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New York Times, Friday, October 12, 2001

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 141 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1012 ( 18,966 )
Across
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Moon sight : MARE
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Because : INASMUCHAS
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Son of Chaos : EROS
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Hot roll? : MOLTENLAVA
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Household gauge, informally : STAT
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Creates chaos : PLAYSHAVOC
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Craps action : SIDEBETS
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Source of strength : SINEWS
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Like jambalaya : CREOLE
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French bench : BANC
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Mattress problems : LUMPS
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Something you have filled when full : DOGGYBAG
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Heredity, informally : GENES
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Yes or no follower : SIREE
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Abbr. usually followed by a number : RTE
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Coating : RIND
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Tender spots : SORES
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One of the phys. sciences : GEOL
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Turnabout, for short : UIE
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Penalty markers : FLAGS
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Researcher's quest : GRANT
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Peckish? : BIRDLIKE
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Chap : BLOKE
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Apology preceder : OOPS
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Is rife (with) : CRAWLS
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A giraffe may be seen on it : SAFARI
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Goes first : LEADSOFF
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Union man? : ABELINCOLN
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Active sort : DOER
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Top-notch, as productions go : WELLSTAGED
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"Oh" : ISEE
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Value : SETSTOREBY
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Allocate, with "out" : METE
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Chaos : MESS
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Part of the Constitution covering judicial powers : ARTICLEIII
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Cartoon bird : ROADRUNNER
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Dear : ESTEEMED
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Drives : IMPELS
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"Affliction" star, 1998 : NOLTE
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"Oh, my!" : ALAS
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Pen that won't write : STY
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Graffiti, e.g. : MESSAGES
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Rattle : UNHINGE
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Best-selling author of "Debt of Honor" : CLANCY
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Rich one : HAVE
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Swear : AVOW
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Black Hawk was their leader : SACS
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Hard knocks : BOPS
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Makes holes : BORES
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Sad song : DIRGE
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Go wild : BREAKLOOSE
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In a disciple's position : ATONESFEET
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Moolah : GELT
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Eats : GRUB
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Heavy drinkers : SOAKS
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Don : SLIPINTO
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Fades away : GROWSDIM
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One who keeps mum? : FLORIST
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Not a bit sorry : GLAD
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Handymen : DOALLS
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Part of a B and B : BRANDY
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People person : CELEB
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Toothy ones : SAWS
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"As brisk as ___ in conversation": Samuel Johnson : ABEE
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Knew somehow : FELT
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Seating area : LOGE
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Without a date : FREE
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Jam ingredient : CAR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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