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New York Times, Monday, October 8, 2001

Author:
Monica Krausse
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Monica Krausse

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Krausse. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1008 ( 18,962 )
Across
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Ex-leader of Iran : SHAH
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"Look over here!" : PSST
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Part of an act : SCENE
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___ avail : TONO
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Elevator inventor : OTIS
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Light bulb gas : ARGON
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On ___ (needing no human intervention) : AUTO
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Diva Horne : LENA
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If a = b and b = c, then a = c, e.g. : LOGIC
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Scrabble space : TRIPLEWORDSCORE
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Mess up : FLUB
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Chatter : YAK
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Put fizz in : AERATE
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"___ Loves You" : SHE
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Word after cream or powder : PUFF
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Jeanne or Thérèse: Abbr. : STE
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"___ la vista, baby!" : HASTA
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Necessity for an organ transplant : DONOR
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Clue space : THECONSERVATORY
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Norelco product : RAZOR
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Captured : TAKEN
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Rd. or hwy. : RTE
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Humdinger : ONER
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Pop the question : ASK
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Mother superior's charge : SISTER
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Aye's opposite : NAY
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Computer department : TECH
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Monopoly space : READINGRAILROAD
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___ salts : EPSOM
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Step on a ladder : RUNG
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Kind of hands that are "the devil's playthings" : IDLE
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Neutral shade : BEIGE
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Sheltered : ALEE
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Rapid growth : BOOM
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Have a hunch : SENSE
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Kittens' cries : MEWS
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Split personalities? : EXES
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Free throw percentage, e.g. : STAT
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2:00 or 3:00 : HOUR
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Winter engine necessity : ANTIFREEZE
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Ado : HOOPLA
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Vinelike vegetable : POLEBEAN
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One-dish meal : STEW
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___-American relations : SINO
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Ex-leader of Russia : TSAR
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Lively dance music : SALSA
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Slow cooker : CROCKPOT
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Breakfast food brand name : EGGO
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Film ___ : NOIR
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Suffix with refer : ENCE
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Superman enemy Lex ___ : LUTHOR
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Go blond, perhaps : DYE
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Houston ballplayer : ASTRO
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Patriot Allen : ETHAN
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Porterhouse, e.g. : STEAK
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"Listen!" : HARK
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Hardly ordinary : UNORTHODOX
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Strong point : FORTE
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Tender chicken : FRYER
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Fast fliers : SSTS
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Lions' den survivor : DANIEL
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Food items served on sticks : CORNDOGS
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Remnants : VESTIGES
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Author Rand : AYN
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Writer for hire : SCRIBE
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Evangelist ___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
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Soldiers in gray : REBS
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Sporting blade : EPEE
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Z ___ zebra : ASIN
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Tiny weight unit : GRAM
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Reign : RULE
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Over : ANEW
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Soothing succulent : ALOE
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G.O.P.'s rivals : DEMS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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