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New York Times, Friday, January 4, 2002

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJKQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0104 ( 19,050 )
Across
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Assortment : MIXEDBAG
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Nickelodeon's parent : VIACOM
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Kind of correspondence : ONETOONE
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As a precaution : INCASE
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Noted judge : LANCEITO
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It acts on impulse : NEURON
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Wall St. news : IPO
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Marked by turmoil : STORMY
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Literary monogram : RLS
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15th-century vessel : NINA
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Manifesto writer of 1848 : ENGELS
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Churchyard tree in "Romeo and Juliet" : YEW
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Storyteller of yore : AESOP
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Assent : YEA
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Words from Caesar : ICAME
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Boombox button : REC
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Turkey part : ANATOLIA
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Onetime celebrated movie couple : BURTONANDTAYLOR
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Like some income : UNEARNED
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Partner of plata : ORO
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Pop music's ___ Vanilli : MILLI
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White House financial grp. : OMB
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Something to let off : STEAM
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Grade sch. subj. : SCI
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Chronicles : ANNALS
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Prefix with centric : ENDO
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Cobb and Hardin : TYS
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Land of Canaan : ISRAEL
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Gymnast's goal : TEN
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They may be found in long halls : ECHOES
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Academic work : TREATISE
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Ones in an instituteur's care : ELEVES
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Old-fashioned gathering : HENPARTY
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Kind of value : RESALE
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Orphans, often : ADOPTEES
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Tirso de ___, Spanish dramatist who introduced Don Juan to literature : MOLINA
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Where to find baked blackbirds : INAPIE
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Elementary gases : XENONS
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And more : ETC
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Executes : DOES
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Nightclub : BOITE
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B.C. eulogist : ANTONY
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37-Across in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" : GEORGEANDMARTHA
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Collectible records : VINYL
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Dvorák's Symphony No. 9 ___ minor : INE
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Prefix with pressure : ACU
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Tote : CARRYALL
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Pavarotti standard : OSOLEMIO
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Haberdasher's stock : MENSWEAR
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"___ My Shadow" : MEAND
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Like a major artery : AORTAL
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Instruments with teakwood necks : SITARS
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Midwest city founded as Fort Clark : PEORIA
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Western critter : COYOTE
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Atlanta's ___ Center : CNN
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Z preceder : ATO
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False directions, e.g. : BUMSTEER
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Balancing act? : UNICYCLE
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Enjoys : RELISHES
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Ages : AEONS
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Trumpeted : BLARED
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Unabridged : ENTIRE
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Latin song starter : ADESTE
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Receipts : MONEYS
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Friendly goblin in Scandinavian folklore : NISSE
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"___ Evil" (Mia Farrow film) : SEENO
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Arctic native : LAPP
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Lab cells : OVA
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Sniggler's catch : EEL
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Work at lacemaking : TAT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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