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New York Times, Tuesday, January 15, 2002

Author:
Kelly Clark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kelly Clark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0115 ( 19,061 )

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Across
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Truck name : MACK
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Unlike Charles Atlas : WEAK
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With 55-Down, Soap Box Derby home : AKRON
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Screen image : ICON
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BB's, e.g. : AMMO
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Sawyer of TV news : DIANE
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With 32-Across, a hackneyed joke start : THREEGUYSWALKED
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"Any ___?" : TAKERS
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Cool quality : HIPNESS
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Engraving tools : STYLI
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Hint for a hound : SCENT
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Peach or plum : COLOR
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What's hot : TREND
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See 17-Across : INTOABAR
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La-di-da : TOOTOO
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___ synthesizer : MOOG
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Overact : EMOTE
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Sharer's word : OURS
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Let ride, at the track : PARLAY
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With 59-Across, a heckler's interruption : NEXTTIME
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Like some lingerie : SHEER
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"Nifty!" : NEATO
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Cratchit, for one : CLERK
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___ firma : TERRA
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Superskillful sort : HOTSHOT
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Oater brawl site : SALOON
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See 43-Across : IHOPETHEYLLDUCK
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Raga instrument : SITAR
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Presque Isle lake : ERIE
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Mark permanently : ETCH
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Like Santa on Christmas Eve? : SOOTY
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Split apart : REND
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Classic cars : REOS
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Hands, slangily : MITTS
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Have ___ with (speak to) : ACHAT
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Like the taste of some bad wine : CORKY
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Use a prie-dieu : KNEEL
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Quipsters : WAGS
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Aussie runner : EMU
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A Vanderbilt : AMY
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Legit : KOSHER
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Get comfortable with : ADAPTTO
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Place for a firing : KILN
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Gardener's tool : RAKE
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Till fillers : ONES
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Beatty and Rorem : NEDS
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Author Jong : ERICA
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Take the cake : WIN
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Bridge feat : SLAM
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Final exam giver? : CORONER
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Do as directed : OBEY
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Dig like a pig : ROOT
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Pin's place : ETUI
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Average guy? : NORM
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Two capsules, say : DOSE
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Little rascals : IMPS
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Genesis skipper : NOAH
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Went like the dickens : TORE
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Look like a wolf : OGLE
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TelePrompTer filler : TEXT
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Shipbuilder's wood : TEAK
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Tell's forte : ARCHERY
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Demolish : TOTAL
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Infernal : NETHER
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Shipload : LOT
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Church official : ELDER
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Delivery person's beat : ROUTE
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Marciano's given name : ROCCO
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Pharaohs' crosses : ANKHS
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Radiator sound : HISS
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See 9-Across : OHIO
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Dorothy's dog : TOTO
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Cross words? : SPAT
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Runners carry it : SLED
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"___ pales in Heaven the morning star": Lowell : ERE
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Yang's opposite : YIN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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