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New York Times, Friday, July 13, 2001

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJKVWX} This is puzzle # 134 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0713 ( 18,875 )
Across
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Blue ribbon : TOPPRIZE
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Follows, as advice : ACTSON
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Funny bit : ONELINER
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Least open : SLYEST
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"Way to go!" : ATTAGIRL
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Snapper : TURTLE
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In direct opposition : TOETOTOE
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Wanes : ABATES
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Talk of the Gaelic : ERSE
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Haughty response : SNORT
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Specks : IOTAS
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Western fight site : SALOON
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Grand : THOU
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Destiny determiners : YINANDYANG
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Tom Clancy subj. : CIA
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Island whose chief port is Mahón : MINORCA
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In the capacity of : QUA
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Stew : HODGEPODGE
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Skater's jump : LUTZ
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One with encumbered property : LIENEE
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Do not continue : CEASE
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___-American : ASIAN
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2000 World Series venue : SHEA
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Shrine figure : BUDDHA
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Gossip fodder : SCANDALS
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Nodding : ASLEEP
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Bucolic : PASTORAL
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"___ playing our song" : THEYRE
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Perfect substitute : ALTEREGO
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Most of the kids in a certain kids' game : HIDERS
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Crusades locale : NEAREAST
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Just right : TOAT
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Enlightened about : ONTO
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"Our Gang" dog : PETE
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Level off : PLATEAU
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Hard times : RIGORS
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J.F.K., e.g. : INITS
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Pinpoints : ZEROESINON
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"House of Dracula" director ___ C. Kenton : ERLE
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Movie dog : ASTA
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Spritzer ingredient : CLUBSODA
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Cause for revolution : TYRANNY
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Row : SETTO
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Knighted Canadian physician William : OSLER
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1998 headline event in India : NTEST
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Problem with hives : ITCH
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Ulysses Grant's birthplace : OHIO
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Hopper : TOAD
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Battery pole : ANODE
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Massive : LARGESCALE
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As soon as : ONCE
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"Egad!" : YIPE
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Plane starter? : AQUA
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"Phooey!" : NUTS
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See stars, maybe : GAZE
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German address : MEINHERR
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Come-hither look : GLADEYE
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Galena : LEADORE
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Snapper in a bowl : CENTER
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Take ___ (lose big) : ABATH
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Side order with udon : SUSHI
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Lollygagged : IDLED
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"___ luego!" : HASTA
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Monkeys' uncles? : APES
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Cross : SPAN
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Surveyor's subject : AREA
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Isn't caught up : LAGS
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Position to fill : SLOT

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later.

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