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New York Times, Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Author:
David Bunker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.62001
David Bunker

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 4 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Bunker. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1003 ( 18,957 )

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Across
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When repeated, a shout when playing cowboy : BANG
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Surmise : INFER
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Picture problem : BLUR
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Chill : AGUE
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___ Bornes (game) : MILLE
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Oral history : LORE
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First spin: mixed fruit : LEMONPLUMORANGE
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Actress Monk of "N.Y.P.D. Blue" : DEBRA
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Imposed on others' generosity : SPONGED
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Complain : GRIPE
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Pliable leather : ELK
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Second spin: close, but no cigar : SEVENSEVENLEMON
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Drive on : IMPEL
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Raconteur's offering : TALE
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Slow down, in music: Abbr. : RIT
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Visual way to communicate: Abbr. : ASL
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Wallet cards, for short : IDS
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Horatian composition : ODE
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Hawaiian musicmakers : UKES
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Surprising result : UPSET
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Relieve : RID
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Third spin: getting colder : BARPLUMCHERRIES
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Charged particle : ION
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Margaret Mead research site : SAMOA
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Taxonomic category : SPECIES
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Madrid museum : PRADO
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Fourth spin: jackpot! : SEVENSEVENSEVEN
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Alexander II, e.g. : TSAR
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Santa ___, Calif. : CLARA
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Rasp : FILE
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Walkman maker : SONY
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Many times : OFTEN
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Actor Montand : YVES
Down
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Like some eagles : BALD
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Tommie of the Miracle Mets : AGEE
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Deaden : NUMB
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Magazine founded by J.F.K. Jr. : GEORGE
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Hobgoblin : IMP
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Zero : NIL
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Kind of shot : FLU
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Tennyson's "immemorial ___" : ELMS
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Come back to, as a case : REOPEN
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It may be carried for security's sake : BLANKET
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Yearn : LONG
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Impulse : URGE
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College in Portland, Ore. : REED
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Land in C. S. Lewis's "Chronicles" : NARNIA
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Somersault : ROLL
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Schools of thought : ISMS
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Flounce on a garment : PEPLUM
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"The Lady ___" (Henry Fonda film) : EVE
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Cancel : SCRUB
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Eleniak of "Baywatch" : ERIKA
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Participant in democracy : VOTER
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Biblical prophet : ELISHA
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New Zealander : MAORI
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Golden ___ : OLDIE
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Requirements : NEEDS
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Consider : DEEM
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Barbershop sharpeners : STROPS
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Collection of seasonings : SPICERY
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Software runners, briefly : PCS
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Cut of meat : LOIN
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Paris-based org. : UNESCO
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Refine further : RAREFY
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British Airways fleet : SSTS
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100 centavos : PESO
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Sen. Bayh : EVAN
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___-help : SELF
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Expunge : DELE
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Vending machine inserts : ONES
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Tank : VAT
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Prior to : ERE
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A Bobbsey twin : NAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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