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New York Times, Saturday, June 14, 2003

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 75, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 176 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0614 ( 19,576 )
Across
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Abbr. after N. or S. : AMER
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Trumpet sound : WAWA
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Auel heroine : AYLA
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Round figure? : BOXER
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___ place : ONES
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Hot stuff : LOOT
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With 56-Across, successful like Jackie Robinson [and a hint for 22-, 35- and 49-Across] : BREAKINGTHROUGH
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Choice : OPTION
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Kitty : MEWER
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With 23-Across, Steinbeck opus : THEREDPONY
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Spinners, briefly : DJS
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A great deal of Eurasia, once: Abbr. : SSRS
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Walkaway : ROMP
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Date to remember? : BEAU
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"The Adventures of Milo and ___" (1989 film) : OTIS
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It's just for show : FACADE
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With 39-Across, dieter's breakfast order : EGGWHITEOMELET
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Words before a showoff-y cry : LOOKMA
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Robin Williams film role : GARP
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Actions at chuck-a-luck : BETS
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Ivy-covered building, maybe : DORM
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Cannonball : RACE
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Public hanging? : ART
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With 51-Across, 1966 Peppard/Mason movie set in W.W. I : THEBLUEMAX
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Snaps : HIKES
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Found out : LEARNT
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See 17-Across : THECOLORBARRIER
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Bill : BEAK
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Sight from Taormina : ETNA
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Kama ___ : SUTRA
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Hot : SEXY
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Inquiring : NOSY
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Leave behind ... or not leave behind : PASS
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Big brothers? : ABBOTS
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Changes (into) : MORPHS
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Home of the Church of St. Peter : EXETER
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Does an encore of : REAIRS
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Took : WON
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Director Lee : ANG
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Clean, as a floor : WETMOP
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Pasty-looking : ASHEN
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African flower : ALOE
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Bridge reminder : YOURDEAL
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Headsaw target : LOG
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Part of N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ATH
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Onetime rival of MGM : RKO
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Possible reason to lie in bed all morning : INERTIA
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The Orient Express, e.g.: Abbr. : RWY
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"I dare you!" : DOIT
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Canada's King and Clark, for short : PMS
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Like some expensive vases : JADE
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Mincemeat ingredient : SUET
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Letters accompanying some 2,000-year-old+ dates : BCE
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E = IR originator : OHM
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Fixed method : FORMULA
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It can bring music to your ears : AMP
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Famous isola : ELBA
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Attendee : GOER
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Was canned : GOTTHEAX
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Days on end: Abbr. : WKS
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Disraeli was one : EARL
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Jack-tar : GOB
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Mississippi River explorer : DESOTO
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Show some anger : REARUP
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Hindu beverage of immortality : AMRITA
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They're punishing : CANERS
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Crowd formers : EXTRAS
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Ref's ruling : TKO
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Ancient beauty : HELEN
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Gross : ICKY
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Locales for residents?: Abbr. : ERS
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Cookbook amt. : TBS
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Tee follower? : HEE
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I.C.U. staff : RNS
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Raise a howl : BAY

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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