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New York Times, Thursday, June 5, 2003

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 96 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0605 ( 19,567 )

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Across
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Says it's so : ALLEGES
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Bagel choices : SESAMES
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Find and get rid of : ROOTOUT
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"Why?" : HOWCOME
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With 18-Across, start of a query : ISTHERE
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See 17-Across : ANOTHER
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How to do things : THEROPES
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Terminus of Chicago's I-190 : OHARE
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A long way off : AFAR
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Prince of Darkness : SATAN
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Sauterne, e.g. : VIN
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Break down : PARSE
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River that Kazakhs call Zhayyq : URAL
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He averaged almost a goal a game : PELE
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Pierre's present? : ICI
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Disruption : GAP
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Breeder : SIRE
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With 37-Across, speaker of the query : GEORGE
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See 35-Across : CARLIN
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Piedmont city : ASTI
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Big ___ : BEN
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Something brewing : ALE
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Alphabet quartet : CDEF
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D'back, e.g. : NLER
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"Have one" : TRYIT
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Alternative to Bowser : REX
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Big name in wineries : GALLO
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Demands : ASKS
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Prefix with -pathy : OSTEO
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Friendliness : BONHOMIE
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With 62-Across, end of the query : WORDFOR
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See 60-Across : SYNONYM
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Stand with shelves : ETAGERE
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Sandal feature : OPENTOE
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Color lighter than crimson : ROSERED
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Barely defeat : NOSEOUT
Down
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Bush spokesman Fleischer : ARI
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Was humiliated : LOSTFACE
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Rake : LOTHARIO
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Some solvents : ETHERS
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Attendee : GOER
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Franc exchange : EURO
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Is promoted : STEPSUP
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Some daisies : SHASTAS
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Geologic division : EON
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Faint : SWOON
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Pituitary gland hormone : ACTH
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Much of San Bernardino County : MOHAVE
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Short-lived 2001 sitcom about a chef : EMERIL
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Unflappable : SERENE
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Music appreciation : EAR
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Like ___ in a poke : APIG
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Arts patron Tully : ALICE
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Cartonful, maybe : EGGS
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A pop : PER
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Giant insurer : AETNA
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Angry talk : RANT
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U.K. fliers : RAF
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Attacks : LAYSINTO
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Words of affection : ILIKEYOU
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Catches : NETS
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Unmannerly : ILLBRED
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Tough guy star of "Love and Bullets" : BRONSON
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Braggart : CROWER
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1950's Firedome : DESOTO
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Perquisites : EXTRAS
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"All Over the World" grp. : ELO
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Band member in "Rock 'n' Roll High School" : RAMONE
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Runner : GOFER
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Competitive ___ : EDGE
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Shot in the arm : HYPO
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Half of binary code : ONES
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Kind of deposit : ORE
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Piazza, for one : MET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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