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New York Times, Monday, August 6, 2001

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bernice Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 137 for Ms. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0806 ( 18,899 )
Across
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Basic gymnastics move : FLIP
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Overcharge, informally : SCALP
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Christmastime : YULE
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Choir attire : ROBE
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Gold medal, e.g. : HONOR
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Satan's work : EVIL
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Finished : OVER
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Friend to Franco : AMIGO
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Not bold : MEEK
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Apology #1 : EXCUSEMEPLEASE
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Years and years : EON
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Actress Tomei : MARISA
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Manet and Monet : ARTISTS
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Treasure chest : TROVE
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Chutzpah : GALL
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"Yoo-__!" : HOO
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Apology #2 : IMTERRIBLYSORRY
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Scooby-___ (cartoon dog) : DOO
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Online marketplace : EBAY
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"Pagliacci," e.g. : OPERA
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Handle : ARRANGE
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Norwegians' neighbors : SWEDES
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My ___, Vietnam : LAI
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Whitish : ASHEN
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Apology #3 : IBEGYOURPARDON
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Opposite of "for here" : TOGO
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Response to a general : NOSIR
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Name of five Norwegian kings : OLAF
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Old Russian autocrat : CZAR
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What makes il mondo go round? : AMORE
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Fairy tale villain : OGRE
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Sharpen : HONE
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Asocial type : LONER
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Slightly off-color : RACY
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To's partner : FRO
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It "makes the world go round" : LOVE
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Nimble mountain animal : IBEX
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See : PERCEIVE
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California peak : SHASTA
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Promising one : COMER
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Japanese cartoon art : ANIME
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Theater box : LOGE
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As Miss Manners would do it : PROPERLY
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San'a native : YEMENI
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Part of the eye : UVEA
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Some Pinocchio pronouncements : LIES
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Al of Indy : UNSER
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Auction offering : LOT
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Highest peak in Crete: Abbr. : MTIDA
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Knight's "suit" : ARMOR
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Moving machine part : ROTOR
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Treaty co-signer : ALLY
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Rip up : SHRED
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Yankees manager Joe : TORRE
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Some beans : SOYAS
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Scoff at : GIBE
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Lawyers' org. : ABA
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Prefinal tournament : REGIONAL
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Farmer in the spring : SOWER
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Symbol of welcome : OPENDOOR
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2000 candidate : ALGORE
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Aye canceler : NAY
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Generous one : SHARER
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Burning desire? : ARSON
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Steeple : SPIRE
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What a wool shirt can do : ITCH
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Clown's name : BOZO
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New York archbishop Edward : EGAN
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Man, in Italy : UOMO
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Gold-medal gymnast Korbut : OLGA
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Drug agent : NARC
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Effeminate : FEY

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

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