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New York Times, Wednesday, January 9, 2002

Author:
Susan Harrington Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Susan Harrington Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Smith. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0109 ( 19,055 )

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Across
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Skinny tie : BOLO
5
Specimen holder : VIAL
9
Barely maintaining, with "out" : EKING
14
Jannings of "The Blue Angel" : EMIL
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"That ___ excuse!" : ISNO
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"Long time ___" : NOSEE
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Start of a thought by 29-Across : TOOMUCHOF
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Trough diners : SWINE
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Upright : HONEST
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Imitated a peacock, maybe : STRUTTED
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Tedious business : CHORE
25
___-Magnon : CRO
26
Start of a Doris Day song title : QUESERA
29
See 17-Across : MAEWEST
33
Java holder : URN
34
___-dink : RINKY
36
Pythagorean triangle? : DELTA
37
German article : EINE
39
Thought, part 2 : AGOOD
41
"Titanic" soundtrack singer : DION
42
It'll make you sweat : SAUNA
44
Silas Marner's foundling : EPPIE
46
Green light : AOK
47
Thought, part 3 : THINGIS
49
Major keys? : ISLANDS
51
Prov. bordering Hudson Bay : ONT
52
Fancy-dress dos : GALAS
53
Light into : LAMBASTE
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Seat of Parliament : OTTAWA
61
Jump for joy : EXULT
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End of the thought : WONDERFUL
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Path in Paris : ALLEE
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"My Life as ___" (1985 film) : ADOG
66
Ural River city : ORSK
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Exploits : DEEDS
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Golf's Ballesteros : SEVE
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One of Maris's overtakers : SOSA
Down
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"Little Women" woman : BETH
2
Sequel to Melville's "Typee" : OMOO
3
MGM icon : LION
4
Mexican natives of old : OLMECS
5
"We are not amused" speaker : VICTORIA
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Suffix with bull or bear : ISH
7
Win by ___ : ANOSE
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Send up : LOFT
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Guaranteed : ENSURED
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Bowed and scraped : KOWTOWED
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"From where ___ ..." : ISIT
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
13
Made a right turn : GEED
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Family name in a Poe story : USHER
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Camcorder maker : RCA
24
Extends : RANGES
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Pilgrimage : QUEST
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Bathsheba's husband : URIAH
28
Lassitude : ENNUI
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Mr. Magoo's problem : MYOPIA
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Name in 2000 headlines : ELIAN
31
Prepared for the anthem, say : STOOD
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Aquariums : TANKS
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Keystone fellow : KOP
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Exalted : ENNOBLED
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Knock loose : DISLODGE
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Relatives on father's side : AGNATES
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Make happy : ELATE
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Roy Orbison's "___ Over" : ITS
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Nolan Ryan and others : ASTROS
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Sparkly paperweight : GEODE
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Front-runner's edge : LEAD
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Wheel shaft : AXLE
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Stubborn sort : MULE
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Start of a Yuletide reading : TWAS
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1970's coif : AFRO
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Weak one : WUSS
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___-Seltzer : ALKA
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Remembrance Day mo. : NOV

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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