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New York Times, Friday, March 29, 2002

Author:
Kevin Hagen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin Hagen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Hagen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0329 ( 19,134 )

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Across
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"The Road Ahead" author : BILLGATES
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Covered (in) : AWASH
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Unable to escape : INTOODEEP
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Lily in a wedding bouquet : CALLA
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Like a vaudevillian villain : DASTARDLY
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Influence : CLOUT
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Project against ICBM's : SDI
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"I swear ..." : SOHELPME
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Explorer's org. : BSA
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Thinking person's conclusion? : IAM
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Agrees, in a way : NODS
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It carried Galileo into space : ATLANTIS
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Preceders of gimels : BETHS
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Some court workers : BALLGIRLS
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It's all in your mind : DREAM
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First martyr, according to Matthew : ABEL
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Baby, at times : COOER
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"Ziegfeld Follies" costume designer : ERTE
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Carried on : RAGED
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Saturated with : STEEPEDIN
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Land in Rome : TERRA
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Race line-up : STARTERS
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Kind of warfare : GANG
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Gray piece : ODE
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He played Cardinal Richelieu in "The Musketeer" : REA
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Some pointless exercises : MAKEWORK
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Sacramental user of peyote : UTE
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Stag : ALONE
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Customs job : INSPECTOR
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St. ___ Shores, Mich. : CLAIR
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Absent : NOTONHAND
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Gets together, informally : SYNCS
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Stars : STANDOUTS
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Raise one's hand, perhaps : BID
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___ mess : INA
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Mil. figures : LTS
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Scores : LOTS
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Prodding : GOADING
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Montenegro's locale : ADRIATIC
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Poet Hughes : TED
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Unagi and anago, at a sushi bar : EELS
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Watch slyly : SPYON
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Gave in : ACCEDED
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Where bears may be found : WALLSTREET
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Crooked : ALOP
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Urban renewal target : SLUM
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No fond feeling : HATE
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Nail preceder : HOB
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Storybook elephant : BABAR
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"___ Mater" (hymn) : STABAT
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Contend : ALLEGE
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Some Surrealist works : MIROS
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Causing a rash reaction? : ALLERGENIC
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Fruit-filled machines? : SLOTS
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Cowboy, for one : HERDER
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"The Praise of Folly," e.g. : SATIRE
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Handle : SEETO
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Group of brains : MENSA
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Study : READUPON
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Long johns, e.g. : DRAWERS
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Simulated : PRETEND
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Year in Rio : ANO
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Smug looks, sometimes : GRINS
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Apple production : MACS
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Supporter : ALLY
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Zen master's question : KOAN
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Board defect : KNOT
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Say again : ECHO
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Stop along the line: Abbr. : STA
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Certain cross : TAU
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Neighbor of N.Y. : ONT
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Cartography lines: Abbr. : RDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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