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New York Times, Friday, May 25, 2001

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Peoples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0525 ( 18,826 )
Across
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Comment after a compliment : AWSHUCKS
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Dr. Seuss character : SAMIAM
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Try to get off easier, perhaps : COPAPLEA
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Exaggerate : OVERDO
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Rosencrantz or Guildenstern : COURTIER
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Monthly : MENSAL
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Einstein's birthplace : ULM
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Theoretically : ONPAPER
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Org. with an influential journal : AMA
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Not hidden : SEEN
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Old lampshade material : TOLE
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Used-up checkbook, perhaps : STUBS
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Result : ENDUP
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Originally : NEE
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There are 12 in a year : IDES
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Big name in diamonds : DEBEERS
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Daily riser : TIDE
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Mr. High-and-Mighty : HISNIBS
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Corsair crew : PIRATES
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Opera opener : ACTI
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Get to the point of? : SHARPEN
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Kite part : BEAK
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Jargon suffix : ESE
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Cholesterol, e.g. : LIPID
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Deep cavity : ABYSM
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Part of Nascar: Abbr. : ASSN
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With 5-Down, approached : CAME
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They may be real or imaginary: Abbr. : NOS
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"Cato" playwright : ADDISON
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Brother : MAC
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Smoke out : EXPOSE
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Conscience : SUPEREGO
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Deli order : REUBEN
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Took unwanted steps : TRAVELED
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Relatives of sunflowers : ASTERS
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A little night music : SERENADE
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Charge : ACCUSE
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Like some caps : WOOLEN
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Spewed forth : SPUMED
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Bit of feigned laughter : HAR
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See 54-Across : UPTO
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Singer Black : CLINT
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Not panic : KEEPONESHEAD
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Cake maker : SARALEE
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A smattering of : SOME
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Swears : AVERS
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Door sign : MEN
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Dodger's comeuppance? : IRSAUDIT
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Eliot novel : ADAMBEDE
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Slow flower : MOLASSES
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A teen may succumb to it : PEERPRESSURE
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Bores : NUDNIKS
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Mammoth : TITANIC
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Dallas City Hall designer : PEI
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Shot from an air rifle : BBS
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Nurse : SIP
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"Carmen" highlight : HABANERA
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Slammer isolation cells : ICEBOXES
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Sits tight : STAYSPUT
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Sem. study : REL
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Hockey stat : ASSISTS
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"Dallas" role : PAMELA
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Painted a mental picture of : IMAGED
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Make sense of : DECODE
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Electromagnetic wave amplifier : MASER
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Without face value : NOPAR
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Some holes in the ground : DENS
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"Scream" star Campbell : NEVE
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Eng. award : OBE
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Cartoon dog : REN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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