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New York Times, Saturday, June 1, 2002

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 157 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0601 ( 19,198 )
Across
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Greeting card sentiment : IMISSYOU
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Compensate for : OFFSET
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Sings : TELLSALL
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Remove, as a calcium compound : DELIME
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Pitchers? : SALESMEN
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Campaign feature : SLOGAN
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"Put ___ on it!" : ALID
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Extinct birds : MOAS
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"Pagliacci" role : TONIO
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Atlas abbr. : MTN
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Saint ___, English borough known for glassmaking : HELENS
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Massage deeply : ROLF
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Mancinelli opera "___ e Leandro" : ERO
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Bank deposit? : ORE
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Stage shows? : OATERS
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Superdome team : SAINTS
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Had : OWNED
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Modern manager : SYSOP
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Irving of "Carrie" : AMY
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Shred : RIPUP
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Chancel entrance symbols : ROODS
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They may be taken for suckers : OCTOPI
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Like some hair : RATTED
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You overseas : SIE
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Super Bowl XXXIV champs: Abbr. : STL
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Genesis brother : SETH
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Charge over : REBILL
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Hose part : TOE
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Assume : ADOPT
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Pad : DIGS
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Prefix with cure : PEDI
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State bordering Arizona : SONORA
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Like some engagement rings : ONECARAT
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Cleveland avenue said to have America's first traffic light, 1914 : EUCLID
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Connected with : TIEDINTO
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Imbues : STEEPS
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Classic author who was the subject of a 1952 film musical : ANDERSEN
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"Ugh!" : ITSAMESS
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Item for a hospital patient : MEALTRAY
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Where the Big Muddy flows : ILLINOIS
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Coaster : SLED
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1960's demonstration target: Abbr. : SSS
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Talks loudly and persistently : YAMMERS
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Soccer stadium cheer : OLEOLE
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Caput ___ syndrome (arm problem) : ULNAE
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Some hosp. cases : ODS
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Believed : FELT
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Began to drag? : FLOOREDIT
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Overseas term of address : SIGNOR
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Sends, in a way : EMAILS
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Nearly an hour? : TENOF
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White : SNOWY
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Meat-and-vegetable stew : HOTPOT
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___ Severo, Italy : SAN
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Old Toyota : TERCEL
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End of the world? : NORTHPOLE
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Mantric syllables : OMS
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Put in : ADDED
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Back doors : POSTERNS
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Current : UPTODATE
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Give more, more, more : PILEITON
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Poetic preposition : OER
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Sesame, e.g. : OILSEED
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Vision problem during rapid flight deceleration : REDOUT
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Stat : ATONCE
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Register : SIGNIN
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Author's supply: Abbr. : SASES
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Regional life : BIOTA
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It may be round : TRIP
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Marriage requirement : PAIR
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Some newspaper inserts : ADS
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Letter string : CDE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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