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New York Times, Saturday, February 16, 2002

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0216 ( 19,093 )
Across
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Start of a Vol. 1 heading : ATO
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Expected much from : ASKEDALOTOF
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Eliminate as excessive : LOP
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Exclamation after completing an explanation : THEREYOUARE
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Big belly : POT
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Statements from states : MANIFESTOES
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"The Vulture" star Tamiroff : AKIM
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It may make a wave: Abbr. : COS
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Pioneer bop vibist Jackson : MILT
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Shooter holder : CAMERABAG
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Stroke with a high stick : MASSE
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Yet to be delivered : INUTERO
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Horse show directive : CANTER
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They may claim to know stars : NAMEDROPPERS
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Favorable times, for short : OPS
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It may be played on a mark : CONGAME
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"All the King's Men" actress : DRU
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Some story collectors : NEWSAGENCIES
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Ranger's knowledge : TRAILS
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Interlocks with : ENGAGES
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No regal residence : HOVEL
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Country music? : PASTORALE
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Bionomics: Abbr. : ECOL
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Clue collector, slangily : TEC
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"___ again ..." : THEN
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Accustoms to indoor living : HOUSEBREAKS
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___ Mae, "Ghost" role for which Whoopi won an Oscar : ODA
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Supplementary : ACCESSORIAL
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Potted : LIT
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Man in the street : JOHNQPUBLIC
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Like some courses: Abbr. : ENE
Down
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"Author! Author!" star : ALPACINO
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Dropped off briefly : TOOKANAP
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Ideals : OPTIMUMS
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You can bank on it : ATM
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Refrain syllable : SHA
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Understanding : KEN
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Tree heath : ERICA
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Dashboard control : DEFOG
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They're needed for bills : AYES
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Article in El Sol : LOS
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Has more troops than : OUTMANS
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Believer in wu-wei : TAOIST
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Words before the consequences : ORELSE
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Produce progressive irritation : FESTER
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Parcel : METE
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Oxygen carrier : REDCELL
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Things to follow : ARROWS
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Benefits : BOONS
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Italian town where Napoleon defeated the Austrians : MARENGO
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Good binder : CEMENT
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Grp. concerned with slicing and chipping : PGA
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Book collection : PAGES
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Do spadework? : DIGAHOLE
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Landed : REELEDIN
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Whip's place : USSENATE
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Kind of rating : NIELSEN
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Rental for a round : CART
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Historical novel of 1984 : THEHAJ
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Like Watteau's art : ROCOCO
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Guarantee : AVOUCH
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Lima's land, to the French : PEROU
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Biting : ACERB
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Cookbook abbr. : TBSP
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Firm member: Abbr. : ESQ
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Trouble : AIL
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Chiang ___-shek : KAI
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2002 Olympics host: Abbr. : SLC

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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