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New York Times, Saturday, October 27, 2001

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 69, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVXYZ} There are unchecked squares This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: Despite appearances, every square in this themed puzzle appears in two answers, across and down.
Jim Horne notes:

The letters in the fifth, eighth and eleventh rows, reading left to right, spell the theme entries.

1
S
2
K
3
E
4
W
5
E
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R
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E
8
D
9
C
10
A
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N
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A
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D
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A
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M
O
N
O
T
O
N
E
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A
L
A
R
U
M
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A
N
D
R
O
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D
S
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S
T
I
G
M
A
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S
A
M
E
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L
E
I
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C
A
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F
O
A
L
H
O
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P
A
L
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O
N
G
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E
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L
S
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A
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E
R
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I
E
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W
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A
N
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D
A
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D
O
T
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E
L
L
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M
O
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O
N
B
E
A
M
S
K
I
P
P
E
R
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R
E
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N
E
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G
A
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D
E
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E
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A
T
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S
I
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N
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E
R
A
S
E
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O
L
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A
N
D
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T
O
E
J
U
M
P
R
O
P
E
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E
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R
G
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S
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M
E
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A
L
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S
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L
E
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W
D
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C
O
H
E
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R
E
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N
E
O
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N
A
T
A
L
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T
U
T
T
U
T
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A
N
T
E
C
E
D
E
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S
E
S
A
M
E
64
P
E
S
T
E
R
E
D
© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1027 ( 18,981 )
Across
1
Like shish kebab : SKEWERED
9
Draft dodger's destination, often : CANADA
15
Oratorical no-no : MONOTONE
16
Warning sound, once : ALARUM
17
Science fiction race : ANDROIDS
18
Black mark : STIGMA
19
Aforementioned : SAME
20
Olympus alternative : LEICA
22
Young Arab : FOAL
25
Bygone New York transports : ELS
27
Condor condo? : AERIE
30
Title character in a 1988 John Cleese film : WANDA
33
"Please go on!" : DOTELL
35
Night light : MOONBEAM
37
Apostate : RENEGADE
41
Enjoys home cooking : EATSIN
45
Dictaphone button : ERASE
46
"Charlie Chan's Chance" star : OLAND
48
Hoof part : TOE
49
Kilowatt-hour fractions : ERGS
52
Board : MEALS
55
Beyond racy : LEWD
57
Stick : COHERE
59
Certain hospital ward : NEONATAL
61
"For shame!" : TUTTUT
62
Go ahead of : ANTECEDE
63
Halvah need : SESAME
64
Was a nudnik : PESTERED
Down
1
Lit : SMASHED
2
Coffee variety : KONA
3
Farthest : ENDMOST
4
Was covered by : WORE
5
40's arena, for short : ETO
6
Disturb : ROIL
7
Win the favor of : ENDEAR
8
One-third of a 60's pop trio : DESI
9
Huelva home : CASA
10
PC key : ALT
11
Unversed sort : NAIF
12
French forest region : ARGONNE
13
Russian assembly : DUMA
14
Filling, sometimes : AMALGAM
21
One of the Staple Singers : CLEO
23
Intimate : PAL
24
Allow : OWN
26
Schlimazel : LOSER
28
19th-century alias : ELIA
29
Move forward : IMPEL
31
Act as a shill for, e.g. : ABET
32
1997 Literature Nobelist ___ Fo : DARIO
34
Scratches (out) : EKES
36
Word with sea or season : OPEN
37
Jettisons : REJECTS
38
They mean nothing : NAUGHTS
39
Baguette : GEM
40
Skinny : DOPE
42
Upset : ADO
43
Final admissions supervisor? : STPETER
44
Ribbed : NEEDLED
47
Famous Francis : ARLENE
50
Rakehell : ROUE
51
___ record : SETA
52
Measure : METE
53
Take ___ (rest) : ANAP
54
They're high-minded : SOTS
55
Rose point, e.g. : LACE
56
Wimbledon winner of 1977 : WADE
58
Odd, to Brits : RUM
60
Bring in : NET

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

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