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New York Times, Tuesday, May 28, 2002

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0528 ( 19,194 )
Across
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Not that : THIS
5
Plods along : SLOGS
10
Take it easy : LAZE
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Open to inspection : REVIEWABLE
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Showy flower : IRIS
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Citrus fruit waste : ORANGEPEEL
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Coal deposits? : BINS
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Thieves' hangout : DEN
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Employee's reward : RAISE
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Hippie's catchword : PEACE
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Intrinsically : PERSE
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Place for a cold one : BAR
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Play time : RECESS
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N.F.C. or A.F.C. division : CENTRAL
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A criminal may go by it : ALIAS
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Stomach filler : FOOD
34
Log-burning time : YULE
35
D.E.A. operative : NARC
36
Theme of this puzzle : BOWLS
37
Ship lockup : BRIG
38
Allergy consequence : ITCH
39
Field of expertise : AREA
40
The "L" in 51-Down : LEAVE
41
Erne or tern : SEABIRD
43
Radio talk show participant : CALLER
44
L.B.J.'s successor : RMN
45
Tree knot : GNARL
47
Throw out : SCRAP
50
April forecast : RAINY
51
Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
54
Lena of "Havana" : OLIN
55
Q-Tip, e.g. : COTTONSWAB
57
Come down : LAND
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Ruin a shot, in a way : OVEREXPOSE
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Water swirl : EDDY
60
Mexican bread : PESOS
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"Ah, me!" : ALAS
Down
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Walked (on) : TROD
2
Call to Fido : HERE
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"Terrible" czar : IVAN
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Lust, for one : SIN
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Takes an oath : SWEARS
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___ lazuli : LAPIS
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More than heavy : OBESE
8
Jubilation : GLEE
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French seasoning : SEL
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Philadelphia tourist attraction : LIBERTYBELL
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Pavarotti specialty : ARIA
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Brass component : ZINC
13
North Carolina motto starter : ESSE
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Exit : EGRESS
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Give a scathing review : PAN
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Sweet drink : PEACHBRANDY
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Hospital capacity : BEDS
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Indian royalty : RANIS
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Make jubilant : ELATE
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Around : CIRCA
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Drink with fast food : COLA
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Like Mayberry : RURAL
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Well's partner : ALIVE
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Cubist Fernand : LEGER
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Explorer maker : FORD
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Be beholden to : OWE
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Country dance spot : BARN
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Adam's apple's place : LARYNX
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Dennis the Menace, e.g. : IMP
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Rapids transit? : CANOES
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Microsoft honcho : GATES
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Explosion maker : NITRO
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Shoe bottom : SOLE
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Decked out : CLAD
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Cheese coating : RIND
50
Wander : ROVE
51
Mil. truant : AWOL
52
Canaveral letters : NASA
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Beame and Saperstein : ABES
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___ a plea : COP
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Baden-Baden or Évian : SPA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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