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New York Times, Tuesday, February 11, 2003

Author:
Myles Callum
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Myles Callum

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0211 ( 19,453 )
Across
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Hefty volume : TOME
5
Utah city : OREM
9
Hammett sleuth : SPADE
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About half of binary coding : ONES
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Zilch : NADA
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Noncitizen : ALIEN
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God wounded in the Trojan War : ARES
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Observed : EYED
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Fox comedy series : MADTV
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"Hurry up!" to a person putting on a jacket? : MAKEITSNAPPY
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French fine : AMENDE
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"Timecop" actress : MIASARA
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"Car Talk" airer : NPR
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"Last one ___ a rotten egg!" : INIS
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Short sock : ANKLET
33
Beyond tipsy : SOTTED
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A Chaplin : OONA
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"Hurry up!" to a person sharpening a pencil? : GETTHELEADOUT
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Affright : FEAR
41
Peyote : MESCAL
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Guinea pigs and kin : CAVIES
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Under the weather : SICK
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Attorneys' org. : ABA
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Approached stealthily : CREPTUP
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Military commando : RANGER
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"Hurry up!" to a person assigning spies? : MOVEYOURTAIL
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Island northwest of Oahu : KAUAI
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Designer Gernreich : RUDI
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To be, in Tours : ETRE
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___ fours (crawling) : ONALL
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Poker declaration : IMIN
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Cold-shoulder : SHUN
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Hostess Mesta : PERLE
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Singer k. d. ___ : LANG
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London gallery : TATE
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Without exception : TOAMAN
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Highway entry : ONRAMP
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More sheepish : MEEKER
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Ruhr city : ESSEN
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Tither's amount : ONETENTH
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Tanners catch them : RAYS
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Perfect place : EDEN
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Palindromic title : MADAM
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Far East boat : SAMPAN
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Hasbro division : PLAYSKOOL
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Helping hand : AID
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L.A.P.D. investigator : DET
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Ltr. holder : ENV
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Dimwit : IDIOT
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Zadora of "Butterfly" : PIA
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Baseball's Moises : ALOU
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Monthly bill, for many : RENT
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___ loss for words : ATA
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Gossip topic : ITEM
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Monica of tennis : SELES
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Suburban shopping area : STRIPMALL
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Lucy's guy : DESI
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PRNDL pick : GEAR
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Gutter site : EAVE
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Adding up, as interest : ACCRUING
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Senegal's capital : DAKAR
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TV watchdog: Abbr. : FCC
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Prima ballerina : ETOILE
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Isuzu Rodeo, e.g. : SUV
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Dame of mystery writing : AGATHA
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Lebanon's capital : BEIRUT
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Actress Dahl : ARLENE
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Danger : PERIL
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Bikini experiment, for short : NTEST
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Arizona city : YUMA
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Chief Norse god : ODIN
56
Keystone lawman : KOP
57
Hydrocarbon suffix : ANE
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Former Mideast alliance : UAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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