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New York Times, Thursday, February 14, 2002

Author:
Janet R. Bender
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janet R. Bender

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {K} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 18 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0214 ( 19,091 )
Across
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Was a crew member : ROWED
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Tooth site : RASP
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Pack it in : QUIT
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Projection, maybe : IMAGE
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Ruler with a throne : EMIR
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Ruin : UNDO
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Popular gift : BOXOFCHOCOLATES
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Tofu base : SOY
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Time and time again? : ERAS
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Rebounds : CAROMS
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New Mexico tourist site : TAOS
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Delighted : SENT
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Like a 17-Across, often : HEARTSHAPED
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Arrest : NAB
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Doesn't let the issue die : ARGUES
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Like some love : MAD
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Where the heart is : HOME
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In districts : ZONED
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Elevator part : CAR
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Not too hot : TEPID
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German river : EDER
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"I'm ___ in Love" (1975 hit) : NOT
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European satellite launcher : ARIANE
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Ayres of "Don't Bet on Love" : LEW
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It may lead to romance : CUPIDSARROW
44
Decision makers : JURY
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Manhandles : RIPS
46
Willows : OSIERS
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Love story? : SOAP
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Wane : EBB
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Romantic time : STVALENTINESDAY
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Bank transaction : LOAN
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Scanned : READ
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Scarlett's love : RHETT
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Has : OWNS
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Desires : YENS
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Feeling : SENSE
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Barbecue entree : RIBS
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1847 novel about a mutiny : OMOO
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Like some floors : WAXY
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It may be massaged : EGO
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Beat : DEFEATED
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Same old stuff : REHASH
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Biblical prophet : AMOS
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Attack word : SIC
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Go : PROCEED
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Almost a liter : QUART
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"Do ___ others ..." : UNTO
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As previously mentioned : IDEM
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Start of a football game : TOSS
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Religious symbol : CROSS
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Touch down : LAND
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More devoted : TRUER
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Nautical yard : SPAR
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Eye shade : HAZEL
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Wear away : ERODE
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Running mate of '68 : AGNEW
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Noted violin-maker : AMATI
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Like some stock : NOPAR
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Kind of acid : AMINO
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Moisten, in a way : BEDEW
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Kings and queens want them : HEIRS
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Fake : COPY
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Eskimos, e.g. : TRAPPERS
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Place for plants : NURSERY
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Native of any of the "49-Downs" : ASIAN
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Weightlifter's lift : CURL
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Robots, for short : DROIDS
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Casual attire : JEANS
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City ESE of Bergen : OSLO
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Put away : STOW
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Catcher Rodriguez : IVAN
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See 40-Down : STAN
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Place of bliss : EDEN
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Loony : BATS
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A computer processes it : BYTE
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Born : NEE
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"___ Loves You" : SHE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later.

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