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New York Times, Thursday, November 21, 2002

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1121 ( 19,371 )

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Across
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Photo : STILL
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Speck : MOTE
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"Later" : TATA
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Pointed craft : CANOE
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Out there : AFAR
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Animal with twisted horns : IBEX
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One reason more people are going to the movies these days? : IMAXFACTOR
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Skirt style : MAXI
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The shortest of 12: Abbr. : FEB
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One may become bald : TIRE
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Popular pie ingredient : PECAN
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Part of a certain nest egg, briefly : IRA
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Order to a homemaking spouse? : IRONDARLING
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Not accept : DENY
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Where you may do your bidding? : EBAY
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Babe in the woods : FAWN
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Like some candles : UNLIT
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Workout segment : SET
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Ask for proof of age for an ardent varsity athlete? : IDAVIDLETTERMAN
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Sled, e.g. : TOY
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Back-and-forth, for short : QANDA
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One may get pushed around : CART
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Early Soviet space probe : LUNA
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Support group? : BRAS
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English-style county near Roma? : ITALIASHIRE
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Bygone school event : HOP
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Pat : DABAT
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"___ move" : YOUR
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Swelling reducer : ICE
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Tiny building block : ATOM
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Recently hired by the Superstation? : INATTURNER
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Mother of Hephaestus : HERA
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Raw material? : DATA
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Less : NOTAS
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Scraps : ORTS
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Prefers, with "for" : OPTS
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Plum part : STONE
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Tales of ET's, e.g. : SCIFI
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Big top figure : TAMER
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Not doing well at all : INABADWAY
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Bagel store offering : LOX
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Kept : LEFTIN
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Computer user's timesaver : MACRO
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Not just occasionally : OFTEN
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Literally, "way" : TAO
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Miss a cue, say : ERR
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Seasonable : TIMELY
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Crude counters : ABACI
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Denison denizen : TEXAN
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Canner's job : AXING
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Light : AIRY
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Go on and on : PRATE
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Where the mouth is : DELTA
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Some : ABIT
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Post delivery: Abbr. : ENV
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In shape : FIT
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Commotion : ADO
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Skeleton components : ULNAS
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Hoops Hall-of-Famer Irish : NED
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Ram : SMASHINTO
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Hammer site : EAR
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Blast source : TNT
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Fed-up person's cry : IQUIT
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Plato of "Diff'rent Strokes" : DANA
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Elvis's label : RCA
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Some pack carriers : LLAMAS
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English Leather alternative : BRUT
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You may have seen them before : RERUNS
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Snake River locale : IDAHO
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47-Down product : TATER
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End early : ABORT
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Marriott alternative : HYATT
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Specks : IOTAS
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Limitless quantity : OCEAN
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Intrinsically : PERSE
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Rite answer? : IDO
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Brief time out? : NAP
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Become inedible : ROT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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