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New York Times, Friday, February 1, 2002

Author:
Pat M. Hugel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Pat M. Hugel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Hugel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0201 ( 19,078 )

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Across
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It may be filled with gunpowder : TEACUP
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Cleaned out : EMPTIED
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Like cult rituals : ARCANE
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Dangerous singer : LORELEI
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Deli order : REUBEN
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Put off : REPELLED
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Opening on Broadway : ACTI
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Result of ruling : LINES
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W.W. II weapons : STENS
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Gelling agents in foods : AGARS
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They make periodical changes: Abbr. : EDS
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Seedeater, say : FINCH
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Spy's quest : SECRET
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They may be taken on the chin : UPPERCUTS
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Florentine exiled in 1302 : DANTE
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Year in Edward the Confessor's reign : MLIV
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Way to walk : ONAIR
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Per ___ : DIEM
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Sources of woe : BANES
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Lizzie Borden's cause célèbre : AXMURDERS
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Petrol units : LITRES
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Supplication starter : IPRAY
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Some dashes : ENS
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One bit : ATALL
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"I don't buy it!" : PSHAW
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Go (forth) : SALLY
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Fabulous loser : HARE
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South American strangler : ANACONDA
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Snowy race setting : ALASKA
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Never : NOTONCE
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It's in a jam : PECTIN
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One who does windows : DRESSER
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Amusement arcade items : TOKENS
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Fictional Cossack ___ Bulba : TARAS
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Not at ease, perhaps : ERECT
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Like some French accents : ACUTE
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It may drive you to get out : CABINFEVER
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Article in le journal : UNE
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Crib : PEN
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Likhovtseva of tennis : ELENA
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Blue bunch : MOPERS
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Lacking wrinkles : PRESSED
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Rolodex abbr. : TEL
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Advised leader? : ILL
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Shoe designation : EEE
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Executed : DID
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It's not left underarm : RIGHTAXILLA
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Gap : LACUNA
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"Hey, mister!" : SIR
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Bud Grace comic strip character : ERNIE
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Block : DETER
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Blocks : STEMS
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Barracks V.I.P. : NCO
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Chase scenes abound in this movie : CADDYSHACK
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Like Uriah Heep : UMBLE
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Vanilla : PLAIN
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Pub orders : PINTS
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Just : SIMPLY
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Man-vs.-machine play : RUR
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Annual quartet : SEASONS
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Hammer : RAP
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Golf lesson topic : STANCE
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Charcoal wood : ALDER
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Bad thing to make a decision in : HASTE
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"100 Centre Street" star : ARKIN
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Makes less dependent : WEANS
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Conjunction : AND
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Conjunction : NOR
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Had : ATE
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Firms: Abbr. : COS
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Inclined : APT
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The Sickle is in it : LEO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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