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New York Times, Friday, June 28, 2002

Author:
Charles E. Gersch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Charles E. Gersch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQVWX} This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Gersch. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0628 ( 19,225 )
Across
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Price lines? : BARCODES
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Sgt. O'Rourke's command, on TV : FTROOP
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Whitman poem opener : OCAPTAIN
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"Juarez" Oscar nominee Brian : AHERNE
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Manhattan Project research center : OAKRIDGE
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Where some art films premiere : CANNES
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Year in Gregory I's papacy : DCI
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Like a pothook : SSHAPED
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Felicitous : APT
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Web page feature : LINK
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They stop fights : TKOS
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18-Across confidante : AMIE
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Like a good looker : EAGLEEYED
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Run like ___ : ADEER
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Final: Abbr. : ULT
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Clearing away : RIDDANCE
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School statistic : TUITION
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Taken in : ADOPTED
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Settings for some victory dances : ENDZONES
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Exhibited things : ART
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Highway hazard : SLEET
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Part of it is French : POLYNESIA
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Afternoon affairs : TEAS
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Russian auto make : LADA
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Let out : RENT
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"Old pal" of song : SAL
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Eliza Doolittle's mythical counterpart : GALATEA
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Janeiro starts it : ANO
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Some dictionary entries : IDIOMS
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Ashtray, vis-à-vis trash : PIGLATIN
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Final taker, e.g. : TESTEE
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Private : ONEONONE
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Dumas's Dantès : EDMOND
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Farewells : PARTINGS
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Graft : BOODLE
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Savanna shrub : ACACIA
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Groundskeeper's work : RAKING
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Red Cross training, for short : CPR
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Innovator in lifts : OTIS
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Some stay at home : DADS
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Highest number in keno : EIGHTY
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High-top : SNEAKER
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Some people are good at remembering them : FACES
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Sen. Cochran of Mississippi : THAD
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TV Chihuahua : REN
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It serves no useful purpose : ORNAMENT
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Like some bathing suits : ONEPIECE
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Bugged : PESTERED
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Orations' stations : PODIA
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Fumblers : KLUTZES
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Electrical gizmo : ADAPTER
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"Four Quartets" poet : ELIOT
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Town on the Thames : ETON
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Festoon : ADORN
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When to launch an invasion : DDAY
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Bikini, once : TESTSITE
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Pump standard : UNLEADED
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Philosophical theory : IDEALISM
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Where to spend rupees : NEPAL
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Crush, say : SODAPOP
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She may live in a barrio : LATINA
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"Miracle on 34th Street" director : SEATON
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One of nine : INNING
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Compensates : ATONES
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Beamed intensely : LASED
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Some gangbusters : GMEN
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Hungarian spa city : EGER
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Buckets : ALOT
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Onetime dweller along the Platte : OTO
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Groove-billed ___ : ANI

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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