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New York Times, Monday, September 24, 2001

Award for "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norma Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVWXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 51 for Ms. Steinberg.
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© 2001, The New York Times9/24/01 ( No. 18,948 )
Across
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Tax pros, for short : CPAS
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Highway : ROAD
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Pork or veal cuts : CHOPS
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"All ___!" (cry in court) : RISE
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Jazzy Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Media lawyer's subject : LIBEL
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Contribution to a pot : ANTE
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Vegetarian's no-no : MEAT
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Make up for, as sins : ATONE
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First third of an out : STRIKEONE
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Overturn : UPEND
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Sounded like an owl : HOOTED
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Baby's first word, maybe : DADA
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Putin's refusal : NYET
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Opposite of a split : MERGER
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Got some shut-eye : SLEPT
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Item beside an easy chair : LAMP
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Whopper : LULU
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Drops from the payroll : FIRES
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Lucy's husband : DESI
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___ empty stomach : ONAN
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Sculling equipment : OARS
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"The Philosophy of Right" philosopher : HEGEL
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Mexico's ___ Villa : PANCHO
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Bush's alma mater : YALE
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Symbol of goodness : HALO
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Inviting smells : AROMAS
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"I ___ return" : SHALL
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Some Marx Brothers humor : SLAPSTICK
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Kosher : LEGIT
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Haul : CART
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The O'Hara spread : TARA
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Actress Papas : IRENE
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Bullets : AMMO
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Give off : EMIT
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Headscratcher : POSER
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Grate : RASP
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"Ticket to ___" : RIDE
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Hit the hay : CRASH
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Kind of bean : PINTO
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Prefix with physics : ASTRO
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"Try to ___ my way ..." : SEEIT
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Panacea : REMEDY
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Toast topping : OLEO
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Banking chief Greenspan : ALAN
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Went with : DATED
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Composer Debussy : CLAUDE
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Countdown of top tunes : HITPARADE
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Woodwind : OBOE
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Novelist/poet Robert ___ Warren : PENN
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Winter toy : SLED
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Superman's surname : KENT
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Bandstand boxes : AMPS
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Essayist Lamb : ELIA
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Loiter : TARRY
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Diver Louganis : GREG
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"... or ___!" : ELSE
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Stir up : ROIL
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Feed, as pigs : SLOP
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Moon over Milano : LUNA
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Panache : ELAN
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Joke's end : PUNCHLINE
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Steep-sided plateau : MESA
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Put one over on : FOOL
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Towel pronoun : HERS
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Horse owner's equipment : HALTER
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Computer-on-the-go : LAPTOP
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Award for "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" : OSCAR
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Aquatic animal : OTTER
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Dolphin's home : MIAMI
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Eye-stinging : ACRID
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Ice-___ : SKATE
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Lingerie item : SLIP
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Deli sandwich : HERO
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Mellows : AGES
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Tibetan monk : LAMA
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Supplies with weapons : ARMS

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