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New York Times, Saturday, June 9, 2001

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 145 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0609 ( 18,841 )

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Across
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Manage : SWINGIT
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"If it were now to die, / 'Twere now to be most happy" speaker : OTHELLO
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"It's Too Late Now" autobiographer : AAMILNE
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Lately developed : NOUVEAU
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Epitome of logic : MRSPOCK
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Binds : CEMENTS
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Ace : PRO
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Humdingers : WOWSERS
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One-quarter of an H, in Morse code : DIT
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1968 Chemistry Nobelist Onsager : LARS
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Southeastern Conference player : GATOR
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Whitewash : LIME
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Register : ENROL
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Bank site: Abbr. : RIV
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Railroad car : DINER
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They're just getting started : TYROS
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Works on moving pictures? : REHANGS
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Protective garden structure : COLDFRAME
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Kind of concert : OPENAIR
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Amateur on a board : HODAD
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"___ Heartbeat" (Amy Grant hit) : EVERY
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Foreign agreements : SIS
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Language family that includes Ute, Shoshone and Comanche : NUMIC
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Forswear : DENY
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Drained : SPENT
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Word of contempt : PISH
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Ashes site : URN
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Acted humble : ATEDIRT
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Holy title: Abbr. : STE
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Noise : CLATTER
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Marlowe title character : FAUSTUS
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Glazed fabrics : TAMMIES
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Museum display : FINEART
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Marley's ghost, for one : SPECTRE
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TV director's order : STANDBY
Down
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Polling need : SAMPLE
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Justify : WARRANT
3
1960 #1 Brenda Lee hit : IMSORRY
4
Tang : NIP
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Radiation sign : GLOW
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Disguised, briefly : INCOG
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William Shatner sci-fi novel : TEKWAR
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Glance : ONCEOVER
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Start of a statement about divinity : TOERR
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Bustles : HUMS
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Chronological threshold : EVE
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Imparting : LENDING
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Tribune Co. subsidiary : LATIMES
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Corporate move : OUSTER
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Like some Chinese dishes : STIRFRIED
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Inquisition target : SORCERY
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Arranged for : LINEDUP
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Nuts : LOONY
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Steadfast friend of Greek legend : DAMON
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Patty Hearst kidnap grp. : SLA
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"Yeah, right!" : HAH
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Scatter : DISPERSE
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Shared part : OVERLAP
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Book cover? : PENNAME
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1997 Spielberg epic : AMISTAD
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Trouble : DISTURB
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Inferences : EDUCTS
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Sounds of contempt : SNIFFS
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Not flat : CHESTY
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Direct : STEER
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Property : TRAIT
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Buckling down : ATIT
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Yellowfin, e.g. : TUNA
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HBO alternative : TMC
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One with an office on Constitution Ave. : SEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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