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New York Times, Thursday, May 22, 2003

Author:
Dan Reichert
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dan Reichert

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Reichert. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

MAN + MAN needs to be read as MEN.

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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0522 ( 19,553 )
Across
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Leading lady : DIVA
5
It's said when taking off : TATA
9
Take off : STRIP
14
Kaffiyeh sporter : ARAB
15
Score after deuce : ADIN
16
People concerned with feet : POETS
17
President Taft's alma mater : YALE
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It may be driven during a storm : SAND
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Namely : IDEST
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Like a line : ONEDIMENSIONAL
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Coll. hoops competition : NIT
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Beam : RAY
25
Place for a shore dinner, maybe : MARINA
29
Height enhancer : HEEL
31
"Listen, ___ ..." : SON
34
"The Brady Bunch" housekeeper : ALICE
35
Self-starter? : AUTO
36
Ear piece : LOBE
37
They're packed during the holidays : DEPARTMENTSTORES
40
Suffix for high-tech gadgets : TRON
41
Groundless : IDLE
42
Take forcefully : WREST
43
Teutonic name part : VON
44
Don't take off : STAY
45
Sky pilots, so to speak : PADRES
46
Animal with a mane : GNU
47
Hegelian article : EIN
48
Hit Broadway play of 1945, with "The" : GLASSMENAGERIE
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Walk together : TROOP
57
___ end : ATAN
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Major gold-mining area, with "the" : RAND
59
Certain backwater : BAYOU
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Member of an instrument family : ALTO
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Fizzy wine, familiarly : ASTI
62
59-Across relative : SWAMP
63
Wax makers : BEES
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One that gets tongue-tied? : SHOE
Down
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Harry Belafonte catchword : DAYO
2
Home of many mullahs : IRAN
3
Hollow between hills : VALE
4
Not up yet : ABED
5
State adjoining the Bass Strait : TASMANIA
6
Unlikely to reconsider : ADAMANT
7
Pantry containers : TINS
8
"___ quote ..." : ANDI
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Like some injuries : SPINAL
10
Now : TODAY
11
Whirl : REEL
12
Possessive pronoun : ITS
13
Hrs. in the West : PST
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Private : INNER
22
Lunchbox treats : OREOS
25
Show with skits : MADTV
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Olds model : ALERO
27
Really tease : RIPON
28
Self-confident assertion : ICAN
29
By any practical means : HUMANLY
30
Ranch add-on? : ETTE
31
More tender : SORER
32
Past plump : OBESE
33
Egg holders : NESTS
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Heather's "Melrose Place" role : AMANDA
36
Powerful person : LORD
38
Shakespeare's Andronicus : TITUS
39
Nashville sound? : TWANG
44
Buy in a hurry : SNAPUP
45
"Grand" things : PIANOS
46
Opposite of cheer : GLOOM
47
Spring (from) : EMANATE
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Maja painter : GOYA
49
General Motors division : SAAB
50
Famed "7" wearer : MANTLE
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Times to remember : ERAS
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Ill-considered : RASH
53
Turned on by : INTO
54
Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
55
Cable's Superstation : TBS
56
Like some deals : RAW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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