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New York Times, Sunday, November 17, 2002

Author:
Richard and Judith Martin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1117 ( 19,367 )
Across
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Writer Morrison and others : TONIS
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Scads : ALOT
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Parts of some pins : FLAGS
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Not out : SAFE
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Like Bo-Peep's charges : OVINE
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Animal that may charge : BOAR
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Kind of order : IONIC
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Central point : CRUX
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Biloxi to Galveston, e.g.? : GULFCOURSE
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Manic cabbie's sign? : NUTFORHIRE
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Dish that often has a filling : OMELETTE
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Parts of an athletic schedule : MEETS
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Ampules : PHIALS
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Hubbubs : ADOS
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Epilogues : CODAS
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Mars, e.g. : DEUS
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Play to a C-Span camera : ORATE
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Less ruddy : PALER
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Unwelcome snorer : ROOMMATE
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Slipper : MULE
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Result of Sammy Sosa wearing a tight shoe? : CORNONTHECUB
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D.O.T. org. : FAA
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Pitying cry : ALAS
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Runs a tab : OWES
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Bridge position : EAST
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Places of withdrawal : ATMS
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Old what's-___-name : HER
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Novitiate? : NUNSTARTER
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Kind of sole : CREPE
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Where sleeves come from : ARMHOLES
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Sits on a windowsill, say : COOLS
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Capture : CORRAL
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Emulated a dove : COOED
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Gives wide berth to : SHUNS
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Hungarian-born financier/philanthropist : SOROS
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"Cheers" name : MALONE
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1948 event dubbed "Operation Sandstone" : ATEST
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A bit : SOMEWHAT
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Life-threatening : ACUTE
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Young New England terriers? : BOSTONPUPS
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Dos preceder : UNO
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Birds of the Arabian Nights : ROCS
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Meager : POOR
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What's more : ALSO
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Start to morph? : ECTO
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Rub the wrong way : IRK
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1990's soaring asset values? : FUNDMEMORIES
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"Laugh-In" segment : SKIT
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Settle securely : ENSCONCE
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Come by : VISIT
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"Garden of Earthly Delights" painter : BOSCH
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"That's ___!" : ALIE
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1960's-70's C.I.A. chief : HELMS
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Launch : BOAT
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"The Hobbit" locales : SHIRES
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Trunk : TORSO
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Deluges : TORRENTS
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Stallion? : HUBBYHORSE
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"The Hunt for Red October" and others? : SUBSTORIES
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Imperial or Blue Bonnet : OLEO
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Stage directions : EXITS
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Neighbor of Armenia : IRAN
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CBer's number : NINER
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Like some floors : WAXY
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Nightstick? : ROOST
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Old-fashioned letter opener : SIRS
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Hustles : SCAMS
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Not for here : TOGO
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Breakfast item in old Rome? : OVUM
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Where young Moses was found : NILE
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Exaggerates : INFLATES
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Be a union buster? : SECEDE
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Touches : ABUTS
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Old stories : LORE
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The U.S. and Can. are in it : OAS
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Relative of vibrato : TREMOLO
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Renoirs, Botticellis, etc. : FINEART
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Lummoxes : LOUTS
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Myrmecologist's study : ANTS
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Computer file suffix : GIF
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Eyeball : SCOPEOUT
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The Protestant Reformation, e.g. : SCHISM
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Greek nymph with a musical-sounding name : ARIA
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Prepare for storage, as papyrus : FURL
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Ones who may not be on speaking terms : EXES
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Ear: Prefix : OTO
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Curve on the surface of a sphere : RHUMB
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Land west of Nod : EDEN
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"Thou ___ make me clean" (leper's words to Jesus) : CANST
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E.R. figures : DOCS
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City across the river from Council Bluffs : OMAHA
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Monarch, for one : RULER
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Sounds heard when a fox enters a henhouse? : ALARMCLUCKS
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Fourth estate : PRESS
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Parents : REARS
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When you might hear "gee whiz"? : AFTERSHUCKS
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Home of Busch Gardens : TAMPA
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Art prop : EASEL
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Grand ___ : COULEE
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Had : OWNED
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Items of dressy attire : HEELS
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Pointer : ARROW
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Who "ever loved you more than I," in song : NOONE
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Heart afflictions : ACHES
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Get up : ROUST
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Scout rider : TONTO
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Nuclei : CORES
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Relatives of raspberries : HOOTS
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Sane, briefly : COMPOS
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Rush : STORM
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Lush : SOUSE
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Poe's "The Mystery of ___ Roget" : MARIE
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Some kind of a nut : ACORN
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Dwelling : ABODE
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Champagne container : SPLIT
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Buffoonish : ANTIC
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Baby ___ : TOOTH
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Nose part : NARIS
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Spanker, e.g. : PUNISHER
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Popular story start : ONCE
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Incomprehensible : ESOTERIC
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House speaker before Gingrich : FOLEY
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High point : EVEREST
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Wire units : MILS
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Learning method : OSMOSIS
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Container for acid : CARBOY
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Tycoons : BARONS
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Letterman, Leno, etc. : HOSTS
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Cable managers, for short : BOSNS
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Table scrap : ORT
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It's just a little out of place : SHOW
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Outdoor party entertainment : HULA
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Wild goat : IBEX
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The Stooges, e.g. : TRIO
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Slopes lift : TBAR
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Craft of 1492 : NINA
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Swarm : TEEM
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Old political divs. : SSRS
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Tic-tac-toe loser : OXO
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Mentalist Geller : URI

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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