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New York Times, Saturday, July 27, 2002

"Few love to hear the ___ they love to act": Shak.

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FHJQWXYZ} This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times7/27/02 ( No. 19,254 )
Across
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Don't quit : PRESSON
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Scout leader? : ESS
11
___ Pacis (Roman monument) : ARA
14
Shellfish contaminant : REDTIDE
15
Like some vows : NUPTIAL
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Flew : AVIATED
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Like some nights : STARLIT
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The women in "Little Women," e.g. : TETRAD
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Indian restaurant menu subheading : CURRIES
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Judge : TRIER
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Balance keeper? : TREASURER
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Early recording star Spencer : LEN
25
___ Delano Roosevelt : SARA
27
Mexican name preceder : SENORA
28
Centimeter-gram-second unit : ERG
29
"Few love to hear the ___ they love to act": Shak. : SINS
31
35-Across, e.g. : SENSE
32
Scouts' creations : SLIPKNOTS
35
Liking : TASTE
38
A social sci. : ECON
39
Long ___ : AGO
42
Best-selected : APTEST
44
Sicilian skill : ARTE
46
Blackout : BAN
47
Hardest to make out : TEENSIEST
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It has just a few points : AGATE
51
Officer's request : LICENSE
52
Like second, sometimes : STOLEN
53
Winter coat features : LININGS
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It's just north of the equator : SAOTOME
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Something that's plucked: Var. : UKELELE
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Tropical creatures : IGUANAS
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Treasure : GEM
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Secluded spot : DEN
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Fastens (down) : BATTENS
Down
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Gab : PRATTLE
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Any one of the Magi : REVERER
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Making the cut? : EDITING
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It may be icy : STARE
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They have pear-shaped bodies : SITARS
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Took too much, in short : ODED
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Satirist Ward : NED
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Result : ENSUE
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Buddha's sermons : SUTRAS
10
Least abundant : SPARSEST
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Plane part : AILERON
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Parents, e.g. : RAISERS
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Cruising stat. : ALT
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Threesomes : TRIUNES
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Housing under the hood : CRANKCASE
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Falderal : TRIPE
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Victoria Island explorer : RAE
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"___ Lay Me Down" (1995 hit) : ASI
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Shot : SNORT
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Writer's guide : STENCIL
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Fell off : LESSENED
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London locale: Abbr. : ONT
35
Part of an automatic gunfire sound : TAT
36
Hulking : APELIKE
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"Revolution From Within" author : STEINEM
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Marine rock-clinger : ABALONE
40
Guard : GATEMAN
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Harmony : ONENESS
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Feel excited, say : TINGLE
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Restaurateurs' urging : EATOUT
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Where the Krupps worked : ESSEN
50
Reached : GOTAT
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Detailed account : SAGA
53
Chowderhead : LUG
54
One in the family : SIB

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

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