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New York Times, Wednesday, October 23, 2002

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Nancy T. Shack
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutCollabs
110/23/20021
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ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52000
Nancy T. Shack

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 96 for Ms. Salomon. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Shack. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1023 ( 19,342 )
Across
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Balance of October : LIBRA
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Not ashore : ASEA
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Pal in Sydney : MATE
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Arm of the sea : INLET
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Pooh, for one : BEAR
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Yoked beasts : OXEN
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Hendrix biography "___ Me While I Kiss the Sky" : SCUSE
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2002 Literature Nobelist Kertesz : IMRE
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Decent, so to speak : CLAD
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Start of a definition of "microsecond" : THETIMEITTAKES
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A, in Acapulco : UNA
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Suffix with xeno- : PHOBE
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Padlock piece : HASP
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Definition, part 2 : FORYOURNEW
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Like : ALA
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"See ya!" : CIAO
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Slender woman : SYLPH
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Fam. member : REL
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Rhein feeder : AAR
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Vigoda of "Barney Miller" : ABE
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Legal conclusion? : ESE
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Gloomy, in poetry : DREAR
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"___, Our Help in Ages Past" (hymn) : OGOD
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Twaddle : ROT
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Definition, part 3 : COMPUTERTO
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Philosophical subjects : ISMS
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"Me too" : ASAMI
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"Oh, brother!" : MAN
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End of the definition : BECOMEOBSOLETE
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"Awright!" : YEAH
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Janis's husband in the funnies : ARLO
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Runs like a deer : LOPES
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Facility : EASE
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Creditor's claim : LIEN
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What's happening : EVENT
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"Darn it!" : NUTS
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Choice word : ELSE
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"Touched By an Angel" co-star : REESE
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___ price : LIST
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Make a small move : INCH
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Off-color : BLUE
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What to do before a big race, maybe : RESTUP
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Had a home-cooked meal : ATEIN
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Rose lover? : ABIE
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Like some athletes : SEMIPRO
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Coarse : EARTHY
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Playground retort : ARETOO
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Derision : MOCKERY
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Rod in a hot rod : AXLE
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Parts of a Victorian social schedule : TEAS
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Wrap up : END
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Secret society : MAFIA
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Treated badly : ABUSED
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Capital of Colombia? : HARDC
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Car similar to a Grand Am : ALERO
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Oregon's capital : SALEM
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Crew tool : OAR
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Pirates and Padres, informally : NLERS
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Kind of salts : EPSOM
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Puts an edge on : WHETS
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He debuted at the Met in 1903 : CARUSO
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Ten-percenter: Abbr. : AGT
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Prosperous periods : BOOMS
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Army helicopters : APACHES
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Baltimore birds : ORIOLES
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Steamed dish : TAMALE
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TV chef Lagasse : EMERIL
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Smitten : INLOVE
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One who hears "You've got mail" : AOLER
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Sweetheart : BEAU
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Right on the map : EAST
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Off-white shade : BONE
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Blunted blade : EPEE
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Gymnastic coups : TENS
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53-Down, in Italia : ESTE
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Kyoto currency : YEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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