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New York Times, Thursday, September 20, 2001

___ McGarrett, who said, "Book 'em, Danno!"

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. Kahn.
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© 2001, The New York Times9/20/01 ( No. 18,944 )
Across
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Shipping hazard : ICEBERG
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Where the Golden Horde lived : STEPPES
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Exam time, maybe : MIDYEAR
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Counters over the counter : TELLERS
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Brabantio's son-in-law : OTHELLO
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Free : ATLARGE
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Floors, for short : KOS
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Last shot? : PUTT
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Prefix with phobia : ACRO
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"Hiroshima" writer : JOHNHERSEY
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Cross : SPAN
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Where to find a hero : DELI
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Certifiable, so to speak : MAD
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Ranges : STOVES
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Kind of jacket : MAO
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Crimson Tide, informally : BAMA
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Birthplace of Allen Ginsberg : NEWARKNEWJERSEY
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"A Little Bitty Tear" singer, 1962 : IVES
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Propel, in a way : OAR
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Musical section : ARIOSO
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___ jocum (in jest): Lat. : PER
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Vase's handle : ANSA
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Taverns : INNS
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Charles Bronson's "Death Wish" role : PAULKERSEY
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Hoof sound : CLOP
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A plain Jane : EYRE
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___-timer : TWO
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Clever one : SHARPIE
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I movement? : EGOTRIP
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Jacklight : LANTERN
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Big migration area : SUNBELT
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Star in Scorpius : ANTARES
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Some sterling silver gifts : TEASETS
Down
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Reassuring words : IMOK
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Baseball's ___ Gaston : CITO
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Old English letters : EDHS
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Pass, of a sort : BYE
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Reef dweller : EEL
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Fiennes of stage and screen : RALPH
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Confine to home : GROUND
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Maximum speed limit, e.g. : STATELAW
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Eastern holiday : TET
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Raines and Fitzgerald : ELLAS
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Word with mat or kick : PLACE
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Burger topper? : PERRYMASON
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Thus : ERGO
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Chicago-to-Louisville dir. : SSE
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Liverpool is on it : THEMERSEY
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Coffees : JAVAS
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Lulu : ONER
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Dry Spanish wine : RIOJA
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___ McGarrett, who said, "Book 'em, Danno!" : STEVE
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Generation need? : POWERPLANT
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"What ___!" (cry of despair) : AMESS
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Belafonte standard : DAYO
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Little cut : SNIP
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Toast : SKOAL
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Sea : BRINY
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Durable garments of Chinese cotton : NANKEENS
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___ Railroad, founded 1832 : ERIE
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You don't want to be under this : ARREST
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Blood line : AORTA
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Stimulant : UPPER
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Transition : SEGUE
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Movie sleuth : CHAN
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Corner : TREE
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Suffer from the heat : WILT
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Decides : OPTS
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Patty Hearst kidnap grp. : SLA
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Fury : IRE
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___ roll : ONA
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USA network rival : TBS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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