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New York Times, Friday, March 21, 2003

Author:
Myles Callum
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Myles Callum

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 4 Grid has supersymmetry. This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0321 ( 19,491 )
Across
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Partnership : CAHOOTS
8
Look upon warmly : SMILEAT
15
Like some shoes : OPENTOE
16
"The Red House Mystery" novelist : AAMILNE
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Start of a perplexed person's question : WHATINTARNATION
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Gallivant : GAD
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It merged with Peugeot in 1976 : CITROEN
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Goose egg : ZIP
22
Mallorca, e.g. : ISLA
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Their names may start with "Mac" : CLANS
25
Tennis's Mandlikova : HANA
26
Cambodian cash : RIELS
28
Early bird's home? : EGG
29
Charger's array : DEBTS
30
East Indian sailors : LASCARS
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Superlatively scanty : SPAREST
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Sectional, say : SOFA
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Support, in a way : ABET
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Stamps of approval : CACHETS
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William Pitt's purview : CHATHAM
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Fictional swordsman : ATHOS
43
"Whazzat?" : HUH
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Line on a spine : TITLE
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Marsh denizen : RAIL
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In pretty good shape : TONED
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Piccolo player on TV : CAAN
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Like some stocks: Abbr. : OTC
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Southwest bloomer : SAGUARO
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Singer Sumac : YMA
54
Stupidly silent : LIKEABUMPONALOG
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The Sage of Concord : EMERSON
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Soap unit : EPISODE
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They just say no : DENIERS
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Temperaments : NATURES
Down
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Barrel race participant : COWGIRL
2
Loss of speaking ability : APHASIA
3
One running around wildly, maybe : HEADLESSCHICKEN
4
It borders James Bay: Abbr. : ONT
5
Auditory : OTIC
6
Soda pop, to some : TONIC
7
Patches up : SETTLES
8
Luau wear : SARONGS
9
Bison features : MANES
10
Model/actress in "No Way Out" : IMAN
11
Under the table : LIT
12
Star who's been in many unions : ELIZABETHTAYLOR
13
Makes sacred, in a way : ANOINTS
14
Phrase that can precede 11 or 12, but not 13 : TENPAST
18
Limp as ___ : ARAG
23
Still stuff : ALCOHOL
25
Freethinker : HERETIC
27
Some are cracked : SAFES
29
Sponge gently : DABAT
31
Common test taker : RAT
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"Fiddlesticks!" : PAH
36
Went wassailing, once : CAROLED
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Simultaneously : ATATIME
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Old Japanese ruling line : SHOGUNS
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Devalue : CHEAPEN
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Pie preference : ALAMODE
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Households : MENAGES
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One for the money? : UNUM
47
Fifer's drum : TABOR
48
Words with line, hint or bomb : DROPA
51
Mail convenience: Abbr. : SASE
52
Doing what needs to be done : ONIT
55
Epsilon ___ (14th nearest star to Earth) : ERI
56
Sun Devils' sch. : ASU

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

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