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New York Times, Monday, January 8, 2001

Shop without anything particular in mind

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times1/8/01 ( No. 18,689 )

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Hot chocolate containers : MUGS
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Bloke : CHAP
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Wire nails : BRADS
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"___ something I said?" : ISIT
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Timber wolf : LOBO
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Disprove : REBUT
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Toy block brand : LEGO
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Steps in human evolution : APES
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Place for a beach : OCEAN
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Exasperate, as a motorist? : DRIVEUPTHEWALL
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"So what ___ is new?" : ELSE
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Egyptian cobra : ASP
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Toy gun noisemaker : CAP
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Orkin target : TERMITE
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Grand Coulee, e.g. : DAM
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Crockett's last stand, with "the" : ALAMO
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"... ___ he drove out of sight" : ERE
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Summon electronically, say : PAGE
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Exasperate, as a neurologist? : GETONONESNERVES
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Newsman Sevareid : ERIC
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Butter serving : PAT
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Gird one's ___ : LOINS
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Animal with a pouch, informally : ROO
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Goblet material : CRYSTAL
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Hog's home : STY
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Burnt ___ crisp : TOA
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Bright thought : IDEA
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Exasperate, as a masseur? : RUBTHEWRONGWAY
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Burgundy grape : PINOT
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Blacken : CHAR
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Oscar night transport : LIMO
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Kind of acid : AMINO
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Take cover : HIDE
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___ about (approximately) : ONOR
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Full complement of dwarfs : SEVEN
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Newspaper page : OPED
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Lead-in for -aholic : WORK
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Not burning the mouth much : MILD
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Cable subscriber : USER
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"Thank Heaven for Little Girls" musical : GIGI
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Where a cook cooks : STOVE
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Contract provision : CLAUSE
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Lottery equipment : HOPPER
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Help in crime : ABET
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Swanky : POSH
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Shop without anything particular in mind : BROWSE
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Summation : RECAP
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Cain's brother : ABEL
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Twofold : DUAL
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Train stop: Abbr. : STN
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John who sang "Rocket Man" : ELTON
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Moth-___ : EATEN
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Basketballer : CAGER
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Oldsmobile model : ALERO
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Barbecue site : PATIO
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Track contests : MEETS
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April initials : IRS
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California Gov. Gray ___ : DAVIS
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Ten-percenter : AGENT
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Not neat : MESSY
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Slip-on shoe, briefly : MOC
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Old hand : PRO
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TV's Winfrey : OPRAH
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Not yea : NAY
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Barkin or Burstyn : ELLEN
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T-shirt material : COTTON
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Tongue-lashing : TIRADE
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Loved to bits : ADORED
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Juicy steak : TBONE
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Burning : AGLOW
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Icy coating : RIME
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Harvard or Stanford: Abbr. : UNIV
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Reverberate : ECHO
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Horse trainer's aid : WHIP
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Bowery bum : WINO
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Love, Spanish-style : AMOR
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Part of N.Y.C. : YORK
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Faux ___ : PAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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