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New York Times, Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Author:
Kumar Balani
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kumar Balani

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Balani. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1030 ( 19,349 )
Across
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___ II (razor brand) : TRAC
5
A tusker : BOAR
9
Guts : VALOR
14
Sling : HURL
15
"Anything ___?" : ELSE
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Sociologist Durkheim : EMILE
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Where Sikkim is : ASIA
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What's left : REST
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Fingered : NAMED
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"Why're you acting strange?" in Delhi? : WHATSGOTINDIA
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They bind : TIES
24
Diez x diez : CIEN
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Abaft : ASTERN
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Jemima, e.g. : AUNT
29
Invoice fig. : AMT
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1922 Nobelist in physics : BOHR
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"It's all ___!" : APLOT
34
Air agcy. : FAA
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"Ya ready and able?" in Accra? : AREYOUGHANADOIT
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A.A.R.P. members : SRS
40
Professorship, e.g. : CHAIR
41
Actress Skye : IONE
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It may be naked : EYE
43
Broadway debut of 10/7/82 : CATS
44
Wimple wearer : SISTER
46
Down in the dumps : BLUE
47
Opportunity : SHOT
48
"Don't even try" in Vientiane? : YOULLLAOSITUP
53
Like traditional hospital fare : BLAND
55
Ottumwa's locale : IOWA
56
Elders' teachings : LORE
57
Intrude, with "in" : BARGE
58
December air : NOEL
59
One of the Simpsons : LISA
60
Clerics' council : SYNOD
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Some receivers : ENDS
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Part of a lobster pot : SLAT
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Microwave option : THAW
2
First name in talk : RUSH
3
Mezzo's tune : ARIA
4
Like a bucket of bolts : CLATTERY
5
Norway's second-largest city : BERGEN
6
Dairy section selections : OLEOS
7
___ prof. : ASST
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Netlike : RETICULAR
9
Family feud : VENDETTA
10
At full speed : AMAIN
11
Bean town? : LIMA
12
Arena cheer : OLE
13
McCarthy quarry : RED
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Poitier role : SIR
22
Sheer fabric : NINON
25
Take down a peg : ABASE
26
Classic board game : SORRY
27
This and this : THESE
28
Sap-sucker's genus : APHIS
29
In progress : AFOOT
30
Down East : MAINE
31
30-Down product : TATER
33
Classified ad measure : AGATELINE
36
Blocked off : OCCLUDED
37
Mover's rental : UHAUL
38
Makes mountain dew : DISTILLS
44
Schools of fish : SHOALS
45
Cyclades island : IOS
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A beatnik beats it : BONGO
47
Lumbered, in a way : SAWED
48
Tall tale : YARN
49
Wacko : LOON
50
Work like Tillie? : TOIL
51
Bear that comes out at night? : URSA
52
Vegetable fuel : PEAT
53
Some ammo : BBS
54
Put down : LAY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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