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New York Times, Wednesday, January 2, 2002

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0102 ( 19,048 )

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Across
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Balkan capital : SOFIA
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"Black Beauty" star ___ Freeman : MONA
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Under the weather : SICK
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Uniform hue : KHAKI
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K-6: Abbr. : ELEM
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Topology figures : TORI
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Support person : AIDER
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Colorful mount : ROAN
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Mil. truant : AWOL
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Common darning spot : TOE
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Hide boredom, in a way : STIFLEAYAWN
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Part of a boilermaker : SHOT
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Lays out : SPENDS
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Sot's state : STUPOR
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Used a peephole : SPIED
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Hunt like a cave man : THROWASPEAR
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Interview bit: Abbr. : ANS
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Down ___ (Maine) : EAST
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Small island : AIT
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"Phooey!" : DRAT
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Child advocacy org. : PTA
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Make peace : SIGNATREATY
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Anouk of film : AIMEE
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Gad about : RAMBLE
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Wellesley grad : ALUMNA
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Years and years : EONS
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They're hidden in 21-, 31- and 40-Across : BITINGPESTS
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"Vamoose!" : GIT
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Like many fans : AVID
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Seine sights : ILES
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Roomy cut : ALINE
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Winks : SECS
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Aloha State bird : NENE
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Some six-shooters : COLTS
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Q.E.D. part : ERAT
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Breyers rival : EDYS
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Praise : KUDOS
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Three-player game : SKAT
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Home to Columbus : OHIO
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Falter at the finish : FADE
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Likable prez : IKE
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Blue Angels display : AIRSHOW
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Reason for a raise : MERIT
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Former Swedish P.M. Palme : OLOF
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"Hud" star : NEAL
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Knock-on-the-noggin consequence : AMNESIA
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Didn't fold : STAYED
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Hawkeye : IOWAN
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Three, they say : CROWD
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Hops driers : KILNS
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___ Bora (Afghan region) : TORA
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Mimic : APER
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"X" may mark it : SPOT
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Put one's foot down : STEP
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"How about ___?" : THAT
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Celestial bear : URSA
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Title holder? : SPINE
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Anti-fur org. : PETA
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Solomonic : SAGE
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Kaffiyeh wearer : ARAB
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One of the major leagues: Abbr. : NATL
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Lid swelling : STYE
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F.D.R. and L.B.J., e.g. : DEMS
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___ Fein : SINN
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"Think of it!" : IMAGINE
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Meadowlands pace : TROT
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Turn upside-down : RANSACK
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In the thick of : AMIDST
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Bring down : ABASE
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Onions partner : LIVER
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City near Syracuse : UTICA
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Slalom paths : ESSES
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Said "no contest," e.g. : PLED
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Counting-out bit : EENY
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Embellish richly : GILD
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A fan of : INTO
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Tracy's Trueheart : TESS
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Bud's bud : LOU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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