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New York Times, Monday, March 10, 2003

Author:
Gail Grabowski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gail Grabowski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Grabowski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0310 ( 19,480 )

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Across
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Home planet : EARTH
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Eurasia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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Spy Mata ___ : HARI
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Waikiki welcome : ALOHA
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Granny : NANA
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Elderly : AGED
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"Keep going!" : STAYWITHIT
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Season for carols : NOEL
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Hanks or Brokaw : TOM
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Singer Kristofferson : KRIS
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Dicker over a price, say : HAGGLE
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Simon or Diamond : NEIL
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Supermarket section : DELI
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Follows : OBEYS
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Pie topping : MERINGUE
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Garlic unit : CLOVE
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Prefix with scope or photo : TELE
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Fork part : TINE
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Retired Italian money : LIRE
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Brandish : WIELD
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Icy pellets : HAIL
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Swear to : AVER
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Aardvarks' morsels : ANTS
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Takes an apartment : RENTS
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Pudding and pie : DESSERTS
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Shindig : PARTY
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Gifts to the poor : ALMS
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Scrabble piece : TILE
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Diamond-shaped pattern : ARGYLE
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Jim-dandy : AONE
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"The Sopranos" network : HBO
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Guide : LEAD
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"Keep going!" : DONTGIVEUP
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___-inflammatory : ANTI
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Armbone : ULNA
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Question with an easy answer : GIMME
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Durante's famous feature : NOSE
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Ring : PEAL
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Door holders : HASPS
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"___ of Eden" : EAST
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Choir voice : ALTO
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Wander : ROAM
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Your, in the Bible : THY
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"M*A*S*H" role : HAWKEYE
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"___ we meet again" : UNTIL
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Stadium sounds : RAHS
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Folk rocker DiFranco : ANI
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Angry, with "up" : LATHERED
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"Keep going!" : HANGINTHERE
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Wide-eyed : AGOG
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Fishing line holder : REEL
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Not busy : IDLE
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Center of the eye : IRIS
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Foreman KO'er, 1974 : ALI
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"Keep going!" : NEVERSAYDIE
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Vales : DELLS
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Popeye's gal : OLIVE
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Tiresome ones : BORES
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Dates on a track team schedule : MEETS
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Midget's opposite : GIANT
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Oneness : UNITY
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Squiggly swimmers : EELS
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Garbed : CLAD
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Slight colors : TINTS
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Practiced before playing : WARMEDUP
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North Carolina's capital : RALEIGH
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Building wing : ELL
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Unwanted engine sound : PING
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General Mills breakfast cereal : TOTAL
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Comedian King : ALAN
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Janet in the Clinton White House : RENO
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Gangsters' guns : GATS
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O'Neill's "___ Christie" : ANNA
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Skirt lines : HEMS
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Run (into) : BUMP
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Unlocks, poetically : OPES
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Spanish cheer : OLE
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By way of : VIA

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

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