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New York Times, Saturday, June 2, 2001

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 6, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 123 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0602 ( 18,834 )
Across
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City north of Breslau : POSEN
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Penn, for one: Abbr. : STA
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Actor/singer Wooley : SHEB
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Place for a match : ARENA
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Make ___ (get paid well) : AWAD
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Means : MODE
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Rain check? : WINDSHIELDWIPER
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Aircraft's altitude limit : ABSOLUTECEILING
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Bank : TIER
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Special insight : ESP
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"Crusade in Europe" auth. : DDE
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Bug someone, e.g. : SPY
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"The Way of Perfection" writer : STTERESA
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Word on the way out? : ADIEU
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Designer Wang : VERA
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Slugger's swing : RIP
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Crime lab staff : FORENSICEXPERTS
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Former ring leader : ALI
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Language from which "Nebraska" comes : OTOE
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Come after : ENSUE
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Lay atop : RESTEDON
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It has a wet floor : SEA
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Suffix with form : ULA
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Turn black, maybe : DYE
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Prefix with star or bucks : MEGA
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Point producer : PENCILSHARPENER
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Étoile's area : CLASSICALBALLET
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Don Juan's kiss : BESO
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Zebra feature : MANE
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Break off : CEASE
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Some camera work : SCAN
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Flight board listing: Abbr. : ETD
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Strains : TRIES
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Manhandle : PAWAT
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Antelope with spikelike horns : ORIBI
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Meaning : SENSE
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Check beneficiary : ENDORSEE
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Pelé's org. : NASL
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It's in the same position every minute : SWEEPSECONDHAND
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Magnesium silicate : TALC
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A grand total may include it : ADDEDTAX
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Luck or fate, at times : SMILER
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They have their reservations : HOPI
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Fall venue : EDEN
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"Lulu" composer : BERG
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Islets : AITS
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Army helicopter : HUEY
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Like some loads : WIDE
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"Let us spray," e.g. : PUN
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One may undergo surgery : TREE
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Slips : ERRS
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Ex ___ (not in its original habitat) : SITU
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Stained-glass window site : APSE
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Way off : AFAR
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Charity distribution : DOLE
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Freesia's relative : IRIS
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Marlon's Oscar-winning role : VITO
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Carbon dioxide absorber : SODALIME
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Second of April? : PEE
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Pottery worker, sometimes : ENAMELER
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Copper Bowl locale : TUCSON
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48-Down team : ELIS
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Vojvodina resident : SERB
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See 44-Down : YALE
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Zhou ___ : ENLAI
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Fools : GEESE
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Cádiz crafts : ARTES
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Highly toxic pollutants : PCBS
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Juice: Abbr. : ELEC
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Magellan's org. : NASA
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"Begone!" : SCAT
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A handshake may seal it : PACT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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