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New York Times, Wednesday, October 1, 2003

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 249 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1001 ( 19,685 )

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Across
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Intensifies, with "up" : AMPS
5
Record : DISC
9
Sots' spots : PUBS
13
Of the flock : LAIC
14
Composer ___ von Webern : ANTON
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About : INRE
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Without delay : ATTHEDROPOFAHAT
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Oil source : SHALE
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"On This Night of a Thousand Stars" musical : EVITA
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Young ___ : UNS
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It follows a starter : ENTREE
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Tuesday, in Tours : MARDI
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"Be patient!" : KEEPYOURSHIRTON
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Riviera season : ETE
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Caregivers, for short : RNS
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Resembling : ALA
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Agrees to : ACCEPTS
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"Who has an answer?" : ANYBODY
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Digital feature : TOE
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Put on : ADD
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Misery : WOE
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In charge : WEARINGTHEPANTS
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Colonial John : ALDEN
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They may be red : ALERTS
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Runny nose cause : FLU
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Relating to tissue : TELAR
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Trip planner's aid : ATLAS
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Stepped in for another : FILLEDONESSHOES
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Mother of Apollo : LETO
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___ voce (softly) : SOTTO
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Gas station adjunct : MART
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Old station name : ESSO
66
New Mexico skiing locale : TAOS
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Book after Joel : AMOS
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"'Tis a pity" : ALAS
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S.A.T. part : MATH
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Sandwich bread : PITA
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Tote, slangily : SCHLEP
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"Dear old" guy : DAD
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How to see "L.A. Law" : INRERUNS
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Livestock feeds : STOVERS
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Knockoffs : COPIES
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___ mater (brain cover) : PIA
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O.K. : UNHURT
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"Viva Zapata!" star, 1952 : BRANDO
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Becomes established : SETSIN
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"___ bad!" : NOT
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Start of a counting-out rhyme : EENY
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G-rated : FAMILY
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Rich cakes, in Germany : TORTEN
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The Black Stallion, for one : ARAB
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Mauna ___ : KEA
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List abbr. : ETC
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Common Market letters : EEC
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Left-___ (southpaw) : HANDER
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Grosse ___, Mich. : POINTE
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Follow : ADHERETO
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His or her follower : OWN
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"i" lid : DOT
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Approval : YES
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Turner city : ATLANTA
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Aren't decisive : WAFFLE
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Prestigious magazine awards : ELLIES
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Full-price payers : ADULTS
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Dumb ox : GALOOT
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Fund-raising grps. : PTAS
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Bronchodilator's target : ASTHMA
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Wynn and others : EDS
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Good earth : LOAM
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Prefix with gramme : AERO
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Fast ones, for short : SSTS
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Card game with forfeits : LOO
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"Help!" : SOS

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

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