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New York Times, Wednesday, May 1, 2002

Author:
Steve Jones
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Steve Jones

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {G} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Jones. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0501 ( 19,167 )
Across
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Garlicky sauce : AIOLI
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Mother ___ : LODE
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Soft, white cheese : FETA
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Like a depth finder : SONIC
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Financial page heading : AMEX
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Commentator Keyes : ALAN
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Pay, in a modern way : SWIPEADEBITCARD
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Adderley of bop : NAT
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French painter Charles Le ___ : BRUN
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Wee : TEENSY
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Fire : SACK
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Show interrupter : TVAD
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Make a disclosure : LIFTTHEVEIL
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Mrs., in Barcelona : SRA
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Letter before beth : ALEPH
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Trauma ctrs. : ERS
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"It's So Nice to Have ___ Around the House" : AMAN
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Sweater letter : ZETA
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Word with mass or mixed : MEDIA
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Arabian plateau region : NEJD
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Work without ___ : ANET
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Fleischer in Washington : ARI
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Sign for an audience : ONAIR
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Part of Roy G. Biv : RED
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Cause pain or numbness, maybe : PINCHANERVE
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Traffic marker : CONE
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"Family Ties" role : ALEX
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Colt .45's, now : ASTROS
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Film rating org. : MPAA
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Proof's end : QED
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Upstage everyone, maybe : STEALTHEPICTURE
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___ bath : SITZ
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Big model : EMME
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Unoriginal : TRITE
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Long basket, in hoops lingo : TREY
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Put the end first? : MOON
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Evaluated, with "up" : SIZED
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Org. : ASSN
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"The Music Man" setting : IOWA
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"Step ___!" : ONIT
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Collagen injection site : LIP
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Cool dip? : ICEBATH
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Nader's 2000 running mate : LADUKE
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Dark clouds, say : OMEN
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One coming out : DEB
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Emigrant's document : EXITVISA
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Met squarely : FACED
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Verve : ELAN
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Pine products : TARS
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"Handy" one : ANDY
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Enemy leader? : ARCH
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Shade of blue : TEAL
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Mar. honoree : STPAT
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Actress Polo of "Meet the Parents" : TERI
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Agent Swifty : LAZAR
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"Prince Valiant" princess : ILENE
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Threw a party for : FETED
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Of Hindu scriptures : VEDIC
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Makeup problem : SMEAR
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A Gandhi : RAJIV
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Wrestling's ___ the Giant : ANDRE
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New wing : ANNEX
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Trunk : MAINSTEM
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Fish-eating flier : ERNE
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Theatrical shorts : ONEACTS
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Betting group : POOL
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Come to pass : HAPPEN
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Cuckoo : CRAZY
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___ prof. : ASST
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The big house : STIR
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French bean? : TETE
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Boss's writing : MEMO
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Interrogate : QUIZ
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Art Deco artist : ERTE
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Scout's doing : DEED
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Med. plan : HMO
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TNT part : TRI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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