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New York Times, Monday, July 15, 2002

Author:
John Leavy
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John D. Leavy

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Leavy. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0715 ( 19,242 )
Across
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Slice (off) : LOP
4
Indoor camera attachment : FLASH
9
Rand McNally book : ATLAS
14
Gay 90's, e.g. : ERA
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Spooky : EERIE
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One of the Allman Brothers : DUANE
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Prefix with puncture : ACU
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Alfalfa's love in "The Little Rascals" : DARLA
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A-list group : ELITE
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"Freeze!" : HALT
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Leader of reformers' 31-Down : RALPHNADER
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Wet, weatherwise : RAINY
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Charged particle : ION
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Processes, as ore : SMELTS
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Daily Hollywood publication : VARIETY
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Signals goodbye : WAVES
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Sent a letter by phone : FAXED
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Playboy Mansion guy : HEF
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The best three in a three-of-a-kind : ACES
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Goofed : ERRED
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Concrete : REAL
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One over a birdie : PAR
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Use : AVAIL
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Succinct : TERSE
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Using a blowtorch : WELDING
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Give : DONATE
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Fill one's stomach : EAT
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Oscar winner Marisa : TOMEI
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Leader of football's 31-Down : JOHNMADDEN
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Stadium : ARENA
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Farsi speaker : IRANI
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Dolly the clone, e.g. : EWE
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Nobleman : BARON
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Snooped (around) : NOSED
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Operated : RAN
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Skew : SLANT
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Wagner work : OPERA
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Pink Floyd co-founder Barrett : SYD
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Mrs. Rabin of Israel : LEAH
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Leader of pop music's 31-Down : PAULREVERE
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Prime rate setter, with "the" : FED
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Gets smart : LEARNS
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Ordered set : ARRAY
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Pie-cooling spot : SILL
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Mound : HEAP
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Throat tissue : ADENOID
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The Green Wave, in college sports : TULANE
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With 54-Down, in reserve : LAID
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Poker stake : ANTE
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Crystal ball user : SEER
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Grimm works : TALES
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Employed : HIRED
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"___ in his kiss" (1964 pop lyric) : ITS
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Exchange : SWAP
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Parrot's cousin : MACAW
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Airline to Rio : VARIG
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Skater's jump : AXEL
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1960's group (in three different ways) : THERAIDERS
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Brewer's need : YEAST
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Drescher of "The Nanny" : FRAN
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Turn tail : FLEE
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Musical with the song "Buenos Aires" : EVITA
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Girl's name meaning "born again" : RENEE
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Not budging : ADAMANT
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Mr. Turkey : TOM
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"Instant Karma" singer : LENNON
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One of Santa's reindeer : DONNER
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Needle : TEASE
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Needles : JABS
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Like some medicines : ORAL
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Zeus' wife : HERA
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The Flintstones' pet : DINO
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Plummet : DROP
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See 11-Down : AWAY
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Darn : MEND
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It borders Wash. : IDA

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

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