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New York Times, Friday, November 1, 2002

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 37 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1101 ( 19,351 )
Across
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Economist's concern : JOBLESSRATE
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Send-off line : HAVEANICETIME
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Passive-aggressive behavior : SILENTTREATMENT
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Letters : PRINT
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Split : REND
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Vivacity : BRIO
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British tax : CESS
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Lean on me : CANE
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Crime syndicate sobriquet : BUGSY
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Parenthesis, e.g. : ARC
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Two, in Lisbon : DOIS
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Some mushrooms : MORELS
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"You couldn't have waited?" : SOSOON
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Supposed "Tao Te Ching" writer : LAOTSE
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Stirred : WOKE
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Italian side dish : ORZO
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Lit up the room, maybe : SMILED
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Kind of sausage : VIENNA
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Hit by a pitch : BEANED
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Long times to live: Abbr. : CENS
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It gets checked with a stick : OIL
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Like early jazz : RAGGY
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Sammy Davis Jr.'s "I've Gotta ___" : BEME
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Sensor forerunner : ATRA
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Río composition : AGUA
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Its closing duet is "O terra, addio" : AIDA
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1980 embargo target : GRAIN
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Not settling for second best : GOINGFORTHEGOLD
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"Oedipus Rex" uses it : DRAMATICIRONY
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Pizza order : EXTRACHEESE
Down
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Guadalajara is its capital : JALISCO
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They may run on gas : OVENS
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Bowed : BENT
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Global positioning fig. : LAT
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Got limited access? : ENTRAINED
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Lures : SIRENS
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Trailer segment : SCENE
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Make out : READ
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Call letters? : ATT
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"Pee-wee's Big Adventure" director : TIMBURTON
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Surfaces : EMERGES
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Employment agency list : HIRERS
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Isolate : ENISLE
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Spot checker?: Abbr. : SPCA
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Contents of some chests : TOYS
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Falsified : COOKED
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Doesn't drink moderately : BOOZES
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___ Wilson, who played Sam in "Casablanca" : DOOLEY
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Kind of geology : MARINE
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Emulate Paul Bunyan : SWINGANAX
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No marriage of convenience : LOVEMATCH
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Neptune, e.g. : SEAGOD
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Star of 2002's "Spider-Man" : MAGUIRE
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Zip : NOTAONE
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Without really thinking : AIRILY
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Bluster : BRAG
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Saxon in "Ivanhoe" : CEDRIC
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Capture : LAND
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Flora and fauna : BIOTA
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Ancient rival of Sparta : ARGOS
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Way out there : AFAR
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Olin's "Mr. Jones" co-star, 1993 : GERE
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Clock std. : GMT
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Rush : HIE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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