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New York Times, Monday, March 11, 2002

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQW} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0311 ( 19,116 )

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Across
1
Sixth Greek letter : ZETA
5
Short hit, in baseball : BUNT
9
Specialized vocabulary : ARGOT
14
Tennis great Lendl : IVAN
15
"___ bitten, twice shy" : ONCE
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Crystal-lined stone : GEODE
17
Barbershop call : NEXT
18
Place for "junk" : STORAGEBIN
20
Emergency situation that an Egyptian goddess experiences? : CRISISISISISIN
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Spell-off : BEE
23
Golf ball peg : TEE
24
Down's opposite : ACROSS
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___ and aahs : OOHS
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Head-butt : RAM
33
Three-wheeler : TRIKE
34
Thin wedge of wood : SHIM
35
Stew holders : POTS
36
Fruit that grandma dubbed? : BANANANANANAMED
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Rooney of "60 Minutes" : ANDY
40
Place to stroll : PARK
41
Refrain in "Old MacDonald" : EIEIO
42
Magic 8-Ball answer : YES
43
Sherlock Holmes prop : PIPE
44
Beauty parlors : SALONS
45
"Thar ___ blows!" : SHE
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Permit : LET
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Ornate clone of designer Chanel? : ROCOCOCOCOCOPY
55
Big political contest : SENATERACE
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Buckeye's home : OHIO
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Foreword, for short : INTRO
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Slender nail : BRAD
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Child with no siblings : ONLY
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Parts of houses and mouths : ROOFS
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Shopper stopper : SALE
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___ pony : POLO
Down
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Metal in brass : ZINC
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"... happily ___ after" : EVER
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Way around town : TAXI
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Aardvark's fare : ANTS
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Supervisors : BOSSES
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Loosen, as laces : UNTIE
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Sgts. and cpls. : NCOS
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Actress Hatcher : TERI
9
Texas A&M's team : AGGIES
10
Baseball great Pee Wee : REESE
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Mongolian desert : GOBI
12
Scandinavian god : ODIN
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Royal flush card : TEN
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Breathing woe : ASTHMA
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"A Doll's House" playwright : IBSEN
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Unable to flee : ATBAY
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Origami bird : CRANE
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Orange covers : RINDS
27
Approve : OKAY
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Chicago airport : OHARE
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Sound in "Old MacDonald" : OINK
30
One of Shakespeare's "star-crossed lovers" : ROMEO
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Didn't go out to a restaurant : ATEIN
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Forerunner of Windows : MSDOS
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Rice Krispies sound : SNAP
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Bucket : PAIL
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Each : APIECE
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"Cool!" : NEATO
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Wedding album contents : PHOTOS
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Withdraw (from) : SECEDE
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Winter wear : SCARF
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Making all stops : LOCAL
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Nevada city : RENO
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"I'm ___ you!" : ONTO
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Spheres : ORBS
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Singer Irene : CARA
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Condo's cousin : COOP
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Speed skater Apolo Anton ___ : OHNO
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Tablet : PILL
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It has its ups and downs : YOYO
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Knight's title : SIR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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