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New York Times, Saturday, November 9, 2002

Author:
James E. Buell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James E. Buell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Buell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1109 ( 19,359 )
Across
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Be charming : CASTASPELL
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Doesn't just impress : WOWS
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Ski lodge warmer : CUPOFCOCOA
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Specialty : AREA
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Lullaby : CRADLESONG
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Like some orders : TALL
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Some convicts get them : PARDONS
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Core : ESSENCE
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Grow dark : LATEN
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Oldest city in Greece : ARGOS
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Network provider? : TVSET
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Relatives of a yapok : OPOSSUMS
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Pop station playlist : HITS
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Some building contractors : WIRERS
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Business card abbr. : TEL
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Result preceder : ASA
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It's no longer split : GERMANY
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Pal of Nancy : AMI
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Son-in-law of Ikhnaton : TUT
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Adam Sandler's "Mr. Deeds," e.g. : REMAKE
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Breeze : SNAP
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It may be found on a range : SAUCEPAN
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Battery elements : TESTS
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Rat Island resident : ALEUT
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Figure skater Cohen : SASHA
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Power : WATTAGE
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Dial, e.g. : BARSOAP
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Passage prerequisite, perhaps : RITE
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Not seeing eye to eye : ATVARIANCE
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Some vitamin C sources : ADES
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Parachute pack attachment : STATICLINE
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Head-turner : PSST
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Leader of the pack : PACESETTER
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Cosmonauts' insignia, once : CCCP
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Mystic enveloper : AURA
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Bandy words : SPAR
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Takes early steps : TODDLES
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Not going under : AFLOAT
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Detect like a dog : SCENT
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Western assembly : POSSE
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"Baudolino" novelist, 2002 : ECO
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Unfrequented : LONE
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Trails : LAGS
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Maintains, as a garden : WATERS
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Denizens of Sumatra : ORANGUTANS
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Greeter at the door : WELCOMEMAT
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Stock exchange necessities? : SALESSLIPS
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Fresh : SASSY
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Some 30-Down inhabitants : NORMANS
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"Cut! Print it!" : THATSAWRAP
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Slides, maybe : VISUALAIDS
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Small busts? : STATUETTES
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Top out : PEAK
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It's between Manche and Eure-et-Loir : ORNE
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Grieve (for) : WEEP
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1950's TV title role for Marie Wilson : IRMA
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Legal analyst Van Susteren : GRETA
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Chlorine source : SEASALT
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Most fetching : CUTEST
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Again and again? : THRICE
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Tail off : ABATE
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Ranis' wear : SARIS
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Shocked reaction : GASP
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Sundance's girlfriend : ETTA
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"I'm ___!" : ONIT
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Teen spots? : ACNE
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One may pressure you : PEER
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Mini-___ : VAC

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

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