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New York Times, Friday, January 25, 2002

Author:
Gilbert H. Ludwig
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gilbert H. Ludwig

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Ludwig. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0125 ( 19,071 )
Across
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"Soap" family : TATES
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Belt piercer : AWL
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___ friends : AMONG
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Make ___ (get rich) : AMINT
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Green stretch : LEA
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One who serves long? : LIFER
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Area : SPECIALTY
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Gather : INFER
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Biblical judge : ELI
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They may be parked in a park: Abbr. : RVS
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Still available, in a way : UNSOLD
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Actor Brad of "The Client" : RENFRO
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___ Lumumba, Congo's first P.M. : PATRICE
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Driving need : LICENSE
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Stomach : MAW
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Locate on the dial : TUNETO
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Up : RAISE
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Area : LENGTHBYWIDTH
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Makes shakes, maybe : JERKS
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Fall collection? : LEAVES
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Pole's cousin : OAR
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Really bad : ABYSMAL
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Washer setting : SPINDRY
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Missouri feeder : PLATTE
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Line feeder : STOOGE
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Asian leader? : EUR
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Funny guy : WAG
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Like a 27-Down : WOOLY
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___ area : NOSMOKING
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Like otologists' tests : AURAL
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Alley ___ : OOP
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Kings Peak's range : UINTA
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"Funny Girl" composer : STYNE
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Reason : WHY
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It may be branded : STEER
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It may be stunning : TASER
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Not meager : AMPLE
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Marketing ploy : TIEIN
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Business letter abbr. : ENC
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Onset of wakefulness : STIRRINGS
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Whittier poem "___ Well" : ALLS
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Believer in spirits? : WET
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Shots off the backboard : LAYUPS
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Elite ones : ALIST
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Like some keys : MINOR
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___ area : OFFLIMITS
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Attention-getting question in a small ad : NEEDCASH
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Sound that might deter a burglar : GRR
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Relative of a stilt : AVOCET
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Aberdeen denial : NAE
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Keep back : FLUNK
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Kind of lamb : EWE
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Biblical suffix : ETH
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How a prince is born : NOBLY
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Area : TERRITORY
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Competitive : RIVALROUS
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Forster's ___ Quested : ADELA
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Emerges suddenly : LEAPSOUT
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What a nod may mean : YES
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Money that's shelled out? : WAMPUM
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Alcott book "___ Boys" : JOS
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Part of S.A. : ARG
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"Later" : BYENOW
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"A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" family name : NOLAN
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Longtime Strand writer : DOYLE
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Bundling aid : TWINE
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Oncle's wife : TANTE
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Actress Samantha : EGGAR
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Make out : ESPY
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Is in the past? : WAS
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Cry at a circus : OOH
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It might help you get started : KIT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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