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New York Times, Tuesday, February 10, 2004

Author:
Seth A. Abel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Seth A. Abel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Abel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0210 ( 19,817 )
Across
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Let out the waist of, e.g. : ALTER
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Ark or bark : BOAT
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Mexican Mlle. : SRTA
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Pet ___ : PEEVE
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Up to it : ABLE
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Rattler's posture : COIL
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Supporter of the arts? : EASEL
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Title start of a 2003 Al Franken best seller : LIES
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Still pink : RARE
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Fool a onetime child actor? : TRICKSCHRODER
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Tiebreakers, briefly : OTS
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Clean-air org. : EPA
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Elite group : ALIST
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Cause a sleepy old man to stumble? : TRIPVANWINKLE
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Car owner's document : TITLE
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With respect to : INRE
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Toe the line : OBEY
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Black Russian ingredient : VODKA
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20's dispensers : ATMS
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"See ya!" : CIAO
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Orderly grouping : ARRAY
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Express gratitude to a country singer? : THANKWILLIAMS
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Greasy ___ : SPOON
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Rip-roaring time : GAS
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Frisk, with "down" : PAT
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Tie up a Midwest senator? : TRUSSFEINGOLD
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Wholly absorbed : RAPT
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Show opener : ACTI
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Like a luxury car : ROOMY
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Guitarist Atkins : CHET
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Give a wide berth : AVOID
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Garden intruder : WEED
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Unabridged dictionary, e.g. : TOME
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The out crowd : NERDS
Down
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Mock, in a way : APE
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Grazing locale : LEA
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Bikini atoll, once : TESTSITE
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At any time : EVER
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Take over for, as a pitcher : RELIEVE
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Europe's ___ Peninsula : BALKAN
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Eastern sashes : OBIS
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A Baldwin : ALEC
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New-Ager John : TESH
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Dead Sea document : SCROLL
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Band hand : ROADIE
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Gets pooped : TIRES
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Heads-up : ALERT
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Number cruncher, for short : CPA
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Croupier's tool : RAKE
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"Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
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Chicago paper, familiarly, with "the" : TRIB
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Panel layer : PLY
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Lehár's "The Merry ___" : WIDOW
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Publicity, slangily : INK
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Org. whose members are packing? : NRA
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Chablis, for one : VIN
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___ Park, Ill. : OAK
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Secret exit, perhaps : TRAPDOOR
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Doll's cry : MAMA
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Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYST
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Gives the boot : CANS
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Election loser : ALSORAN
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Rug, so to speak : TOUPEE
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Emceed : HOSTED
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Set off : IGNITE
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Fall behind : LAG
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Scarecrow stuffing : STRAW
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Chatter idly : PRATE
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It's true : FACT
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Bounce back : ECHO
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Agenda unit : ITEM
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Zero, on a court : LOVE
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___-Atlantic : MID
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QB's pickups : YDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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