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New York Times, Thursday, September 21, 2000

"The Silence of the Lambs" releaser

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

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 61 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 2000, The New York Times9/21/00 ( No. 18,580 )
Across
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Rapscallions : IMPS
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Kind of car : SQUAD
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Squabble : SPAT
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Society news : GALA
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Weird : OUTRE
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Slip (into) : EASE
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Zing : ELAN
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Instruction for murder? : DIALM
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Part of the Walt Disney Co. : ESPN
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Beginning of a quip : TACTISTHEUNSAID
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Bean sprouts? : IDEAS
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Sign of success : SRO
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Some Harvard grads: Abbr. : DRS
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Baseball's Cobb and others : TYS
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Stumblebum : LOUT
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Bread choice : WHEAT
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Phrase on a party invitation : BETHERE
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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More of the quip : PORTIONOFWHAT
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French film : CINE
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"Backroads" singer Ricky Van ___ : SHELTON
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Actress Tatum : ONEAL
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Dry run : TEST
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New Deal org. : WPA
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Prime-time hrs. : PMS
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One of the Gabors : EVA
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Chalk-colored : ASHEN
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End of the quip : YOUWERETHINKING
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Actress Swenson : INGA
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"The Silence of the Lambs" releaser : ORION
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Brahms's "___ Rhapsody" : ALTO
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Do a caulking job : SEAL
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Seeing pink elephants : OILED
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Shed item : TEAR
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Phoenician trading center : TYRE
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Paris underground : METRO
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Old Icelandic literary work : EDDA
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Words said with a nod : IGETIT
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Food poisoning, e.g. : MALADY
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Cry to actors on a set : PLACES
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Man in a red-and-white suit : SANTA
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Poor blokes : SODS
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Throw in the towel : QUIT
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Area code 801 locale : UTAH
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City on the Rhone : ARLES
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Take exception : DEMUR
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Eyeballs : SEES
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Place for a bowl : PASADENA
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Wannabe : ASPIRANT
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Takes care of : TENDSTO
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Spot in the ocean : ISLET
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Parent's order : NOW
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Singer Redding : OTIS
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"Oops..." : UHOH
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Dogma : TENET
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Chemistry Nobelist Otto : HAHN
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La ___ tar pits : BREA
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Rocky, for Stallone : ROLE
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Newts : EFTS
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Amount for film tickets and such : PINMONEY
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Coffee order : ONESUGAR
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Teutonic war god : WOTAN
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Scribe : COPYIST
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Sheltered side : LEE
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Frittered (away) : WHILED
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Half a decade : PENTAD
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Wool type : ANGORA
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Indy 500 sound : VROOM
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Where to live the high life? : AERIE
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Play for the Bruins, say : SKATE
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Whip mark : WALE
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Sudden game ending : TILT
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One with ground strokes? : HOER
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Prefix with European : INDO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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