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New York Times, Friday, November 29, 2002

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1129 ( 19,379 )

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Across
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Not so fine : SHABBIER
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Soothe : PACIFY
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Singer with the #1 hit "Don't Forbid Me" : PATBOONE
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Cher's portrayer in "Clueless" : ALICIA
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Team captains' accouterments : ARMBANDS
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Lab test taker : RODENT
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Org. that handles outbreaks : CDC
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Lengthy reproval : RIOTACT
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Run down : DIS
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High spirit : ELAN
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Rush-hour subway phenomenon : CRUSH
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Puppylike : CUTE
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Stuck : MIRED
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Surveils : SPIESUPON
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How movers might move a sofa : ENDWISE
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Pedal pushers : FEET
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Get close : NESTLE
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Tour de ___ (bicycle race) : SUISSE
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N.H.L. goalie Kolzig : OLAF
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Sony product : DISCMAN
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Toward the southern border : DOWNSTATE
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Does in : SLAYS
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Ringside shouts : OLES
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Not just well-done : BURNT
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Sum preceder? : ERGO
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Chloral derivative, for short : DDT
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Kind of code : GENETIC
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1990 Broadway biographical play : TRU
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Cut capers : GAMBOL
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In song she was "a wild sort of devil, but dead on the level" : MYGALSAL
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Number one advocate? : EGOIST
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Leotard, e.g. : ONEPIECE
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Core : DEPTHS
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Shunted elsewhere : REROUTED
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They may be encapsulated : SPACEMEN
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Unswayable : HARDLINE
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People swipe them : ATMCARDS
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Co. watchdog : BBB
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Animal that killed Adonis : BOAR
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Like some chemical bonds : IONIC
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Sign at a bank : ENDORSE
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Prepare for big things : RESTUP
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Game with a cross-shaped board : PARCHEESI
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All the time : ALOT
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Div. of Scotland Yard : CID
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Jammed, in a way : ICEDUP
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Over, slangily : FINITO
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Sun ___ : YATSEN
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Phrase spoken by 16-Across : ASIF
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Units of force : NEWTONS
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Manicurist's concern : CUTICLE
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Deli jarful : DILLS
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Children's doctor? : SEUSS
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They may contain riders : SEATBELTS
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Sophisticates : SMARTSET
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Get ready for dinner, in a way : SAYGRACE
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Full of spirit? : ENSOULED
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Man/goat : FAUN
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Breath freshener since 1899 : DENTYNE
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Got out of : DODGED
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Gerontologist's study : OLDAGE
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Janitorial tool : WETMOP
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Pre-eruption warning : TREMOR
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Woods in front of a field? : TIGER
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Beaver damn? : GOSH
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Underworld higher-up : CAPO
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It's boring : BIT
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Bklyn. campus : LIU

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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