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New York Times, Friday, January 26, 2001

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

There is a rare error in this puzzle. The "China Beach" star at 14 Down is Dana DELANY, not DELANEY. Ms. Delany was a guest solver at Wordplay in 2011.

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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0126 ( 18,707 )
Across
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Escaped punishment : GOTOFF
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Like some stairs : CARPETED
15
Highest point : APOGEE
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Piecemeal? : ALACARTE
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Put away : STORED
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Faces facts : GETSREAL
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Digestion aid : BILE
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Needing to cut down : OBESE
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Roman-fleuve : SAGA
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Well-intentioned grp.? : AMA
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Spanish Main cargo : ORO
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Place to play cards : DEN
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Clean out, in a way : GUT
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Where to spend a balboa : PANAMA
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Burned up the road : TORE
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Slight on the stump, say : SMEAR
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Like some bets : EVENMONEY
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Vacationer's hiree, perhaps : CATSITTER
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"Author! Author!" autobiographer : WODEHOUSE
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Choker : NOOSE
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Nephew of Abel : ENOS
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Shades : SPOOKS
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Afflicted : ILL
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Liberal leader? : NEO
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A, in Aquila : UNA
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Math figure : LOG
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Cutting : TART
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Angiogram image : AORTA
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Monkey : APER
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Guar gum, e.g. : ADDITIVE
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Looks : VISAGE
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Ready to board the Ark : PAIREDUP
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Word with food or group : ETHNIC
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License bureau procedures : EYEEXAMS
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Refuses : SAYSNO
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Big talkers : GASBAGS
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Perfect : OPTIMUM
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Not in time : TOOLATE
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Tyrant : OGRE
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Membership requirement, often : FEE
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It has a creased crown : FEDORA
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Exercise wheel locale : CAGE
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Some are pale : ALES
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Give a 5, e.g. : RATE
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Some clones : PCS
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They may be ringing : EARS
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Trample : TREADON
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Stand for trinkets : ETAGERE
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"China Beach" star : DELANEY
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Crams : BONESUP
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Sofia's portrayer in "The Color Purple" : OPRAH
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Dispatch boat : AVISO
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Admeasure : METEOUT
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Symbol of industry : ANT
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Ring rampager : TORO
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They're part of a good deal : ACES
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Group of whizzes : MENSA
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Set-___ : TOS
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Flipped : WENTAPE
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Centrum competitor : ONEADAY
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All-out : DOORDIE
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Car reservoirs : OILPANS
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Alabama slammer ingredient : SLOEGIN
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Spanish Mannerist : ELGRECO
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Jacks : KNAVES
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It may be worn after traveling : TIRE
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It opened in 1871 : AIDA
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One in the sac : OVUM
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Gym set : REPS
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Like some fireplaces : ASHY
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Cowboy's moniker : TEX
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"Give ___ whirl" : ITA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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