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New York Times, Wednesday, November 20, 2002

Three-time Indy winner Wilbur ___, who introduced the crash helmet

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 167 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times11/20/02 ( No. 19,370 )
Across
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Large or small, grammatically: Abbr. : ADJ
4
Be next to : ABUT
8
Circle in a winner's circle : WREATH
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"Tell ___ story" : MEA
15
"This will ___ further" : GONO
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Have a yen (for) : HANKER
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It doesn't go full circle : ARC
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Activity for 41-Across : RODOMONTADE
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Popular pasta : ZITI
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Place : SITUATE
23
Polish film, e.g. : EDIT
24
Try out : TEST
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Gluck's "___ ed Euridice" : ORFEO
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Prevent : DETER
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Three-time Indy winner Wilbur ___, who introduced the crash helmet : SHAW
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Breeze (through) : SAIL
34
Love, in Lima : AMOR
36
Memo opener : INRE
38
New Deal letters : NRA
39
Scolding syllable : TUT
41
Subject of this puzzle : BOASTER
43
Hardly macho : FEY
44
News inits. beginning in 1958 : UPI
45
Rain in Spain collector : EBRO
46
Wine county : NAPA
48
Numbskull : BOOB
50
Autobahn autos : BMWS
52
Stroke of the pen? : SERIF
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Cancel : ANNUL
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Carpenters and harvesters : ANTS
59
Fishing equipment : RODS
60
Cover when wet : RAINHAT
62
Put in stitches : KNIT
63
Activity for 41-Across : BRAGGADOCIO
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Hustle or bustle : ADO
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Plane's distance recording device : AIRLOG
69
Fishing equipment : REEL
70
Downturn : DIP
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Beyond what's expected : MORESO
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Wall St. trading group : NYSE
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Venusians and others, for short : ETS
Down
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Dumbfounded : AMAZED
2
Mock : DERIDE
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Activity for 41-Across : JACTITATION
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Cabinet dept. : AGR
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Leg up : BOOST
6
Small drawers? : UNDIES
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What a 41-Across does best : TOOTSHISOWNHORN
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"Stop right there!" : WHOA
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Cost : RANTO
10
Makes a record of : ENTERS
11
Wanted letters : AKA
12
Home run swatter Williams : TED
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Charlemagne's domain: Abbr. : HRE
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Genetic surprise : MUTANT
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Couple in a column : ITEM
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Activity for 41-Across : FANFARONADE
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Dublin's home : EIRE
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Oil of ___ : OLAY
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Day spa attire : ROBE
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Bird that perches with its tail straight up : WREN
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The ___ Report (upscale magazine) : ROBB
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Big times : ERAS
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Marching band staple : TUBA
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Abreast of : UPON
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Hammer in oil : ARMAND
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Fringe benefit : PERK
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Rob : BURGLE
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Actress Dash of "Clueless" : STACEY
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"Hurray for me!" : IDIDIT
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Camera settings : FSTOPS
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Nigerian capital before Abuja : LAGOS
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Pigpens : STIES
61
Globe plotter : IAGO
63
Collision sound : BAM
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___ Grande : RIO
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Flight board abbr. : ARR
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Roar of approval : OLE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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