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New York Times, Saturday, October 26, 2002

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 161 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1026 ( 19,345 )
Across
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Limo feature : JUMPSEAT
9
Sight on a lake : JETSKI
15
Well-off : INCLOVER
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Pat of "Some Like It Hot" : OBRIEN
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Stain maker : NICOTINE
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Subjects of Gustavus I : SWEDES
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It usually runs between 2 and 4 : GPA
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Loads : OCEANS
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When W.W. II began: Abbr. : SEPT
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Some pitches : LOBS
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It's heard from one taking off : TATA
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Victoria Cross relative: Abbr. : DSO
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Delightful spots : EDENS
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___ record : SETA
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Go up : SOAR
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Suffix with humor : OUS
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Year in which Muhammad began preaching in Mecca : DCX
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Laggard, informally : POKE
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Very close : DOWNTOTHEWIRE
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Brush (up) : BONE
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First in a classical sequence : AMO
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Many a turkey carver : DAD
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Seasoned : AGED
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Youngsters : TADS
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Digest : RECAP
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Jerk : BOB
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Oft-played numbers : HITS
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Novelist ___ Mae Brown : RITA
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Word before and after "will be" : BOYS
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Fictional Hudson Bay native : NANOOK
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Starts of many park signs : NOS
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Musical with the song "My Cup Runneth Over" : IDOIDO
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Big whoop, sarcastically : NONEVENT
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Where to find aces and deuces : TENNIS
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Frequent game equipment : EGGTIMER
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Like some nightclubs : TRENDY
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Relax : RESTEASY
Down
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Spot lines? : JINGLE
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Certain camera support : UNIPOD
3
1971 Beatty title role : MCCABE
4
'93 accord signer : PLO
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De ___ : SOTO
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Remove : EVICT
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Dido's love : AENEAS
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Took out, in a way : TREATEDTODINNER
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Kind of stick : JOSS
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Inits. in children's lit : EBW
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Andean peak ___ Cruces : TRES
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Discreet exit site : SIDEDOOR
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Token : KEEPSAKE
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Waiting : INSTORE
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Slangy assent : NATCH
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Put one over on : SNOWED
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Giant heater : SUN
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Cut : AXED
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Classic sports car : SPIDER
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Sports figure : STAT
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Well-meaning sort : DOGOODER
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How Miss America contestants are introduced : ONEBYONE
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Creighton University site : OMAHA
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Kind of cloud : WAR
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"Rain Man" family name : BABBITT
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Underling : STOOGE
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Industry begun in 1895 : CINEMA
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Pays the penalty : ATONES
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Turnover, e.g. : PASTRY
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Numbers : SONGS
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Irish party word : SINN
56
More than just interested : NOSY
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Etta of old comics : KETT
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"___ not!" : DID
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Struggle : VIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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