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New York Times, Saturday, January 12, 2002

26-Across : R.M.N. was a member of it

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Quigley.
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© 2002, The New York Times1/12/02 ( No. 19,058 )

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Across
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Western transportation : STAGES
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"Who Let the Dogs Out" band : BAHAMEN
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Like some wages : HOURLY
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Tardy person's query : AMILATE
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Beat to the tape : OUTRAN
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What a custodian does : PROTECTS
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With 1-Down, place to pick up a racket : PRO
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Relatively busy : NOSIER
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"Waiting for Godot" prop : HAT
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Means : MIDDLES
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Off : AMISS
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R.M.N. was a member of it : HUAC
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Didn't just talk about : ACTEDON
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Creon condemned her to be buried alive : ANTIGONE
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Most of Kauai : VOWELS
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First name in despotism : IDI
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Toronto attraction : CNTOWER
39
Duke Ellington's "The ___ From Joe's" : GAL
40
Quarter : LOCALE
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Tweak : FINETUNE
44
Interpret signs : PREDICT
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Over : ANEW
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Smarten (up) : SPIFF
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Salt-cured pork : FATBACK
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Search engine find : URL
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Dual personality part : JEKYLL
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___-neck : EWE
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"Way to go!" : GOODMOVE
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Computer miniprogram : APPLET
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Tiny : ANTLIKE
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Sister of Clio : THALIA
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One enlarging pictures, say : RESIZER
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Part of Dionysus' entourage : SATYRS
Down
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See 18-Across : SHOP
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It may be taken around the world : TOUR
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Air traffic controllers? : AUTOMATICPILOTS
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Warning sound : GRR
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Serengeti grazer : ELAND
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Church meeting : SYNOD
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Least adorned : BAREST
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Archer of myth : AMOR
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Success in the offing? : HIT
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It might be in a yard : ALE
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Gangster said to have coined the term "G-man" : MACHINEGUNKELLY
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James and Jones : ETTAS
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Arboreal array : NESTS
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"It was nothing, really" : PIECEOFCAKE
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What an editorial has : SLANT
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Here, elsewhere : ICI
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Really relish : ADORE
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Butcher, with "down" : MOW
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Come (from) : HAIL
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Choice on an Edit menu : UNDO
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Flush : EVEN
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Score figure : GCLEF
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Like a line, briefly : ONED
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Driving place : LANE
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Throng : SLEW
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Smart-mouthed : WITTY
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Spot announcement? : ARF
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Tie ___ : TAC
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Assuming it'll happen at all : IFEVER
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Some lumps : SUGAR
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One way to lie : PRONE
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Utters loudly and indiscreetly : BLATS
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Numeric lead-in : ALPHA
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Funny : JOKE
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Stream blocker : WEIR
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Letters of Zeno : ETAS
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Year in Vigilius's papacy : DLI
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"Les ___" : MIZ
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One way to stand : PAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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