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New York Times, Saturday, February 17, 2001

Author:
Robert Bridges
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert Bridges

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FHQ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Bridges. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0217 ( 18,729 )
Across
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Fight : DUKEITOUT
10
Plans : SPECS
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Family troublemakers, perhaps : EVILTWINS
16
Saturday Night Massacre figure : NIXON
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Game in which losers have a blast? : RUSSIANROULETTE
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Actress Kruger and others : ALMAS
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Canterbury's home : KENT
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Department head? : TETE
22
South Korea's Roh ___ Woo : TAE
23
Cooling-off periods : ICEAGES
26
"Frasier" producer : ROZ
27
Boiardo's patron : ESTE
29
"Das Rheingold" goddess : ERDA
30
Pasta choice : PENNE
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They work with many schedules : CPAS
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Leaf apertures : STOMATA
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Deep sleeps : SOPORS
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It's spotted in South America : OCELOT
40
Hunter's companion : SPANIEL
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Tan too long : BAKE
43
Deep pink : MELON
44
Harem chambers : ODAS
46
Vacationer in a camper, informally : RVER
50
She gave Odysseus a magic veil : INO
51
Skippers : TRUANTS
54
Suffix with urban : ITE
55
Rank leaders?: Abbr. : NCOS
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16-Across, to some : DICK
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Flowed to and fro : TIDED
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Unstitched? : NAKEDASAJAYBIRD
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Missouri feeder : OSAGE
64
Ill-fated mission of 1967 : APOLLOONE
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Porter's "Ev'ry Time ___ Goodbye" : WESAY
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Sentimental do-gooder : SOBSISTER
Down
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Place less value on : DERATE
2
Anatomical hangers : UVULAS
3
Lot : KISMET
4
Opera lass who broke a vow : ELSA
5
Formal phrase of identification : ITISI
6
Letters on some liners : TWA
7
Hogs : OINKERS
8
Like junk mail, usually : UNREAD
9
1992 presidential contender : TSONGAS
10
Chevy vehicle, briefly : SNL
11
Artist Mondrian : PIET
12
Like some modems : EXTERNAL
13
Start liking : COTTONTO
14
Disdain : SNEEZEAT
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Peyotism practicer : UTE
24
Cut out : CEASE
25
"Baby and Child Care" author : SPOCK
28
Commercial prefix with "car" : ECONO
31
High guy in Dubai : EMEER
33
Run off : PRINT
35
One who's a goner : TOAST
36
Wrecked ship of sitcomdom : SSMINNOW
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Unsolved crime : OPENCASE
38
Oafs : PALOOKAS
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Mrs. John Quincy Adams and others : LOUISAS
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Withdrawal carrying a steep penalty? : BANKJOB
45
From the top, musically : DACAPO
47
Boob tube addict : VIDIOT
48
Ageless, once : ETERNE
49
Comparatively undercooked : REDDER
52
F.D.A. guideline : RDA
53
Pens : STYLI
56
Nintendo rival : SEGA
59
Native Nigerians : IBOS
61
"L.A. Law" actress : DEY
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Hirschfeld et al. : ALS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later.

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