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New York Times, Tuesday, October 8, 2002

With 50- and 53-Down, apt title for this puzzle

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times10/8/02 ( No. 19,327 )

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Across
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Hardly high-class : TACKY
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Tiny tribesman : PYGMY
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Medicine givers, for short : RNS
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Stan's partner in comedy : OLLIE
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Ham's need : RADIO
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Feed bag tidbit : OAT
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Callisto and Europa, to Jupiter : MOONS
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Borneo critter : ORANG
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Alcott of women's golf : AMY
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"What's up, Doc?" speaker : BUGSBUNNY
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The Dow, e.g. : INDEX
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Remote button : MUTE
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Building beam : IBAR
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Take turns : ROTATE
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Tweak : FINETUNE
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"Laugh-In" actress : HAWN
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Plants : FLORA
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Cambodia's Lon ___ : NOL
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Mamie's man : IKE
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Less ornate : PLAINER
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Brokaw's network : NBC
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Born, in bios : NEE
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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Sandwich shop : DELI
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Completely accurate : ONTARGET
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Tied fast : MOORED
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Shoots the breeze : YAKS
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Return for a buck? : BANG
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Cornered : ATBAY
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"Sufferin' succotash!" speaker : SYLVESTER
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Phi follower : CHI
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Fly-catching bird : PEWEE
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Oarlock : THOLE
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Cigarette ingredient : TAR
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Brain waves : IDEAS
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Sent flowers to, say : WOOED
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Norm: Abbr. : STD
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20 Questions turn : GUESS
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Held the deed to : OWNED
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Egyptian pyramid, e.g. : TOMB
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Moises of baseball : ALOU
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Drano target : CLOG
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Father or brother : KINSMAN
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"Agreed. However ..." : YESBUT
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Lying facedown : PRONE
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Tall tale : YARN
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Aussie greeting : GDAY
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Degree div. : MIN
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"I'm smarter than the average ..." speaker : YOGIBEAR
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"Beep, beep!" speaker : ROADRUNNER
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With 50- and 53-Down, apt title for this puzzle : NAME
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Charon's river : STYX
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Sport ___ (modern vehicle) : UTE
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___ King Cole : NAT
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Memo phrase : INRE
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African charger : RHINO
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Like some old buckets : OAKEN
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"I tawt I taw a puddy tat!" speaker : TWEETYBIRD
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Bat one's eyelashes, say : FLIRT
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Actress Skye : IONE
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High-minded : NOBLE
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Heston epic : ELCID
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Lot in life : FATE
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"Th-th-th-that's all, folks!" speaker : PORKYPIG
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Schleps : LUGS
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Where a boxer might be champion : DOGSHOW
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Directions-giving org. : AAA
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Dallas hoopster, briefly : MAV
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Pug's combo : ONETWO
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Grace word : BLESS
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Play makers? : ACTS
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See 12-Down : THAT
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Popeye's ___'pea : SWEE
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Those for : YEAS
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See 12-Down : TOON
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Robt. ___ : ELEE
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Funny Foxx : REDD
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College Web site suffix : EDU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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