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New York Times, Sunday, February 25, 2001

Author:
Greg Staples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Greg Staples

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Staples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0225 ( 18,737 )
Across
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Incurred : RANUP
6
___-Cat : SNO
9
Photo in a magazine office : STAT
13
Former Communist Party source : PRAVDA
19
Giraffe kin : OKAPI
20
Escape ___ (sci-fi vehicles) : POD
21
River spanned by the Ponte Vecchio : ARNO
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Worth more : RICHER
23
College intro course : MATHEMATICSIOI
26
Words on an airport monitor : ONTIME
27
Simple wind instrument : OCARINA
28
Flower starter : BULB
30
Whipped cream serving : GOB
31
Ike's hometown : ABILENE
34
Associated Press rival : REUTERS
37
Zebras : REFS
40
Stock : GOODS
41
Converted, in a way : REBORN
44
Show piece? : ACT
46
Letters for a prince : HRH
47
Baseballer Slaughter : ENOS
48
Hit list : BILLBOARDSHOTIOO
52
Hilo hello : LEI
53
Casals or Picasso : PABLO
54
Some plums : SLOES
55
Dance in 2/4 time : TANGO
56
Author LeShan : EDA
57
Some blowups : INSETS
59
Places for bases : DIAMONDS
61
Visited site after site : SURFED
63
"___ chic" : TRES
66
Turn right side up : ORIENT
67
Go a round or two : SPAR
68
St. Lawrence area : IOOOISLANDS
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"___ no idea!" : IHAD
75
Some "Angels" : BIKERS
77
Pole, e.g. : SLAV
78
Pull out : SECEDE
80
Firmness : RIGIDITY
82
Argentine grassland : PAMPAS
85
Greek letters : MUS
86
Quickly, mailwise : BYAIR
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Conductor Solti : GEORG
90
Asian weight units : TAELS
91
Diminutive suffix : ULE
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Minnesota, promotionally : LANDOFIOOOOLAKES
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Anarchists' foe, once : TSAR
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Wayside stop : INN
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Baron ___ Richthofen : VON
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Unpopular camper : SNORER
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Singer Bonnie : RAITT
100
Trident-shaped symbols : PSIS
102
Large basket : PANNIER
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They may be made over one's shoulder : GLANCES
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Astronaut Grissom : GUS
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Bank holding : LIEN
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Plateau boundary : RIMROCK
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For a spell : AWHILE
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G.M. truck line : CHEVYSIOPICKUP
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Part of a body of art? : TATTOO
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Celtic tongue : ERSE
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Prefix with puncture : ACU
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Born yesterday, so to speak : NAIVE
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Portfolio listings : ASSETS
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Color close to copper brown : RUST
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Not hold one's tongue : YAP
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Bombeck and others : ERMAS
Down
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Data storage site : ROM
2
Letters on a police report : AKA
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Noted Turner : NAT
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Maintains : UPHOLDS
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Smithereens : PIECES
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Dish usually served with sauce : SPARERIBS
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"Don't look at me!" : NOTI
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God attended by two ravens and two wolves : ODIN
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Carrier to Copenhagen : SAS
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Legal body : TRIBUNAL
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Provide ___ (save face) : ANOUT
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Furniture coverer, maybe : TOILE
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All-___ : PRO
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One year in a trunk : RING
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Person with a coach? : ACTOR
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Popular cable program : VHIBEHINDTHEMUSIC
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F.D.R. or J.F.K.: Abbr. : DEM
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"We ___ Family" : ARE
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"Whew!" : MAN
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Kind of bean : CAROB
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Upper arm band : BRASSARD
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Perpetual : AGELESS
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Took a refresher course : BONEDUP
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Classic bedtime reading : IOOIARABIANNIGHTS
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First asteroid landed on by a NASA craft : EROS
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Tech. ___ : SCH
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Hardly princes : FROGS
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"Beat it!" : SHOO
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Fashion magazine : ELLE
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Completely wasted : BLOTTO
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Head-___ (thorough) : TOTOE
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Kicked (about) : BANDIED
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Staff associate? : ROD
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Sanders nicknamed "Prime Time" : DEION
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Kind of acid : TANNIC
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Epitome of easiness : PIE
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Eastern titles : SRIS
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Prayer books : MISSALS
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Overly air-conditioned : FRIGID
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Immigrant's class: Abbr. : ESL
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Pass rejection? : SLAP
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One of a kind : ORIGINAL
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Prefix with plastic : OSTEO
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Personification : AVATAR
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Put on a pedestal : ADULATE
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Strands : DESERTS
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Bolshoi rival : KIROV
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Switchback : ESS
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"___ Daughter" (1970 film) : RYANS
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First half of an attention-getter : YOO
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Lincoln, for one : MAKE
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Equals : PEERGROUP
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Tiny amount : BLIP
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Flush : ROSINESS
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No more : GONE
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Smart dresser : FOP
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Hampshire hauler : LORRY
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Part of a train, perhaps : TANKCAR
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"Britannicus" dramatist : RACINE
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Hotel upgrade : SUITE
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More upscale : NICER
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1960's jacket style : NEHRU
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Prune : LOP
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Lemon producer? : SLOT
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"Well, well!" : ISAY
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Flaky rock : MICA
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Words before distance or discount : ATA
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Is no longer : WAS
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Dawn deity : EOS
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Nov. honoree : VET
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1901 novel set in India : KIM
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It was founded by Thos. Jefferson : UVA
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Zoologist's foot : PES

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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