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New York Times, Thursday, September 12, 2002

Jeannette ___, first woman elected to Congress

Author:
Peter Abide
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Abide

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Abide. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times9/12/02 ( No. 19,301 )
Across
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Kind of therapy : GENE
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First love, perhaps : CRUSH
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Wail : BAWL
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"King ___" (Elgar cantata) : OLAF
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Red River city : HANOI
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Lingering trace : ECHO
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Screening device used in TV negotiations? : BARGAININGVCHIP
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Under control : INCHECK
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Bygone religious group : SHAKERS
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What have we here : THIS
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Mop & ___ (floor cleaner) : GLO
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Certain sweater irritant? : PAININTHEVNECK
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Italian for "baked" : COTTA
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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With 35-Across, Kind of record : WON
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See 34-Across : LOSS
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Knife wielder, in the kitchen : DICER
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Popular video recorder : TIVO
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Perform spectacularly on : ACE
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"Now ___ you ..." : IASK
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Ford's predecessor : AGNEW
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Pickup line for Churchill? : WHATSYOURVSIGN
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Makeshift ballot holder, maybe : HAT
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Heated competition? : MEET
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Very attentive : ALLEARS
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Pops section : STRINGS
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Suggestion after a tiring military triumph? : LETSCALLITAVDAY
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Noon, in Nice : MIDI
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Blackmore heroine : DOONE
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Pull down, so to speak : EARN
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Reason for a parental reprimand : SASS
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George Lucas creations : EWOKS
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Hebrides isle : SKYE
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Expanse crossed by Marco Polo : GOBI
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Panache : ELAN
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Mule buster : NARC
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D train? : EFGH
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Too-too : CHICHI
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Jeannette ___, first woman elected to Congress : RANKIN
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Cycle starter : UNI
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About half of all deliveries : SONS
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You may kick into it : HIGHGEAR
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Appear inviting : BECKON
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Back problem : ACHE
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Fan sound : WHIR
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Trims a tree : LOPS
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Prudential alternative : AETNA
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Spigot, essentially : VALVE
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Gluey stuff : STICKUM
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One may sit for a master : POOCH
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Without a clue : ATSEA
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"___ true!" : ITS
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Charlemagne's domain: Abbr. : HRE
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See 55-Down : EWING
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Spelling group? : COVEN
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More than suspect : KNOW
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Clutcher : CLAW
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Gamble on the market, in a way : DAYTRADE
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Prefix with kinetic : ISO
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___ Friday's (restaurant chain) : TGI
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Father of well-known twins : ISAAC
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Stars in Caesar's palace? : ASTRA
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It may be defended by a scholar : THESIS
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Hit a new low? : RESINK
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Classic muscle cars, briefly : VETTES
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Salvation Army collection : ALMS
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Sci-fi royal : LEIA
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Old Fords : LTDS
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Curve caution : SLOW
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Frederic who invented halftone photoengraving : IVES
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Sask. neighbor : NDAK
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With 29-Down, central role on "Knots Landing" : GARY
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Place to go in England : LOO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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