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New York Times, Friday, February 14, 2003

Author:
M. Francis Vuolo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Vuolo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Vuolo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0214 ( 19,456 )
Across
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___ d'Ouessant (westernmost point of France) : ILE
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Greek director Angelopoulos : THEO
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60's TV boy : OPIE
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Piatigorsky specialty : CELLO
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Place for portraits : HALL
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Thin haze : FILM
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At full throttle : AMAIN
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Put in ___ for : ABID
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Friend of the powerless: Abbr. : ACLU
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Changed but not seriously : MONKEYEDWITH
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Stops: Abbr. : STAS
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Win over : ENDEAR
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Support : BEAROUT
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Scientology founder ___ Hubbard : LRON
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Battlements in Spanish castles : TORRES
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Not straight : WAVY
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Ran into : MET
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Pocket : STEAL
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Org. for arguers? : ABA
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"Attention!" : NOWHEARTHIS
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Part of a metaphor : ISA
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Rich boy in "Nancy" : ROLLO
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Heat source : SUN
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Particular : ITEM
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It may smooth the way : PLEASE
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More than "Phooey!" : DAMN
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Strong : INTENSE
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The house of Juan Carlos : LACASA
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Region NW of Genoa : ASTI
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Hurricane Carter, for one : MIDDLEWEIGHT
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End of a punch? : CHIN
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Leg up : EDGE
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Certain fur : STOAT
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It has many hitches : RENO
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Many an old Hapsburg subject : SLAV
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Nero's land : TERRA
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Horace volume : ODES
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Deli order : HERO
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Travel method : AIR
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Start of an old boast : ICAME
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Bar wedge : LEMON
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Animal with a black stripe down its back : ELAND
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Spring event : THAW
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1980's Mideast envoy Philip : HABIB
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Exclusive : ELITE
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Routine : OLDHAT
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In some way : OFASORT
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Tip to solving this puzzle (with the key parts to be said out loud) : PICTUREIT
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Fidgety, maybe : ILLATEASE
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Pests to Australian ranchers : EMUS
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Apt : LIKELY
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Two semesters : ONEYEAR
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___ One (indoor kart racing) : DROMO
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Founding editor of The New Yorker : ROSS
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Just out : NEW
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Lambaste : SLAM
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At ___ speed (quickly) : WARP
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Like poll taxes : ABOLISHED
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This puzzle, e.g. : VALENTINE
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Music, dance, painting, etc. : THEARTS
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Find (out) : NOSE
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1963 title role for Paul Newman : HUD
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Together : INALL
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Demographer's grouping : LATINOS
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Egg on : INCITE
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Tangle : ENMESH
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Famous blonde bombshell : MAEWEST
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Move furtively : SIDLE
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Hoover's predecessor? : EDGAR
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Ancient marketplace : AGORA
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Actress Belafonte : SHARI
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___ of roses : ATTAR
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Prefix with phobia : ACRO
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Rock group from Akron that was a 1980 one-hit wonder : DEVO

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

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