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New York Times, Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Author:
Gene Newman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gene Newman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1231 ( 19,411 )

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Across
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Pat Boone's "___ Love" : APRIL
6
Symbol of redness : BEET
10
Norway's patron saint : OLAF
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Cranberry product : SAUCE
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Brand for Bowser : ALPO
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Place to stack money : TILL
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35-Across, from 1955-61 : HUGHOBRIAN
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Finish line, perhaps : TAPE
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Windy City trains : ELS
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Gist : NUB
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Hindu royal: Var. : RANEE
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35-Across in 1964 : JAMESSTEWART
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Syndicate head : CAPO
30
Program airing : TELECAST
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One who opens a can of worms? : ANGLER
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Hospitalized patient's state : COMA
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See 17-, 23-, 48- and 57-Across : WYATTEARPPLAYER
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Otherwise : ELSE
42
City opposite Ciudad Juárez : ELPASO
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Issues in paperback, perhaps : REPRINTS
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Barely managed, with "out" : EKED
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35-Across in 1994 : KEVINCOSTNER
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Carroll girl : ALICE
52
Spawner in the Sargasso Sea : EEL
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One way to the WWW : AOL
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Actor Moranis : RICK
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35-Across in 1946 : HENRYFONDA
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Allot, with "out" : METE
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"The Morning Watch" author : AGEE
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Ear or tube preceder : INNER
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Gofer: Abbr. : ASST
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Marquand's Mr. : MOTO
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Approaches : NEARS
Down
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Court great Arthur : ASHE
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One of the Fab Four : PAUL
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Hairpieces, slangily : RUGS
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"___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
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Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
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Its stakes may be a beer : BARBET
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Inventor Whitney : ELI
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It rates m.p.g. : EPA
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Whole bunch : TON
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Chief Pontiac, e.g. : OTTAWA
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Tropical vines : LIANAS
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Trumpeter Herb : ALPERT
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Admiral's force : FLEET
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Bowery ___ : BUM
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Carmaker's woe : RECALL
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Finger-in-the-socket consequence : JOLT
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Spies seek them : SECRETS
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Swill : SLOP
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Fiesta Bowl site : TEMPE
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Crow's sound : CAW
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"___ number can play" : ANY
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Links org. : PGA
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Forever, poetically : ETERNE
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Vestige : RELIC
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"It comes ___ surprise" : ASNO
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Mimicker : APER
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Talk, talk, talk : YAK
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Cleveland-to-Baltimore dir. : ESE
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Serling of "The Twilight Zone" : ROD
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Depends (on) : RELIES
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Forces out : EVICTS
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Striker, often : PICKET
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Sound system : STEREO
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Destiny : KARMA
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Napoleonic marshal : NEY
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Spritelike : ELFIN
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Visitor to Siam : ANNA
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German border river : ODER
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Unseen "Mary Tyler Moore Show" character : LARS
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___ and Swiss : HAM
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Swelled head : EGO
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Court divider : NET
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Common lunchtime : ONE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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