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New York Times, Thursday, June 13, 2002

21-Across : Compensation (+)

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KXZ} This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Kahn.
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© 2002, The New York Times6/13/02 ( No. 19,210 )
Across
1
Dr. Seuss character : CAT
4
Class-conscious grps.? : PTAS
8
Stops on ___ : ADIME
13
Fruity coolers : ADES
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Kind of hour : RUSH
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Electrician, at times : WIRER
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It dissolves in H2O : NACL
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Novel ending? : ETTE
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Town in a war novel : ADANO
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Muslim honorific : AGHA
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Compensation (+) : QUIDPROQUO
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City in eastern China, onetime Nationalist headquarters : PENGPU
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Sullivan and O'Neill : EDS
26
That, in Tijuana : ESO
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Eliminate the potholes in, say : REPAVE
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Chipper : GAY
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Spicy dish (-) : CHILICONCARNE
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James ___ Garfield : ABRAM
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Co. in a big 2001 merger : AOL
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Harbingers : OMENS
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Cast Stallone as a doctor, say (-) : GOAGAINSTTYPE
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Nosh : EAT
46
Feature of a manx cat : NOTAIL
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Pinch : NIP
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Perched : SAT
52
Go-getter : DYNAMO
54
Show elation (+) : JUMPFORJOY
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Advil target : ACHE
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"Middlemarch" novelist : ELIOT
62
Arizona snake dancers : HOPI
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Brisk movement : TROT
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Cooker : OVEN
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Rig : SEMI
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Film board member : RATER
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Rat : SING
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Not sweet : SEC
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Party offering : CANAPE
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Truisms : ADAGES
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Managerial type : TECHNOCRAT
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"The Godfather, Part II," e.g. : PREQUEL
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1984 Peace Nobelist : TUTU
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Italian province next to Torino : ASTI
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Got rid of : SHED
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Peabody or Polk : AWARD
9
Antics : DIDOS
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Home of some Kurds : IRAQ
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Children's ___ : MENU
12
Suffix with sock : EROO
14
Smelting waste : SLAG
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Hammer part : PEEN
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Bandleader Louis : PRIMA
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Word with roll or bar : PIANO
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At ___ (with repercussions) : ACOST
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Inventor of the electric battery : VOLTA
31
Popular 1960's sitcom : GREENACRES
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Miller of Hollywood : ANN
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"Sounds good to me" : YES
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One who might crack a mirror : HAG
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Not boldly : COYLY
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Sound carrier : AMP
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Bronze ___ : AGE
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Fancy wrap : BOA
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Studying closely : INTO
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Spiffing (up) : TIDYING
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Returnee's cry : IMHOME
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Kind of license : POETIC
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Germ : SPORE
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Following : AFTER
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Writer Hentoff and others : NATS
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Catcall : JEER
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It runs down the arm : ULNA
56
Hand holder : MITT
57
Fraternity letters : RHOS
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Rock's Bon ___ : JOVI
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Uncap : OPEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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