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New York Times, Thursday, December 13, 2001

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 5, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 144 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1213 ( 19,028 )
Across
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Modern sci. course : ECOL
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Reproached, uncommonly : CHID
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Big club? : ACE
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Santa in California : CLARA
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Wine: Prefix : OENO
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Class of '77 member, now : ALUM
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1995 John Schlesinger film : COLDCOMFORTFARM
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Phrase in a come-on ad : LIMITEDTIMEONLY
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Koh-i-___ diamond : NOOR
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Just watch TV : LOAF
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Aunt with a "Cope Book" : ERMA
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Western athletes, on the sports page : UCLANS
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Show place : THIRD
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Rustling : SWISH
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Fell quickly, with "down" : MOW
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Franconia and Bavaria were once part of it : HOLYROMANEMPIRE
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Mrs. William McKinley : IDA
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Bury : INURN
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Words on a Wonderland cake : EATME
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"No way that's true!" : CANTBE
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Popular computer game : MYST
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Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
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One one's toes : ATIP
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Bounty hunter's attraction : PRICEONONESHEAD
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Carnival attraction : SHOOTINGGALLERY
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Hems but doesn't haw : SEWS
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Pick : CULL
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Unnerving, perhaps : EERIE
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Bryant poem "___ Waterfall" : TOA
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"Waiting for the Robert ___" : ELEE
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Ancient temple attachment : STOA
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Patron saint of metalworkers : ELOI
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Peace and quiet : CALM
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Everyday : ORDINARY
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Milk: Prefix : LACTO
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Milit. leader : COMDR
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Weight : HEFT
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How anchovies are packed : INOIL
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Member of Alice's tea party : DORMOUSE
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Computer scientist Turing : ALAN
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Hair piece : CURL
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Susan Lucci's 1999 award : EMMY
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Quarter millennium : CCL
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Samuel Gompers group, in brief : AFOFL
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Job equality bureau: Abbr. : OEO
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Words before "Tonight" in a 1954 song title : TEACHME
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Set of principles : ETHIC
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1974 sitcom spinoff : RHODA
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"The Last Supper" locale : MILAN
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Friendliness : AMITY
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Usual situations : NORMS
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Tootsy-wootsy : SWEET
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Tiny amount : DRIBLET
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T.C.U. rival : SMU
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Word that can follow the start of 15-, 18-, 34-, 48- or 55-Across : WAR
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What a keeper may keep : INN
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Expression of unity : ONEVOICE
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Handout : PAMPHLET
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Dishes often containing cheese : TACOS
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Cancel : ANNUL
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Go fish : ANGLE
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It may be in the bag : TEA
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Keys : ISLES
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"Hey, there!" : PSST
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Stat start : RHEO
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Raccoon River locale : IOWA
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Eyeball : OGLE
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Part of a score, maybe : ARIA
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Turn blue? : DYE

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

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