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New York Times, Thursday, July 4, 2002

Author:
Nathaniel Weiss
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nathaniel Weiss

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Weiss. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0704 ( 19,231 )
Across
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Attention getter : PSST
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Shorten, say : EDIT
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___ Girl : COSMO
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1960 satellite launch : ECHO
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Old typesetting machine, briefly : LINO
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Like many nest-builders : AVIAN
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What the Liberty Trees rebelled against? : THEOAKOFTYRANNY
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Suit material : TWILL
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Generator part : ROTOR
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General Mills brand : KIX
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Jaw : YAK
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Control tower news: Abbr. : ETA
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God often depicted unclothed in art : EROS
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How the Liberty Trees felt? : SYCAMORETAXES
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Levant of levity : OSCAR
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Word before a snap : SMILE
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Designer Cassini : OLEG
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Willow : OSIER
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Military inits. : USMC
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Falcon-headed Egyptian god : HORUS
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Related on the mother's side : ENATE
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What the Liberty Trees demanded? : MYRRHSELFRULE
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Porky Pig, e.g. : TOON
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Poetic contraction : OER
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Org. with the symbol Eddie Eagle : NRA
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Pitches : ADS
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Less corrupted : PURER
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Like some architecture : IONIC
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How the Liberty Trees are now governed? : BYPOPLARCONSENT
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Wed : UNITE
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Highlander : GAEL
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Italy's ___ di Como : LAGO
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Overall sense : TENOR
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French 101 verb : ETRE
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Spray target : ODOR
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Not grand : PETTY
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"Long Island" sound : SCHWA
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Some oil-rich people : SHEIKS
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Gouge or chisel : TOOL
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Forest animal : ELK
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Scenic representations : DIORAMAS
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Dope : INFO
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Sway : TOTTER
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Incentives : CARROTS
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Eggs : OVA
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Become understood, with "in" : SINK
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Gershwin's "The ___ Love" : MANI
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Jet black : ONYX
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"Smart" ones : ALECS
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Time long past : YORE
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Folded item : TACO
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One of two Old Testament books : SAMUEL
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Healthful breakfast : YOGURT
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Bay window : ORIEL
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Greek letters : XIS
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White ___ tree : ELM
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"Just a ___!" : SEC
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Electrical unit : OHM
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1934 Powell co-star : LOY
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Stray : ERR
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Mob tough : ENFORCER
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Seldom seen : RARE
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Free neighborhood paper : SHOPPER
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City on the Po : TURIN
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Body's partner : SOUL
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Irk, and then some : ENRAGE
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The Supreme Court, e.g. : ENNEAD
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"Help!" mate : RINGO
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Participant : ACTOR
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Neighbor : ABUT
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Unit of force : DYNE
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Interpretation : SPIN
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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1993 accord site : OSLO
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Ear: Prefix : OTO
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Encouraging word : OLE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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