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New York Times, Thursday, November 14, 2002

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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DOG
2
F
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I
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G
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H
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T
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O
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H
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S
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I
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S
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M
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P
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R
A
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B
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P
O
L
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E
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T
A
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A
C
C
U
S
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R
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S
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L
T
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D
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T
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L
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B
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H
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DOG
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C
D
S
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I
O
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A
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S
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S
N
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H
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E
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D
S
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S
N
O
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R
T
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G
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N
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I
N
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C
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G
P
O
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O
U
R
S
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I
N
T
H
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E
DOG
H
O
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U
S
E
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L
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E
N
T
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I
S
L
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M
S
S
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N
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S
P
O
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F
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S
A
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M
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B
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A
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A
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A
T
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S
O
L
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A
R
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E
L
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D
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DOG
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K
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G
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S
T
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P
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S
C
R
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L
L
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S
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U
N
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E
A
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H
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T
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P
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R
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P
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C
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O
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D
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S
G
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W
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C
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DOG
© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1114 ( 19,364 )
Across
1
Big scrap : DOGFIGHT
7
Cries at a circus : OHS
10
Fanatic finish? : ISM
13
Like some Mideast politics : PANARAB
15
Mushy Italian dish : POLENTA
17
Plaintiff : ACCUSER
18
Wooden : STILTED
19
It may be docked : TAIL
20
Word from a killjoy : BAH
22
Shabby : DOGEARED
23
I.R.A. options : CDS
24
Smidges : IOTAS
26
Attack anonymously : SNIPE
27
Obeys : HEEDS
29
Sound of contempt : SNORT
31
___-X : GEN
32
Company abbr. : INC
34
Main mail ctr. : GPO
35
Not just mine, say : OURS
36
Out of favor : INTHEDOGHOUSE
39
Solemn stretch : LENT
41
Part of some chains: Abbr. : ISL
42
Authors' offerings: Abbr. : MSS
43
Tolkien tree creature : ENT
44
Takeoff : SPOOF
46
Carnaval dance : SAMBA
50
Really vexed : ATEAT
52
Kind of energy : SOLAR
54
Building addition : ELL
55
Scoundrel : DIRTYDOG
57
Suds dispenser : KEG
58
"I don't want to hear any more!" : STOP
59
Torahs : SCROLLS
61
Dig up : UNEARTH
63
Crows' homes : TEEPEES
64
Copy : REPLICA
65
Unpaired : ODD
66
N.Y.P.D. figure : SGT
67
Ralph Nader, notably : WATCHDOG
Down
1
Classic comic strip setting : DOGPATCH
2
Artificial appearance : FACADE
3
Make cuts on : INCISE
4
Locale of ancient Aquitaine : GAUL
5
Time pieces?: Abbr. : HRS
6
Karate-like exercise system : TAEBO
7
Suitable times, briefly : OPS
8
Showoff : HOTDOG
9
Most cunning : SLIEST
10
Cloak-and-dagger doings : INTRIGUE
11
Not as cheap : STEEPER
12
Drives up the wall : MADDENS
14
Sitters' challenges : BRATS
16
Joie de vivre : ELAN
21
Sad face : HANGDOGLOOK
24
Lacks life : ISNT
25
School year, for short : SOPH
28
Force : DINT
30
Apartment part : ROOM
33
Computer component : CHIP
35
Neighbor of Olympus : OSSA
36
Laid to rest : INTERRED
37
Those, to José : ESOS
38
Former "evil empire" : USSR
39
Results in : LEADSTO
40
Roped in : ENTICED
44
In things : STYLES
45
Bordeaux bloom : FLEUR
47
Like liters and grams : METRIC
48
Stain : BLOTCH
49
Leader of the pack : ALPHADOG
51
Surmounting : ATOP
53
Ford replaced him : AGNEW
56
Golfer's challenge : DOGLEG
58
It may be added in a dash : SALT
60
Noisy streaker : SST
62
UV index tracker : EPA

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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