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New York Times, Monday, June 17, 2002

Author:
Janice M. Putney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janice M. Putney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQVXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Putney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0617 ( 19,214 )
Across
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Instrument with a bow : CELLO
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Trucker with a handle : CBER
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Like stallions and bulls : MALE
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Heavenly hunter : ORION
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Sharpen : HONE
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Touched down : ALIT
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Two for breakfast? : COFFEEANDDANISH
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Play ___ (do some tennis) : ASET
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Deuce, in tennis : TIE
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Baltimore player : ORIOLE
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Mink or sable : FUR
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Not as dusty : CLEANER
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Taiwan's capital : TAIPEI
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Stout drinks : ALES
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Money in the bank, say : ASSET
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A ___ apple : ASIN
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Mailed : SENT
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Two for dinner? : MEATANDPOTATOES
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Ponies up : PAYS
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Summer coolers : ADES
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Redhead's dye : HENNA
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"You said it!" : AMEN
43
Diviner, of a sort : DOWSER
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All-night studier : CRAMMER
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"Psst!" : HEY
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What cable TV renders unnecessary : AERIAL
50
Bambi's mother, for one : DOE
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Without cost : FREE
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Two for dessert? : PEACHESANDCREAM
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Isle of exile : ELBA
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Pro or con, in a debate : SIDE
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Dumbwaiter, essentially : HOIST
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Radiator sound : SSSS
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"Don't move!" : STAY
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Actress Moorehead : AGNES
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___-Cola : COCA
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Libido, in psychiatry : EROS
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Vitality : LIFE
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Place for hay : LOFT
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Loved ___ : ONE
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Head of a meeting : CHAIR
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Radius or rib : BONE
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Finale : END
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Aromatic : REDOLENT
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Craze : MANIA
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"March comes in like ___ ..." : ALION
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Fine thread : LISLE
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It'll knock you out : ETHER
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Needle case : ETUI
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War god : ARES
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Crumbly white cheese : FETA
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Ad biz awards : CLIOS
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Push (down) : TAMP
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Away from port : ASEA
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Brit's exclamation : ISAY
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Beloved animals : PETS
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Colorado town on the Roaring Fork River : ASPEN
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Venomous snake : ADDER
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Fret : STEW
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Almost forever : EONS
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State bird of Hawaii : NENE
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Peter I, II or III : TSAR
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How some shall remain : NAMELESS
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Chips ___! (cookies) : AHOY
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Asian nurse : AMAH
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Owner's proof : DEED
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Sleeveless wraps : CAPES
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Spools : REELS
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Riyadh residents : ARABS
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Flaky minerals : MICAS
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Sweetie pie : HONEY
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Bit of baby talk : DADA
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Symbol of the WB network : FROG
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Bit attachment : REIN
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Relieve : EASE
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Ambulance grp. : EMTS
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"Take a load off!" : SIT
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When repeated, a Latin dance : CHA

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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