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New York Times, Monday, February 18, 2002

Author:
Philip Lew
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Philip Lew

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Lew. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0218 ( 19,095 )

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Across
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Greets the day : RISES
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"___ of the Times" (Petula Clark hit) : ASIGN
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HBO rival : SHO
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___ acid : AMINO
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Beach : SHORE
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Lens protector : CAP
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For rent : TOLET
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16th president, informally : HONESTABE
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Barely make, with "out" : EKE
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Colored : HUED
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Italian or Jewish, e.g. : ETHNIC
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Braves, Mets and Cubs, for short : NLERS
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Join the service : ENLIST
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By order of succession : INTURN
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___ Motel, in "Psycho" : BATES
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Go by bike : CYCLE
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Stuck together : FUSED
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"For shame!" : TSK
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He sold his birthright to Jacob : ESAU
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43rd president, informally : DUBYA
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Waiflike : THIN
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No. on a business card : TEL
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___ toast : MELBA
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Tractor maker : DEERE
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Eucalyptus eater : KOALA
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Daredevil's cord : BUNGEE
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How fast-talkers talk : GLIBLY
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Desert plants : CACTI
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Early game in a tournament : PRELIM
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Discontinued German money : MARK
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Popular cooking spray : PAM
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23rd president, informally : LITTLEBEN
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Litter member : PUPPY
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ET carrier : UFO
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Refrain in "Old MacDonald" : EIEIO
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Bungling : INEPT
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Everest, e.g.: Abbr. : MTN
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Catch : SNARE
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Grant's side in the Civil War : NORTH
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Amount charged : RATE
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"Nothing's broken" : IMOK
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30th president, informally : SILENTCAL
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Opposite WSW : ENE
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"Told ya!" : SOTHERE
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Gray flakes : ASHES
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Like show horses : SHOD
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Charged particle : ION
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Beverage at a Japanese restaurant : GREENTEA
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Got comfy : NESTLED
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Pictures put into computers : SCANS
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A bad one should be kicked : HABIT
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Oil cartel : OPEC
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"Get a load of ___!" : THIS
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Samovar : URN
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Humdinger : LULU
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Class that doesn't require much studying : EASYA
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"Original Gangster" rapper : ICET
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Nasdaq rival : NYSE
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42nd president, informally : BUBBA
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Throughout : FULLY
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40th president, informally : THEGIPPER
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Father : SIRE
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Midleg : KNEE
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Request for a hand : DEALMEIN
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Circus site : TENT
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Hanging sculptures : MOBILES
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Bowling target : DUCKPIN
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Bit of Scottish attire : KILT
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Sot's spot : BAR
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Cheat, in a way : GRIFT
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Reveal : LETON
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Dugout, e.g. : CANOE
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Prune, before drying : PLUM
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Israel's Golda : MEIR
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Date with a D.D.S., e.g. : APPT
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Story from Olympus : MYTH
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"Don't ___ stranger" : BEA
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One, to Juan : UNO

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

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