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New York Times, Saturday, July 20, 2002

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QWXZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0720 ( 19,247 )
Across
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Lincoln in-laws : TODDS
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No dilettante : PRO
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Dope : FACTS
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Setting for a 1935 Marx Brothers farce : OPERA
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Glace in another state : EAU
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Get on the list : ENROL
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Lying : RECUMBENT
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"Bells Are Ringing" composer : STYNE
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Manufacturer's sign on pottery : INKMARK
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Paper nautilus, e.g. : OCTOPOD
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Some scans : MRIS
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Source : FOUNT
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It may be fit for a queen : TIARA
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They're filled with dough : ATMS
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Giants manager before Durocher : OTT
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Muck-a-muck : PANJANDRUM
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"The Night of the Hunter" screenwriter : AGEE
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One not ending on a high note? : ALTO
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Swedish actress ___ Hasso : SIGNE
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Firm head: Abbr. : PRES
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Run smoothly : PURR
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Frank request : SAUERKRAUT
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Sixth-sense phenomenon : PSI
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Threads : TOGS
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Hamper : CRIMP
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Two-time N.B.A. All-Star Robinson : GLENN
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100 sen, in Cambodia : RIEL
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In the very recent past : ADAYAGO
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Burgs : HAMLETS
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___ End : LANDS
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Extra : SPILLOVER
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First name in swing : ARTIE
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Kind of exchange : ION
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Divorcée in 1991 tabloids : IVANA
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Shopper's delight : STEAL
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Word before an explanation : SEE
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Homes for families that live in the sticks? : NESTS
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Inner tubes, e.g. : TORI
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Doing business : OPEN
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Flatten : DECK
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Parade V.I.P. : DRUMMAJOR
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John O'Hara's "Appointment in ___" : SAMARRA
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Spoils the surprise, in a way : PEEKS
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Published : RAN
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Pitched poorly : OUTOFTUNE
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Dodge City deputy : FESTUS
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Dancer Dolin : ANTON
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It's hard to read : CRYPTOGRAM
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___ end : TONO
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Need for Santa : SLED
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1971 TV tear-jerker : BRIANSSONG
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Show stopper? : COMMERCIAL
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Anklebone : TALUS
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Female spy : INTRIGANTE
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Good guardian : ARGUS
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Get ready to kick off : TEEUP
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Check : TEST
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"The Pirates of Penzance" producer, 1981 : PAPP
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Common result of a 30-Down : DIAGNOSIS
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Boone tune : APRILLOVE
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Czars' burial place : KREMLIN
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Thistlelike plant : TEASEL
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Its capital was Sardis : LYDIA
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Kind of wine : RHINE
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Melodramatic cry : ALAS
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Primitive weapon : DART
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Sculptor Hesse and others : EVAS
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Carnival sight : TENT
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Familia members: Abbr. : SRAS
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"MS. Found in a Bottle" writer : POE

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

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