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New York Times, Saturday, February 7, 2004

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQUXZ} This is puzzle # 101 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0207 ( 19,814 )
Across
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Contributed : CHIPPEDIN
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Dance in double time : GALOP
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Top-grossing movie of 1990 : HOMEALONE
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Out : ALIBI
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No matter what : ATANYCOST
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First brewery to put beer in cans : PABST
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Part of an office sched. : MTG
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Screeches : SHRILLS
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___ gestae (transactions) : RES
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Artist Mondrian : PIET
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Finland's second-largest city : ESPOO
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Point to the left : WEST
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Rival of Venus : SERENA
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"Oh, really?" : ISTHATSO
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Area of danger : RAPIDS
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Good way to go out : ONTOP
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Energy producer : FISSION
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Cosmopolitan people? : EDITORS
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Pounds, e.g. : ACHES
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Do taxing work : ASSESS
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Souvenir shop item : TEESHIRT
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Lines descending from a common ancestor : STIRPS
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Kind of principal: Abbr. : ASST
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Pussyfooted : CREPT
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Hall-of-Fame college swimming coach ___ Thornton : NORT
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Diary : LOG
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"Ta-ta!" : CHEERIO
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___ piece (alike) : OFA
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Subject of a commercial trade ban : IVORY
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Actor whose debut film was "The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!" : ALANARKIN
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Radios : SENDS
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Oversees, with "on" : RIDESHERD
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Doctor : TREAT
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Hurricane origins : SEASTORMS
Down
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Ticker-tape parade honorees : CHAMPS
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Major babe : HOTTIE
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Graphics machine : IMAGER
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State ___ : PEN
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Is advantageous : PAYS
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A tightwad : ELCHEAPO
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Peddlers' stopping points : DOORS
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Flat : INSIPID
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Boardroom worries : NETLOSSES
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Breaks : GAPS
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Russell Cave Natl. Mon. locale : ALA
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Text : LIBRETTO
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Preoccupied one : OBSESSOR
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Break points? : PITSTOPS
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Studio site : LOT
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Clipped the most : TERSEST
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Desires to participate : WANTSIN
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"Sitting Bull" star, 1954 : NAISH
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Davit : HOIST
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Behind : INARREARS
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One who's resigned : FATALIST
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Freezes : ICESOVER
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1976 hit by Hall & Oates : SHESGONE
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Earmarks (for) : DESTINES
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Agate alternative : STEELIE
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German self : ICH
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Swindler : ROOKER
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Spinning group : PRFIRM
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Carnival units : STANDS
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Fendi competitor : PRADA
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Skin problem : CYST
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Place to hold hops : OAST
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Fig. expressed in percents : RDA
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Chi ___ (religious symbol) : RHO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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