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New York Times, Tuesday, May 21, 2002

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

I've highlighted the famous quote.

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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0521 ( 19,187 )
Across
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High school outbreak? : ACNE
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Afternoon affairs : TEAS
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Witty Wilde : OSCAR
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Person of action : DOER
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Sitar master Shankar : RAVI
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Fern-to-be : SPORE
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Rapscallions : IMPS
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McCain's state: Abbr. : ARIZ
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Spills the beans : TALKS
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Thomas Mann classic : DEATHINVENICE
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Home of the Braves: Abbr. : ATL
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Photo ___ (camera sessions) : OPS
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See 48-Across : CAESAR
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Bakes, as eggs : SHIRRS
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Place for pennies : JAR
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Inc., abroad : LTD
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Angry : IREFUL
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Classic toothpaste : IPANA
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Halving : DIVIDINGINTWO
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Partner of dined : WINED
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Golfer's concern : STANCE
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Jiffy : SEC
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"Gotcha!" : AHA
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"ER" extras : NURSES
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With 25-Across, speaker of the quote hidden in 20-, 37- and 53-Across : JULIUS
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Watch chain : FOB
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Abba's "Mamma ___" : MIA
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Nearby : INTHEVICINITY
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Dunkable treat : DONUT
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Hamlet, e.g. : DANE
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Old English letters : ETHS
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Grenoble's river : ISERE
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Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
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Newshawk's query : WHEN
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Passover supper : SEDER
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Tuna ___ : MELT
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Newbie : TYRO
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Nike competitor : ADIDAS
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O'Neill title ender : COMETH
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Himalayan denizen : NEPALI
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Start with while : ERST
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Walked about : TRAIPSED
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Brings in : EARNS
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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XXL, e.g. : SIZE
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Old port on the Tiber : OSTIA
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#, to a proofreader : SPACE
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Deli dish : COLESLAW
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Object of Indiana Jones's quest : ARK
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In medias ___ : RES
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Abominable : HORRID
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A.T.M. maker : NCR
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___ time (never) : ATNO
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Nutritional fig. : RDA
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Tear apart : RIVE
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Coup d'état group : JUNTA
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Seaweed, for one : ALGA
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Drop a line? : FISH
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Spirits that victimize the sleeping : INCUBI
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Wing: Prefix : PTER
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Prie-___ (prayer bench) : DIEU
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Not level : INCLINED
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Like a lamb : INNOCENT
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Financial daily, initially : WSJ
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Bat wood : ASH
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Shop with an anvil : SMITHY
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Choice word : EITHER
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Refuses : SAYSNO
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Habituate : INURE
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Out-and-out : UTTER
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Big test : FINAL
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Greece's ___ of Tempe : VALE
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Adult eft : NEWT
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Speak ill of, in slang : DIS
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Sugar suffix : OSE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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