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New York Times, Friday, January 10, 2003

2-Down : Some plates

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 22 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 169 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 2003, The New York Times1/10/03 ( No. 19,421 )

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Across
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Theater professionals : STAGERS
8
Suddenly hits : DAWNSON
15
Sign-off from there : WISHYOUWEREHERE
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Camper's supply : INSECTREPELLANT
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Elegant : SWANK
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Twit : TAUNT
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Full-size : BIG
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___ monde : HAUT
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Olympian Katarina et al. : WITTS
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Info : DATA
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Schubert's "The ___-King" : ERL
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"Misery" Oscar winner Bates : KATHY
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Order with udon, maybe : SUSHI
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Fixed beam? : SETSMILE
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Trinity part : THESON
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Harbor vessel : WATERBOAT
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Lays to rest : INTERS
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Setting for Robert Frost's "A Masque of Mercy" : BOOKSHOP
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Not used to : NEWAT
40
Eastern Hemisphere island visited by Magellan, 1521 : LEYTE
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Samuel Gompers org. : AFL
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Sack : LOOT
43
Train : TEACH
44
Loaded : RIFE
45
Ashcroft and Reno: Abbr. : AGS
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Acknowledge : NODTO
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Acknowledged : CITED
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"Time to go" : BETTERGETMOVING
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Phone line? : ONEMOMENTPLEASE
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Grumbler : REPINER
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Captain portrayer in 1960's TV : SHATNER
Down
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Rustles : SWISHES
2
Some plates : TINWARE
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Delta team work : ASSAULT
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"The ___ Altarpiece," a painting by ... : GHENT
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... Jan van ___ : EYCK
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Rubbish : ROT
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Translation aid at an opera : SURTITLE
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Number two : DEPUTY
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Former Israeli minister Moshe : ARENS
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Sore spot : WELT
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Hart Trophy awarder: Abbr. : NHL
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Grouper, for one : SEABASS
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Bird: Prefix : ORNITHO
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Profit : NETGAIN
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Like oceanfront houses, often : WEATHERBEATEN
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Doesn't take off : WAITS
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1993 Sinatra CD : DUETS
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S. S. Kresge, today : KMART
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Throw off : SHAKE
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Real effort : SWEAT
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Bridge support : TOOTH
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Refuses to deal with : BOYCOTTS
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Giving birth : INLABOR
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Part of the Cenozoic era : NEOGENE
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Ballroom dance : TWOSTEP
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Like some voodoo : HAITIAN
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Insult or injury : OFFENSE
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One showing promise? : PLEDGER
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Daybook : LEDGER
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Grammy's Best Male Jazz Vocalist of 1982-83 : TORME
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Pin : RIVET
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It may say "DINER" : NEON
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Float's base, maybe : COLA
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1979 nuclear accident site: Abbr. : TMI
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Speedometer letters : MPH

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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