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New York Times, Friday, July 20, 2001

40-Down : Actor McGregor

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 124 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times7/20/01 ( No. 18,882 )
Across
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Far from ruddy : PALLID
7
"Though banish'd, yet a ___ Englishman": "Richard II" : TRUEBORN
15
Play an ace? : AVIATE
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Pull-off : RESTAREA
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"Woman" writer : LENNON
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Classic caller : AVONLADY
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Early 60's TV listing : MRED
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Switch : TAN
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Cockpit data: Abbr. : ALTS
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Effects : STUFF
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OT filler : PQRS
28
"And ___ bed" : SOTO
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"Go Down, Moses" and others : SPIRITUALS
33
One of two Roberts : ROI
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Football Hall-of-Famer Ford : LEN
35
___ the finish : INAT
36
Org. that provides many instructions : IRS
37
Globetrotter's catchphrase : NOPLACELIKEHOME
42
Time before : EVE
43
Bird whose name is the same as its call : KIWI
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Mancinelli opera "___ e Leandro" : ERO
45
It's a scream : EEK
46
Private cabins : STATEROOMS
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Spy's spot : DROP
52
Singer of the multimillion-selling album "Watermark" : ENYA
53
Frank ___, Best Director of 1928-29 : LLOYD
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Actress Hatcher : TERI
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Upper half? : BRA
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"Pay ___ mind" : ITNO
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Fujitsu competitor : MOTOROLA
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Multitude : LEGION
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Thimbleweeds : ANEMONES
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Newspaper starting in 1912 : PRAVDA
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Reef wriggler : SEASNAKE
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Most together : SANEST
Down
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Symbols of victory : PALMS
2
Dodges : AVERTS
3
Means of identification : LINEUP
4
Refuse use : LANDFILL
5
Witt rink rival : ITO
6
Headway : DENT
7
Famous landing site : TRANQUILITYBASE
8
White-collar worker, for short? : REV
9
Tour organizer: Abbr. : USO
10
Catania threatener : ETNA
11
Muddles, with "up" : BALLS
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Choir piece : ORATORIO
13
St. John's team : REDSTORM
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Word in Parliament : NAY
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Given (to) : APT
24
Some circus performers : FREAKS
26
Eastern royal : RANI
27
Gatorade, e.g. : SLAKER
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Chantilly's department : OISE
31
Stir : INCITE
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Fatty tissue compound : STEROL
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Craving : NEED
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Extra meaning : OVERTONE
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Sri Lanka export : PEKOETEA
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Actor McGregor : EWAN
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Tough : HOOLIGAN
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Teacup handle : EAR
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Murder mystery necessity : MOTIVE
49
High councils : SYNODS
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Some senior moments? : PROMS
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Filmdom's Mr. Chips : DONAT
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Pistol, slangily : IRON
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Where Davos is : ALPS
60
Household heads : MAS
61
___ whim : ONA
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Albanian coin : LEK
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Big time? : ERA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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