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New York Times, Thursday, December 27, 2001

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 33 Missing: {GJKQX} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1227 ( 19,042 )
Across
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It puts people out : ETHER
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Dry, to oenologists : SEC
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Wedding wear : VESTS
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Informed : AWARE
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Monopoly space: Abbr. : AVE
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Puccini's love : AMORE
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Turned back, say : RESET
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Buy-one-get-one-free item? : BINOCULAR
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Collected : MET
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From within: Lat. : ABINTRA
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Org. with tags : DMV
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25-round magazine gun : UZI
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Buy-one-get-one-free item? : PINCER
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Snowman prop : PIPE
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Billiards surface : FELT
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Person with a ball : SEER
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Buy-one-get-one-free item? : SHEAR
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McDonald's equipment : FRYERS
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Hunting dogs : SETTERS
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Proposal killers : NOES
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Rusk in J.F.K.'s cabinet : DEAN
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Like Internet news sites : UPDATED
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Latch pieces : UBOLTS
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Buy-one-get-one-free item? : PLIER
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Diplomatic woe : RIFT
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Grammy winner Cohn : MARC
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Acquisition from a deal : HAND
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Buy-one-get-one-free item? : BELLOW
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Longtime Kenyan leader : MOI
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Brewed drink : ALE
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Nightshade family plant : HENBANE
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Straphanger's ride : BUS
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Buy-one-get-one-free item? : SUSPENDER
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Gather : AMASS
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Modern memos : EMAIL
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Umbrage : IRE
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Isuzu model : RODEO
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Throw off : REPEL
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Mortgage nos. : PTS
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Singer Kay : STARR
Down
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Buy-one-get-one-free item? : EARMUFF
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Buy-one-get-one-free item? : TWEEZER
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Without thinking : HASTILY
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Prior to : ERE
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Draw upon again : RETAP
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Texas/Louisiana border river : SABINE
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Makes clear : EVINCES
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Well-balanced : CENTERED
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Explorer Cabeza de ___ : VACA
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Big bird : EMU
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Grunt : SOLDIER
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"The Virginian" role : TRAMPAS
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Waitress, e.g. : SERVER
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Famous Bruin : ORR
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Jacqueline of "Bullitt" : BISSET
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Wonder, slangily : PHENOM
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Looked after : TENDED
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Attempt : STAB
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Big laugh : ROAR
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German : TEUTON
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"The Three Princes of ___" (fairy tale) : SERENDIP
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Poe poem : ULALUME
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Fir exudation : PINESAP
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Mouthless comic strip character : DILBERT
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1989-90 dance craze from Brazil : LAMBADA
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Buy-one-get-one-free item? : TROUSER
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Buy-one-get-one-free item? : SCISSOR
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Science fiction piece? : PHASER
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Warning lights : FLARES
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Big ___ : BEN
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Becomes frayed : WEARS
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Fiery place : HELL
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Order from Domino's : PIE
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Pithy comment : MOT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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