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New York Times, Wednesday, January 30, 2002

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Either way, the letter carrier's work not appreciated
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QU} Spans: 3 Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Hartman.
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© 2002, The New York Times1/30/02 ( No. 19,076 )
Across
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Targets for snakes : CLOGS
6
Arena shouts : OLES
10
Sec : JIFF
14
Dumpy digs : HOVEL
15
It may be outstanding : DEBT
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Chanteuse Adams : EDIE
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Capital of Guam, old-style : AGANA
18
Finito : OVER
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Finito : DONE
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Either way, the letter carrier's work not appreciated : DELIVERYREVILED
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Pickled delicacy : EEL
24
Clavell's "___-Pan" : TAI
25
Rather's network : CBS
28
Prefix with sweet : SEMI
31
Zero in acting : MOSTEL
36
Zuñi's cousin : HOPI
38
Protuberance : NODE
40
"M" star : LORRE
41
Either way, Cupid recognized my pain : EROSSAWIWASSORE
44
Nosy Parker : SNOOP
45
Time for eggnog : NOEL
46
The gamut : ATOZ
47
Court battle? : TENNIS
49
Sine language? : TRIG
51
Mexican Mrs. : SRA
52
Estuary : RIA
54
Aurora's counterpart : EOS
56
Either way, country star shunned hip-hop : PARTONDIDNOTRAP
65
Jerusalem's Mosque of ___ : OMAR
66
Hoopster Bryant : KOBE
67
Like some accents : GRAVE
68
Act the expectant father : PACE
69
Hibernia : ERIN
70
Warren of "Dillinger" : OATES
71
Charon's river : STYX
72
Take five : REST
73
60's poster genre : OPART
Down
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It may have a dimple : CHAD
2
Stadium section : LOGE
3
Caplet shape : OVAL
4
Wish granter : GENIE
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Breaks one's back : SLAVES
6
Household spray target : ODOR
7
Tax : LEVY
8
Critic Roger : EBERT
9
Place to fish : STREAM
10
Skywalker, e.g. : JEDI
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Elvis, once : IDOL
12
Dandy : FINE
13
Satellite transmission : FEED
21
"Maria ___" (hit of 1941) : ELENA
22
Early strings : VIOLS
25
Highboy or lowboy : CHEST
26
Shouldered : BORNE
27
Three wood : SPOON
29
Like a neat yard : MOWN
30
Blockhead : IDIOT
32
Cub with a club : SOSA
33
Brings (out) : TROTS
34
Overthrow, e.g. : ERROR
35
First name in daytime talk : LEEZA
37
"The Heat ___" : ISON
39
It may have a fat lip : EWER
42
Veep before Gerald : SPIRO
43
1979 sci-fi thriller : ALIEN
48
Tricky pitch : SINKER
50
Baby talk : GOOGOO
53
Really dig : ADORE
55
Holster part : STRAP
56
Daddy-o : POPS
57
Part of a Latin trio : AMAT
58
Risqué : RACY
59
Natural history museum display : TREX
60
Nile bird : IBIS
61
Mar, in a way : DENT
62
Pro ___ : RATA
63
Maintain : AVER
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Dennis, to Mr. Wilson : PEST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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