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New York Times, Saturday, October 19, 2002

4-Down : Famed folklorist

Author:
Donald E. West
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. West.
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© 2002, The New York Times10/19/02 ( No. 19,338 )
Across
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Mortification : CHAGRIN
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Kind of lily : CALLA
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Marked again, in a way : REGRADED
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French menu phrase : AULAIT
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Gall : IRRITATE
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Tent alternative : LEANTO
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Looks like : SEEMS
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Conveys lightly : WAFTS
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Grasp : KEN
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Agendum, e.g. : ITEM
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A calf may be caught in it : RODEO
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It may be eaten at a circus : FIRE
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Plot cover-up? : SOD
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Vice president under Madison : GERRY
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Like a good day for a picnic : CLEAR
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___-Davis pharmaceuticals : PARKE
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They're represented in sheets : GHOSTS
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Catholic observance : CORPUSCHRISTI
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Corset-stiffening material : BALEEN
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Falls (over) : KEELS
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Foreign dignitary : EMEER
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Parceled : DOLED
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Part of some uniforms : CAP
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Go over : SPAN
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"The State and Revolution" author : LENIN
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Yielded : GAVE
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It may be long or short : TON
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Dutch export : TULIP
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Hollywood music arranger Butler : ARTIE
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Frock : ORDAIN
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Speculative : NOTIONAL
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Like some attempts or excuses : FEEBLE
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Master, e.g. : GRADUATE
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Unbroken : FERAL
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In a net : TRAPPED
Down
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More than hot water : CRISIS
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Regarding this matter : HERETO
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"You've got yourself a deal!" : AGREED
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Famed folklorist : GRIMM
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Some lab stock : RATS
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___ Red (apple variety) : IDA
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Viers for viewers : NETWORKS
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Sticks in a bar? : CUES
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Like : ALA
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Most gangling : LANKIEST
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Bookish bunch : LITERATI
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Some sorry souls : ATONERS
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Old navigational work : DEADRECKONING
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Chorus member : ALTO
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Elflike : FEY
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It's been shown before : RERUN
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Dislodge some particles : FLOSS
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Wowed eyewitness : GAPER
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Dependent, perhaps : CHILD
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Be exultant : PREEN
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Place for a hole : GREEN
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Troop get-together : CAMPOREE
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Poisonous ornamental : OLEANDER
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Things can only go up from here : HELIPORT
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In the most favorable spot : BESTOFF
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Pisa preposition : DEL
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Short time out : CATNAP
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Handle props, say : AVIATE
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Like watchful eyes : PEELED
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Sphere segment : LUNE
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It has dynamics : GROUP
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Cash cache : TILL
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Fictional slave girl : AIDA
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Counselor's org. : ABA
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Wood by-product : TAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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