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New York Times, Tuesday, November 6, 2001

One who tries to sell a political slate?

Author:
Denise Neuendorf
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Denise M. Neuendorf

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Neuendorf. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times11/6/01 ( No. 18,991 )
Across
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Place to kick an addiction : REHAB
6
Manager-of-the-Month, e.g. : AWARD
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Auction action : BID
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Big game venue : ARENA
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Like Peary's exploration : POLAR
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Prefix with therm : ISO
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One who switches political affiliation? : PARTYPOOPER
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"I didn't know that!" : GEE
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Mao ___-tung : TSE
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Oases' features : WELLS
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Big name at Indy : UNSER
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Genesis event, with "the" : FALL
25
At the summit of : ATOP
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Convention writer's footwear? : PLATFORMSHOES
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Cowboy bucker : BRONC
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Jackie O's man : ARI
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Shoelace problem : KNOT
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54, in old Rome : LIV
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Doesn't quite tell : HINTSAT
40
Batman and Robin, e.g. : DUO
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Feds : TMEN
43
Poppycock : ROT
44
Board for nails : EMERY
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Red, white and blue, for Americans? : PRIMARYCOLORS
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Read electronically : SCAN
51
Up to it : ABLE
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Funt of "Candid Camera" : ALLEN
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Tax cheat's risk : AUDIT
56
Little piggy : TOE
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By way of : VIA
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One who tries to sell a political slate? : TICKETAGENT
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007 creator Fleming : IAN
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White heron : EGRET
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Slowly, in music : LENTO
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Rapper Dr. ___ : DRE
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Loamy deposit : LOESS
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Rocker John : ELTON
Down
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Engrossed : RAPT
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Historical times : ERAS
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"Take one!" : HERE
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Colony crawler : ANT
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TV series set on Malibu Beach : BAYWATCH
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Harlem theater : APOLLO
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Winter wear : WOOL
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Matterhorn and others : ALPS
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Sally Field's "Norma ___" : RAE
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Longtime radio advice-giver : DRRUTH
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Profligate : BIGSPENDER
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Visionary's words : ISEE
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Go-getter : DOER
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Ill-gotten gain : PELF
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Breakfast area : NOOK
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Word before mail or tail : FAN
25
Where 37-Down is : ASIA
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Groom oneself : PRIMP
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Parking place? : LOVERSLANE
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Wretched : RATTY
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Lady's title : MRS
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Whiskey drinks : SOURS
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Common lunch order : BLT
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Kind of poodle : TOY
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Land on the Strait of Hormuz : IRAN
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"... ___ a lender be" : NOR
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Betraying : TELLTALE
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Likable : NICE
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Larry and Curly's chum : MOE
47
Place for a vase : MANTEL
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Starfleet Academy students : CADETS
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Passing notice : OBIT
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Enthusiastic : AVID
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Pinocchio, at times : LIAR
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Field measure : ACRE
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Luau instruments : UKES
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Pitched item : TENT
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Not fooled by : ONTO
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Berkshire school : ETON
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"Where did ___ wrong?" : IGO
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Salon stuff : GEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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