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New York Times, Thursday, June 19, 2003

It's illegal at some intersections

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 44 Missing: {FJKQWXZ} This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Ross.
Jim Horne notes:

In this "turn the corner" puzzle, the second half of each right-angle answer (for example, 13 Down) was clued "More of the answer" in print. Later similar puzzles eliminated those clues altogether.

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© 2003, The New York Times6/19/03 ( No. 19,581 )
Across
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Having job security, in a way : TENURED
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Communist leader after Mao : DENG
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Square parts : NINETYDEGREEANGLES
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Where to see some clowns : RODEO
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Kitchen gizmo : EGGBEATER
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Architect Jones : INIGO
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Musket extension? : EER
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St. ___ Cathedral in Londonderry : EUGENES
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Descent, as of an airplane : DROPINALTITUDE
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Is a big burden (on) : LIESHEAVY
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Offense : SIN
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Hard to find : SCANT
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Peace Corps cousin : VISTA
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Mother ___ : HEN
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The Hanged Man, e.g. : TAROT
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Something to shoot for : IDEAL
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Math. class : ALG
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Affect drastically : UPEND
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Heart : MIDST
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Cohort : PAL
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Tears apart : RIVES
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Actress Graff : ILENE
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Duncan's denial : NAE
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What a long shot faces : GREATODDS
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Practical joke : LEGPULL
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Opinion : SAY
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Owning lots of land : ACRED
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Joseph, for one : ISRAELITE
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About 35.3 cubic feet : STERE
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They may need to dry out : SOTS
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Without exception : BARNONE
Down
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Go-getter : TIGER
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Wrapped up : ENGROSSED
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Midwest state: Abbr. : NEB
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___ Pass, near Pikes Peak : UTE
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Hand-woven Scandinavian rug : RYA
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N.Y. summer setting : EDT
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Disappointing mark : DEE
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Largesse recipient : DONEE
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Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
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Dry region south of Beersheba : NEGEV
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Foolish : GOOSY
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Scholarship criterion : NEED
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It's illegal at some intersections : RIGHTTURNONRED
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Some capts. are part of it : USN
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Edible pockets : PITAS
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Features of some apartments : LSHAPEDLIVINGROOMS
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One side in the Cod War : ICELAND
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Dash : VIM
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Dictator Amin : IDI
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Of concern to beekeepers : APIAN
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Throwback : REVERSION
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Start for step or stop : ONE
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What passes may lead to, briefly : TDS
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"Ha-ha," online : LOL
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Lens : GLASS
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Half a literary leaf : RECTO
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Everglades wader : EGRET
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Mimics : APERS
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Words on a Wonderland cake : EATME
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Salon supply : DYES
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Close relative : SIB
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Kind of molecule : RNA
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Cabinet dept. : AGR
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West end? : ERN
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Card game with forfeits : LOO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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