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New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 2001

Author:
Frank A. Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BCQXZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1114 ( 18,999 )
Across
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Under lock and key : SAFE
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Hits to the stands : SWATS
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Outstanding : OWED
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"___ cost you" : ITLL
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Severe spasm : THROE
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Part of "S.N.L." : LIVE
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Homecoming attendee : ALUM
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"The Cloister and the Hearth" author Charles : READE
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Created a caricature : DREW
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"Bye Bye, Love" star, 1995 : MATTHEWMODINE
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Snare : ENTRAP
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Brawl : SETTO
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Work the wheel : STEER
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Becky Thatcher's creator : MARKTWAIN
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Dog-___ : EARED
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"Understood" : ISEE
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Hardly a brawl : SPAT
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Theme of this puzzle : GOSPELS
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Trunk growth : MOSS
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What have-nots have : NEED
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Styx site : HADES
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"Beverly Hills 90210" actor : LUKEPERRY
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Modern-day horse-and-buggy travelers : AMISH
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One of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" : IRINA
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P.D.Q. : PRONTO
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Notorious 1930's bank robber : JOHNDILLINGER
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Urge (on) : SPUR
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Strange : EERIE
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Gold-coated : GILT
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South American capital : LIMA
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South American animal : LLAMA
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Market : SELL
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Pounds' sounds : YAPS
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Like a sleeping bag or a swimming pool : LINED
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Cafeteria item : TRAY
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Like Anna's students : SIAMESE
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Peach Bowl venue : ATLANTA
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What eyes and moths do : FLUTTER
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Victim of a Dutch disease : ELMTREE
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Bug in one's throat? : STREP
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Cry after a close call : WHEW
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William Saroyan's "My Name Is ___" : ARAM
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Hoo-ha : TODO
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Plant-to-be : SEED
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Hardly the latest buzz : OLDNEWS
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Bug a phone : WIRETAP
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First mate? : EVE
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Dawn droplets : DEW
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Feature of Greece but not Germany : HARDG
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Suffix with panel : IST
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Argentine aunt : TIA
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Neighbor of Que. : ONT
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No gleeful giver : MISER
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In accordance with : ASPER
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How saxes sound : REEDY
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Nickelodeon's "Kenan & ___" : KEL
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"Blastoff!" preceder : ONE
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Lewis with Lamb Chop : SHARI
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11th-century date : MLI
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Word before Father or Lady : OUR
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Winter Olympics sight : SKIJUMP
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Married Madrileñas : SENORAS
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Surrounded by : AMONGST
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More run-down : DINGIER
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Dickens girl : ESTELLA
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Soon : SHORTLY
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Tuba note? : PAH
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Argue at the bar : PLEAD
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Dickens girl : NELL
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Site for slicers : DELI
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Zagros Mountains locale : IRAN
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Pucker producer : LIME
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Devious : SLY
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Zadora of "Hairspray" : PIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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