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New York Times, Wednesday, April 9, 2003

Author:
Greg Staples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Greg Staples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Staples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0409 ( 19,510 )

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Across
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They may stand at the side of the stage : AMPS
5
Twist (in) : SCREW
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Make a bundle : BALE
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Eastern currency : RIAL
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Stag : ALONE
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Brit's cry : ISAY
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Additional guest quarters, in Massachusetts? : EXTRALODGE
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Get promoted : RISE
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In need of changing : WET
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Football exec Rozelle : PETE
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Sports figures : STATS
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___ Kane of "All My Children" : ERICA
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"Way to go!" : HOORAH
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First name in mysteries : ERLE
30
Phil Donahue and Rush Limbaugh, e.g. : PUNDITS
34
On the double : PRONTO
37
Pocket Books logo : KANGAROO
38
Fully absorbed : RAPT
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Author Calvino : ITALO
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Sail support : YARD
42
Not leave soon enough : OVERSTAY
44
Diamond features : FACETS
46
Threatening sorts : MENACES
47
Old Michael Jackson do : AFRO
48
Chat room nonparticipant : LURKER
50
Start of the 18th century : MDCCI
54
TV news time : SIXPM
57
Wine choice : ROSE
59
Former Mideast inits. : UAR
60
Sailors' saint : ELMO
61
Duo directed by dad, in Massachusetts? : TWOUNDERPA
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"Wait ___!" : ASEC
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"___ to bed" : ANDSO
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Hope to lose? : DIET
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Do horribly, slangily : TANK
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Uncool sort : DWEEB
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Dried up : SERE
Down
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"___ there yet?" : AREWE
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7-Up, sometimes : MIXER
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Page of music : PATTI
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Certain camera, for short : SLR
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It may follow a pitch : SALE
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Put into gear : CLOTHE
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Where to get a fast buck? : RODEO
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Chang's Siamese twin : ENG
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Minute : WEE
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A gift of fish, in Massachusetts? : BIRTHDAYCOD
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Tibet's environs : ASIA
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In the cellar : LAST
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Takes a gander at : EYES
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On the side : APART
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Belted out : SANG
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Middle facial mark, in Massachusetts? : CENTRALPOCK
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Ring gem : OPAL
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Make copies of : RUNOFF
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Hang around : LOITER
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Suit material? : TORT
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Adds turf to : SODS
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Teen happening : PROM
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Teen happening : RAVE
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Frank : OPEN
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Texas's Sen. Hutchison : KAY
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Something to do : TASK
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Film on ponds : SCUM
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Carrying, so to speak : ARMED
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Stir up : AROUSE
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Undermine : ERODE
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1911 Chemistry Nobelist : CURIE
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Playful prank : CAPER
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Ticked off : IRATE
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Place in a box? : SEAT
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Rick's "Casablanca" love : ILSA
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Marvel superheroes : XMEN
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High-hatter : SNOB
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Smidgen : TAD
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Vane dir. : WNW
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MS. markers : EDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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