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New York Times, Tuesday, July 16, 2002

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0716 ( 19,243 )
Across
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Argentine plains : PAMPAS
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"Some of this, some of that" dish : STEW
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School advisory grp. : PTA
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Everlasting, old-style : ETERNE
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The "C" in U.P.C. : CODE
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Serving of corn : EAR
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1925 musical featuring "Tea for Two" : NONONANETTE
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Opposite of post- : PRE
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Blue books? : SMUT
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Stereo forerunner : MONO
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Number 2's : VEEPS
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Make jubilant : ELATE
26
Fish organ : GILL
27
Of one's surroundings : AMBIENT
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Hard to miss : SALIENT
33
1950's-60's guitar twanger Eddy : DUANE
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Get ___ (start work) : ATIT
36
Ed of "Daniel Boone" : AMES
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Like Shostakovich's Symphony No. 2 : INB
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"I've Got the Music in Me" singer, 1974 : KIKIDEE
41
Eggs : OVA
42
March Madness grp. : NCAA
44
Stet's opposite : DELE
45
Quiz show host, often : ASKER
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Make a point, in a way : SHARPEN
49
White knights : SAVIORS
51
Les États-___ : UNIS
52
UFO occupant : ALIEN
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Barber chair attachment : STROP
55
Sashes in "The Mikado" : OBIS
56
Opera set along the Nile : AIDA
60
Reaction to a back rub, maybe : AAH
61
Polynesian treat : PUPUPLATTER
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Brooklyn campus, for short : LIU
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Furies : IRES
66
Off course : ERRANT
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Shade tree : ELM
68
Cloud ___ : NINE
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Insufficient : SCANTY
Down
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They used to be lowered into wells : PENS
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Nuclear energy source : ATOM
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Restaurant handout : MENU
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Amino acid chain : PROTEIN
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Lee who founded the Shakers : ANN
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Mariner : SEAMAN
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Part of an act : SCENE
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Oz visitor : TOTO
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Summer D.C. setting : EDT
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Crop-destroying beetle : WEEVIL
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1937 Jean Gabin title role : PEPELEMOKO
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Infield cover : TARP
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Mars' counterpart : ARES
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Like a road in a Frost poem : NOTTAKEN
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Charles Lamb's pen name : ELIA
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Soup ingredient : LEEK
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Golden ___ : GATE
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Tennis scores after deuce : ADINS
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Chew (on) : MUNCH
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Liquor-flavored cake : BABAAURHUM
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Go askew : SIDESLIP
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Emphatic refusal : NEVER
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Winter Palace residents : TSARS
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"... ___ the cows come home" : TIL
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Bad time for Caesar : IDES
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House overhang : EAVE
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The New Yorker cartoonist Peter : ARNO
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Original "Ocean's Eleven" star : SINATRA
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1972 Ben Vereen musical : PIPPIN
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Bridal paths : AISLES
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Invective : ABUSE
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Store sign : SALE
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Follow : TAIL
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Store sign : OPEN
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"I'd consider ___ honor" : ITAN
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Collision memento : DENT
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Like would-be bohemians : ARTY
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Mentalist Geller : URI
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Semicircle : ARC

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later.

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