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New York Times, Saturday, November 2, 2002

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1102 ( 19,352 )

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Across
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Syndicate biggie : CAPO
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San ___ (Caribbean gulf) : BLAS
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Good buddies use them : CBS
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Animated musical of 1998 : MULAN
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Cheap way to live : RENTFREE
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Kitchens supply them : AROMAS
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Like some protective coatings : ANTIRUST
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Snicker syllable : HEE
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It may be obtained before going to coll. : GED
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Cypriot hub : NICOSIA
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Fully or partially: Abbr. : ADV
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High and low? : AIRSICK
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Lines that elevate : ODE
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What a hip person may be up to : THEMINUTE
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Bring to bay : TREE
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They're accustomed to pitching : MARINERS
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Island paste : POI
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Erotic : AMATORY
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Goof : BLOOPER
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Bad grades : EFS
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Intervening stretch : MEANTIME
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Cup holder : ZARF
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One who gets the biggest part? : MOVIESTAR
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Set (on) : SIC
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Supposed sources of good fortune : AMULETS
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It makes a man mean : ANE
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Zero, e.g. : INTEGER
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Something to stand on : LEG
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Crash site? : PAD
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No lack of self-confidence : EGOMANIA
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With freedom of tempo : RUBATO
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Christians : GENTILES
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Scribbles : NOTES
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"___ the mother's milk had dried": Kipling : ERE
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Vincent Lopez standard : NOLA
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Cheek : SASS
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Prosciutto : CUREDHAM
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Natural soother : ALOEVERA
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One of the Ewings : PAM
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Fitful : ONAGAINOFFAGAIN
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One supporting a woman : BRA
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"Law & Order" detective Briscoe : LENNIE
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Ludicrous : ANTIC
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Be resolute : STICKTOONESGUNS
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Survivor of literature : CRUSOE
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Not pertinent to : BESIDE
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Biological bristles : SETAE
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Venerated pundit : MAHATMA
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Back again : FRO
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Workers concerned with net returns? : SEINERS
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Pulitzer winner for "Advise and Consent" : DRURY
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Rte. suggestions : STS
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Kind of box : MITER
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Real cards : RIOTS
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Certain hair stylist : PLAITER
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Oblique : BEVEL
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Rain may produce them : PITAPATS
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Issues : EMANATES
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Ornamental wall behind an altar : REREDOS
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Elem. unit : MOL
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Bon mot : ZINGER
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Broadway opening : ACTONE
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___ Spark, creator of Miss Jean Brodie : MURIEL
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Not just a raid : SIEGE
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___ College near San Francisco : MENLO
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One seeking signs of life?: Abbr. : EMT
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Rule preceder : ASA
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Vamp's accessory : BOA

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

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