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New York Times, Tuesday, April 23, 2002

Modern news and entertainment source

Author:
Bob Peoples and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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392/11/20012/26/20116
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1.55200
Bob Peoples
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Peoples. This is puzzle # 87 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times4/23/02 ( No. 19,159 )
Across
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Light bulb unit : WATT
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Up and about : ASTIR
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Gung-ho : AVID
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Like a 911 call: Abbr. : EMER
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Captain Nemo's creator : VERNE
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Playing with a full deck : SANE
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Group of packers? : BOXINGRING
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High school breakout : ACNE
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Tiny bit : TRACE
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Afrikaner : BOER
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Heavy smoker's voice, maybe : RASP
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Use for expensive wood : VENEER
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Summer show, often : RERUN
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Certain sports event : PROAM
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Not on the up and up? : TILTED
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They may be picked up in bars : TABS
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___ McAn shoes : THOM
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Casals's instrument : CELLO
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Friend of François : AMI
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Group of freezer repairers? : ICEPACK
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The Buckeyes, briefly : OSU
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You use gray ones : CELLS
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Think (over) : MULL
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Have the lead : STAR
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Borrowed : ONLOAN
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Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
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Toys on strings : YOYOS
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Closing number : FINALE
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Down with something : SICK
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Hostilities ender : PACT
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Newsman Newman : EDWIN
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Buddies : PALS
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Group of masseurs? : RUBBERBAND
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Fluish feeling : AGUE
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N.B.A.'s Shaquille : ONEAL
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Nonsmoking ___ : AREA
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After-bath wear : ROBE
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Humor columnist Dave : BARRY
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Lady's man : GENT
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Modern news and entertainment source : WEBTV
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Dean Martin's "That's ___" : AMORE
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George Bush, for one : TEXAN
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Arm muscle : TRICEPS
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Student's stat. : AVG
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Belgrade native : SERB
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The Magi, e.g. : TRIO
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___ circle : INNER
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Wish undone : REGRET
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Usually : ASARULE
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Group of airheads? : VACANTLOT
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Rural retreats : INNS
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Like a billionaire's pockets : DEEP
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___-do-well : NEER
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Some campus marchers: Abbr. : ROTC
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"Casablanca" cafe owner : RICK
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Interrupter's word : AHEM
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Clean, as a spill : MOPUP
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Designer Schiaparelli : ELSA
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Sullen : DOUR
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Crunchy munchie : TACO
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End of grace : AMEN
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Group of male goats? : BILLYCLUB
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Timbuktu's land : MALI
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"My word!" : ISAY
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Staff symbol : CLEF
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Visual survey : LOOKSEE
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Bank fortifier : SANDBAG
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"Piece of cake!" : NOPROB
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Seating section : TIER
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Spa spot : SAUNA
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With it : AWARE
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Some bedding : LINEN
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Conclude by : ENDAT
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Practice punching : SPAR
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"Othello" villain : IAGO
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Smokey spotter : CBER
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Way uphill : TBAR
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Noted cathedral town : ELY

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later.

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