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New York Times, Thursday, October 17, 2002

Author:
Todd McClary
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Todd McClary

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. McClary. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1017 ( 19,336 )
Across
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Gossip : CHIN
5
Gossips : GABS
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Geode material : AGATE
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Place for a comb : HIVE
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"New Jack City" co-star : ICET
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Interlaced : WOVEN
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Penny, perhaps : ANTE
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Mirth : GLEE
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Rack sites : OVENS
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Casino game that requires thought? : STUDIOUSPOKER
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Parent of Ameritech, Nynex, etc. : MABELL
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Haikus, e.g. : VERSES
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Boring Hyannis Port figure? : TEDIOUSKENNEDY
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Less ruddy : ASHIER
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Prayer starter : OLORD
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Article in Le Monde : UNE
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Response to "You won't believe this!" : TRYME
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Goalie's feat : SAVE
40
Ab exercise : CRUNCH
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Papers with poorly reasoned arguments? : SPECIOUSSHEETS
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Ones providing coverage at the Pillsbury Bake-Off? : APRONS
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Freshen : AIROUT
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Stock exchange worker who was cheated? : FURIOUSTRADER
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Hubert's successor : SPIRO
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"Nerts!" : DRAT
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Actress Thompson : SADA
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Where Garth Brooks hails from : TULSA
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Shrek, e.g. : OGRE
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They precede automnes : ETES
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Anarchic : UNLED
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Bring up : REAR
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Place for a phone : DESK
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Gorge : CHASM
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Suggest : HINTAT
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Conduit in an I.C.U. : IVTUBE
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Vital : NEEDED
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Hired escorts : GIGOLOS
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Org. involved in the Scopes trial : ACLU
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14-Across residents : BEES
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Rung : STEP
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Disturbed : AWOKEN
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Person in a mansion : GOVERNOR
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With reluctance : AVERSELY
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Perfect beauty, maybe : TEN
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Rank on the U.S.S. Enterprise: Abbr. : ENS
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War story : ILIAD
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Finished : OVER
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Gouda alternative : EDAM
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Black ___ (reggae group) : UHURU
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Kind of headache : SINUS
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Laments : KEENS
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Bones, anatomically : OSSA
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Arctic European : LAPP
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Not just stuff : OVERFILL
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Contingency plan : RECOURSE
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Belonging to others : THEIR
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"___ fan tutte" : COSI
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Prate : CHATTER
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Raid : INROAD
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Clean, now : ERASED
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Yet : TODATE
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Some leathers : SUEDES
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Britain's Betty ___ Prize (literary award) : TRASK
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Renuzit target : ODOR
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Desire : URGE
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1986 #1 hit for Starship : SARA
54
"Rugrats" dad : STU
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Many an "Airplane!" gag : PUN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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