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New York Times, Saturday, November 24, 2001

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 150 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1124 ( 19,009 )
Across
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Slug : SLOWPOKE
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Overwhelms : SWAMPS
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Transpacific Race terminus : HONOLULU
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It might show a Coke bottle, say : POPART
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Restaurant offering : ICEWATER
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1970's-80's Australian P.M. Malcolm : FRASER
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"Platoon" setting : NAM
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Ashes, e.g. : TREES
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Phoebe's portrayer on "Friends" : LISA
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Bibliographical abbr. : ETAL
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Lit : ENKINDLED
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First-magnitude star in Cygnus : DENEB
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Relish : EATUP
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She played Cecile in "Dangerous Liaisons" : UMA
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Bend : FLEX
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Visits : STOPSIN
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Igneous rock that solidifies deep in the earth : PLUTON
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___ Pie : TWEETY
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Crusade : HOLYWAR
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Some votes : AYES
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I.R.S. charge, perhaps: Abbr. : INT
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Lower : SCOWL
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Draws (in) : ROPES
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Sight in the night sky : GREATBEAR
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Strip : SLAT
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Better ___ : HALF
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Howdy Doody's name when he was on radio : ELMER
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Long time : AGE
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Newspaper room : MORGUE
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Fight : DOBATTLE
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Chicken serving : BREAST
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Wise : EDUCATED
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Amati who founded the Cremona school of violin-making : ANDREA
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They may include calendars : DESKSETS
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Stood out : SHINED
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Uncover : LOCATE
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Done without assistance : ONEMAN
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Blow away : WOW
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Land map : PLAT
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Unconventional : OUTRE
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Request from the blessed? : KLEENEX
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College of the Redwoods' home : EUREKA
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Lotion letters : SPF
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The United States, notably : WORLDPOWER
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"... ___ of water" : APAIL
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Rubber : MASSEUSE
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Do advance work at a hospital : PREADMIT
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Gibraltar, for one: Abbr. : STR
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Meets : SITS
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One of a much-discriminated against minority : LEFTY
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Bats : NUTTY
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Snaps : BLOWSAFUSE
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Whatever : ANY
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Pass : ENACT
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Mexican bread : PESOS
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Key letter? : PHI
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Sooner rival : LONGHORN
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Part of the invisible spectrum, old-style : ULTRARED
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Dignified attire : ROBE
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Fashionably : ALAMODE
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Joined : WELDED
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River where the Oto once settled : PLATTE
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Young raptor : EAGLET
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Mounts : STEEDS
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Knighted composer : ELGAR
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Picture problem : REBUS
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Pool need : RACK
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Second degree? : MBA
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In-flight announcement, briefly : ETA
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Coll. aides : TAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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