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New York Times, Friday, May 23, 2003

Author:
Dave Tuller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dave Tuller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Tuller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0523 ( 19,554 )

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Across
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Wearing shorts, say : BARELEGGED
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Count, perhaps : PEER
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It was outlawed in the 19th century : SLAVETRADE
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Title girl in the first Beatles album : ANNA
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Become #1 : TAKECHARGE
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Part of instructions : STEP
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Concerning : ANENT
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Wolves and others : PREDATORS
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Sign of laryngitis : RASP
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Did a farrier's work : SHOD
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"___ all you want ..." : LAUGH
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St. Gotthard Tunnel passes through one : ALP
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At most : TOPS
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Kvass ingredient : RYE
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Frequent target of car break-ins : STEREO
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Prefix with market : EURO
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Grandpa Simpson on "The Simpsons" : ABE
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Word for the wise? : MOT
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Do poorly : AIL
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Big publisher in science fiction : TOR
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Piece : GAT
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Space on a deposit slip: Abbr. : AMT
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Insincere, in a way : GLIB
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Electromagnetic wave amplifiers : MASERS
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Diet-based meas. : RDA
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Where Kalinin was pres. : USSR
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___ mission : ONA
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Pith helmet : TOPEE
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Mix thoroughly : TOSS
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Satyr, slangily : LECH
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Fear-induced reaction : COLDSWEAT
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Certain newspaper section : METRO
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Asia's Trans ___ range : ALAI
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Who said "Sex is the biggest nothing of all time" : ANDYWARHOL
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Geom. figure : RECT
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Sorbet alternative : ITALIANICE
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Colors : DYES
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Dr. Seuss title : FOXINSOCKS
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Rigel, for one : BSTAR
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"32 Flavors" singer Davis : ALANA
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Casanova and Don Juan : RAKES
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How some golfers shoot a round : EVENPAR
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Prof.'s class : LECT
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Bygone letter : ETH
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Show visually : GRAPH
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Strangle : GARROTE
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Barely beat : EDGEDOUT
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Act : DEED
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It may come in ribbons : PASTA
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Followers : ENTOURAGE
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Athlete's snack : ENERGYBAR
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Bad records : RAPSHEETS
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Miss Congeniality, e.g. : ALSORAN
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Plunder : SPOILS
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Major ___ : LEAGUES
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Parts of an ad campaign : PROMOS
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Key substitute : SMARTCARD
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#1 hit for the Kingston Trio : TOMDOOLEY
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Companion of the Wild Bunch : ETTAPLACE
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Heed : LISTENTO
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Tree hewer : BROADAX
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Italian seaport : SALERNO
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Changes made to a manuscript : EDITS
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Cuneiform markers : STYLI
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Standard : ETHIC
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Nonsense, slangily : CROCK
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Swiss features : HOLES
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Ragamuffin : WAIF
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"Serpico" author : MAAS
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Something in the plus column : WIN

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

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