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New York Times, Thursday, March 8, 2001

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JVZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0308 ( 18,748 )
Across
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"One Man's San Francisco" author : CAEN
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___ doble (Latin dance) : PASO
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Some Olympians, nowadays : PROS
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Stare impertinently : OGLE
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Slogan : CATCHPHRASE
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Algebra topic : QUADRATICEQUATION
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Like some rats : ALBINO
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"You there?" : HELLO
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Org. that banned DDT : EPA
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Knock over : ROB
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Critic, at times : RATER
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Pay the entire check : TREAT
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Fertilizer sources : PEATBOGS
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What a cedilla indicates : SOFTC
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Talk incessantly : NATTER
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Turnstile part : ARM
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It can be found in oil : POLYUNSATURATEDFAT
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Game in which jacks are highest trumps : SKAT
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Inflammatory diseases : GOUTS
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Radiate : EXUDE
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Ripens : MATURATES
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Monterrey jack? : PESO
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Pinch-hitting great Manny ___ : MOTA
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Super ___ (old video game standard) : NES
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Washington, to Lafayette : ETAT
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Fed : AGENT
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Chafing dish fuel : STERNO
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1947 Best Picture nominee : GREATEXPECTATIONS
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Waste away : DETERIORATE
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Answer to the riddle "Dressed in summer, naked in winter" : ATREE
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1980's Davis Cup captain : ASHE
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Hits a fly : SWATS
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City on the Gulf of Aqaba : EILAT
Down
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Serving with vin : COQ
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Río contents : AGUA
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Airline with King David Lounges : ELAL
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"Nashville" co-star : NEDBEATTY
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Outdoor dining spot : PATIO
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N.C. State plays in it : ACC
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H. Rider Haggard novel : SHE
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Alphabet trio : OPQ
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They talk too much : PRATERS
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Angrily harangue : RAILAT
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"___ Mio" : OSOLE
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"Sí" man? : SENOR
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Break activity, perhaps : CATNAP
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"What's that?" : HUH
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Saw with the grain : RIP
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Knocking noises : RATATATTATS
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Kind of triangle : OBTUSE
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Louis Botha, notably : BOER
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Recipe abbr. : TSPS
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Fleece : ROOK
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Black key : EFLAT
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Guarantee : ENSURE
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Blender setting : GRATE
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The Rhumba King : CUGAT
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Together, in music : ADUE
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Some mail designations: Abbr. : RFDS
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San ___, Calif. : MATEO
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Something in writing? : NOUN
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An American in Paris, perhaps : EXPATRIATE
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Dugong's cousin : MANATEE
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Half of quattordici : SETTE
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A Gabor sister : MAGDA
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Cruel people : OGRES
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Choppers : TEETH
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Part of a baby bottle : TEAT
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Artist Gerard ___ Borch : TER
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Flies away : SCATS
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"Me neither" : NORI
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1977 Scott Turow book : ONEL
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Greek letters : XIS
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"Ker-bam!" : POW
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Quod ___ faciendum : ERAT
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Subway wish : SEAT

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

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