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Counter Intelligence

New York Times, Sunday, December 8, 2002

8-Down : Runaway

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 170, Blocks: 94 This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Gordon.
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© 2002, The New York Times12/8/02 ( No. 19,388 )
Across
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Rolaids rival : TUMS
5
"All in the Family" daughter : GLORIA
11
Register button : NOSALE
17
Block : BAN
20
Part of l'union : ETAT
21
Mathematician John Von ___ : NEUMANN
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Genesis locale : ARARAT
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Article in Le Soir : UNE
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Deli spread : MAYO
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Crew member : OARSMAN
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He hit a home run to end the 1960 World Series : BILLMAZEROSKI
28
Big company hookup : PHONENETWORK
30
Mideast grp. : PLO
31
Turned on by : INTO
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Stuff : FILL
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___-guided : LASER
34
West Indian musical pieces : CALYPSOS
36
Quick breads : SCONES
38
Special, perhaps : ENTREE
40
One in a pen : CON
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N.C. State is in it : ACC
42
Place for Chicago touchdowns : OHARE
43
Lyric poet who wrote "Tears," 1899 : LIZETTEWOODWORTHREESE
49
N. Calif. peak : MTSHASTA
54
Greetings : HIS
55
Kind of sch. : ELEM
56
Word part: Abbr. : SYL
58
Star : CELEB
59
Friend of Porthos : ARAMIS
62
J. P. Morgan offering, for short : IRA
64
Contract addenda : RIDERS
66
Soap set in Salem : DAYSOFOURLIVES
68
Ceaselessly : ONEND
70
Just beat (out) : NOSED
71
Frosts : ICESUP
72
___ Barton (first Triple Crown winner) : SIR
73
Big cheese : BOSS
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Sign : OMEN
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Maximilian I's realm: Abbr. : HRE
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Start of an exaggeration : IFIVETOLDYOUONCE
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G.I. rank : PFC
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Actress Suvari of "American Beauty" : MENA
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Commercial time of day : NITE
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French pronoun : LUI
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Actress Bloom : CLAIRE
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Religious figures : LAMAS
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Big pipes : MAINS
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French monarch who ordered the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre, 1572 : KINGCHARLESIX
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"___ Unplugged" (hit 1999 album) : ALANIS
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Mac rivals : PCS
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Crow's-nest cry : LANDHO
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In other words : IDEST
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Hole goal : PAR
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Opposite of "Hurray!" : ALAS
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Kiddie ___ : LIT
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Dynamite : TOPNOTCH
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1807 Wordsworth poem : ITISABEAUTEOUSEVENING
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Decreases? : IRONS
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Honorary deg. that Harvard awarded George Washington : LLD
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Prosecute : SUE
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Waylay : AMBUSH
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Letter? : TENANT
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Gets fuel : GASSESUP
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Blood line : AORTA
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One of Dostoevsky's "Brothers Karamazov" : IVAN
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Compound W's target : WART
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To be, in Bolivia : SER
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Long hauler : FREIGHTTRAIN
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"Gender blender," e.g. : FEMININERHYME
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ABC, for one : TRIGRAM
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Lodges : INNS
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When TV's "Route 66" aired: Abbr. : FRI
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Heat maker : BOILER
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Throwing style : OVERARM
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Goddess on a trophy : NIKE
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Draft org. : SSS
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Future stars : COMERS
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Coin replaced by the euro : PESETA
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Kind of house, in England : GAOL
Down
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Glasses part : TEMPLE
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Jazz fan? : UTAHAN
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Noted parade day : MAYFIRST
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Rioter, maybe : STONER
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Tackle : GEAR
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Read but not post, in a chat room : LURK
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Meditation sounds : OMS
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Runaway : RAMPANT
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Completely : INALL
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Bug : ANNOY
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Mallomars maker : NABISCO
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Puerto Ayacucho's river : ORINOCO
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Seasons : SALTS
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"___ & Janis" (comic strip) : ARLO
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Hasty escape : LAM
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Capt.'s prediction : ETA
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Trades : BUSINESSES
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It's covered by a high top : ANKLE
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Simon and Diamond : NEILS
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Pencil inscription : NOTWO
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Bad day's record for a batter : ZEROFORTHREE
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Poet's preposition : ERE
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Iowa college : COE
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Cats' dogs : PAWS
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Blacksmith : SHOER
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Ruby : CARMINE
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1997 U.S. Open champ : ELS
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Foe of Lenin : CZARIST
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Rice University player : OWL
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Not roman: Abbr. : ITAL
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"Get ___!" : THIS
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Frozen Wasser : EIS
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Watergate figure : DEAN
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Rochester's love : EYRE
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Start of the 15th century : MCDI
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Do schoolwork? : TEACH
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More cunning : SLYER
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Howard of "WKRP in Cincinnati" : HESSEMAN
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"___ Ben Adhem" : ABOU
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Acid : LSD
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Relating to high-tech flight : AVIONIC
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Small falcons : MERLINS
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Injection material : INSULIN
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Echo : RESOUND
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Longtime "Saturday Night Live" announcer : DONPARDO
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It's on the left side of the third row back : FOURPIN
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Queenside castle, in chess notation : OOO
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White dwarf : DOC
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"Later" : BYE
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Kind of engr. : MECH
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Time in D.C. when it's noon in Cairo : FIVEAM
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Sot's problem : DTS
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Lingerie item : NIGHTIE
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Butcher's cut : FILET
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Dimin.'s opposite : CRESC
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Former "Monday Night Football" commentator : ESIASON
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Stretched out : LAIN
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Street two blocks south of St. Marks Pl. in N.Y.C. : ESIXTH
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Small dog's spot : LAP
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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"Time's Arrow" author : MARTINAMIS
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Church area : APSE
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The Green Hornet's sidekick : KATO
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Maine ___ cat : COON
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Bias : SLANT
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Mendacity : LIE
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Situps' target : ABS
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Old Fords : LTDS
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Links letters : PGA
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Farsi speaker : IRANI
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Four-___ (big fire) : ALARMER
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Woolen overcoats : ULSTERS
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Loan sharks' practices : USURIES
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Schweppes brand : SEVENUP
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Framer's need : MAT
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Dull : BORING
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Astronomy Muse : URANIA
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Bombed : STINKO
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Grimm boy : HANSEL
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Spats : TIFFS
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Hall-of-Fame second baseman Johnny : EVERS
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"Talking in Your Sleep" singer : GAYLE
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Prevent : ESTOP
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Start a point : SERVE
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Caprice : WHIM
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Greek house, for short : FRAT
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___ avis : RARA
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Kind of film, in brief : EIGHTMM
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When the Roman general Drusus Senior died : NINEBC
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Milne character : ROO
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Test for a sr. : GRE

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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