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New York Times, Monday, November 18, 2002

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Gail Grabowski
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon
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1311/18/20027/8/20144
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1.57000
Gail Grabowski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 97 for Ms. Salomon. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Grabowski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1118 ( 19,368 )
Across
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Simple adding devices : ABACI
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Starring role in a Menotti opera : AMAHL
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Stake money (on) : BET
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Subaru Impreza, e.g. : SEDAN
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Song from the past : OLDIE
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Smeltery input : ORE
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Surf serving #1 : SEASCALLOPS
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Sales at a box office, slangily : TIX
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Sex ___ : APPEAL
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Sixth sense : ESP
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Symbol in proofreading : STET
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Salt Lake City zone: Abbr. : MST
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Sink, as the sun : SET
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Sign ___ (accept, as a program) : ONTO
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Surf serving #2 : SHRIMPSCAMPI
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Screenwriter/novelist Roald : DAHL
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Switchboard worker: Abbr. : OPER
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Setting of a fire maliciously : ARSON
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Stage name : ALIAS
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Solemn wedding words : IDO
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Sort of way to run : AMUCK
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Sundance Kid's partner, ___ Cassidy : BUTCH
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Six o'clock broadcast : NEWS
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Sgts. and lts. get mail at them : APOS
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Surf serving #3 : SMOKEDSALMON
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Start over : REDO
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Salvador lead-in : SAN
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Sounds of disappointment : AWS
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Song of praise : HYMN
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Sorority letter : CHI
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Serious fan : ZEALOT
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"So ___!" ("Me, too!") : AMI
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Surf serving #4 : STUFFEDSOLE
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Show hosts, for short : MCS
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Steed : HORSE
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Social blunder : GAFFE
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Some advanced degs. : MAS
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Synthetic fiber : ORLON
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Step into : ENTER
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State in NE India : ASSAM
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Sonar sounds : BEEPS
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Suit to the circumstances : ADAPT
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Steve ___, founder of 6-Down : CASE
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Some payments are made thus : INCASH
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See 4-Down : AOL
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Srta., in France : MLLE
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Stirs : ADOS
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Sizable zoo animals : HIPPOS
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Strasbourg article : LES
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Saying before a big drink : BOTTOMSUP
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Sandusky's lake : ERIE
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Student's book : TEXT
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Stylish Oldsmobile : ALERO
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Sci-fi film of 1984 : STARMAN
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Some easy baskets : TIPINS
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Sports org. with a March tourney : NCAA
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Slow down : SLACKEN
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Sorceress of myth : MEDEA
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Searches for prey : PROWLS
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Slightly, in music : POCO
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Signs, as a contract : INKS
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Smidgens, as of cream : DABS
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School grad : ALUM
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Scattershot : HITORMISS
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Storage building : SHED
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Smog relative : SMAZE
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Strangelove or Kildare : DOCTOR
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Stressed out : ONEDGE
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Skyward : ALOFT
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Stout detective Nero ___ : WOLFE
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Stay (clear of) : STEER
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Soccer star Mia : HAMM
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Swimming pool site, for short : YMCA
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Sling : HURL
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Supposing that : IFSO
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Straight ___ arrow : ASAN
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Schedule abbr. for cable viewers : SHO
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Swamp : FEN

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

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