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New York Times, Tuesday, July 22, 2003

Author:
Steven Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Steve Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0722 ( 19,614 )
Across
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Letters that lack stamps : EMAIL
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Johnny ___, "Key Largo" gangster : ROCCO
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Bar bill : TAB
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Circulation mainstay : AORTA
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Acquired relative : INLAW
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Yale Bowl rooter : ELI
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Mistreated vegetable? : CREAMEDCORN
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Zip : NIL
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Make well : HEAL
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Choppers, so to speak : TEETH
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Mount Rushmore locale: Abbr. : SDAK
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Summer Games org. : IOC
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Cupcake brand : HOSTESS
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Mistreated spice? : CRACKEDPEPPER
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Author Rand : AYN
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Castor or Pollux : STAR
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A to E, musically speaking : FIFTH
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Start over : REDO
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Three, in a saying : CROWD
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Writer Ephron : NORA
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Intimidate, with "out" : PSYCH
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"Cold one" : BEER
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Arles assent : OUI
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Mistreated spread? : WHIPPEDBUTTER
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Wrinkly-skinned dog : SHARPEI
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In the past : AGO
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Leprechaun's land : EIRE
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Select group : ALIST
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Words of woe : OHME
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Speed limit abbr. : MPH
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Mistreated meat? : CHIPPEDBEEF
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Wall St. debut : IPO
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Have a feeling : SENSE
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Jeweler's unit : CARAT
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Impresario Hurok : SOL
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Coin words : INGOD
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Worshiped ones : IDOLS
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Price word : EACH
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"Encore!" : MORE
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Neck of the woods : AREA
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Right-leaning? : ITALIC
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Hasty escape : LAM
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Tilt-A-Whirl, e.g. : RIDE
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Story starter : ONCE
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Dress : CLOTHE
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Drive-in server : CARHOP
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Part of B.Y.O.B. : OWN
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Greenhorn : TENDERFOOT
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Rap sheet handle : ALIAS
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Swindles : BILKS
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"Yada, yada, yada ..." : ETCETC
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45-Across holder : STEIN
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Gives the go-ahead : OKS
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Tanning lotion letters : SPF
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Be a kvetch : CARP
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Some whiskeys : RYES
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Pop art icon : ANDYWARHOL
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Patriotic women's org. : DAR
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Space explorer : PROBE
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In alignment : TRUE
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Salon sweepings : HAIR
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Earthy pigment : OCHRE
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Tie the knot : WED
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Discuss pros and cons : DEBATE
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In fashion : HIP
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Toupee, slangily : RUG
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Bird with a showy mate : PEAHEN
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Pier's support : PILING
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"What a shame" : TOOBAD
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They're weighed at weigh stations : SEMIS
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Zoo heavyweight : HIPPO
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___ facto : IPSO
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Made tracks : SPED
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Sizable sandwich : HERO
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"Square" thing : MEAL
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New newts : EFTS
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Popular CBS drama : CSI
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601, in old Rome : DCI

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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