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New York Times, Friday, February 2, 2001

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 9, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0202 ( 18,714 )

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Across
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Sunday dish : COLLECTIONPLATE
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1916 Theodore Dreiser book : AHOOSIERHOLIDAY
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Employ gene therapy, say : IMPROVEONNATURE
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Where Coca-Cola is KO : NYSE
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Scientific discovery of 1898 : NEON
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Oaxaca article : LOS
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April and June : NAMES
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Scorer of 1,859 runs : OTT
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Dash letters : RPM
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Cartoon cat : TOM
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Dionne Warwick's "Anyone Who ___ Heart" : HADA
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Intricateness : ELABORATEDETAIL
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A hydraulic motor converts it : POTENTIALENERGY
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It might have you both coming and going : OPTICALILLUSION
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Salon stock : GELS
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Lyricist Washington : NED
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Son of Prince Valiant : ARN
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Mirror : APE
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Derby prize : ROSES
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"Shine a Little Love" grp. : ELO
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Kind of salad : TACO
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Father, in the Bible : ABBA
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Slant : PERSONALOPINION
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Took a firm stand : PUTONESFOOTDOWN
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Reacts to breaking news, perhaps : STOPSTHEPRESSES
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First offer? : CAIN
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"Heavens!" : OHMY
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Takes a bough? : LOPS
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"Two Women" star : LOREN
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Anka's "___ Beso" : ESO
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Not mil. : CIV
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Driving need : TEE
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Driving needs : IRONS
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"Die Frau ___ Schatten" (Strauss opera) : OHNE
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Dessert, to a dieter : NONO
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It may be medical : PLAN
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Berated, with "into" : LIT
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Video category : ADULT
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Wheel of Fortune, e.g. : TAROT
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Focus group? : EYES
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Sooner than soon : ATONCE
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Like some enemies : MORTAL
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Contacts, in a way : EMAILS
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"Angel of Light" novelist : OATES
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Bank action, briefly : REPO
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Fall sound : PLOP
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Fictional spy ___ Helm : MATT
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Emphatic denial : HELLNO
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Astaire and others : ADELES
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Bare : DENUDE
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It goes with almost anything : BEIGE
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___ chi : TAI
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"Tutte le feste," e.g. : ARIA
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Inventor Sikorsky : IGOR
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Massachusetts city with a harbor : LYNN
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Alaskan tongue : ALEUT
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___ Novo (Benin's capital) : PORTO
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Pocahontas's husband : ROLFE
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Goes across the board? : SANDS
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"The Mod Squad" co-star, 1999 : EPPS
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A slew : TONS
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Working without ___ : ANET
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Bills : CASH
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Curricula vitae : BIOS
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Holyfield defeater, 1995 : BOWE
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Miller and Lee : ANNS
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Pacifier : SOP
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Alley of Moo : OOP
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"___ qué?" ("Why?"): Sp. : POR
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Follower of Israel? : ITE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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