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New York Times, Saturday, October 18, 2003

Author:
Myles Callum
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Myles Callum

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJWZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1018 ( 19,702 )
Across
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"Way to go, bro!" : YOUDAMAN
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Public opinion, briefly : VOXPOP
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Lickety-split : INNOTIME
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Jelly Roll Morton, e.g. : CREOLE
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Noodge : PESTERER
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Like some Web forums : HOSTED
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"If I could dwell / Where Israfel / Hath dwelt ..." writer : POE
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Bartók's "Sonata for Solo Violin" was written for him : MENUHIN
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Defective : BAD
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It's about a buck : EURO
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Made fancy : DIDUP
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___ Ration (Alpo alternative) : KENL
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Footnote abbr. : ETSEQ
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It chases people in it : TAG
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Piñata feature : TILDE
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Word before free or bound : DUTY
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Not as good : EVILLER
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Play ender, often : ACTIII
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Nymph pursuers : SATYRS
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"God willing!" : IHOPESO
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Mathematical rings : TORI
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Subdivide : RECUT
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Surly sort : CUR
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Dangerous mosquito : AEDES
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Muscles for bench pressers : PECS
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Patty Hearst's S.L.A. identity : TANIA
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Relative of a mariposa : SEGO
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Saccharin discoverer ___ Remsen : IRA
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Kitchen hanger : POTHOOK
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Sched. coordinator, often : MGR
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Emergency transportation : LITTER
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Solo : ALLALONE
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Picks up : LEARNS
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Object of many crushes : TEENIDOL
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He loved Olivia but married Viola : ORSINO
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Game plan : STRATEGY
Down
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"Huzzah!" : YIPPEE
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Early inning status : ONEOUT
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Family with a great track record? : UNSERS
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Letter finisher, of sorts : DOT
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"Lemme ___!" : ATEM
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Stuck : MIRED
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Concierge service, e.g. : AMENITY
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"Canto General" poet : NERUDA
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Program blocker : VCHIP
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"___ Diana's altar to protest": Shak. : ORON
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Scoresheet marks : XES
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Unwanted expansion : POTBELLY
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Poisonous ornamental : OLEANDER
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People pushing things : PEDDLERS
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Extremely popular : HUGE
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Ismene's father : OEDIPUS
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Highlanders, e.g. : KILTIES
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Pacify : QUIET
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Pageant wear : TIARA
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Preceder of the season : TIS
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Abbr. on a brandy label : VSO
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Dr. Scholl's insole brand : AIRPILLO
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Relatively bright : CHEERIER
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Fantasia alternatives : TOCCATAS
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One ___ (kids' game) : OCAT
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Certain eight-line poem : TRIOLET
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Flips one's lid? : UNHATS
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No longer stylish : DEMODE
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Seasonal serving : EGGNOG
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Very : SORELY
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Body : TORSO
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Many an Internet user : AOLER
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Friend who founded a state : PENN
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Japanese syllabic script : KANA
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Prefix with athlete : TRI
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Potted : LIT

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

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