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New York Times, Saturday, May 26, 2001

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 144 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0526 ( 18,827 )

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Across
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Study : POREOVER
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Go this way and that : SLALOM
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Instantly : INATRICE
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Hypothyroidism preventer : IODINE
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Accept recognition : TAKEABOW
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Like some flaps : GUMMED
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Alphabetical run : CDE
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Easy : LENIENT
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Course often taught by volunteers: Abbr. : ESL
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Work (out) : HASH
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A bit, colloquially : SORTA
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Crown : PATE
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Early Iroquois foes : ERIES
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Lab service: Abbr. : ENL
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Singer Anita : ODAY
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Casual wear : DENIMS
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Dilettantes : DABBLERS
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They're hard to get out of : RUTS
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Essence : SOUL
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Insurer's concern : FIRETRAP
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Adult : XRATED
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His, in old Rome : AVES
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Be off : ERR
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Scotland coronation site until 1651 : SCONE
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They may be overhead : CAMS
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Get ready to drive : TEEUP
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German reunifier : KOHL
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Bambi's aunt : ENA
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Daughter of Tethys, in myth : OCEANID
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___ cross : TAU
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Ark site after the conquest of Canaan : SHILOH
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Crown : MAKEKING
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Charge : IONIZE
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Bearing : PRESENCE
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Known to be in working order : TESTED
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Squirters : SYRINGES
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Not on the level? : PITCHED
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Impetuously, maybe : ONADARE
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Amasses : RAKESIN
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Season at a café : ETE
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Kind of tradition : ORAL
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Aura, slangily : VIBES
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Lodge opening? : ECONO
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Made some new connections : REWIRED
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Railway tower, in England : SIGNALBOX
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Yahoo : LOUT
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Fleet runner: Abbr. : ADM
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Tangy drink : LIMEADE
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Like an undistinguished hotel : ONESTAR
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Sets of numbers : MEDLEYS
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Old science lab equipment : ETNAS
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Patricia Hearst, e.g. : HEIRESS
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"Out of Africa" director : POLLACK
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Censor's concern : SMUT
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Like some truths : STRETCHED
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Stickers : BURS
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One-piece garment: Var. : SAREE
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Accepts responsibility : FACESIT
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Friend of Richard I, in fiction : IVANHOE
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Detritus : REMAINS
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Radio components : PREAMPS
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Street noise : TOOTING
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Build up : ENHANCE
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Torrents : DELUGES
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Like certain math operations : UNARY
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Closefisted type : PIKER
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Go very slowly : OOZE
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First name in 50's TV : DESI
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Plastered : LIT
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Scope : KEN

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

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