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New York Times, Friday, October 18, 2002

"Ring out the thousand ___ of old": Tennyson

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 24 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 165 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times10/18/02 ( No. 19,337 )
Across
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Suitability : APTNESS
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Best at buffoonery : ZANIEST
15
Frighten : THROWASCAREINTO
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Purchase with rings : LOOSELEAFBINDER
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Wear : ATTIRE
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Adaptable aircraft : STOL
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Prize : GEM
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Paper money : NOTES
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Mix up : STIR
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Hard-to-refute evidence : TAPE
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Level : TIER
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Kit-Cat Club member in 18th-century London : WHIG
26
Certain puffer-uppers : PRMEN
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Include, with "in" : ADD
28
Look : PEER
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Show the ropes : ORIENT
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Planter : WINDOWBOX
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Say "I'm sorry" : REPENT
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Wide-eyed sort : NAIF
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Wander : GAD
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Go off : ERUPT
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Snippy : TART
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Rustic : RUBE
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Fencer's move : VOLT
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Punches : AWLS
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Barbary Coast city : TUNIS
45
Map abbr. : ISL
46
"I kiss'd thee ___ kill'd thee": Othello : EREI
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Shrine : TEMPLE
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Nutritional group : VITAMINBCOMPLEX
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Stranded person's wish : EVACUATIONPLANE
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"L'enfant prodigue" composer : DEBUSSY
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Stiff : PIEEYED
Down
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Setting for Tom Wolfe's "A Man in Full" : ATLANTA
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Driver's license, e.g. : PHOTOID
3
Brought (out) : TROTTED
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More intrusive : NOSIER
5
Jugs : EWERS
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Reward for good pitching? : SALE
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Maui-to-Hawaii dir. : SSE
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Rubenesque : ZAFTIG
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___ Day : ARBOR
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Buzz's companion on the moon : NEIL
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"Am ___ your way?" : IIN
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Final stage : ENDGAME
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Increase, as an incline : STEEPEN
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Agony : TORMENT
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Surefire out : CASTIRONALIBI
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Shake off : SHED
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Multicolored breakfast cereal : TRIX
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___ with (dated) : WENT
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Head of the class : PROF
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Two-cupper : PINT
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Write of passage? : OBIT
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Mewled : WEPT
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"Ring out the thousand ___ of old": Tennyson : WARS
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Brought back : REVIVED
33
Wearing : EROSIVE
34
Can opener : PULLTAB
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Shoot-'em-up action : GUNPLAY
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Chisholm Trail terminus : ABILENE
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Gender-neutral : DESEXED
40
Score : TWENTY
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Mess up : RUMPLE
43
Dramatic highlights : ARIAS
44
Fiesta Bowl site : TEMPE
46
They'll never fly : EMUS
47
Writer Morrison : TONI
49
With a needle: Prefix : ACU
50
Filch : COP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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