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New York Times, Sunday, September 30, 2001

"___ the steamer bore him Eastward ...": Kipling

Author:
Con Pederson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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© 2001, The New York Times9/30/01 ( No. 18,954 )
Across
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Impress firmly : ETCH
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Free (from) : IMMUNE
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Pitcher Reynolds who was called "The Chief" : ALLIE
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Retreat : SPA
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"___ Man" (1984 movie) : REPO
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Roofer, at times : NAILER
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___ terrier : CAIRN
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Neighbor of Ger. : POL
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Florist's concern? : ADROOPINTHEBUCKET
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What's that, Jaime? : ESA
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E. C. Bentley detective : TRENT
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Done to ___ : ATEE
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Slot car : RACER
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Rack : ANTLERS
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Antiquated ballpark? : DOOMEDSTADIUM
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Wimbledon winner Bueno and others : MARIAS
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"It's déjà vu all over again" speaker : BERRA
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Reporting to : UNDER
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Actor who debuted in "The Men," 1950 : BRANDO
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Suffix with margin : ALIA
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Intimidates : DAUNTS
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Off : IDLE
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Lack of any desire for lunch? : NONOONSENSE
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Inits. for some pilots : USAF
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A goner : TOAST
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Magician Jillette : PENN
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Clinches : ICES
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Mold source : SPORE
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Alias preceder : AKA
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Reunion group : CLAN
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Word before reason or reach : WITHIN
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Period preceding an expiration date? : THETWILIGHTOFTHEGOODS
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Have a change of heart : REPENT
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Burn : SEAR
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Modern rest stop convenience, for short : ATM
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Abrasive : EMERY
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TV actor Denver : PYLE
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Blubber : BAWL
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Addis ___ : ABABA
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1914 Belgian battle line : YSER
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Auto plant employee? : HOODCARRIER
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Orsk's river : URAL
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Son of Daedalus : ICARUS
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It may be on a house : LIEN
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Weather warmer : ELNINO
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Libreville's land : GABON
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Cheese ___ : STEAK
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Nero's tutor : SENECA
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Diplomas? : COLLEGEPROOFS
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Continues a visit : STAYSON
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Paul Bunyan's dog : ELMER
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Explorer John and others : RAES
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Kind of infection : STAPH
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Brouhaha : ADO
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Funnies printed on packing materials? : CARDBOARDCARTOONS
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Snowe or Breaux: Abbr. : SEN
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Slip away : ERODE
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Kick out : DEPORT
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Certain band member : OBOE
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Quash : END
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Hannah of "Roxanne" : DARYL
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Treats vengefully : SPITES
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Four gills : PINT
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Time worth noting : ERA
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70's British P.M. Heath : TED
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Revival producer: Abbr. : CPR
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Stale stand-up material? : HOOTLINES
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Appearing live : INPERSON
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Water conduits : MAINS
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Theater snack item : MINT
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Last: Abbr. : ULT
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Book before Esther: Abbr. : NEH
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"___ the steamer bore him Eastward ...": Kipling : ERE
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Keen : ACUTE
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Like some punch : LACED
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Preferences : LIKES
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Provoke : IRE
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Prize seeker : ENTRANT
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Coins : SPECIE
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Phony : POSEUR
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Auto option : ALARM
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Nymph in Greek myth : OREAD
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Eight-time Sugar Bowl champs : BAMA
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Totals : ADDSUPTO
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Scope : AMBIT
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Elaine ___ ("Taxi" role) : NARDO
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Bit of a merry refrain : TRALA
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Actor Alain : DELON
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Nocturnal hunter : ORION
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Port east of Gibraltar : ORAN
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It may be hard to carry : TUNE
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Ruination : BANE
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Drink before bed? : DECAF
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Regarding : ANENT
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___ Arizona : USS
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A gem of a lady? : OPAL
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Storage place : SILO
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London's ___ Square : SOHO
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Unrainy : ARID
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Bogs : FENS
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Yellow-brown : TAWNY
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Symbol of conductivity : SIGMA
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Young fox : KIT
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This answer's place: Abbr. : CTR
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Rainy : WET
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It doesn't take much : TREY
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Speech pauses : HEMS
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One-on-one sport : EPEE
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Loathsome : TERRIBLE
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"All I Ever Need ___" (Sonny & Cher hit) : ISYOU
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Neuters : GELDS
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Hic, ___, hoc : HAEC
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Sound : HALE
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___ favor : POR
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Synopsis : BRIEF
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Boroughs : AREAS
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[Just kidding!] : WINK
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Snare set by Fudd? : BUNNYHOOP
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Spring arrival : ARIES
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Place for dinero : BANCO
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Apply for ___ (seek assistance) : ALOAN
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Be dependent : HANG
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High in the Andes : ALTO
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Opens again : RESTARTS
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Put the squeeze on : COERCED
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Sprung : LEAPT
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Like some opportunities : GOLDEN
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Shade of brown : ALMOND
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Average : SOSO
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"Cut it out!" : CEASE
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Reason for a reduced grade : ERROR
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Sight in China : PADDY
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One who's revolting : REBEL
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Gawp : STARE
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___-free : SCOT
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Constellation next to Telescopium : ARA
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Some Web site features : ADS
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Good name, for short : REP
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Meas. of computer scans : DPI
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Band of geishas : OBI
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Starter starter : NON
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Television : SET

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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