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New York Times, Saturday, October 13, 2001

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 127 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1013 ( 18,967 )

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Across
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Paperback publisher founded in 1953 : ACE
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Chem lab collection : ACIDS
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Unexciting, low-paid work, in modern lingo : MCJOB
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Library abbr. : VOL
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Janitor's supply : LYSOL
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Qom resident : IRANI
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California Gold Rush song : OHSUSANNA
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Not approved : NIXED
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Take orders : WAITONTABLES
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Show contempt : SNEER
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1972 Olympics site : SAPPORO
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Part of a French oath : SACRE
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Like some cakes : TIERED
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Have no particular place to go : GAD
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Tailor's business : NEEDLETRADE
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Unimaginative : ARID
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It may be in a poker player's hand : CIGAR
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Errors, e.g. : STAT
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Powerful Indian : MEDICINEMAN
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One-striper: Abbr. : ENS
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Break open : UNSEAL
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With 36-Down, 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner : DALAI
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Sugar : TOOTSIE
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Truth modifier : NAKED
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Internet explorer? : SEARCHENGINE
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Mexico City daily : ELSOL
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Sword lily : GLADIOLUS
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___ dog's life : LEADA
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Stomach protrusion : OUTIE
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TV planet : ORK
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Tropical nutcracker : MACAW
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Hospital bill list : TESTS
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Its, to Irène : SES
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Owns : AVOWS
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"Little Johnny Jones" composer : COHAN
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Decorator de Wolfe : ELSIE
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Unsuccessful person : ALSORAN
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___ blue : CYAN
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That special leader? : ISNT
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Portuguese title : DONA
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Pitchers' rubbers : SLABS
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Place to look for the silver lining? : MINEPIT
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Refrigerator parts : CRISPERS
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Florida port, for short : JAX
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It's heard before a liftoff : ONE
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Contractor's figure : BID
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N.C.A.A.'s Runnin' ___ : UTES
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Like some thinking : LATERAL
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Captivate the crowd, maybe : ORATE
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V-shaped fortification : REDAN
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"Night Music" playwright : ODETS
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Patron saint of music : CECILIA
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Pull (in) : REIN
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Sharp-___ : EDGED
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Sweep : GAMUT
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"There ___ stupid questions" : ARENO
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Sassy retort : DIDSO
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See 46-Across : LAMA
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Tab, e.g. : DIETSODA
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It's not legislated : CASELAW
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Girl watchers, perhaps : NANNIES
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Parrot in "Aladdin" : IAGO
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Problem for a grain farmer : ERGOT
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Converted pounds : KILOS
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Habituate : ENURE
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Classroom row : DESKS
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Sleuth's need : CLUE
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They may be cocked : HATS
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Correct, in a way : EDIT
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Symbol of Massachusetts : ELM
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Untilled tract : LEA
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Utricle : SAC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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