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New York Times, Tuesday, September 11, 2001

Author:
Joan Yanofsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joan Yanofsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Yanofsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0911 ( 18,935 )
Across
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Cone material : LAVA
5
Part of a constellation : STAR
9
Bretons, e.g. : CELTS
14
Orthodox Church feature : ICON
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___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Hawaii hi : ALOHA
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Attack, as with snowballs : PELT
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Rib of a leaf : VEIN
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Comedienne Normand who co-starred with Chaplin : MABEL
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What the scholar might say to the librarian : GIVEATOMETOME
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Cry to a shepherd : BAA
25
Halt : END
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"We ___ Not Alone" : ARE
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Baseball stat : ERRORS
29
Where Jakarta is : JAVA
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Auction offering : LOT
34
Radar screen features : GRIDS
35
It can precede or follow Alexander : POPE
36
Old-time actress Velez : LUPE
37
What Barbie might say to the tollbooth clerk : GIVEATOKENTOKEN
40
December 24 and 31 : EVES
41
Clarinet component : REED
42
Auguries : OMENS
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"___ Freischütz" (Weber opera) : DER
44
Film versions : CUTS
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Party to a financial exchange : DRAWEE
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"Absolutely!" : YES
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Firms: Abbr. : COS
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Build (on) : ADD
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What the Mideast archaeologist might do : GIVEATOURTOUR
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What's the matter? : ATOMS
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Pecan or walnut : TREE
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Cause of an air alert : SMOG
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Free-for-all : MELEE
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Dr. Frankenstein's assistant : IGOR
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Former Connecticut Gov. Grasso : ELLA
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Revise : EMEND
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D.C. pols : SENS
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Changes color : DYES
Down
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Place for gloss : LIP
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Whiz : ACE
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Artery to the Caspian Sea : VOLGARIVER
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Pro's opposite : ANTI
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"Lucky" throws : SEVENS
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Walk (on) : TREAD
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Landed : ALIT
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Gambling locale : RENO
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Modern courtroom sight : CAMERA
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Make joyful : ELATE
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"Rio ___" (John Wayne flick) : LOBO
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Not us : THEM
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Post-Christmas event : SALE
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Vice ___ : VERSA
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Whiz : MAVEN
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Beseeched : BEGGED
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Get there : ARRIVE
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Works of Shelley : ODES
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They might be practical : JOKES
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Parroted : APED
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Without much passion : LUKEWARMLY
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Blossomed forth : OPENED
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Became strained : TENSED
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Sonneteer : POET
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___ Linda, Calif. : LOMA
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"___ thyself": Emerson : TRUST
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Many a sculpture : TORSO
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Discontinued : CEASED
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Ones who care : DOTERS
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Neighbor of Saudi Arabia : YEMEN
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Antigone's cruel uncle : CREON
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Willing : GAME
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News bit : ITEM
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Short-tailed rodent : VOLE
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Singer Redding : OTIS
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Implore : URGE
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No longer mint : USED
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Flamenco cry : OLE
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Neon, e.g. : GAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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