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New York Times, Thursday, May 9, 2002

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {VZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 69 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0509 ( 19,175 )
Across
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Melville megalomaniac : AHAB
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He's found in books : WALDO
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One kind is slippery : ELM
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Fat cat : NABOB
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Ruhr-al city? : ESSEN
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Sine ___ non : QUA
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With 23-Across, story about a noisy snorer? : THELEGENDOF
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Prefix with cellular : UNI
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It's tossed at Spanish restaurants : ENSALADA
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Missouri River tributary : OSAGE
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See 17-Across : SLEEPYHOLLER
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Retainer, e.g. : FEE
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Berne sight : AAR
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Modern camera setting : AUTO
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Belief of more than 5 million Americans : ISLAM
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Pound sound : ARF
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Fashion designer Vera : WANG
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Chap who's a skilled lumberjack? : JOLLYGOODFELLER
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Author Dinesen : ISAK
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Add-on : ELL
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Family name in "Brideshead Revisited" : RYDER
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Make ___ dash : AMAD
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Fig. of interest : APR
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1970 Sportsman of the Year : ORR
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Tendency to "lose it"? : YELLERSTREAK
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Farm letters? : EIEIO
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Kind of relationship : ONETOONE
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Bustle : ADO
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"Ain't Misbehavin'" composer misbehaving? : WALLERINSIN
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Alternative to Bowser : REX
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Sporting blades : EPEES
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Maine's ___ Bay : CASCO
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Mr., abroad : SRI
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Powders : DUSTS
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Store originally in Herald Square : SAKS
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A chip, maybe : ANTE
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Nuclear fission Nobelist Otto : HAHN
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Fortas, Vigoda, etc. : ABES
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Gauchos' weapons : BOLAS
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Gardening tool : WEEDER
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"Duck soup!" : ASNAP
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It was dropped in the 60's : LSD
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"Jubilate ___" (hymn of praise) : DEO
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Hoofing it : ONFOOT
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Match : EQUAL
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Fencing move : LUNGE
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Gold medalist skier Hermann : MAIER
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Ralph of "Sunrise at Campobello" : BELLAMY
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Mythical mother of the Titans : GAEA
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Inchmeal : SLOWLY
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Word with bone or court : YARD
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Piqued state : HUFF
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Suva's land : FIJI
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Those, to Muñoz : ESOS
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"Pure ___," 1994 jazz album : ELLA
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Potassium hydroxide is one : ALKALI
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Popular ISP : AOL
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Designer Gucci : ALDO
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At no time, poetically : NEER
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Boxer's warning : GRRR
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Fire hat, hose, ax, etc. : GEAR
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Delta 88, e.g. : OLDS
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Wandering : ERRATIC
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Asked "Got milk?", maybe : MEOWED
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"Gunsmoke" star : ARNESS
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Squint : PEER
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Long time : YEARS
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King ___ (bird) : EIDER
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Pope of 1605 : LEOXI
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For rent : TOLET
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Hawaiian coffees : KONAS
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Thessalian peak : OSSA
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Cutlet? : NICK
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Grandson of Adam : ENOS
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Homer Simpson's Indian friend : APU
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French article : LES

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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