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New York Times, Sunday, December 15, 2002

Author:
RIchard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1215 ( 19,395 )
Across
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"We're #1!," e.g. : BOAST
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Puts on : ADDS
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1946 Nobel Peace Prize winner John : MOTT
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Old lullaby's start : TOORA
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Dispute : ARGUE
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Heavy hammer : MAUL
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Snack choice : OREO
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Disturbing condition : ULCER
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The insistent acupuncturist ... : DROVEHOMEAPOINT
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Totters : REELS
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Giotto work : MURAL
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Obliterate : ERASE
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"It's the truth!" : NOLIE
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Swiss army knives have them : USES
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Deli stock : BAGELS
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Up from México : NORTE
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Author Deighton : LEN
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Bar locking a capstan in place : PAWL
40
The fortunate bracelet maker ... : LEDACHARMEDLIFE
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"I fall upon the thorns of life! I ___!": Shelley : BLEED
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Stop : DIE
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Took the cake? : ATE
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"The Principles and Practice of Medicine" author : OSLER
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Renowned London gallery : TATE
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Mess up : FLUB
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Husband of Persephone : HADES
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The cautious tightrope artist ... : WALKEDAFINELINE
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Related on the mother's side : ENATE
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Ralph who starred in "The Waltons" : WAITE
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Result of a bad chip, maybe : DIVOT
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World Series-winning manager of 1998, 1999 and 2000 : TORRE
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Row : AFFRAY
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Isabella, e.g. : REINA
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Like battle stations : MANNED
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Pale reddish purple : LILAC
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Emmy-winning interviewer : FROST
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Squib : BLURB
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Site of Velázquez's "The Forge of Vulcan" : PRADO
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The vengeful comedian ... : HADTHELASTLAUGH
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Place : SETIN
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Vase handle : ANSA
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Mother of Castor and Pollux : LEDA
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Listlessness : ENNUI
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German cry : ACH
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Chess champion of 1960-61 : TAL
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Protest, of a sort : SITIN
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The talkative coffee shop worker ... : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
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Bit of masonry : TILE
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Period in the earth's history : EON
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Bridge officer on the original "Star Trek" : UHURA
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Illusory : UNREAL
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Molson and others : ALES
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Jerks : ASSES
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Sticks in the mud : MIRES
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Former first lady : MAMIE
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Shirley Temple title role : HEIDI
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The daring pool shark ... : PLAYEDALONGSHOT
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___ only (sans pictures) : AUDIO
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Besides : ELSE
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Wedding exchange : IDOS
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Deserted : ALONE
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Inexperienced : GREEN
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She had a 1980 #1 hit with "Upside Down" : ROSS
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Child spoiler? : NANA
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Eminent : NOTED
Down
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Word to a dog : BAD
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Hockey's 1967 Calder Trophy winner : ORR
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Years ___ : AGO
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Excursion or Xterra, for short : SUV
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Crawl (with) : TEEM
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Unprincipled : AMORAL
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Mar : DAMAGE
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Went one-on-one : DUELED
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Patty Hearst captors, in brief : SLA
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Secure : MOOR
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Italian journalist Fallaci : ORIANA
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Certain muscle : TENSOR
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For the prescribed time : TOTERM
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The clever busboy ... : TURNEDTHETABLES
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Prefix with resin : OLEO
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Spots on peacock feathers : OCELLI
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Vividness : RELIEF
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___ Lupin, the Prince of Thieves : ARSENE
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Center : HUB
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"My Cousin Vinny" star : PESCI
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Violin stroke symbolized by a V : UPBOW
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Ballroom dance : SALSA
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1940's-50's All-Star pitcher ___ Blackwell : EWELL
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Smooth : SLEEK
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Burdened : LADEN
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Caffeine source : TEA
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Alabama senator of the 1970's-90's : HEFLIN
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Pressure : LEANON
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The artistic lawyer ... : DREWACONCLUSION
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___ chi : TAI
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Where life jackets may be stored : AFT
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Auto parts : TIERODS
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Decent, as accommodations : LIVABLE
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Popular card game : UNO
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"Wanna ___?" : BET
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Mend : DARN
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To be in Paree : ETRE
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Progeny : SEED
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See 121-Down : DAY
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Novelist Wharton : EDITH
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Backdrop for D. H. Lawrence's "Women in Love" : ALPS
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Cashier : FIRE
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Apartment : FLAT
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Word with saw or tire : RADIAL
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Property : ESTATE
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Bodyguard-turned-TV star : MRT
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Loan source: Abbr. : FHA
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Came (across) : RAN
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Stripling : LAD
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___ Network : USA
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Hit 1990's sitcom : ELLEN
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Santa ___ : ANITA
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Up to : UNTIL
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Craft : GUILE
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Jazzman who played "Boogie Woogie on The St. Louis Blues" : HINES
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Devilish laugh : HEH
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Obloquy : ABUSE
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"The Little Mermaid" villainess : SEAHAG
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Phony : POSEUR
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Kind of information : INSIDE
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Sanitation worker, at times : DUMPER
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Three-time Gold Glove winner Manny : TRILLO
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Trouble : HARASS
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War group : ARMADA
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Kevin formerly of "S.N.L." : NEALON
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Small turnover : SAMOSA
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Vietnam War Memorial designer : LIN
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Singer Adams : EDIE
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Scans : EYES
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Richard of "Pollyanna" : EGAN
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Racket : DIN
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___-mo : SLO
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Angry : HOT
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With 60-Down, eventually : ONE
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"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" character : TED

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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