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New York Times, Saturday, February 2, 2002

"___ star was glintin out aboon" (old poem start)

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 246 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times2/2/02 ( No. 19,079 )
Across
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Book after Galatians: Abbr. : EPH
4
Spout : GAB
7
Fixed : REDONE
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"___ star was glintin out aboon" (old poem start) : NAE
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Coach Parseghian : ARA
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Heartbeat : PITAPAT
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Inauguration participant : SWEARER
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Turns up : LOUDENS
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Sleeping : INHIBERNATION
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Belongings : GEAR
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Fruitcakes : LOONS
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Exam giver, maybe : DOC
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Different : NEW
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Acapulco gold : ORO
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1957 #1 song : DIANA
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Snow bringer : OLDMANWINTER
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Breathless condition : APNEA
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Where vicuñas roam : ANDES
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Big decision time : GROUNDHOGDAY
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Tree similar to a cottonwood : BALSA
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Schedule abbr. : ARR
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Make a dent in : MAR
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Backstairs : SLY
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"Bravo!" : GREAT
49
Screenplay direction : FADE
50
1927 #1 song : MEANDMYSHADOW
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Warming : THERMAL
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Spanish cowboy : LLANERO
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A little of this, a little of that : VARIETY
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Earthlink competitor : AOL
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German newspaper ___ Bild : DER
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Weigh : ASSESS
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Old Pontiac LeMans : GTO
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Funny : ODD
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Banner : ENSIGN
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Plains tribe : PAWNEE
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Old Nashville-based TV show : HEEHAW
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Duds : GARB
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Whirling : AREEL
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Where to see zombies : BARROOM
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Unrest : RIOTS
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Special case? : ETUI
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Part below a cornice : DADO
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Part of a flexible schedule : OPENDATE
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Social maven ___ Kempner : NAN
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Dolls of the 80's : ETS
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Have in mind : PLANON
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Show : AIR
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One of Asta's masters : NORA
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See 33-Down : ONES
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Kind of service : CAR
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Actress Merrill : DINA
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Sporting event since 1911 : INDY
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Weight : ONUS
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River to the Laptev Sea : LENA
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Family member : DAD
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A lot of 24-Down : WAD
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Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Nylons, e.g. : POLYMERS
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Literary monogram : GBS
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Not quite : HARDLY
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Utah city : OREM
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Wild goose : GRAYLAG
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Got along : MADEDO
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Like grandkids, typically : ADORED
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Paraphrase : REWORD
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Flock : birds :: cloud : ___ : GNATS
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Letter-shaped opening : TSLOT
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Blower : FAN
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Lake ___ Beach, N.Y. : ERIE
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Cathy ___, "East of Eden" wife : AMES
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Light overhead? : HALO
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1930's public works prog. : TVA
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Experiences : HAS

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

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