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New York Times, Saturday, January 5, 2002

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 153 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0105 ( 19,051 )
Across
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Includes on one's route : SWINGSBY
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Swindle : CONJOB
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Joker : WISEACRE
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See 21-Down : ANYONE
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Environmental hazard : ACIDRAIN
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Hot dog stand offering : RELISH
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Show need: Abbr. : TKT
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Quite : PRETTY
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Not had by : ONTO
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Hesitations : HEMS
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Ellery contemporary : ERLE
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When Día de Reyes is celebrated : ENERO
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Channel : STEER
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Intelligence grp. established by Truman : NSA
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A.L. East, e.g.: Abbr. : DIV
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Orthodontic need : RETAINER
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White House nickname : IKE
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Ascetic : SELFDISCIPLINED
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Big heart? : ACE
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Some metallophones : CELESTAS
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Kiwi cousin : MOA
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Stir : ADO
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Achilles' killer : PARIS
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Turn out : ENDUP
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Look : PEER
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Track racer : KART
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It may be subject to modification : NOUN
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Adjusted : GEARED
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Golden, in a Rimsky-Korsakov title : DOR
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___ Day, former Canadian celebration : EMPIRE
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Pacific, e.g. : TIMEZONE
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Skip : SITOUT
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It's not the real world : ACADEMIA
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Light biscuits : SCONES
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Auto buyer's option : TAPEDECK
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Cut strips : SWATHS
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Small gate : WICKET
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Introspective query : ISITME
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James Fenimore Cooper's "___ Myers" : NED
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John Irving character T. S. ___ : GARP
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Start : SCARE
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Pipe : BRIER
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Film with the song "Papa, Can You Hear Me?" : YENTL
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"The Horse's Mouth" novelist Joyce ___ : CARY
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Inseparable : ONE
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Brush material : NYLON
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Took part : JOINEDIN
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Not working : ONSTRIKE
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Served : BEHOOVED
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With 16-Across, a sporting offer : TENNIS
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Drudge : SERF
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Cap attachment : EARLAP
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Dolly user : REDCAP
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Cal. page : SEPT
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Having no loose ends : TIED
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Inclined : ASLOPE
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Kind of jam : ICE
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Source of boredom : SAMENESS
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Financial : ECONOMIC
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Precede : LEADUPTO
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Writer Dinesen : ISAK
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Antenna housing : RADOME
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"Isn't it ___?" : IRONIC
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Bolt stripped? : STREAK
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Wedding : UNION
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Bother a lot : EATAT
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Noted soap vixen : ERICA
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Revise a plot : REMAP
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Follows : GETS
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"___ Dinah" (Frankie Avalon hit) : DEDE
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Sorrow : RUE
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Finish overseas : ZED

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

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