come to a point : TAPER
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Lots : ATON
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Scarlett O'Hara, e.g. : BELLE
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Of service : USABLE
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___-poly : ROLY
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Wear a long face : MOPE
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Bronx Zoo houseful : APES
28
Lady's escort : GENT
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Act of Contrition reciter : ATONER
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Poem of praise : ODE
34
Greenspan of the Fed : ALAN
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Lip-___ : SYNC
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Tampa-St. ___ : PETE
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Obese's opposite : GAUNT
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Predatory whale : ORCA
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Not the most refined fellow : REDNECK
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Mule's father : DONKEY
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More nimble : SPRIER
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Musical chairs goal : SEAT
48
European group : SERBS
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To no ___ : AVAIL
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Buttinsky : YENTA
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Made a request : ASKED
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Prefix with drama : TELE
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Yardage pickup : GAIN
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Villa d'___ : ESTE
59
Bar bill : TAB
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Orthodontists' org. : ADA
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Fine-grained wood : YEW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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