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New York Times, Wednesday, January 8, 2003

Author:
James Rogers
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James Rogers

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Rogers. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0108 ( 19,419 )
Across
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Clipper feature : SAIL
5
"Hogwash!" : PSHAW
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Coventry cleaner : CHAR
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Cousin of a hawk : KITE
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Up the ante : RAISE
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Take on : HIRE
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Improve one's golf game? : IRONOUTTHEKINKS
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Marbles, so to speak : SANITY
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Jukebox favorite : OLDIE
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Barely miss, as the golf cup : RIM
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Hatcher of "Lois & Clark" : TERI
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Grammy-winner Black : CLINT
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Meter reading : USAGE
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Son of Cain : ENOCH
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Heads downtown? : MAYORS
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Sticky stuff : GOO
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Like some noodle dishes : THAI
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Inexperienced golfers? : BABESINTHEWOODS
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Links rarities : ACES
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Cheer : RAH
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Hardly cheery : DISMAL
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1996 A.L. rookie of the year : JETER
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Composer's basis : THEME
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Bewildered : ATSEA
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First name in Polish politics : LECH
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Mach 1 breaker : SST
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Common fraternity activity : PRANK
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Friend of Pooh : PIGLET
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Taking one's time on the green? : PUTTERINGAROUND
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Wanton look : LEER
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Olympics broadcaster Jim : MCKAY
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Mary Kay competitor : AVON
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Little spin : EDDY
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Edges (out) : NOSES
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Duchamp's movement : DADA
Down
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Schuss, e.g. : SKI
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Cause of inflation? : AIR
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Midori on the ice : ITO
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Place for a cap : LENS
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Kind of danish : PRUNE
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Many a Swift work : SATIRE
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Playing golf : HITTINGTHELINKS
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Unhealthy-looking : ASHY
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Minute : WEE
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"Relax, bro!" : CHILL
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Language from which "thug" is derived : HINDI
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Alan of "Gattaca" : ARKIN
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PlayStation button : RESET
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Horse operas : OATERS
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"How'm I doin'?" asker : KOCH
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Arthur Murray lesson : RUMBA
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Father of Esau : ISAAC
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Noncommittal response : MAYBE
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Takes off : GOES
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"That's amazing!" : OOH
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Like Vassar, now : COED
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Beget : SIRE
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Brit's "Baloney!" : TOSH
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Zeroes (in on) : HOMES
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First vice president : ADAMS
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___ of Langerhans (pancreas part) : ISLET
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Rebellious Turner : NAT
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Become wizened : WITHER
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Hemingway's Barnes : JAKE
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Rasta's music : REGGAE
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iPod maker : APPLE
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Made level : TRUED
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Beyond full : SATED
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Diary bit : ENTRY
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Potter's buys : CLAYS
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Trillionth: Prefix : PICO
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Warty hopper : TOAD
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Loser to J.F.K. : RMN
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Charlottesville sch. : UVA
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Approval of sorts : NOD
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Genomic matter : DNA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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