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New York Times, Saturday, January 11, 2003

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BJQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 164 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0111 ( 19,422 )
Across
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Party line? : WHATSNEW
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Store sights around Christmas : CROWDS
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Classified : HUSHHUSH
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Do a smith's job : RESHOE
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Distribution : ISSUANCE
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Focused : INTENT
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Night-before event : STAG
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"Don't bother" : NONEED
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Grid positions: Abbr. : RTS
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'54 N.L. home run leader, familiarly : KLU
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Castigates : RIPS
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Government center : SEAT
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Bear's warning : SELL
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Prefix with meter or sphere : ATMO
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"Don't ___ surprised" : ACTSO
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Rhein showers? : STURM
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Dope : SCHNOOK
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American Airlines Arena players : MIAMIHEAT
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Like some relationships : SAMESEX
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Avoid tipping : STIFF
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Early Athenian democrat : SOLON
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Suffixes with sultan : ATES
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Yank, e.g. : ALER
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Place to get the big picture : IMAX
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Tennyson work : IDYL
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Tribute of a kind : ODE
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Label in a foreign-language dict. : FEM
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Early king of Serbia : STEFAN
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Ranger nickname : AROD
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Pretentious : TOOTOO
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Begin to attack : OPENFIRE
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Ultimate goal : ENDALL
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1982 media debut : USATODAY
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Held : DEEMED
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Cast again : REPHRASE
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Rapid, sweeping strokes : WHISKS
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Scams : HUSTLES
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Jump : ASSAULT
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Tough : THUG
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50's song syllable : SHA
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"Cats" director Trevor ___ : NUNN
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One of the Fords : ESCORT
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Song from the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper" album : WHENIMSIXTYFOUR
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Entreaties : CRIES
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Divide : REND
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Düsseldorf direction : OST
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Question to one who just got in : WHERETO
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"It's worse than you thought" : DONTASK
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Begins : SETSTO
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Long time : EPOCH
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Edinburgh's locale, in poetry : SCOTIA
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Ape : LUMMOX
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Second in a classical trio : AMAS
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Sci. course : ANAT
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"___ ne va plus" (roulette call) : RIEN
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Amerada ___ (Fortune 500 company) : HESS
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Army of the Potomac leader : MEADE
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Nat King Cole's "___ You Love" : SOMEONE
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Like some desserts : ALAMODE
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Its motto is "In God we trust" : FLORIDA
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Gangster film accessories : FEDORAS
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Went (through) : SIFTED
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Pass : ELAPSE
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Fly-by-night? : REDEYE
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"___ you!" : ITOLD
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Unique : SOLE
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Recurring marine event : NEAP
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___ effort : AFOR
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Cap : TAM
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Utmost : NTH

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later.

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