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New York Times, Saturday, February 24, 2001

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 139 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0224 ( 18,736 )
Across
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Door opener : LATCHKEY
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Massachusetts town with an Algonquian name : AGAWAM
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Dinky : ONEHORSE
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Lunar phenomenon : CORONA
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They may get fired at factories : CERAMICS
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Game similar to Black Lady : HEARTS
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Assent : AMEN
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Baby : PAMPER
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It may come with instructions : KIT
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Flower of Lille : LIS
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Dispute : SPAR
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Power problem : SURGE
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Beer order : CASE
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Genesis man : ENOS
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Inept : POOR
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Jessica of "Dark Angel" : ALBA
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Trick : FASTONE
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Bribe : SCHMEAR
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Buried : INHUMED
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Magazine designer's aid : CLIPART
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Race : TEAR
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___ world : REAL
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Data source : DISC
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Punkie : GNAT
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"Them" novelist : OATES
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Stalk : STEM
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Part of cheesecake, maybe : GAM
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First Burmese prime minister : UNU
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Pitched perfectly : INTUNE
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1971 Pan American Games site : CALI
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Lie in pleasing surroundings : NESTLE
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Trade subjects? : ATHLETES
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Ajax and others : GREEKS
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Reserved : RETICENT
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Trials : ESSAYS
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Sham : TRAVESTY
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The slow way to go : LOCAL
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Weak : ANEMIC
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1942 Oscar winner Wright : TERESA
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Detective of note : CHAN
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Prefix meaning "same" : HOM
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Austrian conductor Josef : KRIPS
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Prison warden's concern : ESCAPEARTIST
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One going along : YESMAN
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Discomfort : ACHE
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Habitués : GOERS
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Scorpius neighbor : ARA
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Where things get done : WORKROOM
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Sophocles tragedy : ANTIGONE
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Subjugated : MASTERED
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Where money is made : PROFITCENTER
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Good news on Wall Street : UPTURN
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Try : SAMPLE
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Parmenides' home : ELEA
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Reasoned : SANE
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Harp toter of yore : BARD
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Chase in the field : SHAG
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Gather with difficulty : SCROUNGE
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Loser's destination : CLEANERS
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Breaks : HIATUSES
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Losing general at Spotsylvania Courthouse : STUART
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They're used in classified ads : AGATES
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Scout's quest : TALENT
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Smooth : SILKY
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Bombay-born maestro : MEHTA
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Johnny Mathis classic : MISTY
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Stack part : NESS
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Gospel singer Winans : CECE
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It may be served in spots : TEA
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Year in Nero's reign : LIV

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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