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New York Times, Saturday, March 2, 2002

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 129 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0302 ( 19,107 )
Across
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When coins came into common use : IRONAGE
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Hoedown moves: Var. : DOSADOS
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Go-getters : DYNAMOS
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Cuckoo : NUTCASE
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Finishes, as a project : SEESOUT
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Constitution's home : ATLANTA
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There's a holy one every yr. : THUR
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Less spirited : DROOPIER
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Pasta Bolognese ingredient : GROUNDBEEF
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Get the big picture?: Abbr. : ENL
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German diver : UBOAT
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Treaty inits. : OAS
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Oft-quoted Irishman : WILDE
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Fraction of a sen : RIN
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It can't fail : SUREBET
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One putting stickers on windows, maybe : USEDCARSALESMAN
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Liszt's birthplace : HUNGARY
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Berbick beat him in 1981 : ALI
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Supremely favored : BLEST
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Dict. shelfmate : ENC
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Hand on a deck : BOSUN
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Nova, e.g. : LOX
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Causing trouble : BOTHERSOME
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A rosary bead may represent one : AVEMARIA
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Been abed : LAIN
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Stops using : RETIRES
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Register output : RECEIPT
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Some former lecturers : EMERITI
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Disinclination to change : INERTIA
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Postwar German chancellor, familiarly : DERALTE
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Wayward offspring : BADSEED
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Fingers : IDS
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Kvass has it : RYE
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Kind of relationship : ONETOONE
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City on the Merrimack : NASHUA
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54-Across info : AMOUNT
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Noggin : GOURD
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N.Y. minutes? : EST
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Human Genome Project, e.g. : DNARESEARCH
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Not just short on : OUTOF
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City in July 1944 news : STLO
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Put ___ on (limit) : ACAP
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Vice President Tompkins : DANIEL
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West Flanders resort port : OSTEND
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Celebrex manufacturer : SEARLE
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Wish list opener : DEARSANTA
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Mentor : GURU
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Piazza deliveries?: Abbr. : RBIS
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Communist target : BOURGEOISIE
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Midget : WEE
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"___ You" (song from "The Music Man") : ITS
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Start of many place names : SAN
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"Iron John" author Robert : BLY
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The N.L. doesn't allow them : DHS
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Set shout : CUT
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Paneling material : MASONITE
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One with an old school tie : ALUM
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Cardinal with a loop : NINE
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Proclaimed flamboyantly : BLARED
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1957 Elvis Presley hit : LOVEME
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Revolutionary capital of New Hampshire : EXETER
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Kept up : BRACED
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Basket weaver's supply : OSIERS
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Jake's love in "The Sun Also Rises" : BRETT
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Zorro's daughter in "The Mask of Zorro" : ELENA
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Red giant in Cetus : MIRA
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Botanical cover : ARIL
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Kid : RIB
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Ice cream go-with : PIE
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Little bit : TAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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