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New York Times, Tuesday, October 22, 2002

Request when the national anthem is played

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times10/22/02 ( No. 19,341 )
Across
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Immunizations : SHOTS
6
Places for tents : CAMPS
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HBO rival : SHO
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"The Planets" composer : HOLST
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Golden-___ (oldsters) : AGERS
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Ad-___ : LIB
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Nebraska's largest city : OMAHA
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"Of course" : SURETHING
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"Of course" : DEFINITELY
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Memorial Day weekend event, for short : INDY
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Fork providers?: Abbr. : RDS
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Leather from the sea : EELSKIN
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Float gracefully : WAFT
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Old Mideast inits. : UAR
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Beehives and others : DOS
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"Honest" man : ABE
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"Sharp Dressed Man" band : ZZTOP
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Spring in the Sahara : OASIS
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"Of course" : WITHOUTQUESTION
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Dined at home : ATEIN
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Holy radiances : AURAE
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Bake sale organizer, for short : PTA
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Costa ___ Sol : DEL
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Hectic hosp. areas : ERS
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Letters akin to P.D.Q. : ASAP
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Asian shrines : PAGODAS
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Drum locale : EAR
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Baseball's Jesus : ALOU
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"Of course" : BYALLMEANS
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"Of course" : CERTAINLY
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Confused : ATSEA
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Fraction of a joule : ERG
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Replays may be played in it : SLOMO
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Newly waxed : SHINY
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Fish eggs : ROE
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Family car : SEDAN
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Upscale hotel room features : SAFES
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Booted? : SHOD
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Web browser button : HOME
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Regal Norwegian name : OLAF
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Underwear top : TSHIRT
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Request when the national anthem is played : STAND
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Play group : CAST
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Malaria symptom : AGUE
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Haggard of country music : MERLE
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Victimized, with "on" : PREYED
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Speedy jet to J.F.K. : SST
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Move sinuously : SLINK
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Language of Delhi : HINDI
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Future mom's doc : OBGYN
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Condemn from the peanut gallery : HISSAT
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Trooper maker : ISUZU
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Untethered : LOOSE
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"S.N.L." character Baba ___ : WAWA
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Some : ABIT
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Grand banquet : FETE
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Court game : ROQUE
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Like land in a city : ZONED
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Petted pet's sound : PURR
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Doesn't guzzle : SIPS
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Small quantity : IOTA
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"___ out of it!" : SNAP
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Avoided a dragnet : HIDOUT
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Painting holder : EASEL
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Apt to change : LABILE
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Franklin with soul : ARETHA
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Harness racer : PACER
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Oldsmobile model : ALERO
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Mountain climber's obstacle : GORGE
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Church council : SYNOD
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Pile up : AMASS
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___ mater : ALMA
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City on the Rhone : LYON
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Like : ASIF
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Hawaiian bird : NENE
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Simon ___ : SAYS
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Ninny : ASS

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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