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New York Times, Wednesday, February 27, 2002

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Scrabble average: 1.88 This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0227 ( 19,104 )

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Across
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Possible title for this puzzle : ATOZ
5
1990-92 French Open winner : SELES
10
Cattle rancher's tool : PROD
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Long, for short : MAXI
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Ready to joust : ATILT
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Ashcroft's predecessor at Justice : RENO
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Gulf port : ADEN
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Earl Hines, familiarly : FATHA
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Promise, e.g. : OLEO
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Noted celebrity photographer : ANNIELEIBOVITZ
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Cross letters : INRI
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Fake drake : DECOY
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Switch from plastic to paper? : REBAG
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Digital document outputter : IMAGER
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Abbey Theatre playwright : OCASEY
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Alive with talk : ALLABUZZ
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One reggae fan to another : MON
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Santa ___ : ANITA
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"Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
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The Rock : ALCATRAZ
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Broadway producer Liz, Tony winner for "Elephant Man" and "Amadeus" : MCCANN
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Let off : VENTED
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Monteverdi opera : ORFEO
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Hive's head : QUEEN
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"Alfred" composer : ARNE
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Ornette Coleman genre : AVANTGARDEJAZZ
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Dancer's dress : TUTU
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HCl and others : ACIDS
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Chicken ___ : KIEV
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Winglike parts : ALAE
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Singer Tucker : TANYA
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French 101 word : ETRE
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"Doggone it" : RATS
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Provide with funding : ENDOW
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New Look designer : DIOR
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Doc bloc : AMA
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"I did it!" : TADA
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Big bovines : OXEN
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Showy annuals : ZINNIAS
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Not so chancy : SAFER
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Phrase of inclusion : ETALII
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For dieters : LITE
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K-12 : ELHI
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Try : STAB
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Nugget for Franklin : PROVERB
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Excavation find : RELIC
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"Takes ___ know ..." : ONETO
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Lulu : DOOZY
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"Where's Daddy?" dramatist : INGE
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Ancient concert halls : ODEA
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Alitalia destination : ROMA
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E.P.A. concern: Abbr. : ECOL
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Court seat : BANC
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Indian corn : MAIZE
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Computer key abbr. : ALT
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David Bowie genre : GLAM
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Kitten's plaything : YARN
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B-2 letters : USAF
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Fan mag : ZINE
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Paradoxical Greek : ZENO
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Basketball coach Holman : NAT
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Fifth and others : AVENUES
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Fair spot : TENT
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And, e.g.: Abbr. : CONJ
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Sounded old : CREAKED
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Cool cat : DADDYO
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Oil-rich land : QATAR
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Throat dangler : UVULA
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Bother : EATAT
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Further shorten, maybe : RESAW
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Box office take : GATE
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Open ___ of worms : ACAN
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Melon protector : RIND
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Tubes on the table : ZITI
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Goose egg : ZERO
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Part of a chap. : VER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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