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New York Times, Saturday, November 16, 2002

Author:
Leonard Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Leonard Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1116 ( 19,366 )
Across
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"Junior" politician : ALGORE
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Greenland sight : ICECAP
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Desert burrowers : GERBILS
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Far out : INACOMA
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Not allowed : AGAINSTTHERULES
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Base for some wrestlers : MUD
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Slimy shore deposit : SEAOOZE
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Places for cutting remarks?: Abbr. : ORS
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What theme parks do : AMUSE
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It's on the right, for short : GOP
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Comical lead-in : SERIO
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Mining target : SEAM
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Did part of a triathlon : BIKED
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Warehouse array: Abbr. : CTNS
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One may play a big part in the future : STARLET
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Was obviously impressed : OOHED
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Its motto is "Adventures in lifelong learning" : ELDERHOSTEL
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Lion of "Narnia" tales : ASLAN
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User's helper : ENABLER
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Miss abroad: Abbr. : SRTA
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Commerce secretary before Mineta : DALEY
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___-dried : OVEN
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Jerry Marcus comic strip : TRUDY
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"Je te plumerai le ___" ("Alouette" lyric) : BEC
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Demonstration exhortation : UNITE
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Suffix with fact : OID
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Cliffs : ESCARPS
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Be on the bottom : SIT
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In the past : OVERANDDONEWITH
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River through Rochester, N.Y. : GENESEE
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Highway department concern : POTHOLE
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Subject of a tax : ESTATE
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One who's suffering : MOANER
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Tantric writings : AGAMAS
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Clover and acacia : LEGUMES
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Future master, maybe : GRADUATESTUDENT
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It may gird a geisha : OBI
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Last step in cleaning : RINSE
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Besides that : ELSE
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Friend of Leonora in "Il Trovatore" : INEZ
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"Who ___?" : CARES
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Coin portraying Louis XIV : ECU
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Technological development of the 1950's : COLORTELEVISION
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Delaware or Missouri : AMERIND
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Steps, in São Paulo : PASSOS
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More artificial : STAGIER
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Wishful thinking? : IHOPE
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Pulled ahead : TOOKTHELEAD
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Classified : SMALLAD
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Position : ECHELON
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Purée, e.g. : BLEND
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"Let's hear it" : DOSAY
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Amount of iron, e.g.: Abbr. : RDA
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Gambling inits. : OTB
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Nondiverse kind of farming : ONECROP
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Shows : ARRIVES
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Handle differently? : RETITLE
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Underling : STOOGE
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Kindergarten song starter : ABCDE
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World leader? : NETHER
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Niacin source : YEAST
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Of ___ (availing) : USETO
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Ko-Ko's weapon in "The Mikado" : SNEE
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___-Penh : PNOM
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"Bad Behavior" star, 1993 : REA
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Houston Aeros' org. : WHA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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