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New York Times, Friday, November 9, 2001

Group associated with checks and balances

Author:
Chuck Menning
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Menning

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JKQX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Menning. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times11/9/01 ( No. 18,994 )

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Across
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One whose work may be monumental : STONEMASON
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Cold-shoulder : SHUN
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"West Side Story" Oscar winner : RITAMORENO
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Second start? : NANO
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Some successful runners : INCUMBENTS
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One with a big mouth : EWER
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Hill, in Haifa : TEL
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Disney title role : THEBEAST
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Like some training : ONSITE
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Peña of Clinton's cabinet : FEDERICO
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Lots of land : REALTY
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It may be a sin : OMISSION
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When doubled, a sitcom sign-off : NANU
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Go gaga : RAVE
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Euripides tragedy : ORESTES
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Deep, reddish purple : PETUNIA
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"___ volat propriis" (Oregon's motto) : ALIS
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Orkney Islands ancient : PICT
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Literally, "little tongues" : LINGUINI
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Unpolished leather : RUSSET
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Became, with "to" : AMOUNTED
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Being : ENTITY
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Fall follower : SOLSTICE
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Natl. Congress of Mothers, today : PTA
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Chimp in a spacesuit : ENOS
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Digested : SUMMARIZED
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Be upwardly mobile? : RISE
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Group associated with checks and balances : TREASURERS
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Proof word : STET
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Capitol Hill prize : SENATESEAT
Down
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Holy Hindu's title : SRI
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Stannary stock : TIN
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Like many cold remedies: Abbr. : OTC
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Gym equipment : NAUTILUS
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"Dixie" composer : EMMETT
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Presley's "Harum Scarum" co-star : MOBLEY
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Is for two? : ARE
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Summoned : SENTFOR
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Well-known : ONTHEMAP
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Plummet : NOSEDIVE
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Fiends' faces : SNEERS
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#50 : HAWAII
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It has Goodwill Ambassadors : UNESCO
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W.B.C. heavyweight champ, 1978 : NORTON
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Under siege : BESET
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Little ___ (hardly any) : ORNO
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Kind of miss : NEAR
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Fit to be tried : SANE
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Ride : TAUNT
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Contemptuous crowd : ELITISTS
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Gravy source : SINECURE
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Where some are kicked : UPSTAIRS
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Like some decrees : NISI
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Lead singer of the band Body Count : ICET
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Brief writer: Abbr. : ATTY
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Not the leaders : SIDEMEN
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Light weaponry? : LASERS
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"Consider the job done" : IMONIT
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Riskless, as a bet : NOLOSE
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Reinforcing plate : GUSSET
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Buffet : REPAST
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Traitorous : UNTRUE
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Goat's bleat : MAA
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End of a kindergarten line? : ZEE
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Part of B.C.E. : ERA
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It ends in Oct. : DST

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