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New York Times, Friday, May 30, 2003

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJX} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0530 ( 19,561 )
Across
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"The Fall" guy? : CAMUS
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It's smaller than English : PICA
10
Temple of the Sun worshiper : INCA
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___ barrel : OVERA
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Load : ONUS
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Wired package : BALE
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Actress Ina : BALIN
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Medieval armor-busting weapon : WARHAMMER
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Printing capital : BLOCKLETTER
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60's pop star Little ___ : EVA
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Holy Roman emperor : LOTHAIR
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Verb type: Abbr. : INT
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Harden : SET
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Suffix with despond : ENT
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One with a round head : PAWN
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Roar : BLARE
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Italian painter Reni : GUIDO
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Falsified : COOKED
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It has drops and bolts : THUNDERSHOWER
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Young pigs : SHOATS
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Investment : STAKE
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Helping theorem : LEMMA
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Organ part : STOP
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Taste : SIP
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Simple ticket order : ONE
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Meat in French cuisine : COQ
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"Bathers" painter : CEZANNE
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Equinox mo. : SEP
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It's in your hand : KNUCKLEBONE
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What each word in 18-, 20-, 34- and 51-Across could be considered : HEADSTART
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Not at all quiet : VOCAL
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Sharpness : EDGE
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Filled treat : OREO
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Like most planetary orbits : OVATE
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Vat preparations : DYES
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Striking end : PEEN
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Famous : NOTED
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Save one's sole? : COBBLE
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Toyota model : AVALON
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Giant among Giants : MELOTT
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"Spenser: For Hire" star : URICH
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Kraft Foods brand : SANKA
6
Sport drink put out by Coca-Cola : POWERADE
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___ the kill : INAT
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Jane of "Coneheads" : CURTIN
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Pallid : ASHEN
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Dell competitor : IBM
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One handled the same way? : NAMESAKE
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Less dense : CLEVERER
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Turned, as topsoil : AERATED
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Coffee table tome, perhaps : ARTBOOK
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Greasy organic compounds : LIPIDS
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Most appalling : WORST
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Brat Pack member : LOWE
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Locale of some U.S. naval forces : GUAM
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Takes down, as a poster : UNTACKS
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Service area, say : CHAPEL
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Alms recipients : THENEEDY
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Modern place of entry : HOMEPAGE
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California gold rush town : STOCKTON
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Pie-eyed : SLOSHED
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Plaza : SQUARE
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Vehicle with caterpillar treads : SNOCAT
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Not learned : INNATE
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Like apples in pies : PEELED
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Leading the pack : ONTOP
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"Werewolves of London" singer, 1978 : ZEVON
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From the beginning: Lat. : ABOVO
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Canadian Indian : CREE
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___ Peres (St. Louis suburb) : DES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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