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New York Times, Friday, December 14, 2001

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1214 ( 19,029 )
Across
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Hides out : LIESLOW
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Line judge? : PALMIST
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Grade : INCLINE
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He played Mary Richards's boss : EDASNER
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Like an eagle : TALONED
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Clarion blast : TANTARA
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Chain with stacks : IHOP
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Capital of Eritrea : ASMARA
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It often begins with "B." : DEG
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Beersheba is in it : NEGEV
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Ancient animal shelter : ARK
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Bête noire : BANE
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___ cross : TAU
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Serengeti grazer : ELAND
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Disconcerted : FAZED
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Driver's love : OPENROAD
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Mean : ORNERY
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[Gasp!] : IMSHOCKED
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"Key Largo" singer ___ Higgins : BERTIE
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Type B : LAIDBACK
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Part of a winter stash, maybe : ACORN
45
Swung : JIVED
46
Masefield play "The Tragedy of ___" : NAN
47
___ speak : SOTO
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Vancouver daily : SUN
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Matchmaker's moniker : YENTE
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Old coin worth five francs : ECU
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One down in the mouth : TONSIL
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Porgy's woman : BESS
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A poster may have one : PINHOLE
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Prepares to return to sender, say : REBOXES
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Dictionary section : ADDENDA
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Look that means "Look out" : EVILEYE
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Response to "Who, me?" : YEAHYOU
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Performed awhile onstage : DIDASET
Down
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Slammed : LITINTO
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Like rubble after a razing : INAHEAP
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Pastoral poem : ECLOGUE
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It may be slippery : SLOPE
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Fantasy novelist Carter : LIN
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Service status : ONEA
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Joins : WEDS
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Loud firecracker : PETARD
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"It was ___ and ..." : ADARK
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Actress Wood : LANA
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Colo. is on it : MST
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Bewildered : INADAZE
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Less flustered : SERENER
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Hard blow : TRAGEDY
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Some trattoria music : MANDOLINS
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Mice and lice : VERMIN
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Little inn? : BANDB
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Shake : LOSE
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"Won-der-ful!" : AAH
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First name in horror films : FREDDY
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Hot rod propellant : NITRO
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Tom Joad, e.g. : OKIE
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Certain N.B.A.'er : CAV
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It doesn't include bonuses : BASEPAY
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Greenpeace concern : ECOCIDE
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Capitol feature : ROTUNDA
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Wings : ANNEXES
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Shooter's target : CATSEYE
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It has 120 seats in Israel : KNESSET
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Gold rush town of the late 1800's : JUNEAU
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Old coin worth five centesimi : SOLDO
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African scourge : EBOLA
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Play accolade : TONY
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Hot : IRED
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Ford attorney general Edward ___ : LEVI
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Bit of a chuckle : HEH
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Two hearts, say : BID

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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