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New York Times, Tuesday, February 24, 2004

Old New Yorker cartoonist William

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times2/24/04 ( No. 19,831 )
Across
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Up to, in ads : TIL
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Ozzy Osbourne's music, for short : METAL
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Has a yen : ACHES
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Prefix with puncture : ACU
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Big name in refrigerators : AMANA
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Good, in Guadalajara : BUENO
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Sound of hesitation : HEM
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Desilu head : LUCILLEBALL
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That is : IDEST
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Posted : MAILED
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Pan pal? : TINKERBELL
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Ham, to Noah : SON
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One who knows all the secrets : INSIDER
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Deep down : ATHEART
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Educators' org. : NEA
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Dickens's Heep : URIAH
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Jefferson's note : TWODOLLARBILL
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Yours, old-style : THINE
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Suffix with expert : ISE
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Spoiled : WENTBAD
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Austere : SPARTAN
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With 36-Down, "Next ..." : AND
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Weevil's hatching place : COTTONBOLL
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Pennsylvania's ___ Mountains : POCONO
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Usher's locale : AISLE
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Michael Jordan, for years : CHICAGOBULL
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Rest and relaxation site : SPA
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Egyptian Christians : COPTS
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Pi, e.g. : RATIO
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Often-hectic hosp. areas : ERS
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Minute ___ : STEAK
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Old New Yorker cartoonist William : STEIG
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On the ___ : DOT
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Island where Gauguin painted : TAHITI
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Harborbound, in winter : ICEDIN
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Light flux units : LUMENS
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Fountain treat : MALTED
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Swift bird on foot : EMU
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Center X or O : TAC
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Japanese cartoon art : ANIME
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"Deck the Halls" syllables : LALALA
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Genesis brother : ABEL
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Rubik creation : CUBE
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Foremast attachment : HEADSAIL
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Big picture?: Abbr. : ENL
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Our sun : SOL
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Cheery song : LILT
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Move among the moguls : SKI
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Former Attorney General : RENO
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Composer Jacques : BREL
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Test type : ORAL
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Utmost : NTH
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Airline's home base : HUB
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"___ tu" (Verdi aria) : ERI
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Frazier foe : ALI
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See 53-Across : THEN
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Trachea : WINDPIPE
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Que. neighbor : ONT
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Cotillion girl : DEB
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___ prof. : ASST
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Bank take-back : REPO
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Former flying inits. : TWA
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Slip ___ (blunder) : ACOG
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Bloodmobile visitors : DONORS
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Not digital : ANALOG
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Sacrifice fly stat. : RBI
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Ejected : TOSSED
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Elite N.F.L.er : ALLPRO
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N.Y. Mets' div. : NLEAST
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Go ___ for (support) : TOBAT
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Eight: Prefix : OCTA
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Wine holder : CASK
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Syringe amts. : CCS
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All the rage : HOT
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Colorado native : UTE
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XXVI doubled : LII

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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