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New York Times, Saturday, July 13, 2002

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0713 ( 19,240 )

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Across
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Naval Observatory standard setter : MASTERCLOCK
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It may be missed onstage : CUE
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Elite athlete : ALLAMERICAN
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African menace : ASP
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"Tell me I'm dreaming!" : SAYITAINTSO
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Heading from Ottawa to N.Y.C. : SSE
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Harry of the novel "The Man Who Cried I Am" : AMES
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Article at the Louvre : LES
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Metalworker of a sort : PLATER
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They're not taboo : DOS
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Pharmacist's activity, at times : REFILLING
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Kind of projection : ASTRAL
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1970's-80's cause, for short : ERA
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"The Nanny" nanny : FRAN
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Like horses' hooves, in dialect : SHODDEN
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Uncreative response : ROTE
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Condition : PROVISO
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Keepers of a famous ancient library : ESSENES
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Mask that covers half the face : LOUP
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Not go outside the family : INBREED
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Piedmont city : ASTI
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King Features competitor : NEA
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Hellenic hangouts : AGORAE
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Some youth : TEENAGERS
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First name in Notre Dame football : ARA
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Mark : TARGET
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Short play? : REC
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"A Little Bitty Tear" singer : IVES
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Suffix with prop- : ENE
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Counseled : GIVENADVICE
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It has a sequence of bases : RNA
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Not original : IMITATIONAL
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To be, in Tijuana : SER
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Closed, as a magazine issue : SENTTOPRESS
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Israeli national shrine : MASADA
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Poplars, in the Southwest : ALAMOS
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Least candid : SLYEST
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Mai ___ : TAIS
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Potential lifesaver, in brief : EMT
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Not made up : REAL
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Quaint news source : CRIER
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Oil source : LINSEED
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D.S.T. ending time : OCT
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Baku is on it : CASPIANSEA
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Hillock : KNOLL
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More than strong : CASTIRON
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George J. Mitchell once led it : USSENATE
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Ornate centerpieces : EPERGNES
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Made with a cream sauce : ALFREDO
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Able to give more : FREER
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Answering : RSVPING
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Sashimi fish : AHI
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Like a slow watch : LOSINGTIME
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Charity recipient : DONEE
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Restaurant stock : PLATTERS
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TV series set in Lanford, Ill. : ROSEANNE
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Canal locale : OUTEREAR
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Division: Abbr. : SEG
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Oliver ___, Jenny's lover in "Love Story" : BARRETT
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Product of erosion : RAVINE
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Betel nut producers : ARECAS
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Stands for sittings : EASELS
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Support : AEGIS
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Where le président presides : SENAT
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"Carthage must be destroyed!" proclaimer : CATO
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Actor Novello : IVOR
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Cru product : VIN
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Move in a ballroom : DIP

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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