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New York Times, Tuesday, November 13, 2001

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.55200
Bob Peoples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {FJXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 78 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1113 ( 18,998 )

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Great buy : STEAL
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Bar in a kitchen : SOAP
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Twinkle-toed : SPRY
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Major gold exporter of Africa : GHANA
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Fully fit : ABLE
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Campus hangout : QUAD
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Carpet fasteners : TACKS
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Dry run : TEST
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"Battle Cry" novelist : URIS
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Start of a riddle : WHATDOYOUCALL
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Successes : WINS
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Scale abbr. : LBS
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"Thank U" singer Morissette : ALANIS
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Middle of the riddle : ASHORT
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Pierced places : LOBES
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Poker declaration : IMIN
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Kanga's kid : ROO
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End of the riddle : PSYCHICONTHELAM
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The Pointer Sisters' "___ So Shy" : HES
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Vichyssoise ingredient : LEEK
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Came up : AROSE
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With 52-Across, answer to the riddle : ASMALL
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Goings-on : EVENTS
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Drama in Kyoto : NOH
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Lot of loot : PILE
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See 45-Across : MEDIUMATLARGE
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Beat to a pulp : MASH
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Long for : MISS
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"The Cider House Rules" Oscar winner : CAINE
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Guesstimate words : ORSO
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Aware of : ONTO
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Around-the-world trip : ORBIT
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Catty comment : MEOW
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Stink : REEK
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Gardeners' woes : WEEDS
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Pepper, for one : SGT
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Sign of spring : THAW
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A throw : EACH
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"Puppy Love" singer : ANKA
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Something that may be asked from bed : LASTWISH
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Squelched : SATON
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Listens to : OBEYS
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What's more : ALSO
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Prone to pique : PETULANT
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Racket game : SQUASH
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Knit one, ___ two : PURL
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Means of shipping : RAIL
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QB's gains: Abbr. : YDS
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Bad-mouth : DIS
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"Murder, She Wrote" airer : CBS
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___ Phi Omega : ALPHA
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Misplaces : LOSES
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Deep cavity : ABYSM
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Computer giant : NEC
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Fabric that travels well : ORLON
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Friars Club event : ROAST
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Weighty books : TOMES
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Swelling reducer : ICE
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"The Simpsons" bartender : MOE
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Publicity, say : INK
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Bad spirits : ILLHUMOR
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Go ballistic : HAVEACOW
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Prior to, to Prior : ERE
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"You said a mouthful!" : ANDHOW
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It's passed in a sénat : LOI
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Pipe joint : ELL
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Cheap jewelry : PASTE
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Reassuring words : ITSOK
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Stud's mate : MARE
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Exxon predecessor : ESSO
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Greedy cry : MINE
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Hard to find : RARE
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Bronx cheer : GIBE
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Camelot lady : ENID
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Celebrated apple-pie maker : MOM
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S.A.T. company : ETS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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