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New York Times, Friday, October 10, 2003

Author:
Arlan and Linda Bushman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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32/19/20021/18/20043
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1.47000
Arlan Bushman
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41/16/20021/18/20043
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1.52000
Linda Bushman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Bushman. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Bushman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1010 ( 19,694 )
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Greater than great : SPLENDID
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Rides : TAUNTS
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Dining option : ALACARTE
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Best at putting things away : OUTEAT
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Not keep one's distance, in a way : TAILGATE
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Hound : BEAGLE
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Name derived from ancient Greek for "I burn" : ETNA
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Opening to an underground network : GOPHERHOLE
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Holder of private information? : DOGTAG
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It's in, for now : FAD
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Better : TOP
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Filibuster : DELAY
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Monumental stone heap : CAIRN
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Spy pic, maybe : MICRODOT
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Traffic stopper : PARADE
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Come into : INHERIT
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Doesn't charge for : DONATES
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Botanical organ : STAMEN
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Fauna, fondly : CRITTERS
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Not just cool : GELID
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City near Mount Monadnock : KEENE
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Surfer's entry, maybe : URL
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Acct. stat : BAL
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Essays : TRACTS
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Hail : ICEPELLETS
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Tongue-tied one? : SHOE
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Fonda's "Stanley & Iris" co-star : DENIRO
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Fast grower, population-wise : BOOMTOWN
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Just get by : EDGEIN
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Comic bits : ROUTINES
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Signed over : DEEDED
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Catch up : ENTANGLE
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Wanting no more : SATED
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Philosophy 101 subject : PLATO
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"The Divided Self" author R. D. ___ : LAING
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Fanfare : ECLAT
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Badger : NAG
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Coerced to participate : DRAGGEDIN
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Give ___ (lambaste) : ITTO
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Stuff for frying : DEEPFAT
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Go ___ (turn in) : TOBED
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Violinist Leopold : AUER
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West Jordan locale : UTAH
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Get through successfully : NEGOTIATE
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Tough thing to fill : TALLORDER
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Cliff consideration : STEEPNESS
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A pittance, slangily : HAY
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Like a sweetheart : ADORED
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House holder : LOT
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Run : CANTER
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Trapped like ___ : ARAT
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Wrong : MISGUIDED
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Mediate : INTERCEDE
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Call into question : CHALLENGE
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Do followers : REMI
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Highlights : POINTSOUT
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"Still ___" (1999 rap song) : DRE
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Cause ___ : CELEBRE
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Asian carrier : KAL
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Dye-job option : BLOND
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"The Addams Family" co-star : ASTIN
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"Up in Smoke" co-star, 1978 : CHONG
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Rubdown cover-up : TOWEL
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Nut's lack : SENSE
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Motley : PIED
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Iroquois foe : ERIE
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Goofy, e.g. : TOON
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Underground letters : MTA

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

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