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New York Times, Thursday, May 30, 2002

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJKQVW} This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0530 ( 19,196 )
Across
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Pickpocket, in slang : DIP
4
Monokini's lack : BRA
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Open to everyone : PUBLIC
13
When expected : ONCUE
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Western Hemisphere org. : OAS
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Do some film editing : SPLICE
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S.S. Guppy commander : CAPNCRUNCH
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Stupefied : TRANCED
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Workday interrupters : LUNCHES
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"More!" : ENCORE
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Put down in writing? : PAN
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Cancer follower : LEO
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Menotti character : AMAHL
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Eats into : ERODES
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"It's a Wonderful Life" angel : CLARENCE
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Bad-tasting : RANCID
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Markers : CHITS
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Business card abbr. : EXT
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Black : EBON
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Macbeth, for one : THANE
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Aware of : ONTO
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Shade of gray : ZINC
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Cavort : PRANCE
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Not stick out : FITIN
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Money : CURRENCY
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It's golden : SILENCE
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Brooklyn Dodgers great : REESE
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Where the buoys are : SEA
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Football positions: Abbr. : RTS
49
Corinthian alternative : DORIC
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Quiescence : LATENCY
54
Silk-screening need : STENCIL
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Like the film "Henry & June" (and this puzzle) : RATEDNC17
60
Hurt with a blow : CONCUSS
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Foot part : INCH
62
Swedish auto : SAAB
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Get mad : SEERED
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Singer Kiki : DEE
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HBO rival : AMC
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Sawbones : DOC
2
One conquered by the conquistadors : INCA
3
Young boxer : PUP
4
Ejects : BOUNCES
5
Gaucho's workplace : RANCHO
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New York's ___ Stadium : ASHE
7
L.A. setting : PST
8
Raises : UPREARS
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One of TV's "Golden Girls" : BLANCHE
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Home to the Juilliard School : LINCOLNCENTER
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"Happy Birthday" writer : ICER
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Give up : CEDE
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Letter abbr. : ENCL
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Like a legal pad : RULED
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Intravenous solution : SALINE
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Former U.N. chief Javier ___ de Cuéllar : PEREZ
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Language from which "hashish" comes : ARABIC
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Disagreement : NONCONCURRENCE
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Pal, in Perth : MATE
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Racket : DIN
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Uncertain : CHANCY
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No longer around : EXTINCT
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One end of a nave : CHANCEL
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Subdues, with "down" : TONES
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Half of seis : TRES
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Squirt can contents : OIL
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Exact : PRECISE
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Intended : FIANCE
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Acquire again : REINCUR
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Boil : SEETHE
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Batting coach's concern : STANCE
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Mil. medals : DSCS
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Siouan speaker : OTOE
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Unimaginative : ARID
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N.F.L. stat: Abbr. : YDS
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Flashback causer : LSD
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Sports org. : NCAA
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When "S.N.L." ends : 1AM
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Year that Dionysius of Halicarnassus is believed to have died : 7BC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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