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New York Times, Saturday, October 6, 2001

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 148 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1006 ( 18,960 )
Across
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Blaze a trail : BUSHWHACK
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Pipes : DUCTS
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Does, as a TV show : APPEARSON
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1935 Triple Crown winner : OMAHA
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Like some park facilities : TRAILSIDE
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Singer with the 1993 multi-platinum album "Music Box" : CAREY
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Pitch heavily at anchor : HAWSE
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Vast extents : DEEPS
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Put : LAY
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Eyeglasses option : TINT
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Clipped : TERSE
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Zipped : TORE
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Put to work : USE
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Some Japanese-Americans: Var. : NISEIS
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Tellers : RATS
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Hospital item : BEDPAN
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Locks up for a while : DETAINS
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Food in a bowl : ALPO
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Bell-shaped flower : SEGO
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Tree also called an Indian bean : CATALPA
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Unleisurely : RUSHED
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Greenhorn : COLT
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"As It Happened" memoirist, 1954 : ATTLEE
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Edmonton-to-Regina dir. : ESE
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Nearsighted : OWLY
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Like some counters : TILED
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Donald Duck, to his nephews : UNCA
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Sticker datum, for short : MPG
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Atlas, e.g. : HEMAN
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Out of favor (with) : INBAD
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Ontario river to James Bay : MOOSE
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One way to be whipped : INTOSHAPE
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"No surprise to me" : IKNEW
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They're painted at many intersections : STOPLINES
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Bristles : TEEMS
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Advertising staple : TASTETEST
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Ring site : BATHTUB
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Lift : UPRAISE
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Begat : SPAWNED
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Job : HEIST
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Heavy plank on the side of a wooden ship : WALE
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Store posting: Abbr. : HRS
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Whispers, maybe : ASIDES
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Serious warning : CODERED
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Under-the-table activity : KNEESIES
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Papers, briefly : DOCS
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John's "Pulp Fiction" co-star : UMA
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Request to a dealer : CARLOAN
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Cultural section : THEARTS
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Go along : SAYYES
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Like older siblings, sometimes : PESTERED
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Preplastic toy material : TINPLATE
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Small bands : TRIOS
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"The Lion King" lion : NALA
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Ground round? : PATTY
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Debilitating symptoms : AGUE
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"A guy that has never had much experience": Don Marquis : OPTIMIST
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Buckaroo : COWPOKE
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Spent : ALLGONE
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Site of Hank Aaron's 715th home run : ATLANTA
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Plant of the nightshade family : HENBANE
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Some magic tricks : ESCAPES
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Least stimulating : DEADEST
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Pledge : COMMIT
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Slow passages : LENTOS
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Missed : UNHIT
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Cuts : HEWS
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Key : ISLE
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Luth. or Bapt. school : SEM
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Go (for) : OPT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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