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New York Times, Wednesday, January 22, 2003

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FKQXY} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0122 ( 19,433 )
Across
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Followers of Tyler and Taylor : WHIGS
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One-inch pencil, say : NUB
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To boot : ALSO
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So out it's in : RETRO
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Home to José : CASA
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Place : LIEU
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See 48-Across : AREAS
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Hurl a barb at : ZING
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Sacred creatures of old : ASPS
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Woodworker's own tool? : PERSONALADZ
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Oxy-5 target : ZIT
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Takes off : SOARS
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Main lines : AORTAS
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Boxing Day's mo. : DEC
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Place for a ring : NOSE
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Deliver by chute : DROP
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Son of Aphrodite : EROS
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City north of Nancy : METZ
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Trash hauler : BARGE
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1990's civil war site : SOMALIA
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Losing purposely : ONADIET
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Jam producer? : COMBO
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Voice mail prompt : TONE
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Use binoculars, say : SCAN
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P.T.A. and N.E.A., for two : ORGS
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With 16-Across, places to pull over : REST
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Baseball stat : ERA
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Slain : DONEIN
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Kansas motto word : ASTRA
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Cellular ___ : ONE
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Apt title for this puzzle : CATCHSOMEZS
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Label info : SIZE
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Visitor to Cathay : POLO
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Talks nonsense : JIVES
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Neutral shade : ECRU
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Assist, in a way : ABET
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Concerning : ANENT
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Letter opener : DEAR
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French possessive : TES
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They're verboten : NONOS
Down
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End of shooting : WRAP
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Epitaph starter : HERE
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Road to old Rome : ITER
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Llano growth : GRASS
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"Already?" : SOSOON
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Home builder's tool : NAILSET
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Jimmy Carter's coll. : USNA
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City on the Tigris: Var. : BAGDAD
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Cookbook phrase : ALA
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Cost of a 19th-century composer's work? : LISZTPRICE
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Brown pigment : SEPIA
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Gives the boot to : OUSTS
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Winter Palace throne? : CZARSEAT
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Campbell or Judd : NAOMI
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1964 Anthony Quinn role : ZORBA
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They may have forks : ROADS
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Fam. tree member : DESC
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Switch add-on : EROO
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Undistinguished poet Pound? : COMMONEZRA
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Le ___ (Buick model) : SABRE
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Photo of the Panama Canal, once? : ZONESHOT
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Sports stuff : GEAR
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Peak near Taormina : ETNA
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Aristotle's forte : LOGIC
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Bunting places : NESTS
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Wise counsels : ORACLES
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Be short with : SNAPAT
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"Iliad" warrior : TROJAN
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Gave medicine to : DOSED
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In reserve : ONICE
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___ acid : AMINO
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Soliloquy starter : TOBE
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Flush : EVEN
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Paradoxical Greek : ZENO
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Fast fliers : SSTS
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Where It.'s at : EUR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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