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New York Times, Friday, March 2, 2001

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JX} Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 126 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0302 ( 18,742 )
Across
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Be short with : SNAPAT
7
Brunch dish : QUICHE
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Servitude : PEONAGE
14
Insincere : UNMEANT
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Using less than due deliberation : HASTIER
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Follower : ACOLYTE
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More frequently : OFTENER
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Gathers abundantly : RAKESIN
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Shouldered : BORNE
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Living units: Abbr. : APTS
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Studio sites : SETS
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"You lose" : IWIN
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Doctor in "A Passage to India" : AZIZ
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Memorial marker : STELE
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Discussing excitedly : ALLABUZZ
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Tannery products : SUEDES
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Brian who wrote "The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Empire" : CROZIER
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Bantu language : RUANDA
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Bond with : ADHERETO
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A year in Provence : ANNEE
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Weizman of Israel : EZER
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Chemical compound : ENOL
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The opponents : THEM
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"Fools Die" author : PUZO
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Made common cause (with) : SIDED
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Certain delay : TIMELAG
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Bit of salt : GRANULE
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Like wind and water : EROSIVE
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"The Ten Commandments" role : RAMESES
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Resident : DENIZEN
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It may go up in an airplane : ARMREST
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"Justine" author, 1791 : DESADE
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Polite title: Abbr. : MESSRS
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Coastal birds : SEAFOWL
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Air intake site : NOSTRIL
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Good listener? : ANTENNA
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"The Liberty Tree" writer : PAINE
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Pulitzer winner James : AGEE
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Atrium flooring : TERRAZZO
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Hard rock : QUARTZ
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Tragic James Fenimore Cooper character : UNCAS
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Comment after an accident : IMOK
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Popular pizza : CELESTE
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Provincial, so to speak : HAYSEED
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License : ENTITLE
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Cause for inaction, maybe : PHOBIA
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Strains : TENSES
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Flair : PIZZAZZ
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Something in the air : AURA
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"You betcha!" : SURE
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A train? : BCDE
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Very, in Bonn : SEHR
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Bit of fine calligraphy, maybe : IDEOGRAM
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Sang : RATTED
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Jobless : UNHIRED
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Flower said to have sprung from the blood of Adonis : ANEMONE
35
Batman, to the Riddler : NEMESIS
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Hollywood father and son combo : REINERS
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Product enjoyer : ENDUSER
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Like sandals : TOELESS
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First-born : OLDEST
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___ Gant, hero of "Look Homeward, Angel" : EUGENE
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Easy to drive on : PAVED
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Emma of "Dynasty" : SAMMS
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"___ of Lambeth" (Maugham's first novel) : LIZA
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Exceptional : RARE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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