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New York Times, Wednesday, May 8, 2002

Leisurely time to arrive at work

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 121 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times5/8/02 ( No. 19,174 )
Across
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They may be jerked : SODAS
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Leisurely time to arrive at work : TENAM
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Sounds at a masseur's : AHS
14
Ten sawbucks : CNOTE
15
Deposed leader, perhaps : EXILE
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Web search result : HIT
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Cereal for squirrels? : ACORNFLAKES
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Ethyl ender : ENE
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Distribute anew : REDEAL
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Vicente Fox's country: Abbr. : MEX
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Miami-___ County : DADE
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See 34-Down : STAR
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Evaluated : SIZEDUP
27
Like the lunar surface : CRATERED
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Enrapture : SEND
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Down for the count : OUT
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Become established : SETIN
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Jocks' antitheses : NERDS
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Tuck away : STOW
40
Hunk of fairway : DIVOT
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Shade of red : BEET
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Sunni's belief : ISLAM
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Expressed orally : PAROL
47
The Mustangs' sch. : SMU
48
Wasn't straight : LIED
50
Prepares for a rough ride : STRAPSIN
52
Olympics vehicle : BOBSLED
55
Clinton's birthplace : HOPE
56
Oodles : ALOT
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"A jealous mistress": Emerson : ART
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Tens, perhaps : IDEALS
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Natural leader, in astrology : LEO
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Perfumed actress? : AROMADOWNEY
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One who can't pass the bar? : SOT
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Penalized : FINED
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Advance in age : GETON
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Silvery-gray : ASH
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Most mall rats : TEENS
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Site of two famous banks : SEINE
Down
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Lasting impression : SCAR
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"___ bitten ..." : ONCE
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"I ___ it!": Red Skelton : DOOD
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Motionless : ATREST
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Legislative houses : SENATES
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Business card abbr. : TEL
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Physical, e.g. : EXAM
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Some sneaks : NIKES
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Joan's "Dynasty" role : ALEXIS
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___ amis : MES
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Futuristic woman's chapeau? : AHEADDRESS
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Yoga practitioner : HINDU
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Hardly cheap : STEEP
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Erupted suddenly : FLARED
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Star in Cygnus : DENEB
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Fix, as a pool cue : RETIP
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Buddhist sect : ZEN
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"___ fan tutte" : COSI
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Where wheels roll : RUTS
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Island's source of revenue? : ATOLLBOOTH
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Temperamental types : DIVAS
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With 23-Across, a guiding light : NORTH
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Prefix with god : DEMI
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Leave speechless : STUN
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Place for a spare tire? : WAIST
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Doughnut-shaped : TOROID
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Sportscaster Allen : MEL
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Mini-pooches : LAPDOGS
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Snookums : DEARIE
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Kind of league : PEEWEE
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Corkwood : BALSA
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Dinner substitutes : OLEOS
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Hive member : DRONE
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Some feds : TMEN
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Opposed to : ANTI
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Boxer Spinks : LEON
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New Year's word : SYNE
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Time in 65-Down : AFT
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Want ___ : ADS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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