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New York Times, Tuesday, February 5, 2002

Author:
Alan J. Weiss
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Jay Weiss

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Weiss. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0205 ( 19,082 )
Across
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Sired, biblically : BEGAT
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Hits with phaser fire : ZAPS
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Ankle-showing skirt : MIDI
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Play ___ in (be involved with) : AROLE
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Quod ___ faciendum : ERAT
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Folk singer Burl : IVES
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Suppress : SITON
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Indian music : RAGA
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Critique roughly and unfairly : DOAHATCHETJOBON
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Cryptologic grp. : NSA
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"Fat chance!" : HAH
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Increase the price of at auction : BIDUP
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$$$ provider : ATM
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Ideal for dieters : NOCAL
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Web address ender : EDU
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Destination from Dover : CALAIS
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Press : URGE
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Harbor personal motives : HAVEANAXTOGRIND
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Extent : AREA
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Covetous : GREEDY
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Actress Tilly : MEG
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Hardly modern : RETRO
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"___ Miniver" : MRS
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"Touched By an Angel" star Della : REESE
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Unruly head of hair : MOP
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German name starter : VON
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Gulf war weapon : TOMAHAWKMISSILE
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Five-star Bradley : OMAR
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Run on a bank : PANIC
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A party to : INON
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Like some amateurs : RANK
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Indicator of freshness, perhaps : AROMA
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June celebrant : GRAD
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80's rock band from Australia : INXS
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Ed Norton's workplace : SEWER
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Beatty and Buntline : NEDS
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In the thick of : AMID
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In ___ (type of fertilization) : VIVO
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Inspiration : IDEA
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The Preserver, in Hinduism : VISHNU
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"Enough, Enrico!" : BASTA
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Speedskater Heiden : ERIC
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Early Black Sea settler : GOTH
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Burn healer : ALOE
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Metric portion : TENTH
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Blastoff time : ZEROHOUR
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Resident of 55-Down : ARAB
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When repeated, a Samoan city : PAGO
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"South Park" kid : STAN
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Org. that shelters strays : ASPCA
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Feb.'s predecessor : JAN
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"The View" co-host Joy : BEHAR
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"Do ___?" (words of indecision) : IDARE
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Comforter : DUVET
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It might scream after being tripped : ALARM
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Internal Revenue Service, e.g. : TAXER
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Small arachnids : MITES
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Fiction genre : CRIME
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"___ of God" (1985 film) : AGNES
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Precarious perch : LEDGE
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"The Ice Storm" director Lee : ANG
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Outfield surface : SOD
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Sets aside (for) : EARMARKS
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Spinning toys : GYROS
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"How exciting!" : OOH
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Naval standard : ENSIGN
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Dads : PAPAS
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"The ___ of Wakefield" : VICAR
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3-D figures : TORI
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Muscat is its capital : OMAN
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Kind of cat : MANX
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Ending with hard or soft : WARE
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Be wise to : KNOW
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Quiet type? : MIME
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Concerning : INRE
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Amount of work : LOAD
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Goes no further : ENDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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