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New York Times, Thursday, May 15, 2003

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0515 ( 19,546 )
Across
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Biblical prophet : JOEL
5
How the Lincoln Memorial faces : EAST
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Novelist Sholem : ASCH
13
Story that tops all others : ATTIC
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Backup singers, often : TRIO
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___ Cynwyd (Philadelphia suburb) : BALA
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Source of 37-Across : VICTORHUGONOVEL
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Classified letters : EOE
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Snitched : SANG
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Caterpillar, for one : LARVA
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Alphabet string : RST
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Prefix with center : EPI
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Employee of 38-Down : FANTINE
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Gumshoe : TEC
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They get you seats : TICKETS
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Musician's asset : EAR
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Old Ford model : LTD
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Martinique, e.g. : ILE
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"What ___?" : ISIT
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See 12-Down : MCRAE
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Long-running B'way musical seen by couples? : LESMIZ
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"À ___ santé!" : VOTRE
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"Um, I hate to interrupt ..." : AHEM
40
John ___ : DOE
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Jail, slangily : CAN
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Bad-mouth : DIS
43
Like certain shark fins : VENTRAL
45
500 letters? : STP
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Rival of 14-Down for Marius's love : EPONINE
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It may be direct or indirect: Abbr. : OBJ
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Ballad ending? : EER
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Fold : PLEAT
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Theater award : OBIE
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Hosp. picture : MRI
55
37-Across extras : REVOLUTIONARIES
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Wilson of "Shanghai Knights" : OWEN
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Sign of inactivity : RUST
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Untrue : NOTSO
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Little League umps, often : DADS
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Split personalities? : EXES
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Noggin : BEAN
Down
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38-Down's longtime pursuer : JAVERT
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Lazy : OTIOSE
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Blah, blah, blah : ETCETC
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Boozy : LIT
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Like some cuisines : ETHNIC
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Cut ___ (dance) : ARUG
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Contract necessity: Abbr. : SIG
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"You missed it" : TOOLATE
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Scrub : ABORT
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Most perceptive : SAVVIEST
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Environmental concern : CLEANAIR
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With 34-Across, 1982 A.L. r.b.i. leader : HAL
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Daughter of 25-Across : COSETTE
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Speedy : RAPID
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Namesakes of Bert Bobbsey's twin : NANS
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Like Christmas in Madrid? : FELIZ
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Art Deco designer : ERTE
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Fate : KISMET
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Flee : LAM
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Charged item : ION
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Earned : MADE
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Great Lakes tribe : CHIPPEWA
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Cleared up : RESOLVED
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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37-Across hero : VALJEAN
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Artificial tooth : DENTURE
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Kind of fever : CABIN
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Serum container : VIAL
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Some factory workers : ROBOTS
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Arab, e.g. : SEMITE
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Mother ___ : TERESA
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Where 38-Down spent 19 years : PRISON
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Light gases : NEONS
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River to the Seine : OISE
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Towel holder : ROD
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Promgoer's rental : TUX
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Hold up : ROB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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