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New York Times, Monday, January 28, 2002

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BFJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0128 ( 19,074 )
Across
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"The Wizard of Oz" dog : TOTO
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___ Island (immigration point) : ELLIS
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Birdbrain : DODO
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On ___ with (equal to) : APAR
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Lasso loop : NOOSE
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Decorative pitcher : EWER
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Ten: Prefix : DECA
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French fashion designer : COCOCHANEL
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Like bagpipes : SCOTTISH
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First month in Madrid : ENERO
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Actress Skye : IONE
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Emulate Salt-N-Pepa : RAP
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Room with an easy chair : DEN
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Spinning competition : YOYOCONTEST
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How checks are signed : ININK
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Regarding : ASTO
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___ de cologne : EAU
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Litter members : PUPS
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Tropical ray : MANTA
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Islamic ruler : EMIR
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Road wiggle : ESS
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King ___ : KONG
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Ogling : EYING
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1925 hit musical with the song "Tea for Two" : NONONANETTE
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Lawn base : SOD
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Letter after zeta : ETA
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Bunches : ALOT
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Madison Square Garden, e.g. : ARENA
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Hearty breakfast : OMELETTE
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Performer in a cage : GOGODANCER
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Historic periods : ERAS
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Med school subj. : ANAT
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Funny-car fuel : NITRO
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Quirks : TICS
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Mediocre : SOSO
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Lip application : GLOSS
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Cry from Santa : HOHO
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Little ones : TADS
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Oil grp. : OPEC
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___ Bell : TACO
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They're given at graduations : ORATIONS
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Community next to Van Nuys : ENCINO
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Ease up : LOOSEN
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___ Ness monster : LOCH
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Prefix with metric : ISO
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Instant, for short : SEC
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Student overseer : DEAN
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Had : OWNED
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Tractor maker John : DEERE
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Synthetic fabric : ORLON
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Aware of, slangily : HEPTO
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Clock sound : TOCK
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Take five : REST
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"The Thin Man" canine : ASTA
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"Egad!" : YIPE
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Burden : ONUS
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Sounds made by 36-Across : YIPS
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Fancy ballroom steps : TANGO
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Give off : EMIT
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"___ She Sweet" : AINT
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Impel : URGE
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No longer worth debating : MOOT
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Ballerina Pavlova : ANNA
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Valuable things to give? : EYETEETH
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Work, as dough : KNEAD
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Ones pointing fingers : NAMERS
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Some Oldsmobiles : ALEROS
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Long stories : SAGAS
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Maine college town : ORONO
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"Le Viol" painter : DEGAS
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Say ___ (deny) : NOTO
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Eight: Prefix : OCTO
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Quartet minus one : TRIO
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R.p.m. indicator : TACH
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Old Standard Oil brand : ESSO
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One of four for a square: Abbr. : ANG
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Nothing : NIL

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

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