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New York Times, Friday, May 18, 2001

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQWZ} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0518 ( 18,819 )
Across
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Baltic native : LETT
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Man famous for his dogs : IVANPAVLOV
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Neural appendage : AXON
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Panic buttons? : NINEONEONE
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Mao, for one : ICON
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Crumble : GOTOPIECES
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Cartoonist Browne : DIK
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Unwelcome rooter : MOLE
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Hair color, e.g. : TRAIT
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Hair color : ASH
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Little ___ (Brighton Beach nickname) : ODESSA
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Some extensions : ELLS
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Greet and seat : SEEIN
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Expressed one's disapproval : TUTTED
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Not straight up : ITALIC
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Kitties : POTS
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Alert asea : SOS
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Beach bum's acquisition : DARKTAN
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Contribute : PITCHIN
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Business card abbr. : EXT
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Wind in a pit : OBOE
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Dome : CUPOLA
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Washes away : ERODES
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Smart follower : ALECK
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Bingo call : BTEN
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You might give one the slip : TELLER
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Wolf or devil preceder : SHE
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Shows displeasure : ROARS
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"History of Rome" author : LIVY
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South Korea's Roh ___ Woo : TAE
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When appropriate : INGOODTIME
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Small mount : PONY
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Third game, perhaps : TIEBREAKER
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Drive : URGE
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It may be used to get parts : SCREENTEST
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Flower fanciers : BEES
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Saved : LAIDASIDE
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Whiskey Rebellion impetus : EXCISETAX
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Cheered up : TOOKHEART
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W.W.F. airer : TNN
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Money motto starter : INGOD
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End of a rainbow? : VIOLET
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Deserves a hand? : ANTESUP
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Prefix with orthodox : NEO
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Music genre : POP
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Have ___ to pick : ANIT
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Zigged or zagged : VEERED
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It's slow going : LOCAL
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First black major-league baseball coach Buck ___ : ONEIL
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Watch-pocket places : VESTS
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Watch closely : MONITOR
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Don't go on : STOP
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Where the last flight ends? : ATTIC
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Class : ILK
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Río de la Plata, e.g. : ESTUARY
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Río de la Plata explorer : CABOT
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It may stock pumps : SHOESTORE
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Simple garage job : OILCHANGE
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Cast of two : SNAKEEYES
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Orbital point : NODE
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U.S. Army E-4 : CPL
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Long and sinuous : EELLIKE
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Garb : ENROBE
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Attacks à la "Ghostbusters" : SLIMES
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Elizabeth's subjects : BRITS
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Bartender's supply : TONIC
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Itchy : EAGER
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Upset : EVERT
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Upset : SORE
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Home in the hills : DEN
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Wield a shuttle : TAT
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Where to find porters : PUB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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