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New York Times, Wednesday, January 16, 2002

Author:
Linda Bushman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Linda Bushman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Bushman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0116 ( 19,062 )
Across
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Read (through) : WADE
5
Guanaco's cousin : LLAMA
10
Singing style : SCAT
14
Harbinger : OMEN
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See 70-Across : ALLEN
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"Heaven forbid!" : OHNO
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Like most of Aeschylus' plays? : LOSTANDPROFOUND
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Quaker : FRIEND
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Like a mandolin : STRINGED
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Diplomatic to-do : RIFT
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Turn one way : ZAG
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Position : JOB
28
Breakable things : LAWS
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Dojo teaching : KARATE
35
God defeated twice by Hercules : ARES
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Response to "Shall we?" : LETS
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Paris, to Romeo : RIVAL
40
Round cameo? : CIRCULARPROFILE
43
Sacred text : KORAN
44
Caffeine-rich nut : KOLA
45
Lawn sculpture, maybe : FAUN
46
Says unpleasantly : SNARLS
48
Marrow : PITH
50
Govt. org. that employs mathematicians : NSA
51
Triumphant cry : AHA
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Goon : THUG
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201, e.g. : AREACODE
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Bump result : BRUISE
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Students' objections to a big exam? : MIDTERMPROTESTS
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Walt Kelly creation : POGO
67
Promotional campaign adjunct : TIEIN
68
Unwanted e-mail : SPAM
69
Check : STEM
70
With 15-Across, 1950's "Tonight Show" host : STEVE
71
Daly of "Judging Amy" : TYNE
Down
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Bolt (down) : WOLF
2
Omnia vincit ___ : AMOR
3
TV's Arnaz : DESI
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Log : ENTER
5
Crow's-nest sighting : LANDFALL
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M.L.K.'s honorary deg. from Yale : LLD
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Skiing mecca : ALPS
8
Fred or Ethel of "I Love Lucy" : MERTZ
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Hooded jacket : ANORAK
10
Presently : SOON
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Perform a bar dare : CHUG
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Sister of King Arthur : ANNE
13
Mrs. Lincoln's maiden name : TODD
18
Shrub that yields indigo : ANIL
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Mozart's "Le Nozze di ___" : FIGARO
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Fine-tune : TWEAK
25
Game with a ball : JACKS
26
Betelgeuse's constellation : ORION
27
Hall of Fame catcher : BERRA
29
Barbershop band : STROP
31
Improvised bit : RIFF
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Of interest to bird-watchers : AVIAN
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Anklebone : TALUS
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Tennis player Dementieva : ELENA
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Rocky outlook : SCAR
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Gymnast's feat : SPLIT
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Loosen, in a way : UNLACE
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1940's Holmes player : RATHBONE
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Features before main features : SHORTS
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Smart : HURT
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Concede : ADMIT
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Talk show interviewee : GUEST
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Concert gear : AMPS
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Laugh ___ : RIOT
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Margin : EDGE
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Speck : ATOM
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Foil alternative : EPEE
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1960's Cosby show : ISPY
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Satirist Freberg : STAN
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Salinger heroine : ESME
65
"6 Rms ___ Vu" (play) : RIV

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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