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New York Times, Tuesday, February 26, 2002

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 80 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0226 ( 19,103 )
Across
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Funnyman Fox : JAMIE
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Wallop : PASTE
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Little demon : IMP
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Lagoon surrounder : ATOLL
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Suffix similar to -ish : ESQUE
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___ es Salaam : DAR
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2001 50-Across nominee : MOULINROUGE
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Gush : SPEW
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___ vez (again, in Spanish) : OTRA
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Virtuoso : WHIZ
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2001 50-Across nominee : INTHEBEDROOM
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Bygone Spanish dictator : FRANCO
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Regret : RUE
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2001 50-Across nominee, with "The" : LORDOFTHERINGS
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Thurman of "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues" : UMA
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It merged with Time Warner : AOL
39
Brazilian city, familiarly : RIO
41
2001 50-Across nominee : ABEAUTIFULMIND
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650, Roman-style : DCL
49
Said : STATED
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See 17-, 23-, 31-, 41- and 63-Across : ACADEMYAWARD
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Wacky : ZANY
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Race in "The Time Machine" : ELOI
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Sidle : EDGE
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Pewter component : TIN
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2001 50-Across nominee : GOSFORDPARK
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Palindromic preposition : ERE
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"Tomorrow" musical : ANNIE
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Relative worth : VALUE
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Watergate prosecutor Archibald : COX
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Like visiting teams, often : BOOED
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___ and drabs : DRIBS
Down
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Plays impromptu : JAMS
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Above : ATOP
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Pouting grimace : MOUE
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It "blows no good" : ILLWIND
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Yalie : ELI
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Capital of Western Australia : PERTH
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Stick out like ___ thumb : ASORE
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Young pigeon : SQUAB
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Yank : TUG
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Wide shoe width : EEE
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Its license plates say "Famous Potatoes" : IDAHO
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Former governor Cuomo : MARIO
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Geo model : PRIZM
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___ this earth : NOTOF
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Small songbird : WREN
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Sgt., e.g. : NCO
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Mess up : ERR
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It makes MADD mad : DUI
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Winter ailment : FLU
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Capital of Italia : ROMA
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Saudi, e.g. : ARAB
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Tit for ___ : TAT
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___ polloi : HOI
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Little toymaker : ELF
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Indomitable spirit : GRIT
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Cosecant's reciprocal : SINE
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Strange : ODD
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Small whirlpool : EDDY
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Point of no return? : ACE
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Where Einstein was born : ULM
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Old Pan Am rival : USAIR
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Env. contents : LTR
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Finished a round even : MADEPAR
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Dweller at Tenochtitlán : AZTEC
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Nile city : CAIRO
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Wing : ANNEX
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Kind of question : YESNO
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"What's it all about?" guy : ALFIE
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Courted : WOOED
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Noted Surrealist : DALI
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Food that is "rustled up" : GRUB
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Scrapes (out) : EKES
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Yak : GAB
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Lennon's love : ONO
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Blockbuster rental, perhaps : DVD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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