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New York Times, Thursday, May 2, 2002

Author:
Dave and Diane Epperson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dave Epperson
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
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1.54000
Diane Epperson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Epperson. This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Epperson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0502 ( 19,168 )

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Across
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Magic practicer : SHAMAN
7
What "Bethesda" means : CHAPEL
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Shout of praise : HOSANNA
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Goblet : CHALICE
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With 37- and 38-Across, a musing : IWONDERWHERETHE
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Lap dogs : PEKES
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Eastern "way" : TAO
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Community spirit : ETHOS
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"Brian's Song" or "Roots" : DOCUDRAMA
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Big inits. in bowling : AMF
27
Historian Durant : ARIEL
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___-Bo exercise : TAE
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Person with a stick : MAESTRO
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Beautyrest company : SIMMONS
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See 16-Across : MOTHER
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See 16-Across : BEARIS
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They may get quarters downtown : ARCADES
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Speech impediment? : GAGRULE
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Govt. medical agency : NIH
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Kind of center : REHAB
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Sound after a puncture : SSS
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1958 Edna Ferber novel : ICEPALACE
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St. Teresa's town : AVILA
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Year in the Amazon : ANO
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"___ the loneliest number" : ONEIS
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16-, 37- and 38-Across, e.g. : FAMOUSLASTWORDS
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Olympic Airways founder : ONASSIS
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Troublemaker : HELLION
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Tenant : RENTER
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Gauge : ASSESS
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U.P.S., say : SHIP
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British vice admiral in the American Revolution : HOWE
3
"Dilbert" intern : ASOK
4
Like a lion : MANED
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"___ It Goes" (Ellerbee book) : ANDSO
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San Antonio-to-Ft. Worth dir. : NNE
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"Evita" role : CHE
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Women's group : HAREM
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Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
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Kind of helmet : PITH
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Off-the-wall reply : ECHO
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Bottom of the barrel : LEES
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Conductor Toscanini : ARTURO
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Washing dishes, taking out the garbage, etc. : CHORES
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Dry wash : WADI
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Actress Tia : CARRERE
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"Arabian Nights" hero : ALIBABA
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Mideast capital : AMMAN
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New Zealander : MAORI
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Dogs do it : FETCH
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Geometrical solid : TORUS
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"___ Ghost" (Michael Ondaatje novel) : ANILS
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Parts of car test courses : ESSES
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___ Na Na : SHA
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Film director Kotcheff : TED
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Computer unit, for short : MEG
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Fold, spindle or mutilate : MAR
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Poppy parts : SEPALS
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Rubber : GALOSH
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Mandlikova of tennis : HANA
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"___ My Sugar in Salt Lake City" (1943 hit) : ILOST
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Grounds : CAUSE
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Hooded covers : COWLS
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Organic compounds : ENOLS
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Get an ___ effort : AFOR
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Turbine part : VANE
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One-named supermodel : IMAN
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Iroquoian Indian : ERIE
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Union agreements? : IDOS
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I.R.S. ID's : SSNS
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Military address : SIR
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Word with black or green : TEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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