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New York Times, Friday, August 3, 2001

"Morning Mystery" and "Bouquet de Fleurs," e.g.

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {BFQWXZ} This is puzzle # 77 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 2001, The New York Times8/3/01 ( No. 18,896 )
Across
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Off-topic remark? : IDIGRESS
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Elbow : JOSTLE
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"Eleni" star : NELLIGAN
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Person of great interest? : USURER
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Combined : ALLINONE
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Time piece? : MINUTE
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It's not clean : SMUT
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Unforested tract : STEPPE
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Enumeration follower : ETC
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Some bridge players : EASTS
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Program problem : ERROR
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Court ruling? : LET
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Anglers' burdens : CREELS
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Strauss's "___ Heldenleben" : EIN
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Word with bed or saddle : SORE
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Critics, often : RATERS
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Dissolve : SEVER
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Family name of 50's-60's TV : CLEAVER
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Shake alternatives : MALTEDS
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Entertainers : HOSTS
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Clothing category : MISSES
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Broadway opener : ACTI
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Small hearing aid? : MIC
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Draws out : EDUCES
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Long-jawed swimmer : GAR
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It may be in the closet : LINEN
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Lover of lean cuisine : SPRAT
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Loss leader? : ATA
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Restless : UNEASY
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Damaged by drought : SERE
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Newspaper ads figure : LINAGE
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Equestrian exhibition : GYMKHANA
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Big feller? : LOGGER
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Start of a letter accompanying a manuscript : ENCLOSED
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Golf legend's family : SNEADS
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Skedaddles : SCAMPERS
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Shortly : INASEC
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San Diego suburb : DELMAR
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Maltreat : ILLUSE
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Beautiful people : GLITTERATI
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Sen division : RIN
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They're inflatable : EGOS
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Henri's health : SANTE
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Snidely Whiplash, often : SNEERER
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Reprimand : JUMPON
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Purple willow, e.g. : OSIER
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Juliet, to Romeo : SUN
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Juliet, to Romeo : TRUELOVE
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Educated : LETTERED
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Construction crew : ERECTERS
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Periscope parts : PRISMS
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People along the old Iron Curtain : SLAVS
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___ Anne de Bellevue, Que. : STE
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Begins a business : SETSUPSHOP
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Fine coat : ERMINE
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Winter toy-store stock : SLEDS
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"Morning Mystery" and "Bouquet de Fleurs," e.g. : CHAGALLS
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A film may be shot on it : LOCATION
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Keep at a distance : ESTRANGE
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Polymer follower : ASE
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No mere cold snaps : ICEAGES
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Workers with headlights? : MINERS
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Laugh line, e.g. : CREASE
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Bread maker : EARNER
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Positions : STEADS
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Raced down a chute, perhaps : LUGED
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"Bye Bye Bye" band : NSYNC
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Sir George Williams's org. : YMCA
57
Ottoman officer : AGA
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Initials at J.F.K. : KLM

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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