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New York Times, Thursday, January 10, 2002

Author:
Alex Vaughn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alex Vaughn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JV} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Vaughn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0110 ( 19,056 )

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Across
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It may follow U : HAUL
5
Leather, essentially : HIDE
9
Scales up? : LIBRA
14
Year in dates : ANNO
15
Lepton's locale : ATOM
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Wind section : OBOES
17
Historical zenith : GOLDENAGE
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Puppy protests : YELPS
20
Barely hit : GRAZED
21
What "there's gonna be," in a "Funny Lady" song : GREATDAY
23
Body of eau : LAC
24
Warriors' grp. : NBA
26
"Purty" one : GAL
27
Cone source : FIR
28
Stretches, with "out" : EKES
30
Tattered Tom's creator : ALGER
32
Legal scholar Guinier : LANI
33
Dragon puppet : OLLIE
35
Rulings : DICTA
36
What people in relationships need together ... or this puzzle's title : QUALITYTIME
39
Spring : BOUND
41
Cat's comment of understanding : IMHIP
42
Geraint's wife : ENID
43
React to a really bad pun : WINCE
45
Smelter stuff : SLAG
49
Big Apple ave. : LEX
50
Hottie's asset : BOD
51
On target : APT
53
Word before long or now : ERE
54
Big Akron employer : GOODYEAR
57
Like some patches : IRONON
59
Giant in chips : INTEL
60
Bar promotion : HAPPYHOUR
62
City on the Mohawk : UTICA
63
Shrek, for one : OGRE
64
Highlander's tongue : ERSE
65
Avian chatterbox : MACAW
66
Plaintiff : SUER
67
Detached ends? : DEES
Down
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Wrangle : HAGGLE
2
Arctic cover-up : ANORAK
3
Loosen, in a way : UNLACE
4
Polish birthplace of Arthur Rubinstein : LODZ
5
Off-the-wall pastime? : HANDBALL
6
Spanish female suffix : ITA
7
Rapper Snoop ___ : DOGG
8
Come forward : EMERGE
9
Not running : LOYAL
10
Skeptic's remark : IBET
11
Dark characters? : BOLDFACE
12
Brighten up, maybe : REPAINT
13
Semiramis's domain : ASSYRIA
18
Sundown, in sonnets : EEN
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A hoop may hang from it : EAR
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Et ___ : ALII
29
Ping or pong : SOUND
31
Be admitted : GETIN
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Barely gets (along) : LIMPS
34
Cub scout, say : LAD
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Sixth-century date : DII
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Hardly practical : QUIXOTIC
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Pool provider, often : YMCA
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Proverbial payee : THEPIPER
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King Albert II's land : BELGIUM
40
City on the Susquehanna : ONEONTA
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Trouble : WOE
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Some spuds : IDAHOS
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1831 Poe poem : LENORE
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Work up : AROUSE
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Sci-fi and mystery : GENRES
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Bit of internal governance : BYLAW
52
Tax : TRY
55
Numerical prefix : DECA
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It has 11 "Robusto!" flavors : RAGU
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Expressed surprise : OHED
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Affix with fix : PRE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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