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New York Times, Monday, July 23, 2001

Author:
Ethan Cooper
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ethan Cooper

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QU} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Cooper. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0723 ( 18,885 )
Across
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Small hindrance, as in plans : CRIMP
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Actor Guinness : ALEC
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Small-circulation publication for fans : ZINE
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Fighting : ATWAR
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Much of Eur. is in it : NATO
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Geraint's love : ENID
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"Swan Lake" piece : NEAPOLITANDANCE
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Road curve : ESS
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Actress Dawber and others : PAMS
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Watergate scandal figure Chuck : COLSON
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Davenport : SOFA
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First 007 flick : DRNO
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Brunch dish with spinach : EGGSFLORENTINE
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Schedule : SLATE
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Judge : RATE
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Certain retrievers, for short : LABS
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Khaki-like color : BEIGE
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Taverns : BARS
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Explorer Hernando de ___ : SOTO
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Paris newspaper, with "Le" : MONDE
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Window covers : VENETIANBLINDS
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1994 Jodie Foster title role : NELL
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God : LORD
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Maniacal : CRAZED
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Coffee, slangily : JAVA
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Old Ford : LTD
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Charlemagne's domain : HOLYROMANEMPIRE
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Electron's place : ATOM
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Labor : WORK
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Hammerin' Hank : AARON
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Townshend of the Who : PETE
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Loch ___ : NESS
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Some dental records : XRAYS
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Walking stick : CANE
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Blvds. and rds. : RTES
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"___ a Teen-age Werewolf" : IWAS
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Blueprint : MAP
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Ask for a hand? : PROPOSE
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Ox or fox : ANIMAL
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Side muscles, for short : LATS
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Hippocrates' H : ETA
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Tangible : CONCRETE
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Wild-eyed one : ZEALOT
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Hostels : INNS
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One-named singer/model filmed by Andy Warhol : NICO
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Apple of temptation site : EDEN
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___ riot (comedy review) : LAFF
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"Death be not proud" writer : DONNE
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Certain NCO's : SGTS
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Big bore : DRAG
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Gladden : ELATE
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Cameroon neighbor : GABON
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Hunter in the night sky : ORION
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___ of itself : INAND
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They're hardly hip : NERDS
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Facility : EASE
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Serb or Croat : SLAV
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Essentially amount (to) : BOILDOWN
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Bibliography abbr. : ETAL
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007 : BOND
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Direct : STEER
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Disney studio : MIRAMAX
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Pepsin, e.g. : ENZYME
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False fire? : BLANKS
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Score before 15 : LOVE
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Fellow : CHAP
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Learning by flashcards, e.g. : ROTE
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Often : ALOT
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Shakes up : JARS
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Italian money : LIRA
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"Troilus and Cressida" setting : TROY
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Trophy rooms : DENS
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A Stooge : MOE
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Average : PAR

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

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