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New York Times, Thursday, August 23, 2001

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
28-Down : Minutemen of college sports
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Gordon.
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© 2001, The New York Times8/23/01 ( No. 18,916 )
Across
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Swelter : ROAST
6
Andy who sang "Shadow Dancing" : GIBB
10
Racer's need : EDGE
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At the right time : ONCUE
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Yellow stick : OLEO
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Exposed : SEEN
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What a doctor uses to keep Fido warm? : VETBLANKET
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Dressed : CLAD
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How Phileas Fogg traveled : EAST
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Where calves are stretched out? : VEALCHAIRS
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All-Star shortstop Vizquel : OMAR
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Noted restaurant chain : IHOP
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Like some triangles : ACUTE
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___ Lorenzo : SAN
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Does a ballonné : LEAPS
35
Former New York senator : DAMATO
37
Mouthpiece attachment : REED
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Air safety grp. : FAA
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Exhibits of suit parts in small glass containers? : VIALEDVESTSHOWS
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Form letters? : IRS
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Frigg's husband : ODIN
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Blacks out : SWOONS
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Schlemiel : LOSER
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It's game : TAG
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Pretentious : ARTSY
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Rawlings product : MITT
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Actor Robert of "Airplane!" : HAYS
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Refrigerator for ivy? : VINECOOLER
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Multitude : HEAP
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Bridge support : IBAR
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Actress who's the inspiration for this puzzle's theme? : GRETAGARBO
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___ P. Morton (1890's veep) : LEVI
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Is not on the street? : AINT
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Peaks : ACMES
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Jump on the ice : AXEL
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Fair : SOSO
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Go blading : SKATE
Down
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Be peripatetic : ROVE
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Draftable : ONEA
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New Testament book : ACTS
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Pretax number : SUBTOTAL
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Business card abbr. : TEL
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Lame ducks : GONERS
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Actress Chase : ILKA
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Direct routes : BEELINES
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Mess up : BOTCH
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Breakout : ESCAPE
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New York's Carnegie ___ : DELI
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Driver's choice : GEAR
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Means' justifier : ENDS
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Ex of Mickey, Artie and Frank : AVA
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Rule : HOLDSWAY
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Fast, as a rise : METEORIC
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Motrin rival : ADVIL
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City on the Nile : CAIRO
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Minutemen of college sports : UMASS
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Field of conflict : ARENA
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In progress : AFOOT
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They can be taken en passant : PAWNS
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Cheeky : SASSY
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Roulette bet : ODD
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Venusians, e.g. : ETS
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Film director De Sica : VITTORIO
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Sitcom friend of Barbarino : HORSHACK
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Big name on the Food Network : EMERIL
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___ blaster : GHETTO
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Frat party outfits, perhaps : TOGAS
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Constellation near Scorpius : ARA
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Handyman Bob : VILA
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Wild goat : IBEX
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Basilica part : NAVE
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Cinematographer's concern : LENS
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Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
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Help : ABET
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Sit (for) : POSE
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Beetle juice? : GAS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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