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New York Times, Thursday, July 25, 2002

"You ___ Casanova" (Mariah Carey lyric)

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times7/25/02 ( No. 19,252 )
Across
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Vets' concerns : PETS
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Left so as to admit some light : AJAR
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It makes il mondo go round : AMORE
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Imperial, for example : OLEO
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Sultry : SEXY
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Expensive watch : ROLEX
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Athlete's state? : TENNISSEE
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Undemocratic law : EDICT
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Times in classifieds : AMS
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Turner or Cole : NAT
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It may follow well : INEVER
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Wee : TEENSY
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Tiler's state? : FLOORIDA
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Bit of gossip : ONDIT
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In no time : SOON
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Rebuffs overseas : NAES
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It may be served on 8-Down : TUNA
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One of 18 rois : LOUIS
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Test taker's state? : PENCILVANIA
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Animal with a snout : TAPIR
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At first: Abbr. : ORIG
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Suffix with song : STER
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"With malice toward ___ ...": Lincoln : NONE
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Things peddled : WARES
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Philosopher's state? : WHYOMING
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Carol starter : ADESTE
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Singer Cara and others : IRENES
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A couple of cups? : BRA
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___ mater (brain cover) : PIA
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1977 U.S. Open winner : VILAS
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Honeymooners' state? : MARRYLAND
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Bad deeds : EVILS
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Hash : OLIO
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Numerical prefix : OCTO
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Toy named after a politician : TEDDY
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Severe setback : BLOW
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Trivial Pursuit category: Abbr. : GEOG
Down
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Word after one or two : POTATO
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It's found in a table : ELEMENT
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Taut : TENSEDUP
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IV, to III : SON
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Analysis : ASSAY
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Not be serious : JEST
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Pink-slip : AXE
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Sandwich choice : RYE
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"You ___ Casanova" (Mariah Carey lyric) : ARENO
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In step with fashion : MODERN
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Lover of Cesario, in "Twelfth Night" : OLIVIA
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Move away : RECEDE
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They form a crowd in Hollywood : EXTRAS
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Certain coffee : INSTANT
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Ancient region on the Aegean : IONIA
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Ted Williams wore it : NINE
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"No ___!" : FOOLING
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Paris attraction : LOUVRE
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Chemise, e.g. : SLIPON
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Reason for kids to miss school : SNOWDAY
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___ Major : CANIS
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Pilot's zone : AIRSPACE
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Enter : GETINTO
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Nervous excitement : SWIVET
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Flourish : THRIVE
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Iris cover : EYELID
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1980's White House name : RONALD
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Experienced sailor : SEADOG
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Having entanglements : MESSY
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Traffic marking : ARROW
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Vigor : BRIO
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Kind of scene : MOB
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Everyone : ALL
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Record keeper : LOG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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