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New York Times, Thursday, October 23, 2003

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Some are hard to break : HABITS
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Classic card game : AUTHORS
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Kind of army or show : ONEMAN
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"No problem" : ALLRIGHT
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Food that may be served lyonnaise : POTATO
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Citrus source : LIMETREE
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How dogs chase their tails : INACIRCLE
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Top military unit : ATEAM
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Job for Triple A : TOW
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Part of N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ATH
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Sources of inspiration : MUSES
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Ace : WHIZ
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Thompson with an Oscar : EMMA
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Worldly possessions : ESTATE
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Fast no more : EAT
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Some leather : ROAN
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Maker of important decisions : THESUPREMECOURT
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Count (on) : RELY
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Kind of change : OIL
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Not at all loose : CHASTE
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Refinement targets : ORES
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Connecticut senator Christopher : DODD
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Suggestion box fill : IDEAS
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Literary monogram : TSE
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Drivel : ROT
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Oldsmobile model : ALERO
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Place for slow drivers : RIGHTLANE
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Congratulatory cry : MAZELTOV
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Heretofore : ERENOW
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Leisure : FREETIME
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Doctor : REVISE
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First name in women's tennis : MARTINA
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National personae non gratae : EXILES
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Western Indian : HOPI
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Before long : ANON
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Not-quite-final software : BETA
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Apple production : IMAC
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Jacques of "Mon Oncle" : TATI
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Sign of contempt : SNORT
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"That's ___!" : ALIE
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Einstein's birthplace : ULM
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46-Down's reward : TREAT
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Take off : HITTHEROAD
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No friendly fellow : OGRE
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Saturn satellite : RHEA
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Kind of cell : STEM
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Auto traction improver : ALLWHEELDRIVE
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It's sacred to some : COW
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Montezuma II, for one : AZTEC
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Trains underground : METRO
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See (in) : USHER
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Stone monument : STELE
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Financial freedom : EASYSTREET
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RV contents? : STU
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Self expression? : IAM
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One that squeaks by? : MOUSE
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One of the Von Trapp girls : MARTA
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Before, in Bogotá : ANTES
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Lyric poem : EPODE
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Antonio Carlos Jobim airport locale : RIO
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X : CHI
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One may sit for a master : DOG
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Chicago Symphony director, 1969-91 : SOLTI
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Word said before you go? : THERE
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Kind of radio : AMFM
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Pasternak heroine : LARA
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Israeli president Weizman : EZER
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Il pontefice's home : ROMA
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"The Lost World" menace, briefly : TREX
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Son of Jacob and Leah : LEVI
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Indigo plant : ANIL
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Bridge site : NOSE
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Wool sources : EWES
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Composition of some cups : TIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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