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New York Times, Tuesday, December 3, 2002

Author:
Tyler Hinman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tyler Hinman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Hinman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1203 ( 19,383 )
Across
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What rodeo horses do : BUCK
5
Campus building : HALL
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Barfly's perch : STOOL
14
Workout aftereffect : ACHE
15
Bread spread : OLEO
16
Antilles resort : ARUBA
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Not aweather : ALEE
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Exclude : OMIT
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Smelly : FETID
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What a judo master uses to break lights? : LAMPCHOPS
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Be a ham : EMOTE
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Writer Kafka : FRANZ
24
Item in a bag : IRON
25
Texas A & M athlete : AGGIE
28
There are seven in a semana : DIAS
30
Emulates Eminem : RAPS
33
Summit : VERTEX
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Work like a beaver : GNAW
37
Jean-___ Picard (Patrick Stewart character) : LUC
38
I : ONE
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Paid player : PRO
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"I don't think so" : NAH
42
Wrath : IRE
43
Suffering : WOE
44
Hindu wrap : SARI
46
Opera set in Seville : CARMEN
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Blabbed to the feds, say : SANG
50
Longings : YENS
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Conical home : TEPEE
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Little piggies : TOES
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Shrink with fear : QUAIL
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"Oh, stop your joshin'!" : PSHAW
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Headline about a newly discovered refuse site? : DUMPFOUND
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Paper deliverer's plan : ROUTE
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Eyes a bull's-eye, say : AIMS
65
Territory : AREA
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Playwright Rice : ELMER
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White cheese : BRIE
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Bull's-eye hitter : DART
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John, Paul and John Paul : POPES
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7-6, 3-6 and 6-4, e.g. : SETS
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Blackthorn : SLOE
Down
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False god : BAAL
2
Bruins' sch. : UCLA
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H.S. class : CHEM
4
Stay in shape : KEEPFIT
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Whoop-de-do : HOOHA
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Morsel in many a chocolate bar : ALMOND
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German city famous for fairs : LEIPZIG
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A whole bunch : LOTS
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Morley of "60 Minutes" : SAFER
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Slight quake : TREMOR
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Walking despite being injured? : OUTONALIMP
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Words in passing? : OBIT
13
Put on, as cargo : LADE
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Willies : CREEPS
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Asimov or Stern : ISAAC
25
Swears : AVOWS
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Where Columbus was born : GENOA
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Sound of a golf ball landing near a hole? : GREENTHUMP
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Late advice columnist Landers : ANN
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Blender button : PUREE
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Part of a play : SCENE
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Looks inside? : XRAYS
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"Supposing ..." : WHATIF
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Excavation find : ORE
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Ask : INQUIRE
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Prepares to fire again : RELOADS
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Col. Sanders feature : GOATEE
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Meeting of leaders : SUMMIT
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Pitchers : EWERS
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Basilica parts : APSES
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Get ready for an exam : PREP
58
Without help : SOLO
59
Touches : DABS
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Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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Fiddling emperor, they say : NERO
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"It's a ___!" : DATE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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