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New York Times, Thursday, July 5, 2001

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0705 ( 18,867 )
Across
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Suffix on color names : ISH
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Shoot upward : ROCKET
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1950, in copyrights : MCML
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DVD maker : RCA
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In : ATHOME
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Role for Ingrid : ILSA
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N.Y.C. subway inits. : IRT
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Moves suddenly : STARTS
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Eartha Kitt role : CATWOMAN
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Summer vacation locale : SEASHORE
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Peter the Great, e.g. : TSAR
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Fox's prey : HARE
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1980 Erich Segal novel : MANWOMANANDCHILD
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A little over half the world : WOMANKIND
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Time, in Torino : ORA
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___ Tomé : SAO
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Mister : SIR
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Deep blue : ANIL
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Dict. listing : SYN
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Percy Sledge hit of 1966 : WHENAMANLOVESAWOMAN
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Star of "The Facts of Life" : RAE
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Where E*Trade is traded: Abbr. : NYSE
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Letter abbr. : ENC
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Howard Hughes once controlled it : TWA
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"Don't Bring Me Down" grp. : ELO
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Kodak founder : EASTMAN
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Ang Lee film, 1994 Best Foreign Film nominee : EATDRINKMANWOMAN
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Sports org. since 1906 : NCAA
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Unexciting : SOSO
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Eliminates : RULESOUT
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Place for a Christmas card : MANTEL
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Aggravation : TSURIS
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It might be picked apart : ORE
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Attack : GOAT
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City whose name is Siouan for "a good place to dig potatoes" : TOPEKA
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End of a four-day hol., maybe : TUE
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Mice catchers : OWLS
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Degrades : ABASES
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Draft org. : SSS
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Edna O'Brien or Sinéad O'Connor : IRISHWOMAN
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Shrill sound : SCREAK
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John Wayne film set in Africa : HATARI
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Rubella symptom : RASH
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Place to put the feet up : OTTOMAN
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Office building cleaner : CHARWOMAN
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Asian peninsula : KOREA
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CPR performer : EMT
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Go out and back in an Outback, perhaps : TESTDRIVE
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Book before Nahum : MICAH
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"___ Explains It All" (cable series) : CLARISSA
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Phoenix setting: Abbr. : MST
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Song and album by the Doors : LAWOMAN
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Meaning : SENSE
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Like a 3-4-5 triangle : SCALENE
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Verboten thing : NONO
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One who's not in the habit of wearing a habit : LAYWOMAN
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Mafia leader : DON
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Some fund-raisers : DINNERS
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"GoodFellas" co-star : RAYLIOTTA
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Cakes' partner : ALE
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Electric guitar attachment : WAWA
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Protect from the air, in a way : HEATSEAL
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Singer Marilyn : MANSON
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Skims : SCANS
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Map abbr. : RTE
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Darts : SCOOTS
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Mother's Day baby, e.g. : TAURUS
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Dugongs' kin : MANATEES
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Noodleheads : DOLTS
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Drummer Gene : KRUPA
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Fertilizes : MANURES
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Feminine : WOMANLIKE
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Those, to José : ESAS
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Tropical fruit : MANGO
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Wrecker's job : TOW
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Word with sister or story : SOB

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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