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New York Times, Tuesday, October 15, 2002

21-Across : Sweeper's accessory

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 95 for Ms. Salomon.
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© 2002, The New York Times10/15/02 ( No. 19,334 )

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Across
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New Jersey NHLer : DEVIL
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Top spot : ACME
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Environmental toxins, for short : PCBS
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Like Bo-Peep's charges : OVINE
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Heister's haul : LOOT
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Israeli dance : HORA
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Barkeep's woe? : TENDERFOOT
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Mayberry moppet : OPIE
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Allergic reaction : SNEEZE
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Sweeper's accessory : DUSTPAN
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Ignore : PASSBY
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Weed killers : HOERS
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Left on a liner : PORT
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Bygone carrier : TWA
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In bounds : FAIR
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"No way!" : UHUH
33
Geometric fig. : CIR
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"You can say that again!" : ANDHOW
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Chest protector : RIB
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Boxer's woe? : PUGNOSE
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Sense of self : EGO
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Thief : ROBBER
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Go (for) : OPT
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Initials may be carved in it : BARK
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Art Deco artist : ERTE
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Get the drop on : NAB
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Midmonth time : IDES
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See eye to eye : AGREE
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Sake : BEHALF
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War planner : GENERAL
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Takes off the leash : LOOSES
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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Stunt man's woe? : DOUBLECHIN
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Wingless parasites : LICE
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Eight, for starters : OCTO
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Where to find sweaters? : SAUNA
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Mice-inspired yelps : EEKS
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Warp : SKEW
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Sheep counter's quest : SLEEP
Down
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I lids? : DOTS
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Having neither side ahead : EVEN
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Tarzan's transport : VINE
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Very detailed : INDEPTH
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TV host Gibbons : LEEZA
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Politico Landon : ALF
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Pigeon patter : COO
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Temperamental : MOODY
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Caesar's accusation : ETTU
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It may be checked in a security check : PHOTOID
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Police officer's woe? : COPPERHEAD
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Pipe material : BRIAR
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French composer Saint-___ : SAENS
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Relief for the stressed : RESTCURE
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Alan Ladd classic : SHANE
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Deep drink : SWIG
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Without exception : BARNONE
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Good engine sound : PURR
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Akron's home : OHIO
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Masseur's woe? : RUBBERNECK
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Sizzling pitch : FASTBALL
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Folklore fiend : OGRE
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Pans for stir-frying : WOKS
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"___ Pan" : PETER
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Colorful fish : OPAH
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Mild currents : BREEZES
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Like some lenses : BIFOCAL
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Quick-witted : AGILE
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Wish granter : GENIE
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City division : BLOCK
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Windblown soil : LOESS
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Ruckuses : ADOS
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Elisabeth of "Leaving Las Vegas" : SHUE
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German article : EINE
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Go ballistic : SNAP
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Colorado native : UTE
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Reaction to applause : BOW

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