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New York Times, Friday, June 14, 2002

Dava ___, author of the best seller "Longitude"

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Ross.
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© 2002, The New York Times6/14/02 ( No. 19,211 )
Across
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Cinephile's purchase : DVDPLAYER
10
Kind of curl : SPIT
14
Title for Sir Anthony Eden : EARLOFAVON
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French bean : TETE
17
Survives : STAYSALIVE
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N.B.A., e.g.: Abbr. : ASSN
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Short shot? : PIC
20
Basis of comparison for many innovations : SLICEDBREAD
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"I Ain't Marching Anymore" singer, 1965 : OCHS
24
Umpire's call : LET
25
Shape of a certain drum : KETTLE
26
Breaks : TAMES
28
Dava ___, author of the best seller "Longitude" : SOBEL
30
Melody : AIR
31
Nets, maybe : SNARES
33
Medical disappointments : RELAPSES
35
"Who Let the Dogs Out" group, the ___ Men : BAHA
37
"Duchess of ___," Goya painting : ALBA
38
Most stomach-turning : GROSSEST
42
Chinese-American with 14 Grammys : YOYOMA
46
Former Mideast inits. : UAR
47
___ nothing : ALLOR
49
Played again : RERAN
50
Ultimate object : ENDALL
52
Kitty : POT
54
Marmalade ingredient : RIND
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Washed up : SWEPTASHORE
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Canal site : EAR
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"Dear" ones : SIRS
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Proximity : CLOSERANGE
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Major addition? : ETTE
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Brunei and others : SULTANATES
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P P P : RHOS
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Some museum workers : RESTORERS
Down
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Oppressors : DESPOTS
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Belvedere Park locale, with "the" : VATICAN
3
Bygone money : DRACHMA
4
Thickness : PLY
5
Erosion : LOSS
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Pride precedes it, they say : AFALL
7
Bush and Clinton, once : YALIES
8
Cruel landlord? : EVICTOR
9
Drift : ROVE
10
Show fear : START
11
Bygone money : PESETAS
12
"I've been framed!" : ITSALIE
13
Submits : TENDERS
15
Real-life outlaw played in film by Mick Jagger : NEDKELLY
21
Dwell on : BELABOR
23
Some Bosnians : SERBS
27
Product of evaporation : SEASALT
29
Cole Porter's "___ Clown" : BEA
32
Beats badly : SHELLACS
34
Restaurant dinner host, usually : PAYER
36
Communication without talking: Abbr. : ASL
38
One taking a shot : GUESSER
39
Accompanied : RANWITH
40
Words after "bring" or "in" : ORDERTO
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First-rate, in British slang : TOPHOLE
43
East, in España : ORIENTE
44
Executive : MANAGER
45
First "Bond girl" : ANDRESS
48
Perches : ROOSTS
51
Polygonal projections : APSES
53
Take care of : TREAT
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Insinuation : SLUR
57
Cosmetics maker ___ Laszlo : ERNO
61
Swiss stream : AAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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