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New York Times, Monday, July 30, 2001

"___ Croft: Tomb Raider" (2001 movie)

Author:
Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Kavanaugh

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times7/30/01 ( No. 18,892 )

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Lump : GLOB
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Emeralds and diamonds : GEMS
9
Kind of decongestant : NASAL
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"___ Croft: Tomb Raider" (2001 movie) : LARA
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On : ATOP
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"La Bohème," e.g. : OPERA
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Consumer : USER
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Unaccompanied : LONE
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Mail a payment : REMIT
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Source of continual suffering : THORNINONESSIDE
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Lamprey ___ : EEL
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Colorant : DYE
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Kind of pliers : NEEDLENOSE
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Hospital capacity : BEDS
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Off-road traveler: Abbr. : ATV
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Saturate : SOAK
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Turn in a chair : SWIVEL
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Material for uniforms : CHINO
40
Dog's "hand" : PAW
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Overhead : ABOVE
43
Where rods and cones are : RETINA
45
Boston ___ Orchestra : POPS
47
Young goat : KID
48
Panache : ELAN
49
Features of some women's shoes : SPIKEHEELS
52
Important loan info, for short : APR
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Carpet alternative : RUG
54
Possible title for this puzzle : DOYOUSEEMYPOINT
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Flip over : UPEND
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Run away : FLEE
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Inkling : IDEA
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LaBelle or LuPone : PATTI
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"The Thin Man" dog : ASTA
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Doctor's action to a newborn's bottom : SLAP
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T. S., the poet : ELIOT
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Grizzly : BEAR
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Use a keyboard : TYPE
Down
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Market oversaturation : GLUT
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Whip : LASH
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Popular cookie : OREO
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Like a prison window : BARRED
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Classic Italian astronomer : GALILEO
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Thames school : ETON
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Pre-stereo : MONO
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Uses money : SPENDS
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Like Eric the Red : NORSE
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Gorillas and chimps : APES
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Big rig : SEMI
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Parched : ARID
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Running behind : LATE
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South Africa's Mandela : NELSON
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Looks at : EYES
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Neighbor of Lucy and Ricky : ETHEL
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Madonna title role : EVITA
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Short snooze : NAP
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Cousin of a giraffe : OKAPI
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Baby's tie-on : BIB
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Elicit : EVOKE
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Man with horns : DEVIL
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Toys attached to ropes : SLEDS
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Prepare for dinner : WASHUP
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Writer Anaïs : NIN
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Stir-frier : WOK
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Poisonous snakes : ASPS
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Annually : PERYEAR
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Like some inexpensive homes : PREFAB
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Altruist's opposite : EGOIST
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I.R.S. agent's task : AUDIT
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Fool : DUPE
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Milky gem : OPAL
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The Abominable Snowman : YETI
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Aware of : ONTO
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In any other way : ELSE
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Prefix with morphosis : META
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Lazily : IDLY
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Kind of tide : NEAP
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VCR insert : TAPE

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

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