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New York Times, Wednesday, September 5, 2001

Author:
Lyell Rodieck
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lyell Rodieck

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Rodieck. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0905 ( 18,929 )
Across
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Catbird seat? : ROOST
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Grunters : PIGS
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View disrupter : SMOG
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Big trunk : AORTA
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Just : ONLY
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Tennis star Mandlikova : HANA
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Start of a cat haiku : THERULEFORTODAY
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To be, in ancient Rome : ESSE
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Nebraska natives : OTOS
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Paul Gallico's "Mrs. ___ Goes to Paris" : ARRIS
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Boris Godunov, for one : TSAR
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One who's shaking? : SALTER
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Cat haiku, part 2 : TOUCHMYTAILI
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Kind of male : ALPHA
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Bobble : ERR
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Like pie? : EASY
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Ring around the collar? : LEI
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Sweet : HONEYED
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Tasman ___ : SEA
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Alcatraz population, once : CONS
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Holder for 6- or 43-Across : PEN
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Less friendly : ICIER
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Cat haiku, part 3 : CLAWYOURHAND
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Is of use to : AVAILS
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Old knife : SNEE
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Treasure : ADORE
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Prego competitor : RAGU
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Sicilian spouter : ETNA
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End of the haiku : NEWRULETOMORROW
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Whimsical Swiss artist : KLEE
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Wine: Prefix : OENO
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Stay stationary with bow to windward : LIETO
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Maintained : HELD
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Slog : PLOD
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Hardly Mr. Sophisticated : YOKEL
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Be judgmental : RATE
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Expressions of joy : OOHS
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These can be found in pockets : ORES
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Part of a pitch : STRETCH
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___ cross : TAU
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Works with meters : POETRY
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Poop : INFO
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Book addendum : GLOSSARY
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Leb. neighbor : SYR
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Shrimp : SHORTIE
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Bebé holder : MADRE
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Studio sign : ONAIR
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Some Armistead Maupin characters : GAYS
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Rich soil : LOAM
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Fanciful : TALL
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Peacock Throne occupant : SHAH
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Frigid add-on : AIRE
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Bath powder : TALC
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Dairy case item : OLEO
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Go ___ flames : UPIN
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Itsy-bitsy : TEENY
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___ Minor : ASIA
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Viewed : SEEN
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Place to play : YARD
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Shade of blue : OPAL
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Movie preceder, once : NEWSREEL
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Dreadful : DIRE
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Damaged, as a psyche : SCARRED
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"Ta-ta" : CHEERIO
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Place : LIEU
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Newsman Charles : OSGOOD
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I, to Claudius : UNUM
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Jane Eyre's pupil : ADELE
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I, e.g. : VOWEL
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Egyptian symbol of life : ANKH
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Au's is 79 : ATNO
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Voyage : TREK
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Scribbling : NOTE
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Base criminal? : AWOL
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Cut off : LOP
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Popular beer, for short : OLY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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