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New York Times, Tuesday, December 17, 2002

Author:
Tyler Hinman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tyler Hinman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Hinman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1217 ( 19,397 )
Across
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Almanac contents : FACTS
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Book of memories, maybe : ALBUM
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Big shot, for short : VIP
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Love to bits : ADORE
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Numbers-calling game : BEANO
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67.5°, to mariners : ENE
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Grant provider : DONOR
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Route to prison? : CONCOURSE
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Campus locale : QUAD
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This very moment : JUSTNOW
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Concertgoer's keepsake : STUB
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English race place : ASCOT
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Load of bunk : TALE
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Fall (over) : KEEL
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Courts : WOOS
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Fracas : MELEE
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Like apples, say, during the fall : INSEASON
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You can lend it or bend it : EAR
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Blaster's need : TNT
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Book in prison? : CONTEXT
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It's hailed : CAB
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Rep.'s counterpart : SEN
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Over again : ONCEMORE
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Flies, ants and such : PESTS
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The Beatles' "Hey ___" : JUDE
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Like Nash's lama : ONEL
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Nay sayer : ANTI
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Neigh sayer : HORSE
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Track shape : OVAL
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Unofficial ticket source : SCALPER
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Desperate : DIRE
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Money in prison? : CONTENDER
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X-rated, say : DIRTY
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Wood-dressing tool : ADZ
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Grind, as teeth : GNASH
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Come after : ENSUE
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Where to hear 10-Down : LEA
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___ Domingo : SANTO
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007, for one : AGENT
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Furbys, once : FAD
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Hoo-ha : ADO
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Escape from prison? : CONQUEST
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Hot water, so to speak : TROUBLE
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Word repeated after "Que" : SERA
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Epitome of simplicity : ABC
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Celestial feline : LEO
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Pickers' instruments : BANJOS
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Full-length : UNCUT
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Cows' chorus : MOOS
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Of the spring : VERNAL
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Shoe part : INSOLE
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Nickname for a little guy : PEEWEE
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Out-and-out : UTTER
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Former "Family Feud" host Richard : DAWSON
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"S.N.L." bit : SKIT
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T.V.A. part: Abbr. : TENN
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"Any day now ..." : SOON
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Look around a prison? : CONTOUR
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Chess ending : MATE
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Ideal serves : ACES
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Go beyond the bounds of : EXCEED
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Puts a stop to : ENDS
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Poetry in prison? : CONVERSE
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Geometric calculation : AREA
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Period ender : BELL
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Pink-legged bird : STILT
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Ship's securer : MOORING
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Mathematician Blaise : PASCAL
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Make cryptic : ENCODE
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Quatrain or sestet : STANZA
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Michael who was five-time N.B.A. M.V.P. : JORDAN
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Salon color : HENNA
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Cribbage needs : PEGS
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Light bulb's signification, in cartoons : IDEA
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World record suffix : EST
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P on a fraternity house : RHO
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Winery cask : TUN
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"Is it soup ___?" : YET

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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