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New York Times, Friday, June 29, 2001

Author:
Holden Baker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Holden Baker

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Baker. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0629 ( 18,861 )
Across
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Change places : MIGRATE
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First state? : PRIMACY
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Covers up : ENROBES
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Red rash cause : RUBELLA
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Polish remover : ACETONE
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College that pioneered in coeducation : OBERLIN
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Use experimentally : TRYOUT
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Crown : APEX
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Cartoon cry : EEK
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Soul mate? : HEART
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Wine vat waste : LEES
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Newton fraction : DYNE
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Marc Antony request : EARS
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Gore Vidal biographical novel : BURR
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Clobber : PASTE
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Nasdaq cousin : ASE
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It's promulgated by the pope : CANONLAW
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Completely out : DEADASADOORNAIL
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Veto : OVERRULE
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A mean Amin : IDI
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Cherish : PRIZE
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Political columnist Charen : MONA
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"Teach" at a college : PROF
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Not missing, in a way : HERE
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May day honorees? : MOMS
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Hosiery material : LISLE
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Rumpus : ADO
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Sold out : GONE
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Friend who keeps you posted? : PENPAL
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Issued : SENTOUT
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Umpire : MEDIATE
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Balderdash : EYEWASH
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Royal issue : PRINCES
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Does some composing : SEDATES
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Yearns : HUNGERS
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Nitwit : MEATHEAD
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Swell : INCREASE
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It's open to interpretation : GREYAREA
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Chopper parts : ROTORS
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Moving around : ABOUT
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Netting site : TENT
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Suffix with computer : ESE
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Uncommon things in language : PROPERNOUNS
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Country cousins : RUBES
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Wild goat : IBEX
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Étoile de ___ (starfish, to Cousteau) : MER
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Roads less traveled : ALLEYS
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With 26-Down, regular customers : CLIENT
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Bluecoat : YANKEE
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Landing field : AERODROME
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Periods of revolution? : LUNARMONTHS
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It begins as a crack : DAWN
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See 13-Down : BASE
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Downsize : PARE
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Kind of art : CAVE
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Notorious mistress Montez : LOLA
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Not be alert : DOZE
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Flying zone : AIRSPACE
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Violator of the second Commandment : IDOLATER
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Lacking zip : LIFELESS
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Things to go through : PHASES
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It departs late at night : REDEYE
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Completely smooth, now : IRONED
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Echo's activity : PINING
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Squeaker : MOUSE
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Shown to one's seat : LEDIN
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Begin enthusiastically : GOAT
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Where the Ucayali begins : PERU
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"The things we do to make you happy" sloganeer : TWA
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Dash abbr. : MPH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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