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New York Times, Saturday, November 3, 2001

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWXYZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1103 ( 18,988 )
Across
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Shooting setting : FSTOP
6
Prompt : SPUR
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Some satellite launchers : ARIANES
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More anxious : KEENER
14
They make connections : LINKERS
15
Not singly : ENMASSE
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Do regularly : MAKEAPRACTICEOF
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___ omen (God forbid) : ABSIT
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Block boundaries: Abbr. : STS
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Vigorous : HALE
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Kind of skirt : SLIT
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Words of comparison : ISTO
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Look closely : DELVE
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"Another Green World" composer : ENO
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Satirical play of 1921 : RUR
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Displayed displeasure : HISSED
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Hollins University loc. : ROANOKEVA
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Propels shells : SCULLS
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Not brilliant : DIM
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Kind of charge: Abbr. : NEG
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Uttered shrilly : PIPED
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Gratis : COMP
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U.S. Olympic swimming gold medalist Torres : DARA
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Razor brand : ATRA
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"Pink Panther" films actor : LOM
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Represent : ACTAS
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Make a person crazy : DRIVEONETODRINK
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Arrived effortlessly : EASEDIN
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Somewhat hard : ALDENTE
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Rathskeller stock : STEINS
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Like some fans : PLEATED
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Form of Spanish "to be" : ESTA
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Iron clothes? : ARMOR
Down
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Crumbly : FRIABLE
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Gets grasped : SINKSIN
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Stark alternative : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
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It may precede a time : ONEAT
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Busted party : PERP
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It may deliver the goods : SEMI
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Very pleasant : PEACHESANDCREAM
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Frees from constraint : UNSEALS
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Clear up : RESOLVE
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Actress Rubens and others : ALMAS
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Est., once : SSR
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Some honored Brits: Abbr. : KNTS
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Put more paper into : REFEED
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Prefix with parasite : ECTO
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Competition site beginning 1965 : ASTRODOME
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Bank offerings : IRAS
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Source of global warming : SUN
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Corporate sect. : DIV
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Natural narcotic : HEMP
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Follower or preceder of age : OLD
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Former Canadian P.M. Campbell : KIM
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Trump, possibly : SPADES
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Sildenafil ___ (Viagra's active ingredient) : CITRATE
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Rebels : UPRISES
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Destroy gradually : EATINTO
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Donor : GRANTER
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One of the 13: Abbr. : CONN
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Didn't command : ASKED
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Two-time Newbery winner Lowry : LOIS
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One working on a column? : ADDER
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Dame Everage : EDNA
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You may draw from it : TAP
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Guisado cooker : OLLA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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