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New York Times, Saturday, June 21, 2003

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FGJQVWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 20 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0621 ( 19,583 )
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"Count ___" : MEIN
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Wrapping material : SARAN
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They're trident-shaped : PSIS
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13, for Al : ATNO
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It may be blind in Italy : AMORE
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Capital of Rhône : LYON
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Picker-uppers : CHOPSTICKS
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Decem ___ (Latin decade) : ANNI
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Make bubbly, in a way : AERATE
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One playing with a ball of yarn, perhaps : KITTYCAT
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Long-held record? : OLDIE
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It recounts Dido's suicide : AENEID
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Not totally : INPART
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Supposed evil averter : AMULET
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"The tongue of the mind": Cervantes : PEN
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They're married in Mex. : SRAS
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Filing stuff : EMERY
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Trattoria reference : ITALIANCOOKBOOK
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Exit lines : TATAS
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Requiem Mass word : IRAE
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"A Dream Within a Dream" writer : POE
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Some Native Americans : ALEUTS
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Prefix with bacteria : ENTERO
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San Joaquin Valley city : DELANO
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Dime novels : PULPS
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Leave : CLEAROUT
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Hawk : PEDDLE
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It may be heard before an accident : HORN
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First created : PRIMORDIAL
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Due process defender: Abbr. : ACLU
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Oil supporter : EASEL
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A as in Aachen : EINE
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"A Dream Within a Dream," e.g. : POEM
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Begin : SETTO
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Hearty entree : RIBS
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Former Portuguese colony : MACAO
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Jazz singer ___ Ennis : ETHEL
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Excessive : INORDINATE
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What pie-eyed people feel? : NOPAIN
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Render replete : SATE
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Who or where follower : AMI
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Brainiac : ROCKETSCIENTIST
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"Catch-22" star : ARKIN
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Instant drink : NESTEA
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Know nothing, so to speak : PLAYDUMB
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Harmony, briefly : SYNC
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Member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference : IONA
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Pet : SNIT
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Fairy tale meanie : STEPSISTER
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Heat requirement : TIMEKEEPER
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Whence Flaherty's man : ARAN
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Rome's ___ Pacis : ARA
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King of Belgium, 1934-51 : LEOPOLDIII
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Suffix with jack : EROO
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Nipper : TYKE
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Kind of sandwich : PITA
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Card catalog abbr. : ETAL
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Tincture of opium : LAUDANUM
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Whether ___ : ORNO
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Meal source : OAT
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Pitches : SLOPES
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Steering aid : RUDDER
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Mediums may see them : AURAE
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Second course? : PLANB
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Two-time U.S. Open winner : SELES
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Old boy : CHAP
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Crackers : LOCO
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Halliburton of the Halliburton Company : ERLE
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Pull-on : POLO
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Huddled : MET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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