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New York Times, Saturday, March 9, 2002

"Salus populi suprema lex ___" (Missouri's motto)

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Motley.
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© 2002, The New York Times3/9/02 ( No. 19,114 )
Across
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"Our Town" family : WEBBS
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Words of woe : OHME
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Blows away : WOWS
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___ prix (at all costs): Fr. : ATOUT
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Bullfighter Belmonte : JUAN
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Stag : HART
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Way out West, once : STAGECOACH
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Indian's home : ASIA
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One having a fling? : HURLER
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What a belt might ensure : CHASTITY
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Ionian festival honoring Apollo : DELIA
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Carves : INCISES
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Z3 or X5 : BMW
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Holds close to one's heart? : EMBRACES
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Breach of security : LEAK
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Source : PROVENANCE
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Turned a greedy eye toward : OGLED
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Voter's choice : AYE
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Dendrologists' study : TREES
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Stark dose of reality : WAKEUPCALL
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Needle : TWIT
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Fated never to meet? : PARALLEL
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Street caution : SLO
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Like a pariah : SCORNED
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Celebrities, sometimes : IDOLS
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Like knights : MEDIEVAL
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Rear end muscles : GLUTES
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Cosmonaut Makarov : OLEG
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Oh-so-superior : ABOVEITALL
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Friends and neighbors : KITH
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Requiem Mass word : IRAE
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Brace, in a way : TENSE
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League division : EAST
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1955 Disney title character : LADY
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Extra : ADDED
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It may get agitated : WASH
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Words heard in the Senate : ETTU
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Coney Island attraction : BOARDWALK
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40-Across producer? : BUGLE
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"The Crisis" essayist : STEELE
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Spanish eye : OJO
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Grp. that questioned Alger Hiss : HUAC
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Cunning and deceptive one : MACHIAVELLI
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Elevate : ENHANCE
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A question of aesthetics : WHATISART
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Refreshment site : OASIS
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Dash off : WRITE
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Doesn't dash off : STAYS
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Inhibit : CRIMP
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Hunt à la hounds : SCENT
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Trick shout : ABRACADABRA
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Ruin big-time : BLOW
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Start of something big? : MEGA
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Kind of pain : ROYAL
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Side order? : KEEPRIGHT
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Paper dispenser : NEWSSTAND
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Furnish with a lining : CEIL
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"Salus populi suprema lex ___" (Missouri's motto) : ESTO
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An Allman brother : DUANE
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Come out on top : PREVAIL
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Place to perch : LEDGE
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Nabokov novel : LOLITA
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Fire sign : SMOKE
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"As You Like It" daughter : CELIA
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"The Country Girl" playwright : ODETS
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Accompanied a madrigal, maybe : LUTED
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1-Down unit : LOAD
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It may follow something : ELSE
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Runners' place : SLED
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"Oy ___!" : VEY

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

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