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New York Times, Tuesday, March 18, 2003

Author:
William Schaub
Editor:
Will Shortz
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William Schaub

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Schaub. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0318 ( 19,488 )

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Across
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Agent Mulder's show, with "The" : XFILES
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Garment that may have advertising : TSHIRT
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Chef's collection : RECIPES
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Pythagorean ___ : THEOREM
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High-spirited horse : ARABIAN
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Get off at the terminal : DEPLANE
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Starchy tuber : YAM
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Hammer features : CLAWS
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Mortise's partner : TENON
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It rides on runners : SLED
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Hurler's stat. : ERA
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"___ the season ..." : TIS
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Acting through the skin : ENDERMIC
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Gun, as an engine : REV
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"Saturday Night Fever" music : DISCO
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Rat Pack cohort of Frank : DEAN
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Tennessee team, for short : VOLS
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Queen mother, e.g. : DOWAGER
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Pasta with pockets : RAVIOLI
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On the road : AWAY
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Disarrange : MUSS
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The Dow, e.g. : INDEX
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Big fat mouth : YAP
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Nixon bested him : HUMPHREY
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Director Van Sant : GUS
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Ginger ___ : ALE
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"___ we forget" : LEST
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Autocrats of old : TSARS
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One of David's compositions : PSALM
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Poke fun at : RIB
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Event for scullers : REGATTA
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Falls on the border : NIAGARA
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Winter cap feature : EARFLAP
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War of 1812 hero Stephen : DECATUR
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Like porn : XRATED
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Shutterbugs' settings : FSTOPS
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Dental pictures : XRAYS
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Wild : FERAL
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Start of a boast from Caesar : ICAME
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P.M. William Gladstone's party: Abbr. : LIB
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Heroic saga : EPIC
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Part of S.W.A.K. : SEALED
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Everyday article : THE
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Kind of tank : SEPTIC
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Bagel centers : HOLES
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Farsi-speaking land : IRAN
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University of Nevada locale : RENO
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Some feds : TMEN
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Percussion instrument in a combo : SNAREDRUM
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QB's aims : TDS
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Suffix with soft or hard : WARE
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What spots on 1-Down show : DECAY
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Singer Turner : TINA
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Yule quaff : NOG
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Everglades : MARSHLAND
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Macpherson of "Sirens" : ELLE
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Auto engine type : VSIX
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Make-or-break time : DDAY
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Corn Belt state : IOWA
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Cashless deal : SWAP
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Record albums, to collectors : VINYL
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Down Under birds : EMUS
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Contend (for) : VIE
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Relaxing spots : SPAS
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Sell aggressively : HUSTLE
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Analgesic's promise : RELIEF
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Some corruption : GRAFT
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Poetic Muse : ERATO
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Flapjack topper: Var. : SIRUP
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Skiers' lifts : TBARS
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Prehistoric predator, for short : TREX
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Burn a bit : SEAR
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Mushy food : PAP
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PC alternatives : MACS
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Little bit : TAD
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Gangster's gun : GAT

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

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